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In this video, you'll learn 20 of the most common words and phrases in French.
Hi everybody, my name is Lya.
Welcome to The 800 Core French Words and Phrases video series!
This series will teach you the eight hundred most common words and phrases in French.
Ok! Let's get started! First is…
1.
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hélicoptère
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"helicopter"
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hélicoptère
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hélicoptère
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"helicopter"
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Le président voyage en hélicoptère.
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"The president travels by helicopter."
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Le président voyage en hélicoptère.
2.
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noir
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"black"
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noir
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noir
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"black"
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Il porte un pantalon noir.
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"He’s wearing black pants."
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Il porte un pantalon noir.
3.
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brun
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"brown"
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brun
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brun
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"brown"
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Elle a les cheveux bruns.
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"She has brown hair."
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Elle a les cheveux bruns.
4.
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gris
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"gray"
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gris
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gris
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"gray"
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L'éléphant est gris.
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"The elephant is gray."
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L'éléphant est gris.
5.
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se reposer
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"rest"
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se reposer
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se reposer
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"rest"
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Cette ville est un lieu idéal pour se reposer.
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"This city is an ideal place to rest."
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Cette ville est un lieu idéal pour se reposer.
6.
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entendre
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"hear"
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entendre
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entendre
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"hear"
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On pouvait entendre une goutte tomber.
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"You could hear a drop fall."
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On pouvait entendre une goutte tomber.
7.
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veux
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"want"
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veux
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veux
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"want"
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Arrête de parler, je veux écouter le film.
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"Stop talking, I want to watch the movie."
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Arrête de parler, je veux écouter le film.
8.
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dégoûtant
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"disgusting"
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dégoûtant
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"disgusting"
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L'homme mange un apéritif dégoûtant.
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"The man is eating a disgusting snack."
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L'homme mange un apéritif dégoûtant.
9.
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onze
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"eleven"
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onze
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onze
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"eleven"
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Ce grand magasin a onze étages.
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"This department store has eleven floors."
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Ce grand magasin a onze étages.
10.
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douze
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"twelve"
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douze
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douze
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"twelve"
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Mon numéro de compte bancaire contient douze chiffres.
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"My bank account number contains twelve digits."
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Mon numéro de compte bancaire contient douze chiffres.
11.
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treize
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"thirteen"
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treize
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treize
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"thirteen"
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Il a treize ans.
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"He is thirteen years old."
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Il a treize ans.
12.
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mail
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"e-mail"
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mail
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mail
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"e-mail"
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J'envoie un mail à Cécile.
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"I'm sending an e-mail to Cécile."
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J'envoie un mail à Cécile.
13.
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téléphone portable
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"cellular phone"
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téléphone portable
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téléphone portable
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"cellular phone"
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La femme écrivait un message sur son téléphone portable.
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"The woman texted on her cellular phone."
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La femme écrivait un message sur son téléphone portable.
14.
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SMS
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"text message"
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SMS
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SMS
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"text message"
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Écrire un SMS.
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"Type a text message."
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Écrire un SMS.
15.
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bouche
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"mouth"
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bouche
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bouche
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"mouth"
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Avoir une grande bouche.
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"Having a big mouth."
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Avoir une grande bouche.
16.
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joue
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"cheek"
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joue
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joue
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"cheek"
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Elle se demande pourquoi il a du rouge à lèvres sur la joue.
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"She wonders why he has lipstick on his cheek."
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Elle se demande pourquoi il a du rouge à lèvres sur la joue.
17.
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nez
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"nose"
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nez
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nez
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"nose"
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Quand il fait froid, votre nez devient rouge.
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"When it's cold, your nose gets red."
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Quand il fait froid, votre nez devient rouge.
18.
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cahier
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"notebook"
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cahier
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cahier
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"notebook"
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J'achète mes cahiers en papeterie.
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"I buy my notebooks at the stationary shop."
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J'achète mes cahiers en papeterie.
19.
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crayon
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"pencil"
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crayon
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crayon
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"pencil"
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Elle tient son crayon dans la mauvaise main.
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"She holds her pencil in the wrong hand."
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Elle tient son crayon dans la mauvaise main.
20.
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gomme
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"eraser"
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gomme
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gomme
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"eraser"
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Puis-je utiliser votre gomme ?
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"Can I use your eraser?"
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Puis-je utiliser votre gomme ?
Well done! In this lesson, you expanded your vocabulary and learned 20 new useful words.
See you next time!
Au revoir.

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