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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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portefeuille
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"wallet"
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portefeuille
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portefeuille
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"wallet"
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Ma grand-mère m'a donné ce portefeuille.
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"My grandmother gave me this wallet."
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Ma grand-mère m'a donné ce portefeuille.
2.
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sac à main
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"purse"
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sac à main
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sac à main
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"purse"
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J'ai perdu mon sac à main hier.
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"Yesterday I lost my purse."
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J'ai perdu mon sac à main hier.
3.
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commande
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"order"
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commande
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commande
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"order"
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Ce n'est pas ce que j'ai commandé.
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"This isn't what I ordered."
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Ce n'est pas ce que j'ai commandé.
4.
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champ
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"field"
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champ
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champ
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"field"
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La charrue n'est plus utilisée pour labourer un champ.
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"The plough is not used to plow a field anymore."
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La charrue n'est plus utilisée pour labourer un champ.
5.
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désert
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"desert"
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désert
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désert
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"desert"
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J'aime le désert en Afrique.
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"I like the desert in Africa."
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J'aime le désert en Afrique.
6.
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patron
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"boss"
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patron
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patron
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"boss"
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Le patron est en vacances.
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"The boss is on vacation."
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Le patron est en vacances.
7.
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bureau
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"office"
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bureau
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bureau
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"office"
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Aujourd'hui je travaille au bureau.
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"Today I work in the office."
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Aujourd'hui je travaille au bureau.
8.
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collègue
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"coworker"
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collègue
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collègue
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"coworker"
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Voilà mon collègue préféré.
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"Here is my favorite co-worker."
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Voilà mon collègue préféré.
9.
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réunion
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"meeting"
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réunion
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réunion
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"meeting"
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Aujourd'hui j'ai eu une réunion.
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"I had a meeting today."
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Aujourd'hui j'ai eu une réunion.
10.
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gendarmerie
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"police station"
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gendarmerie
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gendarmerie
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"police station"
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La gendarmerie est au centre-ville.
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"The police station is downtown."
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La gendarmerie est au centre-ville.
11.
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pharmacie
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"pharmacy"
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pharmacie
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pharmacie
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"pharmacy"
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La pharmacie vend des médicaments.
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"The pharmacy sells medicine."
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La pharmacie vend des médicaments.
12.
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boulangerie
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"bakery"
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boulangerie
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boulangerie
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"bakery"
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J'ai croisé mon professeur à la boulangerie.
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"I bumped into my teacher at the bakery."
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J'ai croisé mon professeur à la boulangerie.
13.
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cinéma
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"movie theater"
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cinéma
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cinéma
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"movie theater"
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Je vais au cinéma.
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"I'm going to the movie theater."
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Je vais au cinéma.
14.
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négociation
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"negotiation"
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négociation
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négociation
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"negotiation"
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Il pense que c'est une négociation difficile.
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"He thinks that it is a difficult negotiation."
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Il pense que c'est une négociation difficile.
15.
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contrat
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"contract"
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contrat
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contrat
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"contract"
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Il va signer le contrat, aucun doute là-dessus.
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"He is going to sign the contract, no doubt about it."
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Il va signer le contrat, aucun doute là-dessus.
16.
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affaires
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"business"
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affaires
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affaires
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"business"
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L'anglais est la langue des affaires.
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"English is the language of business."
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L'anglais est la langue des affaires.
17.
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affaire
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"deal"
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affaire
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affaire
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"deal"
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C'est une affaire attirante.
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"It's an attractive deal."
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C'est une affaire attirante.
18.
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chargé
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"busy"
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chargé
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chargé
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"busy"
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Elle a un agenda chargé parce qu’elle a beaucoup trop de rendez-vous.
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"She's got a busy schedule because she's got too many appointments."
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Elle a un agenda chargé parce qu’elle a beaucoup trop de rendez-vous.
19.
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grave
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"serious"
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grave
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grave
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"serious"
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C'est une grave erreur.
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"It's a serious mistake."
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C'est une grave erreur.
20.
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fatigué
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"tired"
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fatigué
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fatigué
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"tired"
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Je ne suis pas fatigué, je n'irais pas me coucher !
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"I'm not tired, I won't go to bed!"
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Je ne suis pas fatigué, je n'irais pas me coucher !
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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