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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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cravate
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"necktie"
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cravate
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cravate
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"necktie"
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Si tu ne mets pas ta cravate correctement, tu ressembleras à un plouc.
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"If you don't tie your necktie properly, you will look like a slob."
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Si tu ne mets pas ta cravate correctement, tu ressembleras à un plouc.
2.
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costume
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"suit"
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costume
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costume
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"suit"
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Il se vêtit d'un costume blanc.
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"He put on a white suit."
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Il se vêtit d'un costume blanc.
3.
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baskets
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"sneakers"
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baskets
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baskets
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"sneakers"
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Mes baskets sont très confortables.
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"My sneakers are very comfortable."
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Mes baskets sont très confortables.
4.
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vingt-et-un
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"twenty-one"
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vingt-et-un
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vingt-et-un
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"twenty-one"
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L'immeuble a vingt-et-un étages.
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"The building has twenty-one stories."
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L'immeuble a vingt-et-un étages.
5.
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vingt-deux
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"twenty-two"
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vingt-deux
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vingt-deux
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"twenty-two"
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Vingt-deux est son nombre préféré.
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"Twenty-two is her favorite number."
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Vingt-deux est son nombre préféré.
6.
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trente-trois
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"thirty-three"
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trente-trois
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trente-trois
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"thirty-three"
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Elle a trente-trois ans.
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"She's thirty-three years old."
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Elle a trente-trois ans.
7.
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quarante-quatre
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"forty-four"
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quarante-quatre
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quarante-quatre
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"forty-four"
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J'ai quarante-quatre examens cette année.
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"I have forty-four exams this year."
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J'ai quarante-quatre examens cette année.
8.
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cinquante-cinq
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"fifty-five"
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cinquante-cinq
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cinquante-cinq
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"fifty-five"
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Ma TV a cinquante-cinq chaînes.
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"My TV has fifty-five channels."
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Ma TV a cinquante-cinq chaînes.
9.
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étudiant
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"student"
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étudiant
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étudiant
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"student"
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L'étudiant écrit sur le cahier.
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"The student writes on the notebook."
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L'étudiant écrit sur le cahier.
10.
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regarder
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"watch"
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regarder
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regarder
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"watch"
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J'adore regarder ce DVD avec mes amis.
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"I love to watch this DVD with my friends."
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J'adore regarder ce DVD avec mes amis.
11.
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salle de classe
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"classroom"
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salle de classe
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salle de classe
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"classroom"
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La salle de classe est pleine.
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"The classroom is full."
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La salle de classe est pleine.
12.
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école
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"school"
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école
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école
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"school"
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J'apprends la chimie à l'école.
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"I study chemistry at school."
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J'apprends la chimie à l'école.
13.
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chaise d'école
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"school chair"
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chaise d'école
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chaise d'école
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"school chair"
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J'ai acheté un coussin pour ma chaise d'école.
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"I bought a cushion for my school chair."
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J'ai acheté un coussin pour ma chaise d'école.
14.
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bureau
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"school desk"
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bureau
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bureau
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"school desk"
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La chaise est attachée au bureau.
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"The chair is attached to the school desk."
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La chaise est attachée au bureau.
15.
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surfer sur internet
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"surf the internet"
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surfer sur internet
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surfer sur internet
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"surf the internet"
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Je surfe sur internet chaque soir avant d'aller me coucher.
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"I surf the internet every night before bed."
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Je surfe sur internet chaque soir avant d'aller me coucher.
16.
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nord
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"north"
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nord
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nord
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"north"
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Le vent du nord est froid.
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"The north wind is cold."
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Le vent du nord est froid.
17.
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retourner
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"return"
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retourner
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retourner
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"return"
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Patrick veut retourner à Bordeaux.
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"Patrick wants to return in Bordeaux."
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Patrick veut retourner à Bordeaux.
18.
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baigner
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"bathe"
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baigner
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baigner
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"bathe"
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J'adore me baigner dans les lacs.
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"I love to bathe in lakes."
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J'adore me baigner dans les lacs.
19.
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dormir
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"sleep"
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dormir
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dormir
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"sleep"
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Je peux dormir assis.
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"I can sleep sitting."
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Je peux dormir assis.
20.
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sud
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"south"
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sud
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sud
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"south"
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Il a une superbe villa dans le sud.
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"He has an amazing villa in the South."
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Il a une superbe villa dans le sud.
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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