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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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pyjama
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"pajamas"
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pyjama
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pyjama
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"pajamas"
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J'ai mis mon pyjama et je suis allé me coucher.
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"I put on my pajamas, and I went to sleep."
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J'ai mis mon pyjama et je suis allé me coucher.
2.
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soutien-gorge
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"brassiere"
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soutien-gorge
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soutien-gorge
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"brassiere"
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soutien-gorge blanc
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"white brassiere"
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soutien-gorge blanc
3.
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réveiller
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"wake up"
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réveiller
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réveiller
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"wake up"
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J'ai besoin d'un réveil pour m'aider à me réveiller.
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"I need an alarm to help me wake up."
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J'ai besoin d'un réveil pour m'aider à me réveiller.
4.
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faire le trajet
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"commute"
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faire le trajet
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faire le trajet
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"commute"
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Je fais le trajet en train pour aller au travail.
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"I commute to work by train."
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Je fais le trajet en train pour aller au travail.
5.
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Manger
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"eat"
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Manger
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Manger
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"eat"
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Elle veut manger.
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"She wants to eat."
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Elle veut manger.
6.
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art
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"art"
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art
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art
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"art"
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L'art est important à mon école.
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"Art is important at my school."
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L'art est important à mon école.
7.
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littérature
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"literature"
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littérature
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littérature
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"literature"
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Elle fait des études de littérature.
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"She's studying literature."
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Elle fait des études de littérature.
8.
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film
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"movie"
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film
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film
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"movie"
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À quelle heure le film débute t-il ?
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"What time does the movie start?"
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À quelle heure le film débute t-il ?
9.
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musique
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"music"
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musique
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musique
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"music"
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Il n'a pas d'intérêt pour la musique Rock.
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"He has no interest in Rock music."
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Il n'a pas d'intérêt pour la musique Rock.
10.
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réponse
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"answer"
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réponse
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réponse
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"answer"
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Il demande une réponse.
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"He's asking for an answer."
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Il demande une réponse.
11.
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enseigner
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"teach"
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enseigner
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enseigner
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"teach"
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Elle enseigne à l'université
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"She teaches classes at the university."
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Elle enseigne à l'université
12.
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poser
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"ask"
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poser
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poser
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"ask"
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Poser des questions et évaluer ses habitudes en matière de lecture.
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"Ask questions and evaluate your reading habits."
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Poser des questions et évaluer ses habitudes en matière de lecture.
13.
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fermer
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"close"
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fermer
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fermer
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"close"
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Veuillez fermer la porte, il fait très froid dehors.
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"Please close the door, it is very cold outside."
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Veuillez fermer la porte, il fait très froid dehors.
14.
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naissance
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"birth"
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naissance
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naissance
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"birth"
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Nous fêtons notre naissance chaque année.
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"We celebrate our birth every year."
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Nous fêtons notre naissance chaque année.
15.
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travail
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"work"
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travail
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travail
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"work"
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J'ai beaucoup de travail.
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"I have a lot of work."
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J'ai beaucoup de travail.
16.
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allumer
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"turn on"
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allumer
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allumer
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"turn on"
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L'homme allume les lumières.
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"The man turns on the lights."
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L'homme allume les lumières.
17.
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éteindre
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"turn off"
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éteindre
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éteindre
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"turn off"
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Pouvez-vous éteindre les lumières ?
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"Can you turn off the lights?"
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Pouvez-vous éteindre les lumières ?
18.
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manger dehors
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"eat out"
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manger dehors
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manger dehors
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"eat out"
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Les gens aiment manger dehors les week-ends.
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"People like to eat out on the weekends."
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Les gens aiment manger dehors les week-ends.
19.
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assister
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"attend"
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assister
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assister
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"attend"
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Tout le département assiste à une réunion.
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"Everyone in the department is attending a meeting."
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Tout le département assiste à une réunion.
20.
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ouest
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"west"
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ouest
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ouest
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"west"
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Une tornade va arriver ce soir par la côte ouest.
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"A tornado will arrive tonight through the west coast."
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Une tornade va arriver ce soir par la côte ouest.
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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