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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…
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aujourd'hui
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"today"
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aujourd'hui
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aujourd'hui
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"today"
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Aujourd'hui il fait beau.
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"Today is sunny."
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Aujourd'hui il fait beau.
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hier
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"yesterday"
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hier
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hier
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"yesterday"
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venir hier
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"come yesterday"
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venir hier
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demain
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"tomorrow"
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demain
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demain
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"tomorrow"
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À demain !
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"See you tomorrow!"
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À demain !
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semaine
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"week"
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semaine
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semaine
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"week"
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Il y a sept jours dans une semaine.
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"There are seven days in a week."
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Il y a sept jours dans une semaine.
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année
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"year"
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année
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année
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"year"
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année prochaine
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"next year"
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année prochaine
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seconde
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"second"
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seconde
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seconde
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"second"
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juste une seconde
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"just a second"
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juste une seconde
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minute
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"minute"
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minute
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minute
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"minute"
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Il y a soixante secondes dans une minute.
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"There are sixty seconds in a minute."
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Il y a soixante secondes dans une minute.
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heure
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"hour"
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heure
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heure
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"hour"
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Je dors 8 heures par jour.
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"I sleep for 8 hours every day."
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Je dors 8 heures par jour.
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pendule
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"clock"
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pendule
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pendule
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"clock"
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La pendule affiche midi moins huit.
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"The clock reads eight minutes to twelve."
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La pendule affiche midi moins huit.
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heure
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"o'clock"
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heure
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heure
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"o'clock"
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Rendez-vous à la gare à neuf heures.
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"Let's meet at the station at 9 o'clock."
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Rendez-vous à la gare à neuf heures.
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calendrier
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"calendar"
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calendrier
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calendrier
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"calendar"
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J'ai noté notre anniversaire dans le calendrier.
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"I marked our anniversary on the calendar."
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J'ai noté notre anniversaire dans le calendrier.
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lundi
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"Monday"
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lundi
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lundi
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"Monday"
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La semaine de travail commence lundi.
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"The workweek starts on Monday."
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La semaine de travail commence lundi.
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mardi
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"Tuesday"
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mardi
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mardi
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"Tuesday"
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mardi 1er janvier
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"Tuesday, January 1st"
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mardi 1er janvier
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mercredi
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"Wednesday"
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mercredi
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mercredi
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"Wednesday"
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le mercredi 18
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"Wednesday the 18th"
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le mercredi 18
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jeudi
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"Thursday"
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jeudi
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jeudi
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"Thursday"
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Jeudi 3 janvier
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"Thursday, January 3rd"
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Jeudi 3 janvier
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vendredi
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"Friday"
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vendredi
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vendredi
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"Friday"
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La semaine de travail se termine le vendredi.
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"The workweek ends on Friday."
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La semaine de travail se termine le vendredi.
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samedi
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"Saturday"
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samedi
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samedi
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"Saturday"
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pas de projets pour samedi
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"no plans for Saturday"
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pas de projets pour samedi
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dimanche
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"Sunday"
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dimanche
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dimanche
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"Sunday"
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petit-déjeuner du dimanche
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"Sunday morning breakfast"
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petit-déjeuner du dimanche
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faire
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"do"
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faire
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faire
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"do"
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J'ai tellement de choses à faire !
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"I have so much work to do!"
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J'ai tellement de choses à faire !
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aller
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"go"
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aller
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aller
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"go"
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aller au magasin
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"go to the store"
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aller au magasin
Remember, the goal of this series is to build a vocabulary of the 800 most common words and phrases in French. If that sounds like a lot, don't worry. We can help you.
See you next time!
Au revoir.

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FrenchPod101.com Verified
Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Practice here & get feedback! Pick 1 word from this core list and come up with a sentence. Post the sentence in the comments below to get feedback from our learning community.

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Tuesday at 02:03 AM
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Bonjour Wolfgang,

We chose a more conventional approach for this series, I'm sorry you don't like it. 😞


Bonne journée,

Marion

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Wolfgang B Burst
Monday at 04:12 AM
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Shes so boring now, she used to be lively and fun 😞

FrenchPod101.com Verified
Wednesday at 08:10 PM
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Bonjour Omar,

You can always slow down the video speed if you have trouble understanding what Lya is saying. Just click on the "1x" right next to the Play button, and choose the speed that suits you best! 😉


Bonne journée,

Marion

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Omar
Sunday at 02:03 AM
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it was informative not bad ,but i think the teacher needs to read french bit slower i understand she's french and it is easy for her to say it, none native it hard little bit. but it is all good and i am looking forward to learn.

thanks

omar