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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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brosser
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"brush"
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brosser
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brosser
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"brush"
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Se brosser les cheveux.
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"To brush your hair."
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Se brosser les cheveux.
2.
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doucher
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"shower"
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doucher
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doucher
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"shower"
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Je me douche le matin.
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"I take a shower in the mornings."
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Je me douche le matin.
3.
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laver
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"wash"
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laver
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laver
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"wash"
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Laver les vêtements.
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"Wash the clothes."
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Laver les vêtements.
4.
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partir
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"leave"
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partir
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partir
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"leave"
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Je pars maintenant.
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"I'm leaving now."
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Je pars maintenant.
5.
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chèque
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"check"
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chèque
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chèque
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"check"
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Puis-je avoir le chèque s'il-vous-plaît ?
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"Could I get the check, please?"
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Puis-je avoir le chèque s'il-vous-plaît ?
6.
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soixante-six
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"sixty-six"
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soixante-six
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soixante-six
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"sixty-six"
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J'ai couru pendant soixante-six minutes.
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"I ran for sixty-six minutes."
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J'ai couru pendant soixante-six minutes.
7.
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soixante-dix-sept
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"seventy-seven"
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soixante-dix-sept
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soixante-dix-sept
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"seventy-seven"
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Le numéro de sa porte est le soixante-dix-sept.
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"His door number is seventy-seven."
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Le numéro de sa porte est le soixante-dix-sept.
8.
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quatre-vingt-huit
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"eighty-eight"
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quatre-vingt-huit
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quatre-vingt-huit
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"eighty-eight"
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L'entreprise compte quatre-vingt-huit employés.
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"The company has eighty-eight employees."
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L'entreprise compte quatre-vingt-huit employés.
9.
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quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
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"ninety-nine"
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quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
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quatre-vingt-dix-neuf
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"ninety-nine"
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Son grand-père a quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans.
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"His grandfather is ninety-nine years old."
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Son grand-père a quatre-vingt-dix-neuf ans.
10.
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cent
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"one hundred"
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cent
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cent
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"one hundred"
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C'est cent euros.
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"It's one hundred euros."
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C'est cent euros.
11.
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salle de séjour
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"living room"
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salle de séjour
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salle de séjour
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"living room"
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Allons prendre le thé dans la salle de séjour !
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"Let's have some tea in the living room!"
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Allons prendre le thé dans la salle de séjour !
12.
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salle à manger
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"dining room"
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salle à manger
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salle à manger
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"dining room"
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La salle à manger est à côté de la cuisine.
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"The dining room is next to the kitchen."
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La salle à manger est à côté de la cuisine.
13.
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couloir
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"hallway"
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couloir
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couloir
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"hallway"
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Ne cours pas dans les couloirs.
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"Don’t run in the hallways."
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Ne cours pas dans les couloirs.
14.
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appartement
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"apartment"
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appartement
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appartement
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"apartment"
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Nous devons libérer l'appartement.
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"We have to vacate the apartment"
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Nous devons libérer l'appartement.
15.
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maison
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"house"
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maison
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maison
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"house"
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C'est une jolie maison.
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"It is a beautiful house."
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C'est une jolie maison.
16.
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exercice
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"exercise"
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exercice
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exercice
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"exercise"
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Le professeur corse cet exercice.
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"The teacher makes this exercise more difficult."
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Le professeur corse cet exercice.
17.
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ouvert
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"open"
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ouvert
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ouvert
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"open"
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Jusqu'à quelle heure êtes-vous ouvert ?
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"How late are you open until?"
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Jusqu'à quelle heure êtes-vous ouvert ?
18.
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écouter
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"listen"
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écouter
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écouter
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"listen"
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J'aime écouter la radio avant d'aller dormir.
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"I like to listen to the radio before going to sleep."
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J'aime écouter la radio avant d'aller dormir.
19.
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anniversaire
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"birthday"
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anniversaire
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anniversaire
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"birthday"
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Je vais à une fête d'anniversaire ce soir.
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"I'm going to a birthday party this evening."
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Je vais à une fête d'anniversaire ce soir.
20.
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prendre sa retraite
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"retire"
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prendre sa retraite
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prendre sa retraite
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"retire"
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Mon père va prendre sa retraite l'année prochaine.
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"My father is going to retire next year."
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Mon père va prendre sa retraite l'année prochaine.
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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