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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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propriétaire
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"landlord"
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propriétaire
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propriétaire
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"landlord"
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Le loyer est collecté tous les mois par le propriétaire.
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"The rent is collected every month by the landlord."
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Le loyer est collecté tous les mois par le propriétaire.
2.
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dortoir
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"dormitory"
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dortoir
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dortoir
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"dormitory"
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J'ai vécu en dortoir pendant mes quatre années d'université.
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"I lived in the dormitory for all four years of college."
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J'ai vécu en dortoir pendant mes quatre années d'université.
3.
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immeuble
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"apartment building"
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immeuble
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immeuble
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"apartment building"
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Il y a vingt-quatre appartements dans cet immeuble.
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"There are 24 apartments in this apartment building."
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Il y a vingt-quatre appartements dans cet immeuble.
4.
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ville
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"city"
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ville
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ville
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"city"
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Le brouillard couvre la ville.
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"The city is covered in fog."
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Le brouillard couvre la ville.
5.
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ferme
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"farm"
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ferme
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ferme
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"farm"
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Les chèvres jouent dans la ferme.
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"The goats are playing on the farm."
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Les chèvres jouent dans la ferme.
6.
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tsunami
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"tsunami"
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tsunami
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tsunami
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"tsunami"
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Le tsunami a touché la ville.
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"The tsunami hit the city."
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Le tsunami a touché la ville.
7.
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avalanche
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"avalanche"
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avalanche
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avalanche
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"avalanche"
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L'avalanche a détruit la station de ski, heureusement personne n'a été blessé.
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"The avalanche destroyed the ski resort, but luckily, nobody was hurt."
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L'avalanche a détruit la station de ski, heureusement personne n'a été blessé.
8.
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feu
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"fire"
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feu
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feu
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"fire"
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Les pompiers luttent contre le feu sur l'échelle.
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"The fire fighters are fighting the fire on the ladder."
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Les pompiers luttent contre le feu sur l'échelle.
9.
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tremblement de terre
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"earthquake"
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tremblement de terre
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tremblement de terre
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"earthquake"
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Le tremblement de terre qui a touché Tokyo était de 4.3 sur l'échelle de Richter.
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"The earthquake that hit Tokyo measured 4.3 on the Richter scale."
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Le tremblement de terre qui a touché Tokyo était de 4.3 sur l'échelle de Richter.
10.
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tempête de sable
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"sandstorm"
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tempête de sable
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tempête de sable
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"sandstorm"
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La tempête de sable a touché la ville.
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"The sandstorm has touched town."
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La tempête de sable a touché la ville.
11.
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gant
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"glove"
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gant
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gant
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"glove"
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Les gants ne lui allaient pas.
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"The gloves did not fit his hands."
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Les gants ne lui allaient pas.
12.
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parapluie
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"umbrella"
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parapluie
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parapluie
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"umbrella"
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Je n'ai pas de parapluie et il pleut.
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"I don't have an umbrella, and it's raining."
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Je n'ai pas de parapluie et il pleut.
13.
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chapeau
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"hat"
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chapeau
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chapeau
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"hat"
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Il porte un chapeau pour cacher son début de calvitie.
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"He wears a hat to cover his thinning hairline."
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Il porte un chapeau pour cacher son début de calvitie.
14.
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manches longues
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"long-sleeved"
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manches longues
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manches longues
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"long-sleeved"
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C'est bien de porter des t-shirts à manches longues quand il fait froid.
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"Long-sleeved shirts are good for cold weather."
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C'est bien de porter des t-shirts à manches longues quand il fait froid.
15.
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manches courtes
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"short-sleeved"
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manches courtes
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manches courtes
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"short-sleeved"
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Il vaut mieux porter des t-shirts à manches courtes quand il fait chaud.
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"Short-sleeved shirts are better when it is warm."
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Il vaut mieux porter des t-shirts à manches courtes quand il fait chaud.
16.
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douloureux
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"painful"
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douloureux
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douloureux
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"painful"
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Elle garde des souvenirs douloureux de son divorce.
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"She has painful memories of her divorce."
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Elle garde des souvenirs douloureux de son divorce.
17.
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timide
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"shy"
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timide
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timide
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"shy"
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Je suis timide.
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"I am shy."
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Je suis timide.
18.
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nerveux
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"nervous"
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nerveux
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nerveux
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"nervous"
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L'homme d'affaires est nerveux pour l'entretien.
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"The businessman is nervous about the interview."
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L'homme d'affaires est nerveux pour l'entretien.
19.
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anxieux
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"anxious"
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anxieux
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anxieux
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"anxious"
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La petite fille est anxieuse.
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"The little girl is anxious."
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La petite fille est anxieuse.
20.
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gêné
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"embarrassed"
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gêné
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gêné
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"embarrassed"
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Je rougis quand je suis gêné.
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"My face turns red when I am embarrassed."
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Je rougis quand je suis gêné.
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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