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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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campagne
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"country"
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campagne
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campagne
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"country"
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Ils ont une grande maison à la campagne.
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"They have a big house in the country."
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Ils ont une grande maison à la campagne.
2.
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village
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"village"
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village
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village
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"village"
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J'ai grandi dans un petit village.
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"I grew up in a small village."
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J'ai grandi dans un petit village.
3.
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ville
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"town"
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ville
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ville
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"town"
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J'ai envie d'aller me promener en ville.
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"I want to go for a walk in town."
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J'ai envie d'aller me promener en ville.
4.
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banlieue
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"suburb"
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banlieue
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banlieue
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"suburb"
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Il travaille en ville mais il habite en banlieue.
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"He works in the city, but he lives in the suburbs."
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Il travaille en ville mais il habite en banlieue.
5.
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pièce
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"room"
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pièce
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pièce
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"room"
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On a besoin de moquette neuve dans toutes les pièces de la maison.
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"New carpet is needed in every room in the house."
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On a besoin de moquette neuve dans toutes les pièces de la maison.
6.
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brûlure
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"burn"
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brûlure
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brûlure
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"burn"
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Elle a renversé de l'eau bouillante sur sa main gauche et a une brûlure au second degré.
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"She spilled boiling water on her left hand and has a second degree burn."
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Elle a renversé de l'eau bouillante sur sa main gauche et a une brûlure au second degré.
7.
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échecs
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"chess"
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échecs
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échecs
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"chess"
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Je ne suis pas quelqu'un de patient donc je préfère les échecs rapides.
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"I'm not a patient person, so I prefer speed chess."
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Je ne suis pas quelqu'un de patient donc je préfère les échecs rapides.
8.
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langue
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"language"
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langue
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langue
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"language"
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Le coréen est la langue officielle de la Corée du Sud.
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"Korean is the official language of South Korea."
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Le coréen est la langue officielle de la Corée du Sud.
9.
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sécher
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"blow-dry"
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sécher
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sécher
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"blow-dry"
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Le coiffeur sèche les cheveux de la femme.
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"The hair stylist is blow-drying the woman's hair."
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Le coiffeur sèche les cheveux de la femme.
10.
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arts martiaux
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"martial arts"
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arts martiaux
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arts martiaux
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"martial arts"
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Notre professeur d'arts martiaux pratique depuis vingt-cinq ans.
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"Our martial arts instructor has practiced for twenty five years."
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Notre professeur d'arts martiaux pratique depuis vingt-cinq ans.
11.
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satisfait
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"satisfied"
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satisfait
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satisfait
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"satisfied"
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Je suis satisfait de la note que j’ai eue au contrôle de maths.
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"I am satisfied with the grade I received on my math test."
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Je suis satisfait de la note que j’ai eue au contrôle de maths.
12.
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calme
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"calm"
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calme
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calme
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"calm"
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La mer est calme.
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"The sea is calm."
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La mer est calme.
13.
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peigner
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"comb"
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peigner
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peigner
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"comb"
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La femme se peigne les cheveux.
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"The woman is combing her hair."
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La femme se peigne les cheveux.
14.
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se rincer la bouche
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"gargle"
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se rincer la bouche
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se rincer la bouche
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"gargle"
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Je me rince la bouche plusieurs fois par jour.
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"I gargle several times a day."
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Je me rince la bouche plusieurs fois par jour.
15.
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insatisfait
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"dissatisfied"
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insatisfait
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insatisfait
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"dissatisfied"
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Il était insatisfait des résultats de la vente.
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"He was dissatisfied with the results of the sale."
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Il était insatisfait des résultats de la vente.
16.
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cinq mille
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"five thousand"
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cinq mille
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cinq mille
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"five thousand"
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Cinq mille personnes ont manifesté sur la place.
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"Five thousand people protested on the square."
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Cinq mille personnes ont manifesté sur la place.
17.
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trois mille
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"three thousand"
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trois mille
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trois mille
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"three thousand"
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Au Pérou, il existe plus de trois mille variétés de pommes de terre différentes.
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"In Peru, more than three thousand types of potatoes exist."
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Au Pérou, il existe plus de trois mille variétés de pommes de terre différentes.
18.
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six mille
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"six thousand"
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six mille
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six mille
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"six thousand"
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Il y a environ six mille îles en Grèce.
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"There are around six thousand islands in Greece."
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Il y a environ six mille îles en Grèce.
19.
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sept mille
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"seven thousand"
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sept mille
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sept mille
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"seven thousand"
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Elle a vendu sept mille albums.
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"She sold seven thousand albums."
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Elle a vendu sept mille albums.
20.
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neuf mille
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"nine thousand"
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neuf mille
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neuf mille
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"nine thousand"
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Neuf mille troupes se sont retirées du pays.
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"Nine thousand troops withdrew from the country."
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Neuf mille troupes se sont retirées du pays.
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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