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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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sac à dos
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"backpack"
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sac à dos
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"backpack"
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Il portait ses livres, crayons et papiers dans son sac à dos.
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"He carried his books, pencils and papers in the backpack."
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Il portait ses livres, crayons et papiers dans son sac à dos.
2.
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mine graphite
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"pencil lead"
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mine graphite
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mine graphite
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"pencil lead"
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Ce magasin propose une grande variété de mines graphites.
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"That store stocks a wide assortment of pencil lead refills."
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Ce magasin propose une grande variété de mines graphites.
3.
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colle
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"glue"
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colle
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colle
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"glue"
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Utilise de la colle pour réparer la tasse cassée.
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"Use glue to repair the broken cup."
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Utilise de la colle pour réparer la tasse cassée.
4.
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calculatrice
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"calculator"
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calculatrice
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calculatrice
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"calculator"
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Calculer sans calculatrice est une gymnastique du cerveau.
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"Calculating without a calculator is a brain exercise."
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Calculer sans calculatrice est une gymnastique du cerveau.
5.
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taille-crayon
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"pencil sharpener"
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taille-crayon
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taille-crayon
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"pencil sharpener"
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J'ai un taille-crayon.
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"I have a pencil sharpener."
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J'ai un taille-crayon.
6.
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large
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"wide"
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large
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large
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"wide"
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La rivière est large et profonde.
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"The river is wide and deep."
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La rivière est large et profonde.
7.
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étroit
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"narrow"
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étroit
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étroit
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"narrow"
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L'homme marche sur un chemin étroit.
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"The man is hiking on a narrow path."
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L'homme marche sur un chemin étroit.
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dur
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"hard"
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dur
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dur
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"hard"
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Une tortue a une carapace dure pour se protéger.
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"A turtle has a hard shell for protection."
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Une tortue a une carapace dure pour se protéger.
9.
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doux
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"soft"
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doux
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doux
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"soft"
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Ce tissu est doux.
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"This fabric is soft."
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Ce tissu est doux.
10.
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abricot
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"apricot"
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abricot
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abricot
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"apricot"
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L'abricot séché est un en-cas pratique et bon pour la santé.
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"A dried apricot makes a very healthy and convenient snack."
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L'abricot séché est un en-cas pratique et bon pour la santé.
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ananas
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"pineapple"
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ananas
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ananas
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"pineapple"
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L'ananas tranché est très bon avec du fromage blanc.
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"Chopped pineapple goes great with cottage cheese."
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L'ananas tranché est très bon avec du fromage blanc.
12.
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melon
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"melon"
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melon
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melon
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"melon"
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Il existe plus de vingt-cinq variétés de melons.
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"There are more than twenty-five varieties of melon."
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Il existe plus de vingt-cinq variétés de melons.
13.
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figue
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"fig"
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figue
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figue
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"fig"
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Une fois séchées, les figues peuvent être conservées longtemps.
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"Once they are dried, figs can last a long time."
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Une fois séchées, les figues peuvent être conservées longtemps.
14.
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prune
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"plum"
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prune
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prune
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"plum"
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Les pruneaux sont des prunes séchées.
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"Prunes are dried plums."
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Les pruneaux sont des prunes séchées.
15.
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chou-fleur
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"cauliflower"
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chou-fleur
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chou-fleur
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"cauliflower"
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Nous trempons le chou-fleur dans la sauce ranch.
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"We dip cauliflower in ranch dressing."
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Nous trempons le chou-fleur dans la sauce ranch.
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chou
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"cabbage"
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chou
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chou
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"cabbage"
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Le chou, ça ne sent pas très bon.
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"Cabbage doesn't smell really good."
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Le chou, ça ne sent pas très bon.
17.
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céleri
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"celery"
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céleri
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céleri
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"celery"
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Manger du céleri brûle plus de calories que ça n'en rapporte.
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"It takes more calories to eat celery than you get by eating it."
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Manger du céleri brûle plus de calories que ça n'en rapporte.
18.
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aubergine
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"eggplant"
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aubergine
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aubergine
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"eggplant"
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Les aubergines ont plusieurs couleurs, dont le mauve, le blanc et le vert.
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"Eggplant comes in various colors including purple, white and green."
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Les aubergines ont plusieurs couleurs, dont le mauve, le blanc et le vert.
19.
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germe de soja
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"bean sprout"
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germe de soja
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germe de soja
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"bean sprout"
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Puis-je avoir une salade aux germes de soja ?
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"Can I get a bean sprout salad?"
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Puis-je avoir une salade aux germes de soja ?
20.
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accident
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"accident"
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accident
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accident
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"accident"
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Il y a un accident ! À l'aide !
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"There is an accident! Help!"
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Il y a un accident ! À l'aide !
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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