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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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banane
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"banana"
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banane
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banane
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"banana"
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La banane est jaune.
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"The banana is yellow."
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La banane est jaune.
2.
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pomme
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"apple"
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pomme
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pomme
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"apple"
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Il a pioché une pomme dans le panier à fruits.
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"He picked an apple from the fruit basket."
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Il a pioché une pomme dans le panier à fruits.
3.
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raisin
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"grape"
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raisin
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raisin
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"grape"
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Ce raisin a l'air plutôt vieux.
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"That grape looks pretty old."
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Ce raisin a l'air plutôt vieux.
4.
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pastèque
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"watermelon"
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pastèque
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pastèque
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"watermelon"
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La pastèque est rouge et verte.
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"Watermelon is red and green."
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La pastèque est rouge et verte.
5.
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oiseau
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"bird"
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oiseau
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oiseau
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"bird"
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Tu entends les oiseaux ?
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"Do you hear the birds?"
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Tu entends les oiseaux ?
6.
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souris
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"mouse"
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souris
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souris
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"mouse"
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La souris mange du raisin.
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"The mouse is eating a grape."
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La souris mange du raisin.
7.
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soleil
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"sun"
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soleil
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soleil
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"sun"
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Le soleil est une étoile.
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"The sun is a star."
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Le soleil est une étoile.
8.
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temps
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"weather"
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temps
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temps
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"weather"
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Quel temps fait-il aujourd'hui ?
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"What is the weather today?"
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Quel temps fait-il aujourd'hui ?
9.
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degré
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"degree"
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degré
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degré
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"degree"
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Il fait à peine un degré dehors.
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"It is barely one degree outside."
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Il fait à peine un degré dehors.
10.
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femme
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"woman"
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femme
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femme
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"woman"
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Cette femme travaille avec mon ami.
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"That woman works with my friend."
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Cette femme travaille avec mon ami.
11.
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homme
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"man"
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homme
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homme
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"man"
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Cet homme est mignon et touchant.
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"This man is nice and touching."
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Cet homme est mignon et touchant.
12.
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copine
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"girlfriend"
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copine
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copine
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"girlfriend"
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Je suis trop malheureux, ma copine m'a largué.
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"I'm so miserable; my girlfriend dumped me."
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Je suis trop malheureux, ma copine m'a largué.
13.
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copain
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"boyfriend"
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copain
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copain
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"boyfriend"
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Avoir rendez-vous avec son copain.
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"To go on a date with your boyfriend."
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Avoir rendez-vous avec son copain.
14.
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train
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"train"
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train
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train
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"train"
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À quelle heure est le dernier train ?
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"What time is the last train?"
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À quelle heure est le dernier train ?
15.
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avion
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"airplane"
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avion
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avion
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"airplane"
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L'avion est un Airbus.
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"The airplane is an Airbus."
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L'avion est un Airbus.
16.
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bus
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"bus"
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bus
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bus
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"bus"
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Ce bus touristique est plein à craquer.
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"This tour bus is packed."
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Ce bus touristique est plein à craquer.
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taxi
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"taxi"
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taxi
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"taxi"
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Les taxis sont devant l'hôtel.
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"Taxis are in front of the hotel."
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Les taxis sont devant l'hôtel.
18.
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épinard
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"spinach"
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épinard
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épinard
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"spinach"
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Les épinards sont bons.
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"Spinach is good."
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Les épinards sont bons.
19.
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dauphin
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"dolphin"
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dauphin
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dauphin
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"dolphin"
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Les dauphins sont dans la piscine.
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"Dolphins are in the swimming pool."
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Les dauphins sont dans la piscine.
20.
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calamar
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"squid"
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calamar
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calamar
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"squid"
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Le calamar est une spécialité croate.
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"Squid is a Croatian specialty."
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Le calamar est une spécialité croate.
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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