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pays
country
M
ville
city
F
quartier
neighborhood
M
plupart
majority, most
F
appartement
apartment
M
maison
house
F
immeuble
apartment bldg
M
banlieues
suburbs
F
surtout
especially
Howdy
savoir
to know
Sorry - too tired to conjugate today
situé, située
situated
bien situé in a good location, well situated
situé à situated at
situé près de situated near
points d'intérêt
points of interest
M
services publics
public services
M
fleuve
large or main river
M
montagnes
mountains
F
plaines
plains
F
principales villes
principal cities
Wasn't dinner at DeCoursey's nice on Thanksgiving?
découverte d'une ville
discovering a city
Jesus died for us, we can learn French for Him.
plan
plan, diagram, map
M
autoroute
highway, freeway
F
pont
bridge
M
mosquée
mosque
F
aéroport
airport
M
poste
post office
F
syndicate d'initiative
touriste information place
M
piscine
swimming pool
F
parc
park
M
riviére
river
F
centre-ville
city center
M
gare
train station
F
hôpital
hospital
M
synagogue
synogogue
F
cimetière
cemetery
M
banlieue
suburb
F
ligne de chemin de fer
train track
F (ligne)
autoroute
freeway, highway
F
rue
street
F
boulevard
boulevard
M
quartier
neighborhood
M
détaillé, détaillée
detailed
adj. Thank God for détaillé people who translate the Bible :0)
bibliothèque municipale
municipal library
F
parking public
public parking
M
cinéma
movie theater
M
les WC publics
public bathrooms
M
station de métro
subway (underground station)
F
arrêt d'autobus
bus stop
M
grand magasin
large store
M
théâtre
theater
M
poste
post office
F
librairie
book store
F
pharmacie
pharmacy
F
maison de jeunes
youth club
F
auto-école
driving school
F
magasin de chaussures
shoe store
M
magasin de vêtements
clothing store
M
Il y a toujours quelque chose d'intéressant à faire ou à voir.
There is always something intereting to do or see.
Like the hydro-electric plant
On n'a pas besoin d'avoir une voiture.
You don't need to have a car.
Unless you're American - Americans need their cars LOL
Les transports publics sont practiques et bon marché.
Public transportation is practical and cheap.
And in Africa, definitely a cultural experience!
Tout est à proximité.
Everything is close by.
In Guinea, people come up to your car in the bad traffic-the mall comes to you!
bruit
noise
M
pollution
pollution
F (hey!)
problémes de circulation
bad traffic
M
stationnement
parking
M
manque d'espaces verts
lack of green spaces (like Texas :0)
M
traversez la rue
cross the street
Why did the chicken traversez la rue?
allez jusqu'à à la pâtisserie
go as far as the pastry shop
then stop and buy a pastry :0)
allez tout droit
go strait ahead
the t's are not pronounced
tournez à gauche
turn to the left
Blessings!
tournez à droite
turn to the right
the t is pronounced because there is a *t* in the road (that's how we remember it ;0)
prenez l'autobus numéro sept
take bus number 7
Hey, the bus on my island was number 7!
descendez place Carnot
get off at Carnot Square
Sophia is talking to me right now :0)
à côté de
beside, next to
Snuggle bunny is cuter.
au coin de
at the corner of
I think these phrases will end up being important when we get lost in Afrique :0)
au milieu de
in the middle of
L'université est au milieu de la ville.
derriére
behind
Adverb
devant
in front of
L'arrêt d'autobus est devant l'épicerie.
en face de
across from, facing
La librairie est en face de vous.
entre
between
Trois-Rivières est entre Montréal et Québec.
loin de
far from
La banque est loin de l'hôtel.
près de
near
La piscine est près de la gare.
sous
under
Cette boutique est située sur les Champs-Élysées.
chercher
to look for
Je cherche le verb francais :0)
église
church
F
Il faut
You have to, it is necessary
Il faut prende rue Bowen.
là-bas
over there
La église est là-bas.
cathédrale
cathedral
F
palais présidentiel
presidential palace
M
faire le ménage
to do housework
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire son lit
to make one's bed
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire la vaisselle
to do the dishes
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire des courses
to run errands
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire des achats
to go shopping
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire ses devoirs
to do one's homework
Je suis faire mes devoirs.
faire la cuisine
to cook, to do the cooking
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire du sport
to participate in sports, to exercise
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire du ski
to go skiing
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire du camping
to go camping
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire un voyage
to take a trip
you can conjugate faire as needed
faire une promenade
to go for a walk
you can conjugate faire as needed
I do or I make
Je fais
Je fais mes devoirs.
you do or you make
Tu fais
Tu fais tes devoirs.
he, she, it does or makes
Il fait
Elle fait
On fait
Sunshine...on the water...makes me happy :0)
We do or make
Nous faisons
Nous faisons biscuits. (fuh-zoh)
You (all) do or make
Vous faites
Joyeaux Noelle!
They do or make
Ils (elles) font
Merci, Dieu, c'est vendredi!
ranger
to put away, arrange
Je range
Tu ranges
Il range
Nous rangeons
Vous rangez Ils rangent
les affaires
things, business
F
nettoyer
to clean
getting lazy - conjugate it yourself :0)
l'aspirateur
vacuum
M
vider
to empty
In the lane, snow is glistening.
poubelle
trash can
And poubelle is such a pretty word too!
combien
how much, how many
Combien est-ce que ça coûte?
comment
how
Comment allez-vous?
pourquoi
why
Pourquoi est-ce que tu es triste?
where
Où est-ce que tu vas?
quand
when
Quand est-ce que vous faites vos devoirs? (Ans. I'm doing it right now, you idiot!)
que
what
Qu'est-ce que vous faites lundi soir?
qui
who
Avec qui est-ce que vous travaillez?
When is -t added?
In the third person singular, -t is added when the verb does not end in a t or d.
Habite-t-il ù Paris?
Y a-t-il une banque prés d'ici?
quitter
to leave
Quelque jour nous avons quitter Quebec!
aussi....que
as.....as
aussi bein que
chanson
song
F
plus tard
later
See ya later, alligator
à plus tard, piece of lard.
expliquer
to explain
Je ne vais pas expliquer!
vraiment
truly
J'amour tu vraiment...
vivre
to live
Je vais vivre en Guinée!
donc
therefore
A bird in the hand beats two in the bush.
le pas
step
M (how's this word for confusing, hein?)
vouloir
to want
Je veut conaissir (sp?) la francais.
profiter de
to take advantage of
Je veut profiter de le connaisance du mon prof!
voir
to see
This is a doozy to conjugate.
animé
lively
It's also a genre of movie these days.
tout de suite
right away
Wish my kids would do their chores tout de suite!
plein
full
my tummy is plein after Thanksgiving.
réveillée
awakened
Makes me think of bugles.
oiseau
bird
M
le bout
end
Wish I were at le bout of this list
paix
peace
F
ravissant
lovely, delightful
Go tell your wife or girlfriend they are ravissant!
en plus
moreover, in addition
Could use this one in a verbal battle!
cigale
cicada, locust
F (thought we might need this in Afrique)
donner
to give
It is better donner...
ravi
delighted
So what is ravi - oli? :0)
partout
everywhere
I've had this on my 3X5 cards for months...maybe I'll finally learn it!
emmener
to take
too tired to conjugate
bavarder
to chat
tee-hee, thought this was funny.
Nous bavardons beaucoup en classe!
agent de police
police officer
M (agent)
air
air, atmosphere
M
arrondissement
administrative district
M
advantage
advantage
M
cadre
setting
M
capitale
capital
F
charme
charm
M
choix
choice
M
circulation
traffic
F
direction
direction
F
église
church
F
étape
stage
F
fax
fax
M
herbe
grass, herb
F
inconvénient
inconvenient
M
intérêt
interest
M
lieu
place
M
parfum
perfume, scent
M
phrase
phrase or sentence
F
provisions
provisions, food, supplies
F
qualité
quality
F
région
region
F
reste
rest, remainder
M
service
service
M
arriver
to arrive, happen; to manage to
It snowed!
changer
to change
Change is a good thing!
descendre
to go down, get off
Stop the merry-go-round, I want descendre!
indiquer
to indicate
Happy Birthday!
louer
to rent
Pelach's want louer another apartment!
penser
to think
Je pense donc Je suis! :0)
simplifier
to simplify
Je veut simplifier ma vie!
se trouver
to be located
I just love getting up at 7:30am on Saturdays and doing French :0)
attentif, attentive
attentive
Be attentif or attentive to your spouse (if any)
certain, certaine
certain
Are you certain?
direct, directe
direct
Sometimes I'm too directe!
familier, familière
familiar
Happy days are here again!
individuel, individuelle
individual
The skies above are clear again!
plein, pleine
full
My quiver is pleine!
plusieurs
several
Oh, you can't roller skate in a buffalo herd!
pratique
practical
Green beans are good for you.
tranquille
peaceful
I have the hardest time remembering to say qu like a K and not a KW
bon marché
cheap
The Bon Marché where we lived wasn't cheap!
chacun, chacune
each one
I love chacun(e) of you!
excepté
except
I like beans excepté limas.
excusez-moi
excuse me
This is an important phrase to know!
plus
more
I'll have plus gateau chocolat!
selon
according to
Selon M. Roby, we are learning French!