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Conversation Questions & Responses

Nice to meet you! Enchant.


Nice to meet you too. Enchant.
How are you? Comment allez-vous ?
I'm fine. How are you? Je vais bien. Et vous ?
What's your name? Comment vous appelez-vous ?
My name is Laura. Je m'appelle Laura.
How old are you? Quel age avez-vous ?
I'm 16 years old. J'ai 16 ans.
Where are you from? D'o venez-vous ?
I'm from France. Je viens de France.
Where do you live? O habitez-vous ?
I live in Annecy. J'habite Annecy.
What do you do? Que faites-vous (dans la vie) ?
I'm a student. Je suis tudiante.
Do you have any brothers or sisters? Avez-vous des frres ou surs ?
I have one brother and one sister. J'ai un frre et une sur.
I'm an only child. Je suis fils / fille unique.
Do you have any pets? Avez-vous des animaux ?
I have a cat / dog / fish / hamster. J'ai un chat / chien / poisson / hamster.
Do you play any sports? Pratiquez-vous des sports?
I play football / tennis / basketball. Je joue au foot / tennis / basket.
Do you speak English? Parlez-vous anglais ?
Yes, I speak English. Oui, je parle anglais.
Do you understand? Comprenez-vous ?
I don't understand. Je comprends.
I don't know. Je ne sais pas.
I don't care. Je m'en fiche.

It doesn't matter. a ne fait rien.


I don't mind. a ne me drange pas.

How do you say __ in English? Comment dit-on __ en anglais ?


Can you help me? Pouvez-vous m'aider ?
What's the matter? Qu'est-ce qu'il y a ?
I have to go. Il faut que j'y aille.
See you soon. A bientt.
See you tomorrow. A demain.

Goodbye. Au revoir.
See you later. A plus tard.
Hi / Bye. Salut.

Alphabet
A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T -U - V - W - X - Y - Z
Numbers
One

First

1st

premier, premire

Two

Second

2nd

deuxime

Three

Third

3rd

troisime

Four

Fourth

4th

quatrime

Five

Fifth

5th

cinquime

Six

Sixth

6th

sixime

Seven

Seventh

7th

septime

Eight

Eighth

8th

huitime

Nine

Ninth

9th

neuvime

Ten

10

Tenth

10th

dixime

Eleven

11

Eleventh

11th

onzime

Twelve

12

Twelfth

12th

douzime

Thirteen

13

Thirteenth

13th

treizime

Fourteen

14

Fourteenth

14th

quatorzime

Fifteen

15

Fifteenth

15th

quinzime

Sixteen

16

Sixteenth

16th

seizime

Seventeen

17

Seventeenth

17th

dix-septime

Eighteen

18

Eighteenth

18th

dix-huitime

Nineteen

19

Nineteenth

19th

dix-neuvime

Twenty

20

Twentieth

20th

vingtime

Twenty-one

21

Twenty-first

21st

vingt-et-unime

Thirty

30

Thirtieth

30th

trentime

Forty

40

Fortieth

40th

quarantime

Fifty

50

Fiftieth

50th

cinquantime

Sixty

60

Sixtieth

60th

soixantime

Seventy

70

Seventieth

70th

soixante-dixime

Eighty

80

Eightieth

80th

quatre-vingtime

Ninety

90

Ninetieth

90th

quatre-vingt-dixime

One hundred

100

Hundredth

100th

centime

One thousand

1,000

Thousandth

1,000th

millime

One million

1,000,000

Millionth

1,000,000th

millionime

Days, Months, Seasons (Les jours, les mois, les saisons)


Monday

lundi

January

janvier

Tuesday

mardi

February

fvrier

Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

mercredi

March

mars

jeudi

April

avril

vendredi

May

mai

samedi

June

juin

dimanche

July

juillet

day

le jour

August

night

la nuit

September

yesterday
today
tomorrow

hier

October

septembre
octobre

aujourd'hui

November

novembre

demain

December

dcembre

week

la semaine

month

le mois

spring
summer

year

l'an

last

dernier, dernire

this

ce, cet, cette

next

aot

fall
winter
on (days)

prochain, prochaine in (months/seasons)

le printemps
l't
l'automne
l'hiver
le
en

Time (L'heure)
What time is it?

Quelle heure est-il?

It's noon.
It's midnight.

Il est midi.

It's 1 o'clock.

Il est une heure.

Il est minuit.

It's 2 o'clock

Il est deux heures.

It's 9 AM.

Il est 9 h du matin.

It's half past 3.

Il est 3h30.

It's 10 PM.

Il est 10 h du soir.

It's ten to 4.

Il est 3h50.

It's 5 o'clock sharp.

It's a quarter past 5.

Il est 5h15.

in the morning

It's a quarter to 6.

Il est 5h45.

in the afternoon

It's 7:12.

Il est 7h12.

in the evening

Il est 5 h pile.
du matin
de l'aprs-midi
du soir

Weather (Le temps)


What's the weather like?
It's beautiful.
It's bad.

Quel temps fait-il ?

sun

le soleil

Il fait beau.

sky

le ciel

Il fait mauvais.

air

l'air

It's warm.

Il fait chaud.

wind

le vent

It's cold.

Il fait froid.

storm

l'orage

It's raining.

Il pleut.

cloud

le nuage

It's snowing.

Il neige.

lightning

l'clair

It's freezing.

Il gle.

thunder

le tonnerre

It's hailing.

Il grle.

tornado

le tornade

It's foggy.

Il fait du brouillard.

hurricane

l'ouragan

It's cloudy.

Il fait nuageux.

fog

le brouillard

It's sunny.

Il fait soleil.

rain

la pluie

It's windy.

Il y a du vent.

snow

la neige

ice

la glace

It's __ degrees.

Il fait __ degrs.

Colors & Shapes (Les couleurs & les formes)


red

rouge

light

clair

yellow

jaune

dark

fonc

orange

orange

box

la bote

green

vert

square

le carr

blue

bleu

circle

le cercle

purple

violet

sphere

la sphre

pink

rose

triangle

le triangle

white

blanc

pyramid

la pyramide

black

noir

rectangle

le rectangle

brown

brun

cube

le cube

gray

gris

cone

le cne

silver

argent

hexagon

l'hexagone

dor

octagon

l'octagon

gold

Subject & Object Pronouns (Les sujets & les objets directs / indirects)
I

je

me

me, moi

you

tu, vous

you

te, toi, vous

he

il

him

le, lui

she

elle

her

la, lui, elle

it

il, elle

it

le, lui, la, elle

we

nous

us

nous

they

ils, elles

them

les, leur, eux, elles

Be & Have (Present Tense)


I am

I'm

je suis

I have

I've

j'ai

you are

you're

tu es, vous tes

you have

you've

tu as, vous avez

he is

he's

il est

he has

he's

il a

she is

she's

elle est

she has

she's

elle a

it is

it's

il/elle est

it has

it's

il/elle a

we are

we're

nous sommes

we have

we've

nous avons

they are

they're

ils/elles sont

they have

they've

vous avez

Auxiliary Verbs
can

peux

must

dois

cannot

ne peux pas

must not

ne dois pas

could

pourrais

have to / has to

dois / doit

could not

ne pourrais pas

will be able to

pourrai

had to

ai d

will not be able to

ne pourrai pas

did not have to

n'ai pas d

will

[le futur]

will have to

devrai

will not

[futur ngatif]

will not have to

ne devrai pas

would

[le conditionnel]

may

il se peut que

would not

[conditionnel ng.]

may not

il ne se peut pas que

should

devrais

might

il se pourrait que

should not

ne devrais pas

might not

il ne se pourrait pas que

do / does not have to n'ai / n'as pas besoin de

Contractions with Not


is not

isn't

do not

don't

are not

aren't

does not

doesn't

was not

wasn't

did not

didn't

were not

weren't

cannot

can't

have not

haven't

could not

couldn't

has not

hasn't

will not

won't

had not

hadn't

would not

wouldn't

must not

mustn't

should not

shouldn't

Contractions with Will (Future) & Would (Conditional) & Had (Preterit of Have)
I will

I'll

I would / I had

I'd

you will

you'll

you would / you had

you'd

he will

he'll

he would / he had

he'd

she will

she'll

she would / she had

she'd

it will

it'll

it would / it had

it'd

we will

we'll

we would / we had

we'd

they will

they'll

they would / they had

they'd

Interrogatives
what

quoi, qu'est-ce que

what time

quelle heure

who

qui

what kind of

quel genre de

whose

qui

how much

combien + indnom.

where

how many

combien + dnom.

when

quand

how long

combien de temps

why

pourquoi

how often

quelle frquence

which

quel

how far

quelle distance

how

combien

how old

quel ge

Possessive Adjectives & Pronouns (Les adjectifs & pronoms possessifs)

my

mon, ma, mes

mine

le mien

your

ton, ta, tes, votre, vos

yours

le tien, le vtre

his

son, sa, ses (masc.)

his

le sien

her

son, sa, ses (fem.)

hers

le sien

its

son, sa, ses (chose)

its

le sien

our

notre, nos

ours

le ntre

their

leur, leurs

theirs

le leur

Family (La famille)


mother

la mre

wife

father

le pre

husband

le mari

sister

la sur

child

l'enfant

brother

le frre

children

daughter

la fille

grandchildren

son

le fils

woman

la femme

aunt

la tante

man

l'homme

uncle

l'oncle

girl

la fille

cousin

le cousin / la cousine boy

la femme

les enfants
les petits-enfants

le garon

niece

la nice

parents

les parents

nephew

le neveu

relatives

des parents

grandmother

la grand-mre

godmother

la marraine

grandfather

le grand-pre

godfather

le parrain

granddaughter

la petite-fille

goddaughter

la filleule

le petit-fils

godson

le filleul

mother-in-law

la belle-mre

single

clibataire

stepfather

le beau-pre

engaged

fianc

half-sister

la demie-sur

married

mari

grandson

adopted

adoptif

re-married

remari

les jumeaux

separated

spar

only child

fils / fille unique

divorced

divorc

big family

famille nombreuse

widowed

veuf / veuve

twins

Prepositions of Place & Adverbs of Movement


above

au-dessus

in front of

devant

below

au-dessous, sous

behind

derrire

over

au-dessus

next to

ct de

under

au-dessous, sous

between

entre

on

sur (allum)

across from

en face de

off

de (teint)

near

prs de

in

dans, dedans, en

far from

loin de

out

hors, dehors

at

, chez

up

en haut

to

down

en bas

for

pour

left

gauche

before

avant

right

droite

after

aprs

with

avec

among

parmi

without

sans

through

travers

by

par

across

travers

about

propos de

towards

vers

Articles & Quantifiers


a

un, une

this

ce, cet, cette (-ci)

an

un, une

that

ce, cet, cette (-l)

the

le, la, les

these

ces (-ci)

some

des, du, de la, etc.

those

ces (-l)

any

de, d'

little

peu de

much

beaucoup de

few

peu de

many

beaucoup de

too

trop

a lot of

beaucoup de

so

tellement, tant

every

tout

enough

assez

each

chaque, chacun

other

autre

Adjectives & Opposites (Les adjectifs & les contraires)


big

grand

pretty

joli

little

petit

ugly

laid

large

grand

smart

intelligent

small

petit

dumb

stupide

tall

grand

early

tt

short

petit

late

tard

fat

gros

open

ouvert

skinny

mince

closed

ferm

wide

large

same

mme

narrow

troit

different

diffrent

long

long

hot

chaud

short

court

cold

froid

nice

gentil

dirty

sale

mean

mchant

clean

propre

young

jeune

quiet

calme

old

vieux

loud

bruyant

happy

heureux

slow

lent

sad

triste

fast

vite

more

plus

empty

vide

less

moins

full

plein

Link Words
and

et

although

bien que

or

ou

whereas

alors que

but

mais

while

pendant que

because

parce que, car

however

cependant, pourtant

if

si

as long as

tant que

therefore

donc

as soon as

ds que

that

que

who

qui

Indefinites
somebody

quelqu'un

nobody

personne

someone

quelqu'un

no one

personne

something

quelque chose

nothing

rien

somewhere

quelque part

nowhere

nulle part

anybody

n'importe qui

everybody

tout le monde

anyone

n'importe qui

everyone

tout le monde

anything

n'importe quoi

everything

tout

anywhere

n'importe o

everywhere

partout

anytime

n'importe quand

whatever

quoi que...

wherever

o que...

whoever

qui que...

Regular Verbs - Present & Preterit/Past Participle


Infinitive

Present Tense

Preterit/Past Participle

Translation

ask

ask, asks

asked

demander

call

call, calls

called

appeler

change

change, changes

changed

changer

decide

decide, decides

decided

dcider

end

end, ends

ended

terminer

help

help, helps

helped

aider

land

land, lands

landed

atterrir

like

like, likes

liked

aimer bien

love

love, loves

loved

aimer

look

look, looks

looked

regarder

move

move, moves

moved

dmnager

need

need, needs

needed

avoir besoin de

play

play, plays

played

jouer

show

show, shows

showed

montrer

study

study, studies

studied

tudier

talk

talk, talks

talked

parler

turn

turn, turns

turned

tourner

walk

walk, walks

walked

marcher

want

want, wants

wanted

vouloir

Irregular Verbs - Present, Preterit & Past Participle


Infinitive

Present Tense

Preterit

Past Participle

Translation

be

is, am, are

was, were

been

tre

begin

begin, begins

began

begun

commencer

break

break, breaks

broke

broken

casser

bring

bring, brings

brought

brought

apporter

buy

buy, buys

bought

bought

acheter

catch

catch, catches

caught

caught

attraper

choose

choose, chooses

chose

chosen

choisir

come

come, comes

came

come

venir

cost

cost, costs

cost

cost

coter

cut

cut, cuts

cut

cut

couper

do

do, does

did

done

faire

drink

drink, drinks

drank

drunk

boire

drive

drive, drives

drove

driven

conduire

eat

eat, eats

ate

eaten

manger

fall

fall, falls

fell

fallen

tomber

feel

feel, feels

felt

felt

se sentir

fight

fight, fights

fought

fought

se battre

find

find, finds

found

found

trouver

fly

fly, flies

flew

flown

voler (avion)

forget

forget, forgets

forgot

forgotten

oublier

freeze

freeze, freezes

froze

frozen

geler

get

get, gets

got

got / gotten

avoir, devenir

give

give, gives

gave

given

donner

go

go, goes

went

gone

aller

have

have, has

had

had

avoir

hear

hear, hears

heard

heard

entendre

hide

hide, hides

hid

hidden

se cacher

hit

hit, hits

hit

hit

frapper

hurt

hurt, hurts

hurt

hurt

se blesser

keep

keep, keeps

kept

kept

garder

know

know, knows

knew

known

savoir

leave

leave, leaves

left

left

partir

lend

lend, lends

lent

lent

prter

let

let, lets

let

let

laisser

lose

lose, loses

lost

lost

perdre

make

make, makes

made

made

faire, fabriquer

meet

meet, meets

met

met

rencontrer

pay

pay, pays

paid

paid

payer

put

put, puts

put

put

mettre

quit

quit, quits

quit

quit

abandonner

read

read, reads

read

read

lire

ride

ride, rides

rode

ridden

aller vlo

say

say, says

said

said

dire

see

see, sees

saw

seen

voir

sell

sell, sells

sold

sold

vendre

send

send, sends

sent

sent

envoyer

shake

shake, shakes

shook

shaken

secouer

shut

shut, shuts

shut

shut

fermer

sing

sing, sings

sang

sung

chanter

sit

sit, sits

sat

sat

s'asseoir

sleep

sleep, sleeps

slept

slept

dormir

speak

speak, speaks

spoke

spoken

parler

spend

spend, spends

spent

spent

dpenser

spread

spread, spreads

spread

spread

se rpandre

steal

steal, steals

stole

stolen

voler, piquer

stick

stick, sticks

stuck

stuck

planter, enfoncer

swim

swim, swims

swam

swum

nager

take

take, takes

took

taken

prendre

teach

teach, teaches

taught

taught

enseigner

tell

tell, tells

told

told

dire

think

think, thinks

thought

thought

penser

throw

throw, throws

threw

thrown

lancer

wake

wake, wakes

woke

woken

rviller

wear

wear, wears

wore

worn

porter

win

win, wins

won

won

gagner

write

write, writes

wrote

written

crire

Transportation & Places (Les transports & les endroits)

airplane

l'avion

courtyard

la cour

automobile

l'automobile

dry cleaner's

le pressing

bicycle

la bicyclette

embassy

l'ambassade

boat

le bateau

factory

l'usine

bus

l'autobus

farm

la ferme

car

la voiture

garage

le garage

moped

la mobylette

grocery store

l'picerie

motorcycle

la motocyclette

hospital

l'hpital

ship

le navire

hotel

l'hotel

subway

le mtro

house

la maison

streetcar

le tram

library

la bibliothque

taxi

le taxi

market

le march

train

le train

monument

le monument

truck

le camion

museum

le muse

airport

l'aroport

palace

le palais

bakery

la boulangerie

pastry shop

la ptisserie

bank

le banc

pharmacy

la pharmacie

bar

le bar

police station

le commisariat

barn

le grange

post office

la poste

bench

le banc

restaurant

le restaurant

bookstore

le librairie

school

l'cole

bridge

le pont

square

la place

building

le btiment

stadium

le stade

butcher's shop

la boucherie

store

le magasin

castle

le chteau

suburb

la banlieue

cathedral

la cathdrale

theater

le thtre

cemetery

le cimetire

tower

la tour

church

l'glise

town

la ville

cinema / movie theater

le cinma

town hall

la mairie

consulate

le consulat

university

l'universit

corner

le coin

village

le village

Countries & Nationalities (Les pays & les nationalits)


Africa

l'Afrique

Ireland

l'Irlande

African

africain/e

Irish

irlandais/e

Albania

l'Albanie

Israel

l'Isral

Albanian

albanais/e

Israeli

isralien

America

l'Amrique

Italy

l'Italie

American

amricain/e

Italian

italien/ne

Argentina

l'Argentine

Japan

le Japon

Argentinian

argentin/e

Japanese

japonais/e

Asia

l'Asie

Latvia

la Lettonie

Asian

asiatique

Latvian

letton/ne

Australia

l'Australie

Lithuania

la Lituanie

Australian

australien/ne

Lithuanian

lituanien/ne

Austria

l'Autriche

Luxembourg

le Luxembourg

Austrian

autrichien/ne

Luxembourger

luxembourgeois/e

Belgium

la Belgique

Malta

la Malte

Belgian

belge

Maltese

maltais/e

Bosnia

la Bosnie

Netherlands

Pays Bas

Bosnian

bosniaque

Dutch

nerlandais/e

Brazil

le Brsil

New Zealand

la Nouvelle-Zlande

Brazilian

brsilien/ne

New Zealander

no-zlandais/e

Bulgaria

la Bulgarie

Norway

la Norvge

Bulgarian

bulgare

Norwegian

norvgien/ne

Canada

le Canada

Macedonia

la Macdoine

Canadian

canadien/ne

Macedonian

macdonien/ne

China

la Chine

Mexico

le Mexique

Chinese

chinois/e

Mexican

mexicain/e

Croatia

la Croatie

Poland

la Pologne

Croatian

croate

Polish

polonais/e

Czech Republic

la Rpublique Tchque

Portugal

le Portugal

Czech

tchque

Portuguese

portugais/e

Denmark

le Danemark

Romania

la Roumanie

Danish

danois/e

Romanian

roumain/e

Egypt

l'Egypte

Russia

la Russie

Egyptian

gyptien/e

Russian

russe

England

l'Angleterre

Scotland

l'Ecosse

English

anglais/e

Scottish

cossais/e

Estonia

l'Estonie

Serbia

la Serbie

Estonian

estonien/ne

Serbian

serbe

Europe

l'Europe

Slovakia

la Slovaquie

European

europen/ne

Slovakian

slovaque

Finland

la Finlande

Slovenia

la Slovnie

Finnish

finnois/e

Slovene

slovne

France

la France

Spain

l'Espagne

French

franais/e

Spanish

espagnol/e

Germany

l'Allemagne

Sweden

la Sude

German

allemand/e

Swedish

sudois/e

Great Britain

la Grande-Bretagne

Switzerland

la Suisse

British

brittanique

Swiss

suisse

Greece

la Grce

Turkey

la Turquie

Greek

grec/grecque

Turkish

turc/turcque

Hungary

la Hongrie

Ukraine

l'Ukraine

Hungarian

hongrois/e

Ukrainian

ukrainien/ne

Iceland

l'Islande

United Kingdom

la Royaume-Uni

Icelandic

islandais/e

United States

les Etats-Unis

India

l'Inde

Wales

le Pays-de-Galles

Indian

indien/ne

Welsh

gallois/e

House & Furniture (La maison & les meubles)


alarm clock

le rveil

garden / yard

le jardin

apartment

l'appartement

ground floor

le rez-de-chausse

armchair

le fauteuil

house

la maison

attic

le grenier

kitchen

la cuisine

balcony

le balcon

lamp

la lampe

basement

le sous-sol

lawn

la pelouse

bathroom

la salle de bain

living room

le living

bathtub

la baignoire

mailbox

la bote lettres

bed

le lit

mattress

le matelas

bedroom

la chambre

microwave

le four micro-ondes

blanket

la couverture

mirror

le miroir

blinds

le store

oven

le four

bookcase

le bibliothque

picture

le tableau

carpet

la moquette

pillow

l'oreiller

CD player

le lecteur de CD

refrigerator

le rfrigerateur

ceiling

le plafond

roof

le toit

chair

la chaise

room

la pice

chimney

la chemine

rug

le tapis

clock

la pendule

sheet

le drap

closet

le placard

shelf

l'tagre

computer

l'ordinateur

shower

la douche

corner

le coin

sink

l'vier / le lavabo

curtain

le rideau

sofa

le canap

cushion

le coussin

stairs

l'escalier

desk

le bureau

stove

le pole

dining room

la salle manger

table

la table

door

la porte

tap / faucet

le robinet

drawer

le tiroir

telephone

le tlphone

dresser

la commode

television

la tlvision

DVD player

le lecteur de DVD

toaster

le grille-pain

floor

la plancher / l'tage

toilet

les toilettes

freezer

la conglateur

VCR

la magntoscope

furniture

les meubles

wall

le mur

garage

le garage

window

la fentre

Parts of the Body (Les parties du corps)


ankle

la cheville

heart

le cur

arm

le bras

heel

le talon

back

le dos

hip

la hanche

belly

le ventre

jaw

la mchoire

blood

le sang

knee

le genou

body

le corps

leg

la jambe

bone

l'os

lip

la lvre

brain

la cervelle

mouth

la bouche

breath

la haleine

nail

l'ongle

calf

le mollet

neck

le cou

cheek

la joue

nose

le nez

chest

la poitrine

palm

la paume

chin

le menton

rib

la cte

ear

l'oreille

shin

le tibia

elbow

la coude

shoulder

l'paule

eye

l'il

skin

la peau

eyebrow

le sourcil

skull

le crne

eyelid

la paupire

spine

l'pine dorsale

face

le visage / la figure

stomach

l'estomac

finger

le doigt

thigh

la cuisse

fist

le poing

throat

la gorge

foot (feet)

le pied (les pieds)

thumb

le pouce

forehead

le front

toe

l'orteil

gum

la gencive

tongue

la langue

hair

les cheveux

tooth (teeth)

la dent (les dents)

hand

la main

waist

la taille

head

la tte

wrist

le poignet

Clothing, Accessories, & Toiletries


(Les vtements, les accessoires & les produits de beaut)
apron

le tablier

blush

le blush

bathrobe

le peignoir

bracelet

le bracelet

belt

la ceinture

brush

la brosse

blouse

le chemisier

cologne

le cologne

boot

la botte

comb

le peigne

bra

le soutien-gorge

conditioner

l'aprs-shampooing

button

le bouton

contact lens

les lentilles

cap

la casquette

cotton

le coton

clothes

les vtements

curling iron

le fer friser

coat

le manteau

eyeliner

l'eyeliner

collar

le col

eyeshadow

l'ombre paupire

dress

la robe

fashion

la mode

earmuffs

les cache-oreilles

floss

le fil dentaire

earrings

les boucles d'oreille

foundation

le fond de teint

gloves

les gants

glasses

les lunettes

handbag

le sac main

hairdryer

le sche-cheveux

hat

le chapeau

hairspray

la laque

jacket

la veste / le blouson handkerchief

le mouchoir

jeans

le jean

lipstick

le rouge lvres

mittens

les moufles

lotion

la lotion

nightgown

la chemise de nuit

makeup

le maquillage

outfit

l'ensemble

mascara

le mascara

pajamas

le pyjama

nail clippers

le coupe-ongles

pants

le pantalon

nail file

la lime

pocket

la poche

nail polish

le vernis ongles

raincoat

l'impermable

nail polish remover le dissolvant

sandals

des sandales

necklace

le collier

scarf

l'charpe

perfume

le parfum

shirt

la chemise

pin

l'pingle

shoe

la chaussure

powder

la poudre

shoelace

le lacet

razor

le rasoir

shorts

le short

ring

la bague

skirt

la jupe

shampoo

le shampooing

sleeve

la manche

shaving cream

la mousse raser

slippers

les pantoufles

silk

la soie

sock

la chaussette

soap

le savon

stocking

le bas

straightening iron

le lisseur

suit

le tailleur

sunglasses

les lunettes de soleil

sweater

le pull-over

sunblock

la crme solaire

swimsuit

le maillot de bain

toothbrush

la brosse dents

tank top

le dbardeur

toothpaste

le dentifrice

tennis shoes

des baskets

tweezers

les pinces piler

tie

la cravate

umbrella

le parapluie

T-shirt

le t-shirt

watch

la montre

underwear

les sous-vtements

wool

la laine

School (L'cole)
accounting

le comptabilit

kindergarten

CP

architecture

l'architecture

elementary school

l'ecole primaire

art

l'art

middle school

le collge

astronomy

l'astronomie

high school

le lycee

biology

la biologie

university

l'universit

business

les commerces

graduation

la remise des diplmes

chemistry

la chimie

test

le contrle

earth science

la science de la terre

exam

l'examen

economics

la science conomique

quiz

l'interro / quizz

engineering

l'ingnierie

grade

la note

geography

la gographie

grade / class

la classe

geometry

la gometrie

freshman

1re anne du lyce

history

l'histoire

sophomore

2me anne du lyce

information
technology (IT)

l'informatique

junior

3me anne du lyce

law

le droit

senior

4me anne du lyce

life science

la science de la vie

media center

le CDI

linguistics

le linguistique

dance

le bal

literature

la littrature

Homecoming

le bal de dbut anne

mathematics

les mathmatiques

Prom

le bal de fin d'anne

modern languages

les langues vivantes

marching band

la fanfare

philosophy

la philosophie

cheerleader

la pom-pom girl

physical education EPS

class (of 2000)

la promo (de 2000)

physics

la physique

principal

le proviseur

political science

la science politique

major

la filire (qu' l'uni)

psychology

la psychologie

diploma

le diplme

science

la science

degree

le degr

High School Diploma

le baccalaurat

General Education Diploma (GED) le baccalaurat (pour ceux qui n'ont pas fini le lyce)
Associate's Degree

2 ans d'tudes l'universit [DEUG]

Bachelor's Degree

4 ans d'tudes l'universit [licence]

Master's Degree

6 ans d'tudes l'universit [matrise]

PhD / Doctorate

7 - 10 ans d'tudes l'universit [doctorat]

Work (Le travail)

accountant

le comptable

mason

le maon

actor / actress

l'acteur / l'actrice

mechanic

le mcanicien

architect

l'architecte

model

le mannequin

author

l'crivain

musician

le musicien

baker

le boulanger

nurse

l'infirmier

bookseller

le libraire

officer

l'officier

businessman

le commerant

ophthalmologist

l'ophtalmologiste

butcher

le boucher

optician

l'opticien

civil servant

le fonctionnaire

painter

le peintre

computer programmer le programmeur

pediatrician

le pdiatre

cook

le cuisinier

pharmacist

le chimiste

customer

le client

photographer

le photographe

dentist

le dentiste

plumber

le plombier

doctor

le mdecin

policeman

le policier

electrician

l'lectricien

postman

le facteur

employee

l'employ

priest

le cur

engineer

l'ingnieur

professor

le professeur (l'uni)

factory worker

l'ouvrier (usine)

publisher

l'diteur

firefighter

le pompier

salesman

le vendeur

fisherman

le pcheur

scientist

le scientifique

flight attendant

le steward

secretary

le secrtaire

gardener

le jardinier

shoemaker

le cordonnier

grocer

l'picier

singer

le chanteur

hair stylist

le coiffeur

soldier

le soldat

jeweler

le bijoutier

student

l'tudiant

journalist

le journaliste

surgeon

le chirurgien

judge

le juge

tailor

la tailleur

lawyer

l'avocat

teacher

le professeur (lyce)

librarian

le bibliothcaire

waiter / waitress

le serveur / la serveuse

Food & Meals (La nourriture & les repas)


bacon

le bacon

sauce

la sauce

beef

le buf

sausage

la saucisse

beer

la bire

soda / pop

la boisson gazeuse

beverage

la boisson

soup

la soupe

biscuit

le biscuit

sour cream

la crme frache / aigre

bread

le pain

steak

le bifteck

breakfast

le petit djeuner

stew

le ragot

butter

le beurre

sugar

le sucre

cake

la gteau

supper

le souper

candy

le bonbon

tea

le th

cheese

le fromage

toast

le pain grill / le toast

chicken

le poulet

turkey

le dindon

chocolate

le chocolat

veal

la veau

coffee

le caf

vegetable

le lgume

cookie

le biscuit / cookie

vinegar

le vinaigre

cottage cheese

le fromage blanc

water

l'eau

cotton candy

la barbe papa

whipped cream

la crme chantilly

cream

la crme

wine

le vin

custard

la crme anglaise

yogurt

le yaourt

dessert

le dessert

bag

le sac

dinner

le dner

bowl

le bol

egg

l'uf

bottle

la bouteille

fat

la graisse

box

la bote / le carton

flour

la farine

can

la bote / la cannette

fruit

le fruit

can opener

l'ouvre-botes

ham

le jambon

carton

le carton

hamburger

le hamburger

chopsticks

les baguettes chinoises

honey

le miel

coffee pot

la cafetire

ice

la glace

colander / strainer

la passoire

ice cream

la glace

corkscrew

le tire-bouchon

jam

la confiture

cup

la tasse

juice

le jus

dish

le plat

lunch

le djeuner

fork

la fourchette

meal

le repas

frying pan

la pole

meat

la viande

glass

le verre

milk

le lait

jar

le pot / le bocal

mustard

la moutarde

jug

la cruche

oil

l'huile

kettle

la bouilloire

omelet

l'omelette

knife

la couteau

pepper

le poivre

lid

le couvercle

pie

la tarte

napkin

la serviette

pork

le porc

plate

l'assiette

pudding

la crme desserte

saucer

la soucoupe

rice

le riz

saucepan

la casserole

roast

le rti

spoon

la cuillre

roll

le petit pain

spray can

la bombe

salad

la salade

table

la table

salami

le salami

tablecloth

la nappe

salt

le sel

teapot

la thire

sandwich

le sandwich

tube

le tube

Fruits & Vegetables (Les fruits & les lgumes)


almond

l'amande

artichoke

l'artichaut

apple

la pomme

asparagus

l'asperge

apricot

l'abricot

barley

l'orge

avocado

l'avocat

bean

le haricot / la fve

banana

le banane

broccoli

le brocoli

berry

la baie

Brussels sprouts

les choux de Bruxelles

blackberry

la mre

cabbage

le chou

blueberry

la myrtille

carrot

la carotte

cashew

la noix de cajou

cauliflower

le chou-fleur

cherry

la cerise

celery

le cleri

chestnut

la chtaigne

chives

la ciboulette

currant

la groseille / le cassis

corn

le mas

date

la datte

cucumber

le concombre

fig

la figue

eggplant

l'aubergine

fruit

le fruit

garlic

l'ail

grapefruit

le pamplemousse

herb

l'herbe

grape

le raisin

horse-radish

le raifort

hazelnut

la noisette

leek

le poireau

kernel

l'amande

lentil

la lentille

leaf

la feuille

lettuce

la laitue

lemon

le citron

mint

la menthe

lime

le citron vert

mushroom

le champignon

melon

le melon

oats

l'avoine

olive

l'olive

onion

l'oignon

orange

l'orange

parsley

le persil

peach

la pche

pea

le pois

pear

la poire

potato

la pomme de terre

pecan

le pecan

pumpkin

le potiron

pineapple

l'ananas

radish

le radis

pistachio

la pistache

rice

le riz

plum

la prune

rye

le seigle

prune

le pruneau

sage

la sauge

raisin

le raisin sec

seed

la graine / le ppin

raspberry

la framboise

spinach

les pinards

root

la racine

stalk

la rafle / la queue

strawberry

la fraise

tomato

la tomate

vine

la vigne

turnip

le navet

walnut

la noix

watercress

le cresson de fontaine

watermelon

la pastque

wheat

le froment

Animals & Insects (Les animaux & les insectes)


animal

l'animal

lamb

l'agneau

ant

la fourmi

lark

l'alouette

antelope

l'antilope

lion

le lion

antenna

l'antenne

lizard

le lzard

antler

la ramure

lobster

la langouste

badger

le badger

louse (lice)

le pou (les poux)

bat

la chauve-souris

mackerel

la maquereau

beak

le bec

mole

la taupe

bear

l'ours

monkey

le singe

bee

l'abeille

mosquito

la moustique

beetle

la scarabe

moth

le papillon de nuit

bird

l'oiseau

mouse (mice)

la souris (les souris)

blackbird

le merle

mule

le mulet

bull

le taureau

mussel

la moule

butterfly

le papillon

nest

le nid

calf

le veau

nightingale

le rossignol

carp

la carpe

octopus

la pieuvre

cat

le chat

ostrich

l'autruche

caterpillar

le chenille

owl

le hibou

cheetah

le gupard

ox (oxen)

le buf (les bufs)

chicken

le poulet

oyster

l'hutre

chimpanzee

le chimpanz

parrot

le perroquet

claw

la griffe

partridge

la perdrix

cockroach

le cafard

paw

la patte

cod

la morue

penguin

le pingouin

cocoon

le cocon

pig

le cochon

cow

la vache

pigeon

le pigeon

crab

le crabe

pike

le brochet

crayfish

l'crevisse

pony

le poney

crocodile

le crocodile

rabbit

le lapin

crow

le corbeau

raccoon

le raton laveur

deer

le/s cerf/s

rat

le rat

dog

le chien

rooster

le coq

donkey

l'ne

salmon

le saumon

dragonfly

la libellule

scale

l'caille

duck

le canard

scorpion

le scorpion

eagle

l'aigle

sea gull

la mouette

eel

l'anguille

seahorse

l'hippocampe

egg

l'uf

seal

le phoque

elephant

l'lphant

shark

le requin

feather

la plume

sheep

la mouton

fin

la nageoire

shrimp

la crevette

fish

le poisson

skin

la peau

flea

la puce

slug

la limace

fly

la mouche

snail

l'escargot

fox

le renard

snake

le serpent

frog

la grenouille

sparrow

le moineau

fur

la fourrure

spider

l'araigne

gill

la branchie

squid

le calmar

giraffe

la girafe

squirrel

l'cureuil

goat

la chvre

starfish

l'toile de mer

goose (geese)

l'oie (les oies)

stork

la cigogne

gorilla

le gorille

swallow

l'hirondelle

grasshopper

la sauterelle

swan

le cygne

hamster

le hamster

tadpole

le ttard

hare

le livre

tail

la queue

hedgehog

le hrisson

tiger

le tigre

hen

la poule

toad

le crapaud

heron

le hron

trout

la truite

herring

la hareng

tuna

le thon

hoof

le sabot

turkey

le dindon

horn

la corne

turtle

la tortue

horse

le cheval

wasp / hornet

la gupe

hummingbird

le colibri

weasel

la belette

iguana

l'iguane

whale

la baleine

insect

l'insecte

wing

l'aile

jellyfish

la mduse

wolf

le loup

kitten

le chaton

worm

le ver

ladybug

la coccinelle

zebra

le zbre

Nature (La nature)


air

l'air

low tide

la mare basse

bank

la rive

meadow

le pr

bay

la baie

moon

la lune

beach

la plage

mountain

la montagne

branch

la branche

mountain range

la chane de montagnes

bridge

le pont

mouth

l'embouchure

bud

le bouton

mud

la bue

bush

le buisson

nature

la nature

cape

le cap

peninsula

la pninsule

cave

la grotte

plain

la plaine

city

la ville

planet

la plante

climate

le climat

plant

la plante

cloud

le nuage

pond

l'tang

coast

la cte

rain

la pluie

comet

la comte

rainbow

l'arc-en-ciel

constellation

la constellation

river

la fleuve

country

le pays

rock

le rocher

countryside

la campagne

root

la racine

current

le courant

rose

la rose

daffodil

la jonquille

sand

le sable

daisy

la marguerite

sea

la mer

darkness

l'obscurit

shadow

l'ombre

desert

le dsert

sky

le ciel

dew

la rose

snow

la neige

dust

la poussire

soil

la terre

earth

la terre

spring

la source

farm

la ferme

star

l'toile

field

le champ

stem

la tige

flower

la blume

storm

l'orage

foam

l'cume

strait

le dtroit

fog

le brouillard

stream

le ruisseau

foliage

le feuillage

sun

le soleil

forest

la fort

sunflower

le tournesol

frost

la gele

thaw

la fonte

grass

l'herbe

thunder

le tonnerre

gulf

la golfe

tornado

la tornade

hail

la grle

tree

l'arbre

hay

le foin

trunk

le tronc

high tide

la mare haute

tulip

la tulipe

hill

la colline

valley

la valle

ice

la glace

view

la vue

island

I'le

water

l'eau

isthmus

l'isthme

fresh water

l'eau douce

jungle

la jungle

salt water

l'eau sale

lake

le lac

waterfall

la cascade

leaf

la feuille

wave

la vague / l'onde

light

la lumire

weather

le temps

lightning

l'clair

wind

le vent

lily

le lis

world

le monde

Sports, Games & Hobbies (Les sports, les jeux & les loisirs)
athletics

l'athltisme

tennis

le tennis

badminton

le badminton

volleyball

le volley-ball

baseball

le baseball

water skiing

le ski nautique

basketball

le basket

wrestling

la lutte / le catch

bowling

le bowling

chess

les checs

boxing

la boxe

checkers

les dames

cross-country skiing le ski de fond

cards

les cartes

cycling

le cyclisme

poker

le poker

downhill skiing

le ski alpin

board games

les jeux de socit

football

le football amricain video games

les jeux vidos

golf

le golf

darts

les flchettes

handball

le hand

dominoes

les dominos

hiking

la randonne

camping

le camping

hockey

le hockey

rafting

le rafting

horse-riding

l'quitation

sewing

la couture

ice-skating

le patin glace

gardening

le jardinage

jogging

le footing

photography

la photographie

rollerblading

le roller

painting

la peinture

roller-skating

le patin roulettes

knitting

le tricot

rugby

le rugby

woodworking

la menuiserie

sailing

la voile

pottery

la poterie

soccer

le football

drawing

le dessin

surfing

le surf

puzzles

les puzzles

swimming

la natation

watching films

regarder les films

table tennis

le ping-pong

napping

faire la sieste

American States (Les tats amricains)


Alabama

Hawaii

Massachusetts

New Mexico

South Dakota

Alaska

Idaho

Michigan

New York

Tennessee

Arizona

Illinois

Minnesota

North Carolina

Texas

Arkansas

Indiana

Mississippi

North Dakota

Utah

California

Iowa

Missouri

Ohio

Vermont

Colorado

Kansas

Montana

Oklahoma

Virginia

Connecticut

Kentucky

Nebraska

Oregon

Washington

Delaware

Louisiana

Nevada

Pennsylvania

West Virginia

Florida

Maine

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Wisconsin

Georgia

Maryland

New Jersey

South Carolina

Wyoming

Four Regions of the United States

American Cities by Population

1 New York City

New York

26 Denver

Colorado

2 Los Angeles

California

27 Louisville

Kentucky

3 Chicago

Illinois

28 Las Vegas

Nevada

4 Houston

Texas

29 Nashville

Tennessee

5 Phoenix

Arizona

30 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

6 Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

31 Portland

Oregon

7 San Antonio

Texas

32 Tucson

Arizona

8 San Diego

California

33 Albuquerque

New Mexico

9 Dallas

Texas

34 Atlanta

Georgia

10 San Jose

California

35 Long Beach

California

11 Detroit

Michigan

36 Fresno

California

12 Jacksonville

Florida

37 Sacramento

California

13 Indianapolis

Indiana

38 Mesa

Arizona

14 San Francisco

California

39 Kansas City

Missouri

15 Columbus

Ohio

40 Cleveland

Ohio

16 Austin

Texas

41 Virginia Beach

Virginia

17 Memphis

Tennessee

42 Omaha

Nebraska

18 Fort Worth

Texas

43 Miami

Florida

19 Baltimore

Maryland

44 Oakland

California

20 Charlotte

North Carolina

45 Tulsa

Oklahoma

21 El Paso

Texas

46 Honolulu

Hawaii

22 Milwaukee

Wisconsin

47 Minneapolis

Minnesota

23 Boston

Massachusetts

48 Colorado Springs

Colorado

24 Seattle

Washington

49 Arlington

Texas

50 Wichita

Kansas

25 Washington, D.C. District of Columbia

Vowels of American English


IPA Symbol

English Examples

French Examples

[i]

seat, feet, be, field, funny

vie, midi, lit, riz

[]

sit, did, with, this

-----------------

[e]

cake, hate, rain, play

bl, nez, cahier, pied

[]

get, help, red, head

lait, aile, balai, reine

[]

cat, hat, that, after

-----------------

[a]

not, stop, fond, want, father

chat, ami, papa, salade

[]

sun, but, today, sofa

fentre, genou, cheval, cerise

[u]

spoon, new, glue, fruit

loup, cou, caillou, outil

[]

put, would, good, look

-----------------

[o]

those, bone, goes, coat

eau, dos, escargot, htel

[]

dog, talk, caught, saw

sol, pomme, cloche, horloge

[aw]

cow, town, house, found

-----------------

[aj]

I, buy, why, high, night

-----------------

[j]

toy, boy, oil, soil

-----------------

Words that end in a silent -e are usually pronounced with a "long" vowel or diphthong.
Notice that the pronunciation of the vowel is the same as the name of the letter when
reciting the alphabet.
cake [e]

these [i]

bike [aj]

home [o]

tube [u]

Words that do not end in a silent -e, but rather with a consonant, are usually pronounced
with a "short" vowel:
cat []

yes []

sit []

log [] / not [a] run [] / put []

American English Homophones

ant

aunt

la fourmi

la tante

ate

eight

mang

huit

be

bee

tre

l'abeille

blew

blue

souffl

bleu

brake

break

freiner

casser

buy

by

acheter

par

cent

sent

centime

envoy

close

clothes

fermer

les vtements

dear

deer

cher

le cerf

flour

flower

la farine

la fleur

guest

guessed

l'invit

devin

heal

heel

gurir

le talon

hear

here

entendre

ici, l

hour

our

l'heure

notre, nos

knew

new

su

nouveau

know

no

savoir, connatre

non

knows

nose

sait

le nez

made

maid

fait, fabriqu

la bonne

male

mail

le mle

le courrier

meat

meet

la viande

rencontrer

night

knight

la nuit

le chevalier

one

won

un, une

gagn

pair

pear

la paire

la poire

peace

piece

la paix

le morceau

plain

plane

la plaine, simple, uni

l'avion

rain

reign

la pluie

rgner

read

red

lu

rouge

right

write

droite

crire

road

rode

la route

all vlo

sail

sale

faire de la voile

la vente, les soldes

scene

seen

la scne

vu

sea

see

la mer

voir

sight

site

la vue

le site

son

sun

le fils

le soleil

stair

stare

l'escalier

fixer

stake

steak

le piquet

le steak

steal

steel

piquer

l'acier

tail

tale

la queue

l'histoire, la conte

threw

through

lanc

par, travers

waist

waste

la taille

gaspiller

wait

weight

attendre

les poids

way

weigh

le faon, le chemin

peser

week

weak

la semaine

faible

wheel

we'll

la roue

nous + [futur]

whose

who's

qui, dont

qui est

wood

would

le bois

[conditionnel]

your

you're

ton, votre

tu es, vous tes

their

there

they're

leur

ils, elles sont

to

too

two

aussi

deux