French Vocabulary

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All About Love In French…

To be in love, to like, to enjoy, are translated into the same one word in French “aimer” so how we actually make the difference in French? 1. You like something Ex: J’aime le chocolat        I like chocolate 2. You like someone (usually friendship) Ex: J’aime bien Sophie, Paul etc…    …

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What is The Difference Between An/Année, Matin/Matinée etc…

The difference between “an” & “année” (Year)  is the same as “jour” & “journée” (Day), “matin” & “matinée”(morning) ,  “soir” & “soirée”(evening) ; In fact, it is just a question of considering time. “An” , “Jour”, “matin”, “Soir”    are masculine words; You say un an/ un jour/un matin/ un soir  indicate a simple amount…

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To catch up with someone…

The other day, I was catching up with a good friend of mine who lives in the UK.  At the end of the conversation, she asked me how to say “to catch up” in French but I found it difficult to translate this verb into one word! So the best translation I could think of…

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I Miss You…

Manquer is a very tricky verb to use mainly for English-speakers. “I miss you” is often translated literally into “je te manque” but it is not right.  So, to say “I miss you” you should say “Tu me manques”   In French,  “to miss someone” is “manquer à quelqu’un” and needs indirect pronouns (me, te, lui,…

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Home & House in French

“Home” is “La maison ou chez moi” in French Ex: Je vais à la maison / Je rentre chez moi         I am coming home   “House” is also translated by “la maison”  but has a more general meaning. Ex: C’est une belle maison!         It’s a beautiful house!

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Meaning of “On”

In this article we are going to talk about the meaning of “on”.  “On” literally means “One”  in English but is also informally used in everyday conversation to mean “we”. On = we Salut Lucie, on va au cinéma ce soir ?     Hi Lucie, we go to the cinema tonight? Oui c’est une super idée puis…

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‘You’ in French

The words ‘Tu’ and ‘Vous’ both mean ‘You’. As an English speaker you may find it difficult to use ‘Tu’ and ‘Vous’ correctly, because in English you only have one word for ‘You’, but in French we have two. In English, the word ‘You’ can be used to address any person, or number of people,…