Basic French Verbs

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10 Basic French Verbs

In this lesson you will learn 10 besic albeit probably the most important and the most frequent French verbs.

It is always wise to start learning any language by trying to master the most frequent verbs as they they allow to express the most important needs.

The list below doesn’t include the two key verbs in most of the languages: to be: être, and to have: avoir. These verbs have a separate article dedicated to their meaning and their conjugation.

These verbs are also the most useful for a tourist or someone going to France and who would like to know the basis.

 

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French Art, Painting and Museum Vocabulary and Sentences

"La Joconde" is the most famous painting on earth.

French Art and Museums

One of the reasons people visit France, especially Paris, is because of the art and culture. The city is one the world's leading cultural centers among other things. 

It is home to many museums and cultural attractions such as the Louvre, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Musée Cluny and Musée d'Orsay or Musée Picasso just name the most famous ones.  

But visiting all these magnificent places without the slightest knowledge of French can be dull. Wouldn't it be great to get more from your visit to the Louvre for example if you could exchange in French a little with another tourist or a guide about a particular work of art ? 

 

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The Most Important French Words for Tourists

Vocabulary 

When you arrive to France there are some words that you will need to feel more at ease. In this lesson you will find a list of the most basic albeit essential French travel words with translation and example sentences. If you really want to learn these words you must do the interactive exercises that follow this lesson below the vocabulary table. 

 

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At the bank

money-bank-france

5 Minutes of French is a nice and short French lesson that can be done under 5 minutes. Its purpose is to make the French language learning fast and effective. The 5 minutes of French covers only the most useful and pragmatic vocabulary, grammar and everyday French expressions significant to any beginner of intermediate learner of French. Now you have no excuse not to learn French !

 

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Meeting a friend

Meeting a friend. French language lesson

Rencontrer un ami

5 Minutes of French is a nice and short French lesson that can be done under 5 minutes. Its purpose is to make the French language learning fast and effective. Leanguage learning and brain development are similar to muscle training. You need to do it regularly for a longer period of time. Intensvie learning over a condensed period of time gives poor results in general and proves to be more frustrating than effective. The 5 minutes of French covers only the most useful and pragmatic vocabulary, grammar and French expressions significant to any beginner of intermediate learner of French. Now you have no excuse not to learn French !

 

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