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Learn the vocabulary for successfully communicating with your French private tutor.

Making an appointment, asking questions, talking about homework, checking the audio and webcam during the call, and more phrases will prove useful during your first French lessons. Join our other enrolled students and write about your personal experiences in the discussions areas! As an enrolled student you are warmly encouraged to choose one of our private tutors and practice their French pronunciation and conversation alongside with the course. 

Lesson 1, ‘Tu m’entends ?’ 

1

Translate:"Hello!" "Hi."

  • "Bonjour !" "Salut"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • ...

CLUES

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"bonjour" = hello
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"salut" = hi
2

Translate:"Can you hear me?"

  • "Tu m'entends ?"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • ...

CLUES

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"entendre" = to hear
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"Entendre" full conjugation > PDF
3

Translate:"I can hear you but not clearly."

  • "Je vous entends, mais mal."
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • "Je vous entends, mais pas super.
  • "Je vous entends, mais pas très bien.
  • "Je vous entends, mais pas clairement" (Carl, Glasgow)

CLUES

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"je t'entends" = I can hear you
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"mal" = not clearly
4

Translate:"Wait, let me try something."

  • "Attends, j'essaye un truc."
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • "Attends, j'essaye quelque chose."

CLUES

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"attendre" = to wait
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"attends" = wait
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"essayer un truc" = to try something
5

Translate:"Can you hear me better now?"

  • "Tu m'entends mieux, là ?"
  • Bien aussi 🇫🇷
  • ...

CLUES

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"tu m'entends ?" = can you hear me ?
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"mieux"= better
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"là"= now
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