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On the Road! French

Just listen and absorb - no textbooks, no videos. The short lessons are perfect for your trip to work, lunch break, or workout. Master the most common French words and phrases used in everyday conversations.The voice is in French followed immediately by the English translation.

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  • 1 Audio CD in French and English

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  • The CD is in both French and English
  • Duration of roughly 60 minutes
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The French definite article (singular)

The English definite article the is le or la in French. The word le is used with masculine nouns and the word la is used with feminine nouns. If however the noun starts with a vowel, the definite article is shortened to l'.

Examples of the French definite article

the child
le jour
the day
le chat
the cat
la semaine
the week
le lit
the bed

Free French Video

Video can be a good way to learn the basics in French. Sit back and enjoy the video. It's less than 2 minutes long and will teach you a few key points in French.

Top Reasons why people learn French

Impress someone

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People appreciate it when you at least try to communicate in French. Knowing even a few phrases of French will make a huge difference. You will meet more people and find it much easier to get around. Having studied French you will feel comfortable in ordering food, understanding directions, being able to use trains and buses.


If you have friends who speak French, learning French will help you to communicate with them. If your friends speak French, learning French will give you a better understanding of their culture and way of thinking.

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Basic words and phrases in French

Get by in French with these basic French words & phrases.

Thanks a lot

Merci beaucoup

Good afternoon


You're welcome

Pas de quoi

Good night

Bonne nuit


Au revoir

Good evening


See you later

À tout à l'heure

Thank you