Chapter 7 - La Famille

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C'est...

This/That is...

Ce sont...

These/Those are...

Voici...

Here's

Voilà...

There's

la famille

family

le grand-père

grandfather

la grand-mère

grandmother

la mère

mother

le père

father

le parent

parent

la femme

wife

le mari

husband

la sœur

sister

le frère

brother

la fille

daughter

le fils

son

l'enfant (m./f.)

child

les petits-enfants

grandchildren

le demi-frère

stepbrother, half-brother

la demi-sœur

stepsister, half sister

un enfant unique

an only child (m)

la belle-mère

mother-in-law, stepmother

le beau-père

father-in-law, stepfather

le petit-fils

grandson

la petite-fille

granddaughter

l'oncle

uncle

la tante

aunt

la cousine

cousin (f)

le cousin

cousin (m)

la nièce

niece

le neveu

nephew

le chat

cat

le chien

dog

l'oiseau (m.)

bird

le poisson

fish

mon / ma / mes

my (m/f/pl)

ton / ta / tes

your (m/f/pl)

son / sa / ses

his/her (m/f/pl)

notre / nos

our

votre / vos

your

leur / leurs

their

Je te (vous) présente...

I'd like you to meet...

Très heureux (heureuse : females)

Pleased to meet you

Il / Elle est comment ?

What is he/she like?

Ils / Elles sont comment ?

What are they like?

Il / Elle est...

He/She is...

Ils / Elles sont...

They are...

amusant(e)

funny

content(e)

happy

embêtant(e)

annoying

fort(e)

strong

gentil (gentille)

nice

intelligent(e)

smart

méchant(e)

mean

pénible

annoying; a pain in the neck

sympa(thique)

nice

timide

shy

âgé(e)

older

blond(e)

blond

brun(e)

brunette

grand(e)

tall

gros(se)

fat

jeune

young

mince

slender/skinny

mignon(ne)

cute

ne...ni grand(e) ni petit(e)

neither tall nor short

petit(e)

short

roux (rousse)

redheaded

être

to be

Tu es d'accord ? / Vous êtes d'accord ?

Is that okay with you?

(Est-ce que) je peux.. . ?

May I...?

Oui, si tu veux.

Yes, if you want to.

bien sûr

of course

si tu...d'abord (+activity)

if you... first

Pas question!

Out of the question!

c'est impossible

that's impossible

tu dois...

you must

débarrasser la table

to clear the table

faire la vaisselle

to do the dishes

faire le ménage

to do housework

faire les courses

to do the shopping

garder (+someone)

to look after (+someone)

laver la voiture

to wash the car

passer l'aspirateur

to vacuum

promener le chien

to walk the dog

ranger ta chambre

to pick up your room

sortir la poubelle

to take out the trash

tondre le gazon

to mow the lawn

le canari

canary

de

of (indicates relationship or ownership)

Pourquoi pas?

Why not?

Pas ce soir.

Not tonight.

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