French Chpt. 2

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73 terms · Basic French adjectives and nouns Chpt. 2

le cours

course, class

le devoir

homework, assignment

l'examen

(m) test, exam

la fête

holiday, party

le jazz

jazz

la musique

music

le rock

rock

l'université

(f) the university, college

les vacances

(f. pl) vacation

américain(e)

American

beau

(m. sing) good-looking, beautiful

belle

(f. sing) good-looking, beautiful

beaux

(m. pl) good-looking (a group of them! yay!)

belles

(f. pl.) good-looking ladies

bête

dumb, stupid

bizarre

weird, strange, odd

blond(e)

blond

brun(e)

dark-haired

canadien(ne)

Canadian

fatigué

tired

français

French

généreux

(m. sing) generous

généreuse

(f. sing) generous

grand(e)

tall

gros, grosse

fat, big

heureux, heureuse

happy

intelligent(e)

smart

laid(e)

ugly

malade

sick

malheureux

unhappy

mince

slim, thin

naïf, naïve

naive

occupé(e)

busy

paresseux, paresseuse

lazy

pénible

obnoxious, a pain

petit(e)

short (stature), small

raissonable

reasonable, sensible

sociable

sociable, gregarious

sportif, sportive

athletic

sympathique

nice, congenial, likeable

timide

shy

travailleur, travailleuse

hardworking

être

to be, now conjugate it in present tense

aussi... que

as... as

il/ elle adore

he/ she loves

il/ elle aime

he/ she likes

donc

therefore

maintenant

now

moins (moins... que)

less (less... than)

ou

or

where

parce que

because

plus (plus... que)

more (more... than)

trés

very

trop

too much (used as very)

puissant

powerful

impuissant

powerless

pauvre

poor

riche

rich

agé

old

juene

young

amusant(e)

fun

déprimé

depressed

égoïste

selfish

équilibré(e)

well-balanced

méchant(e)

mean

c'est tout?

that's all?

Comment est Jean?

What is Jean like?

plus ou moins

more or less

Pourquoi?

Why?

qui

who

actif, active

active

africain(e)

African

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