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C'est...

that is

Voici...

here is

Ce sont...

These are

Voilà...

there is

la famille

family

la grand-mère

grandmother

le père

father

la femme

wife

la sœur

sister

la fille

daughter

l'enfant (m./f.)

child

la tante

aunt

le cousin

boy cousins

le chien

dog

le poisson

fish

le grand-père

grandfather

la mère

mother

le parent

parent, relative

le mari

husband

le frère

brother

le fils

son

l'oncle (m.)

uncle

la cousine

girl cousin

le chat

cat

le canari

canary (bird)

mon

male, singular; my

ma

female, singular; my

mes

plural; my

son

male, singular; his

sa

female, singular; her

ses

plural; her's his

votre

singular; your (formal)

vos

plural; your (formal)

ton

singular, male; your (informal)

ta

singular, female; your (informal)

tes

plural; your (informal)

notre

singular; our

nos

plural; our

leur

singular; their

leurs

plural; their

Très heureux (heureuse)

Pleased to meet you. (formal)

Je te/vous présente...

I'd like to introduce you to...

de

of (indicates relationship or ownership)

Il est comment?

What is he like?

Elle est comment?

What is she like?

Ils/Elles sont comment?

What are they like?

Il est...

He is...

Elle est...

She is

Ils/Elles sont...

They are...

amusant

funny, masculine

amusante

funny, feminine

embêtant

annoying, masculine

embêtante

annoying, feminine

gentil

nice, masculine

gentille

nice, feminine

méchant

mean, masculine

méchante

mean, feminine

sympa

nice, masculine

sympathique

nice, feminine

âgé

old, masculine

âgée

old, feminine

brun

brunette, masculine

brune

brunette, feminine

gros

fat, masculine

grosse

fat, feminine

mince

slender, both masculine and feminine

ne... ni grand

not tall, masculine

ne...ni petit(e)

not short, feminine

roux

redhead, masculine

rousse

redhead, feminine

content

happy, masculine

contente

happy, feminine

fort

strong, masculine

forte

strong, feminine

intelligent

smart, masculine

intelligente

smart, feminine

pénible

annoying, pain in the neck, both masculine and feminine

timide

shy, both masculine and feminine

blond

blond, masculine

blonde

blond, feminine

grand

tall, masculine

grande

tall, feminine

jeune

young, both masculine and feminine

mignon

cute, masculine

mignonne

cute, feminine

petit

short, masculine

petite

short, feminine

suis

être verb form of Je

es

être verb form of tu

est

être verb form of il/elle/on

sommes

être verb form of nous

etre

être verb form of vous

sont

être verb form of elles/ils

Tu es d'accord?

Is that OK with you?

Oui, si tu veux.

Yes, if you want to.

Oui, bien sûr.

Yes, of course.

Pas question!

Out of the question!

Non, tu dois...

No, you've got to ...

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

May I ... ?

Pourquoi pas?

Why not?

D'accord, si tu... d'abord...

OK, if you ... first.

Non, c'est impossible

No, that's impossible.

Pas...

Not ...

débarrasser la table

to clear the table

faire le ménage

to clean house

garder...

to look after ...

passer l'aspirateur

to vacuum

ranger ta chambre

to pick up your room

tondre le gazon

to mow the lawn

faire la vaisselle

to do the dishes

faire les courses

to do the shopping

laver la voiture

to wash the car

promener le chien

to walk the dog

sortir la poubelle

to take out the trash

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