French Adjectives

Welcome to the second French lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in French to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black Audio
noir
grey
grey Audio
gris
white
white Audio
blanc
blue
blue Audio
bleu
green
green Audio
vert
yellow
yellow Audio
jaune
red
red Audio
rouge
brown
brown Audio
brun

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
French
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
ma maison est blanche Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
votre pays est grand Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
les nouveaux livres sont chers Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
nous sommes heureux ici Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
elle a trois petits chiens Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
cette langue est très facile Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
j'ai une petite maison verte Audio

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
froid
hot
hot Audio
chaud
cloudy
cloudy Audio
nuageux
rainy
rainy Audio
pluvieux
snowy
snowy Audio
enneigé
sunny
sunny Audio
ensoleillé
windy
windy Audio
venteux
warm
warm Audio
chaud

Conversation in French

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
French
hi
allô ! Audio
how are you?
comment allez-vous ? Audio
I'm good, thank you
bien, merci ! Audio
and you?
et vous ? Audio
what is your name?
comment vous appelez-vous ? Audio
my name is Maya
je m'appelle maya Audio
nice to meet you
enchanté Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in French. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

French Alphabet   French Alphabet

French Nouns   French Nouns



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