French Nouns

Welcome to the third French lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in French to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
pommes de terre
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
tomates
onions
onions Audio
oignons
carrots
carrots Audio
carottes
fruits
fruits Audio
fruits
apples
apples Audio
pommes
bananas
bananas Audio
bananes
oranges
oranges Audio
oranges

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
French
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
avez-vous du lait ? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
j'ai du lait et du café Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
il a trois pommes Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
elle a seulement une pomme Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
nous vivons dans une petite maison Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
j'aime bien notre petit déjeuner Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
pain
milk
milk Audio
lait
butter
butter Audio
beurre
cheese
cheese Audio
fromage
coffee
coffee Audio
café
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sandwich
meat
meat Audio
viande
chicken
chicken Audio
poulet
fish
fish Audio
poisson
breakfast
breakfast Audio
petit déjeuner
lunch
lunch Audio
déjeuner
dinner
dinner Audio
dîner

Conversation in French

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
French
Do you speak (English/ French)?
parlez-vous (anglais/français)? Audio
Just a little
un peu Audio
I like French
j'aime le français Audio
Can I practice with you?
puis-je pratiquer avec vous ? Audio
How old are you?
quel âge avez-vous? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
j'ai trente-trois ans Audio
It was nice talking to you
j'ai été ravi de vous parler Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in French. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

French Adjectives   French Adjectives

French Plural   French Plural



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