10 Mots du Jour – Le foot- Football (soccer)


C’est la liste du lundi 29 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about le football. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about le football. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? France loves soccer! It is the national sport that is played by a record number of boys but also by girls. The French soccer team is called “Les Bleus” and they were world champions in 1998 and 2018, so they are the defending champions. Here are some famous footballers in France: Julien Fontaine, Raymond Kopa, Michel Platini. Alain Giresse, Zinédine Zidane, Thierry Henri, Hugo Lloris, Fabien Barthez, Antoine Griezmann, Kylian M’Bappé… The World Cup of soccer is played in 2022 in Qatar, Les Bleus are qualified, but will they be able to keep their title? Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



10 Mots du Jour – Les encas- Snacks


C’est la liste du mercredi 24 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about les encas. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about les encas. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? All French children have a “snack” after school at about 4:30 pm. It often consists of a pastry bought at the bakery, or a piece of toast, a loaf of bread with milk, a fruit or some nuts. In France the afternoon snack is often called “un quatre-heures”, it can also be called “le goûter”. The French classics for children’s snacks are: sweet bread covered with Nutella, small cakes with chocolate filling, such as “Prince”, pains au chocolat and other apple turnovers from the bakery, a slice of baguette with squares of chocolate, an apple or a clementine and a glass of water. These are just examples, what did your snack consist of as a child? Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



10 Mots du Jour – Le pain – Bread


C’est la liste du mercredi 24 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about bread. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about bread. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? As you probably know, there are many bakeries in France. Every French person will tell you that his or her bakery is the best and most people consume bread on a daily basis. You certainly know the baguette, but we also consume many other types of bread. The common points of good bread are that it must be made by an artisan baker, use very good quality flours, if possible be baked on a wood fire, its crust must be crispy and its inside must be airy and light. Yummy!Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



10 Mots du Jour – Les jeux de société – Board games


C’est la liste du lundi 22 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about board games. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about board games. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? Board games are very popular in France and the best selling game in 2020 is called “blanc manger coco” which is a very shocking game similar to “cards against humanity”… “You can laugh at everything but not with everyone” said a French comedian named Pierre Desproges, this game is definitely not to be put in all hands. Then, the classics like “Cluedo”, “La bonne paye” or “Escape games” were the best sellers. Christmas is coming soon, so I may give you some ideas to spend more time with your family and friends. A very good idea also if you have a group of people learning French, to play games, in French of course. Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



10 Mots du Jour – Le bricolage – DIY


C’est la liste du vendredi 19 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about le bricolage. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about le bricolage. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? Do-it-yourself is very popular in France, as in all countries, and you can go to specialized department stores to buy everything you need. There are still “hardware stores” in some cities, but they are disappearing. The main chains are Castorama, Leroy Merlin, Mr. Bricolage, Brico dépôt, Bricorama… These large stores are now competing with online sales that have grown in recent years.  To give you an idea, the DIY market in France is about 30 billion Euros! Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



10 Mots du Jour – la baignoire – The bathtub


C’est la liste du mercredi 17 novembre 2021. Here are your 10 French words of the day about la baignoire. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about la baignoire. Plus you’ll get a spoken sentence about the topic and a “did you know” paragraph in French to practice your comprehension. Short sweet tasks to improve your French!

Did you know? When you take a bath, you use a lot of water, in fact a shower will use about half as much water as a bath. Also, in a bath you are simmering in dirty water, which is not very hygienic (laughs)! Some people really like to take a bath because it’s relaxing. A shower is more efficient and has less impact on the environment, and it can also be very relaxing. Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



French Vocabulary List – Faire la Cuisine – Cooking



French Cooking Vocabulary – Faire la Cuisine

Quizlet:  Practice and Master This Vocabulary List



cuisinerto cook
faire cuireto cook
faire cuire au fourto bake
un cuisinier, une cuisinièrea cook
culinaireculinary
un ustensilea utensil
nourrirto feed
la nourriturefood
un alimenta food item
faire les coursesshop for groceries
les produits fraisfresh produce
un fruita piece of fruit
un légumea vegetable
une légumineusea legume
une céréalea grain
préparerto prepare
mijoterto simmer
faire frireto fry
une friteusea fryer
une spatulea spatula
une poêlea pan
une casserolea pot
le fourthe oven
un plata dish
les épicesspices
hacherto chop, to grind
un tablieran apron
un torchona kitchen towel
une cuillère en boisa wooden spoon
une passoirea strainer
la gazinièrethe gas stove
brûlerto burn
raterto miss
le congélateurthe freezer
le bac à légumesthe vegetable bin
fait maisonhomemade
un livre de cuisinea cook book
une recette de famillea family recipe
une spécialitéa specialty
l’évierthe kitchen sink
le lave-vaissellethe dishwasher
aiguiserto sharpen
une planche à découpera cutting board
un ingrédientan ingredient
la pâtisseriepastry
renverserto spill
un foueta whisk
peler, éplucherto peel
cru(e)raw
bien cuit(e)well cooked
à pointmedium
maigrelow fat
gras(se)fatty
un placard a cupboard
une balancea scale 
peserto weigh
mesurerto measure
nettoyerto clean
rangerto clean up
congelerto freeze

10 Mots du Jour – L’aspirateur – The vacuum


C’est la liste du Lundi 15 novembre. Here are your 10 French words of the day about l’aspirateur. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about l’aspirateur.

Did you know? Humans shed a lot of dead cells every day and they accumulate with particles in the air to form dust that settles everywhere! It is absolutely necessary to vacuum at least once a week to have a healthier and cleaner environment. Robotic vacuum cleaners are nowadays efficient and allow you to keep your floors clean. Their prices have dropped significantly and are within the reach of almost everyone. Get this reading comprehension in French, one of the great perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



French Sentence Structure – Could Have, Would have, Should Have in French


Comparing French and English Sentence Structure

It can be interesting to look at French sentences and their English translations while comparing the two. Once you have identified corresponding words, you will realize how many similarities there are French and English. You’ll also notice some big differences, and those are worth examining more closely.


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10 Mots du Jour – Les bougies – Candles


C’est la liste du 3 novembre. Here are your 10 French words of the day about les bougies. Love Learning Languages offers these quick French vocabulary lists or 10 Mots du Jour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Each set follows a different theme, today the 10 French vocabulary words are about les bougies.

Did you know? It is quite possible to make eternal candles at home, the easiest way is to fill a glass with water that you can color with food coloring, put a few drops of scented oil, then add vegetable oil – the fuel. Then you can make a cotton wick and have a float for the wick – you can make a plastic one or buy it online – and voila! When the oil runs out, the candle goes out.  Get this reading comprehension in French one of the perks when you become a Patreon member – These paragraphs also will give you a useful glimpse into French way of life and culture 🙂

With LLL, each week you get 3 downloadable lists of the words in French and English, a “Did you know?” in French and a Quizlet study set to learn, practice, and master them all. Quizlet is a platform for learning vocabulary that’s based on flashcards, but what has really made an impression on me is how fun it makes learning new language content! Click here for details.

Does subscribing to LLL’s French Program for Self-Learners give me access to the 10 Mots du Jour?

No, the 10 Mots du Jour are only available to LLL supporters on Patreon and are not part of LLL French Academy resources.

How do I access previous sets of 10 Mots du Jour?

Once you’ve logged in to your Patreon account, you can do a search using the tag words mot du jour.



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