Adverbs

French Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the French adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at French Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, French, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in French

Adverbs French Audio
Alreadydéjà
Immediatelyimmédiatement
Last nightHier soir
LaterPlus tard
Next weekLa semaine prochaine
Nowmaintenant
Soonbientôt
Stilltoujours
This morningce matin
Todayaujourd'hui
Tomorrowdemain
Tonightce soir
Yesterdayhier
Yetencore
Anywheren'importe où
Everywherepartout
Hereici
There
Almostpresque
Aloneseul
Carefullysoigneusement
Quicklyrapidement
Reallyvraiment
Slowlylentement
Togetherensemble
Verytrès
Alwaystoujours
Neverjamais
Rarelyrarement
Sometimesparfois

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full French sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

French Adverbs in a Sentence

English French Audio
Do you like it here?Tu l'aimes ici?
See you later!A tout à l'heure.
Thank you very much!Merci beaucoup.
I really like it!J'aime bien!

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in French

Animals French Audio
AnimalL'animal
BearL'ours
BirdL'oiseau
ButterflyLe papillon
CatLe chat
CowLa vache
DogLe chien
DonkeyL'âne
EagleL'aigle
ElephantL'éléphant
FarmLa ferme
ForestLa forêt
GoatLa chèvre
HorseLe cheval
InsectL'insect
LionLe lion
MonkeyLe singe
MosquitoLe moustique
MouseLa souris
RabbitLe lapin
Sheep (plural)Les moutons
SnakeLe serpent
SpiderL'araignée
TigerLe tigre

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Daily Conversation in French

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our French Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in French

English French Audio
Do you have any animals?Avez-vous un animal?
Do you sell dog food?Vendez-vous de la nourriture pour chien?
I have a dogJ'ai un chien
Monkeys are funnyLes singes sont comiques
She likes catsElle aime les chats
Tigers are fastLes tigres sont rapides
BadMal.
HappyHeureux.
SadTriste.
Thank you!Merci.
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Je vous en prie.
Have a nice day!Bonne journée.
Good night!Bonne nuit.
Have a good trip!Bon voyage!
It was nice talking to you!C'était bien de te parler.

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in French. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in French about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend French Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn French homepage.

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