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Food (la nourriture)

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English Images French Listen and Repeat
Write (r = response; f = first letter)
the cheese  Swiss cheese with holes. Isolated on white royalty free stock images le fromage  
the bread Bread, Food, Bakery, French, Baguettes le pain  
the vegetables Vegetables, Healthy Eating, Cooking les légumes  
the meat Steak, Meat, Raw, Pork Chop, Grill, Food la viande  
the rice   le riz  
the fruit  Eat, Food, Fruit, Healthy, Vegetarian les fruits  
an apple  Apple, Fall, Juicy, Food, Autumn, Fruit une pomme  
the beans  Vegetable, String, Green, Bean, Food les haricots  
the nuts  Nuts, Almonds, Seeds, Food, Batch les noix  
some peanuts  Peanuts, Nuts, Food, Diet, Dry, Macro des arachides  
a salad  Salad, Salad Bowl, Healthy, Eat, Food une salade  
the chicken  Chicken Breast, Food Ingredients le poulet  
the shrimp  Prawns, Steamed, Seafood, Restaurant les crevettes  
the fish  Fish, Sea Bream, Potatoes, Kitchen, Cook le poisson  
the beef  Fillet Of Beef, Roast Beef, Steak le boeuf  
the egg  Egg, Socket, Full, Busy, Bird'S Nest l'oeuf  
the salt  Salt, Salt Shaker, Table Salt le sel  
the milk  child with a glass of milk le lait  
the garlic  Garlic, Flavoring, Food Seasoning l'ail  
the oil  Olive Oil, Market, Oil, Food, Filled l'huile  
a tomato  Tomato, Vegetable, Food, Fresh, Red une tomate  
breakfast  Healthy Breakfast on White Background. Illustration vector illustration le petit déjeuner
lunch  Club Sandwich, Fast Food, Snack, Fries le déjeuner  
supper Christmas Dinner, Family Dinner le dîner  
the food
Healthy Heart Super Food. Concept to promote good health with superfoods of pulses, seeds, fruit, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spice with omega 3 fatty acids royalty free stock images
la nourriture  
I am hungry  Hungry pug thinking about food j'ai faim  
I am thirsty  Illustrated man drinking a big glass of water j'ai soif
a plate  Plate,plate,dinner,dish une assiette  
a fork  Fork,fork,isolated,spoon une fourchette  
a spoon  Cuillère À Café, Métal, Manger, Cuillère une cuillère  
a knife  Antique silver knife. un couteau  
I am allergic to nuts Tree Nut, Allergy, Food, Allergen Je suis allergique aux noix  

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Helpful verbs

manger ("to eat"), boire ("to drink"), aimer ("to like"), ne pas aimer ("to not like"), cuisiner ("to cook").

J'ai assez mangé = "I have eaten enough"
Il faut boire de l'eau = "You need to drink water"
J'aime les fruits = "I like fruit"
ne pas aimer
Je n'aime pas la viande = "I don't like meat"
J'adore cuisiner = "I love to cook"

Conjugate mangerConjugate boireConjugate aimerConjugate cuisiner


You can learn the full conjugation of these verbs here.

You can use the BonPatron Grammar Guide to test your knowledge on a wide variety of verbs and nouns.

Grammar Point: when "be" = avoir

There are many expressions where English uses the verb "be", but French uses the verb avoir (literally "to have"). For example, "I am hungry" = J'ai faim; "She is 15 years old" = Elle a 15 ans; "They are afraid" = Ils ont peur. You can learn more about these differences between English and French here.

Verb conjugation:
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