XPress: French in 40 Hours

Colours and Characteristics

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Colours and descriptions

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red File:Red.svg - Wikimedia Commons rouge  
green File:Solid green.svg - Wikimedia Commons vert(e)
black Eska® black - ESKA noir(e)  
white   blanc/blanche  
blue File:Color-blue.JPG - Wikimedia Commons bleu(e)  
yellow Yellow flag (contagion) - Wikipedia jaune  
brown  Kastanophobia | Phobia Wiki | Fandom marron(e)  
gray  GREY (adjective) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary gris(e)  
purple Purple.com - Wikipedia violet(te)  
big  elephant,africa,kruger,national grand(e)  
small Colibri, Bird, En Volant, Aile petit(e)  
good Main, Doigt, Pouce, Thumbs Up bon, bonne  
bad  Icône, Pictogramme, Silhouette, Symboles Simples mauvais(e)  
nice, kind   gentil(le)  
happy Smiley face ball on background sweet retro vintage color content(e)  
sad   triste  
slow  Talking Turtle lent(e)  
fast  Voiture De Course, Logo, Symbole rapide  

More information about colours and other adjectives can be found here. You can use the BonPatron Grammar Guide to test your knowledge on a wide variety of verbs and nouns.

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Helpful verb

être ("be"), e.g.:

Je suis content = "I am happy"
Le livre est rouge = "The book is red"
Tu es gentil = "You are nice"
Ils sont grands = "They are big"
On est triste = "We are sad".
 You can learn the full conjugation of these verbs here.

Grammar Point: adjective agreement

French adjectives change their form to agree with feminine and plural nouns, e.g.: Ma soeur est contente ("My sister is happy"), Les enfants sont prêts ("The children are ready"). You can find out more about adjectives here.
Conjugaison des verbes :
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