XPress: French in 40 Hours

Clothing

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Clothing (Les vêtements)

English French Listen and Repeat
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a hat un chapeau
 
a light jacket un blouson
 
a heavy jacket un manteau  
the socks les chaussettes  
my shoes mes chaussures
 
heels des talons  
the running shoes les espadrilles
 
a shirt une chemise
 
pants un pantalon  
shorts les culottes  
a belt une ceinture  
a scarf un foulard  
under clothing les sous-vêtements
 
jeans un jean
 
a skirt une jupe  
a dress une robe  
the boots les bottes
 
a sweater un chandail
 
my slippers mes pantoufles
 
pajamas un pyjama
 
to wear porter  
to dress s'habiller    
to take off enlever    

 

Helpful verbs

porter, enlever, s'habiller, laver, e.g.:

porter
J'aime porter les chapeaux = "I like to wear hats"
 
enlever
Enlève ton chandail = "Take off your sweater"
 
s'habiller
 Je m'habille vite = "I dress quickly"
 
laver
Je dois laver ma chemise = "I have to wash my shirt"
 
 
You can learn the 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: Object pronouns

Like English, French has object pronouns: le/la ("it,"he"/"she"), me ("me"), te ("you"", lui ("to him/to her"). Unlike English, these come before verb in French, not after it, e.g.: Il me voit. ("He sees me".). You can learn more about French object pronouns here.
 

Give the English equivalent:

mes pantoufles =
un blouson =
porter =

Give the French equivalent:

a sweater =
my scarf =
the shoes =
to get dressed =

Translate the following, then verify your grammar with BonPatron.com:

1. If you are really hot, you should take off your jacket.

2. I like your shoes.

3. You should wash your shirt.

4. I want to buy some socks.

After producing your own grammatically correct translation on BonPatron.com, you can check your answer by typing R below:

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