Naissance (La)

April 12, 2008

Meaning – birth

Pronunciation – neih-sahns

Mon lieu de naissance est Paris – My birth place is Paris


Recyclage (Le)

April 11, 2008

Meaning – recycling

Pronunciation – reh-see-klahjuh

Nous devons faire du recyclage pour sauver l’environnement – We must recycle to save the environment

(Lit. We must do recycling to save the environment)


Courir

April 10, 2008

Meaning – to run/to compete

Pronunciation – cooh-rihr

Je voudrais courir dans les jeux Olympiques – I would like to compete in the Olympic games


Pas (Le)

April 9, 2008

Meaning – footstep/footprint/stride

Pronunciation – pah

Vous devez faire le premier pas – You must make the first step


Affaire

February 5, 2008

Meaning – deal

Pronunciation – ah-fehr

Il a fait une belle affaire – He got a great deal

(Lit. He has made a beautiful deal)


Songer

February 4, 2008

Meaning – to think

Pronunciation – sohn-zjay

Je ne songerais jamais à faire ça – I would never contemplate doing that


Assaillir

February 3, 2008

Meaning – to attack

Pronunciation – ah-say-ear

On l’a assailli de questions – He was bombarded with questions