How to Discuss Flowers in French

Practicing a second language every day is vital to developing mastery of the language. But you cannot be expected to practice if you don’t have enough vocabulary. It may be helpful to you to concentrate on learning a few terms for certain areas of conversation. In this lesson, we present names of several popular flowers.

Steps

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    Study the following terms:
    • The daffodil = la jonquille
    • The poppy = le coquelicot
    • The lily = le lys
    • The tulip = la tulipe
    • The violet= la violette
    • The impatiens = l’impatiente
    • The orchid = l'orchidée
    • The snapdragon = le gueule-de-loup
    • The azalea = l’azalée
    • The hyacinth = la jacinthe
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    Print out this article.
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    Cut out the pictures.
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    Paste each picture on one side of a separate 3 X 5 index card.
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    Cut out the word labels.
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    Paste each word label on the reverse of the appropriate index card.
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    Use the index cards to quiz yourself, or have someone quiz you.
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    Start right away using your new words to discuss these flowers in French, especially when walking outside or looking through magazines.

Tips

  • Some useful sentences may be found below. Just substitute the appropriate flower name as needed:

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Categories: French