How to Say the Names of Insects in French

Next time you find yourself in the great outdoors, talk about a few of the many bugs you will see. With just a little practice, you will be able to converse about them in French.

Steps

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    Learn the following terms:
    • The butterfly = le papillon
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    • The ant = la fourmi
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    • The housefly = la mouche
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    • The caterpillar = la chenille
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    • The spiderweb = la toile d'araignée
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    • The spider = l'araignée
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    • The ladybug = la coccinelle
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    • The mosquito = le moustique
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    • The grasshopper = la sauterelle
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    Print out this wikiHow.
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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.
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    When you see or think about an insect or arachnid, use your new words to talk about it in French.

Tips

  • For help with pronunciation consult the website listed below.
  • To get some conversation going, you might try the sentences below, substituting the appropriate insect name:

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Categories: French