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Journée internationale de la Francophonie

Learn to pronounce the basic vocabulary in French.

Every March 20 the International Francophonie Day (or Journée internationale de la Francophonie) is celebrated, promoted by the International Organisation of La Francophonie. It "represents one of the biggest linguistic zones in the world", as can be read in its website. Not only do its members share a common language, but they also promote the humanist values of the language.

This organisation was created in 1970 and its mission is to embody the active solidarity between the 84 member states and governments that can be found within the organisation, "which together represent over one-third of the United Nations' member states and account for a population of over 900 million people, including 274 million French speakers".

Taking advantage of this celebration, we propose some basic vocabulary in French which may raise your curiosity in this special day. Enjoy it!


Learn to pronounce the names of the colours in French.

  • rouge pronunciation
    rouge [fr]
  • vert pronunciation
    vert [fr]
  • bleu pronunciation
    bleu [fr]
  • magenta pronunciation
    magenta [fr]
  • cyan pronunciation
    cyan [fr]
  • jaune pronunciation
    jaune [fr]
  • marron pronunciation
    marron [fr]
  • violet pronunciation
    violet [fr]
  • orange pronunciation
    orange [fr]
  • blanc pronunciation
    blanc [fr]
  • gris pronunciation
    gris [fr]
  • noir pronunciation
    noir [fr]
  • Rose pronunciation
    Rose [fr]
  • fuchsia pronunciation
    fuchsia [fr]
  • pourpre pronunciation
    pourpre [fr]
  • lavande pronunciation
    lavande [fr]
  • beige pronunciation
    beige [fr]
  • argent pronunciation
    argent [fr]
  • lilas pronunciation
    lilas [fr]


Learn to pronounce some basic numbers in French.


Learn to pronounce the names of the days in French.

  • lundi pronunciation
    lundi [fr]
  • mardi pronunciation
    mardi [fr]
  • mercredi pronunciation
    mercredi [fr]
  • jeudi pronunciation
    jeudi [fr]
  • vendredi pronunciation
    vendredi [fr]
  • samedi pronunciation
    samedi [fr]
  • dimanche pronunciation
    dimanche [fr]


Learn to pronounce the names of the months in French.

  • janvier pronunciation
    janvier [fr]
  • février pronunciation
    février [fr]
  • Mars pronunciation
    Mars [fr]
  • Avril pronunciation
    Avril [fr]
  • mai pronunciation
    mai [fr]
  • juin pronunciation
    juin [fr]
  • juillet pronunciation
    juillet [fr]
  • août pronunciation
    août [fr]
  • septembre pronunciation
    septembre [fr]
  • octobre pronunciation
    octobre [fr]
  • novembre pronunciation
    novembre [fr]
  • décembre pronunciation
    décembre [fr]


Learn to pronounce the names of the seasons in French.

  • printemps pronunciation
    printemps [fr]
  • été pronunciation
    été [fr]
  • automne pronunciation
    automne [fr]
  • hiver pronunciation
    hiver [fr]


Learn to pronounce some basic vocabulary related to fashion in French.

Salutations et excuses

Learn to pronounce some basic phrases for greeting and apologising in French.

Parties visibles

Learn to pronounce some basic vocabulary related to the human body in French.

  • abdomen pronunciation
    abdomen [fr]
  • aisselle pronunciation
    aisselle [fr]
  • bouche pronunciation
    bouche [fr]
  • bras pronunciation
    bras [fr]
  • tête pronunciation
    tête [fr]
  • visage pronunciation
    visage [fr]
  • coude pronunciation
    coude [fr]
  • flanc pronunciation
    flanc [fr]
  • cou pronunciation
    cou [fr]
  • doigt pronunciation
    doigt [fr]
  • dent pronunciation
    dent [fr]
  • dos pronunciation
    dos [fr]
  • épaule pronunciation
    épaule [fr]
  • Aine pronunciation
    Aine [fr]
  • lèvre pronunciation
    lèvre [fr]
  • langue pronunciation
    langue [fr]
  • main pronunciation
    main [fr]
  • poignet pronunciation
    poignet [fr]
  • fesse pronunciation
    fesse [fr]
  • nez pronunciation
    nez [fr]
  • œil pronunciation
    œil [fr]
  • oreille pronunciation
    oreille [fr]
  • sein pronunciation
    sein [fr]
  • pied pronunciation
    pied [fr]
  • jambe pronunciation
    jambe [fr]
  • genou pronunciation
    genou [fr]
  • Tempe pronunciation
    Tempe [fr]
  • cheville pronunciation
    cheville [fr]
  • ongle pronunciation
    ongle [fr]
  • peau pronunciation
    peau [fr]
  • cil pronunciation
    cil [fr]
  • sourcil pronunciation
    sourcil [fr]
  • cheveux pronunciation
    cheveux [fr]
  • talon pronunciation
    talon [fr]
  • plante du pied pronunciation
    plante du pied [fr]
  • muscle pronunciation
    muscle [fr]
  • paume de la main pronunciation
    paume de la main [fr]
  • Menton pronunciation
    Menton [fr]

Moyens de transport

Learn to pronounce some means of transport in French.

  • bus pronunciation
    bus [fr]
  • voiture pronunciation
    voiture [fr]
  • taxi pronunciation
    taxi [fr]
  • moto pronunciation
    moto [fr]
  • vélo pronunciation
    vélo [fr]
  • train pronunciation
    train [fr]
  • avion pronunciation
    avion [fr]
  • remorque pronunciation
    remorque [fr]
  • bateau pronunciation
    bateau [fr]
  • hélicoptère pronunciation
    hélicoptère [fr]
  • camion pronunciation
    camion [fr]
  • fourgonnette pronunciation
    fourgonnette [fr]
  • canot pronunciation
    canot [fr]
  • ferry pronunciation
    ferry [fr]
  • tramway pronunciation
    tramway [fr]
  • métro pronunciation
    métro [fr]
  • camionnette pronunciation
    camionnette [fr]


Learn to pronounce the names of places in French.