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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in French which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, Contact us from the page French Classes.


Nouns are the most used words in French. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, French, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in French

Nouns French Audio
Cat Le chat
Dog Le chien
Woman La femme
Women Les femmes
Mother La mère
Sister La sœur
Shoes Les chaussures
Socks Les chaussettes
Book Le livre
Books Les livres
Stars Les étoiles
Sun Le soleil

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

French Nouns in a Sentence

English French Audio
I have a dog J’ai un chien
I speak Italian Je parle italien
I live in America J’habite aux États-Unis
This is my wife Voici ma femme
This is my husband Voici mon mari
Can you close the door? Peux-tu fermer la fenêtre?


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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in French. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in French

Actor acteur
Actress actrice
Artist artiste
Businessman homme d’affaires
Doctor médecin
Engineer ingénieur
Nurse infirmière
Policeman policier
Singer chanteur
Student étudiant
Teacher professeur
Translator traducteur


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Daily Conversation in French

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our French Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in French

English French Audio
He is a policeman Il est policier
I have a long experience J’ai beaucoup d’expérience
I’m a new employee Je suis un nouvel employé
I’m an artist Je suis artiste
I’m looking for a job Je cherche un emploi
She is a singer Elle est chanteuse
What’s that called in French? Comment est-ce qu’on appelle ça en français?
I have a reservation J’ai une réservation
I have to go Je dois m’en aller
Where do you live? Vous habitez où?
Spanish is easy to learn Apprendre l’espagnol est facile

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in French about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend French Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn French homepage.

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