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How can I practice French listening?

How can I practice French listening?

How to Practice Your Listening Skills in French

  1. Select one of the texts from the list.
  2. Open the online player and start the audio file.
  3. Listen to the audio recording and focus carefully on understanding the text.
  4. Try to answer the comprehension questions.

How do you read a French phone number?

Nowadays all numbers in France begin with a zero: 01 for Paris, 02 for the northwest and so on clockwise round the country. 06 are mobiles and 09 are internet lines. So that number would now be something like: zéro-trois ; quarante ; douze ; trente-quatre ; cinquante-six.

How do you spell the numbers 1 20 in French?

17 = 10 + 7, dix-sept. 18 = 10 + 8, dix-huit. 19 = 10 + 9, dix-neuf….Numbers in French: 1-20.

Number In French Pronunciation
17 dix-sept dees set (equal emphasis)
18 dix-huit dees wheet (equal emphasis)
19 dix-neuf dees nuhf (equal emphasis)
20 vingt van

How do French numbers work?

In most French-speaking countries, there is no word for 70, 80, and 90. Instead, for the numbers 70 to 79, combine the tens with the tens. For numbers 90 to 99, combine the number 4, the number 20, and the tens. For example, 90 is four 20s plus 10, 91 is four 20s plus 11, and so forth.

Why are numbers in French so weird?

In French too, we see this, up until the seventies when, as we’ve said, things go weird. Then in comes the “vigesimal system” which used the base 20, hence quatre-vingt-quatre (84). Many believe it ended up in French due to the influence of the Celts in France, whose languages use the base 20 system.

What is the meaning of 1 to 100 in French?

If Napoleon could handle French numbers, you can, too! 1-100 in French. This is the foundation for all other numbers: un, deux, trois, quatre, cinq, six, sept, huit, neuf, dix, onze, douze, treize, quatorze, quinze.