French Time

This free online French language lesson is all about learning French time. By listening to the audio, and practicing the French words and phrases about time aloud, you’ll quickly learn how to ask for the time and tell others what time it is.
 
By the end of this lesson you’ll be able to set up a meeting, appointment, or date in French, and be sure that you will be on time in France!

French time phrases

And you may get as an answer…

It is almost like in English, so you should learn your number well and the rest will come easily. Now you will learn when they ask you if you have an appointment to go to the doctor or to meet with a friend “un rendez vous”.

And you may want to know how to have someone repeat when your appointment is…

Here's some useful French vocabulary relating to time…

That’s it for today’s lesson. I hope you had fun!

À bientôt!
Marie-Claire Rivière and the Rocket French Team


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