Today’s free audio lesson will teach you some basic words for clothing in French. Listen to the pronunciation of the French words and practice saying them aloud until you feel confident.
With these French clothing words under your belt (so to speak!) you’ll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in France.
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Rocket Record lets you perfect your French pronunciation. Just listen to the native speaker audio and then use the microphone icon to record yourself. Once you’re done, you’ll get a score out of 100 on your pronunciation and can listen to your own audio playback. (Use a headset mic for best results.) Problems? Click here!
“Les vètements” means “clothes or garments” in general, and the following short list of essential items will give you shopping power when it comes to asking for what you want.
Clothes or Garments
Hosiery, stockings and tights
You might want to add some descriptions to that list, and this is what that would look like:
Les sous-vêtements pour homme
Les pulls en laine
Les chaussettes pour enfants
Les chaussures d'hiver
Le pantalon chaud
Try another French lesson, how about learning your French numbers? A useful lesson when shopping in France!
That's it for today... À bientôt!
Marie-Claire Rivière and the Rocket French Team
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