Helpful phrases for general conversation in IGCSE French

These are the ones that I wanted to remember (ie. the ones that would help me the most) so it may not have everything that you want. Sorry about that in advance. Just thought it's definitely worth sharing.

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  • Created by: C.Gan
  • Created on: 22-04-12 13:44

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French Speaking: phrases to remember for general conversation

-j'en ai marre = I am fed up
-en train d'(infinitive) = in the middle of...
- j'ai besoin = I need
-signifier/ça signifie = to signify/this signifies
-il manque/il n'y a pas = it lacks/there isn't
-depenser=to spend money
-je ne…

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-je grignote=I snack (unhealthily)
-j'aime like neither...nor...
-j'en fais (deux fois par semaine)=I do it (twice a week)
-c'est pas mon truc=it's not my thing
-[une chemise] à la mode=fashionable [blouse]
-ça me donne confiance=it gives me confidence
-pour améliorer les problèmes, on pourrait...=to improve the problems, we could...…




This document is a collection of useful phrases that will add that little bit of extra interest to your speaking examination and make you sound much more authentic. Very helpful for those students aiming at the higher grades and wanting to make themselves stand out!



Thank you!

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