In this episode, you’ll discover or re-discover words as you never saw them before. Pay attention and you’ll notice that these are all French words derived from sounds! The result? It’s fun, it’s memorable and will make you think about which other French words derived from sounds you may know 😉
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
- la poésie = poetry
- Vrombir = to throb, hum, buzz, thrum
- Toquer à la porte = to knock on the door
- Toc toc
- Le clapotis = lapping (water)
- Un frou-frou = rustling, swish ; frills and furbelows
- Souffler = to blow ; to breathe out
- Marmonner = to mumble
- Ronfler = to snore
- Siffler = to whistle
- Grogner = (person) grumble ; (pig) grunt ; (dog) growl
- Meugler = to moo
- Caqueter = to cackle ; gossip, chatter
- Un cocorico
- Coasser = to croak
- Croasser = to croak
- Un corbeau = a crow
LINKS and RESOURCES
- FYW Episode 124 ” French songs for babies/toddlers”
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