Find out the rules behind when to use jour and journée in French, as well as the difference between soir and soirée, an and année, matin and matinée. This is especially important as they are translated with one same word in English, so learn the subtleties of French language. As usual you’ll also get to learn a few common French expressions to top it all up!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
Le jour, la journée = the day
Le matin, la matinée = the morning
Le soir, la soirée = the evening
Un an, une année = a year
Une soirée = a party, soirée, reception
Une matinée = (Cinema, theatre) afternoon performance, matinee
Faire la grasse matinée = to sleep in (until late)
Les matines (plur.) = matins
LINKS and RESOURCES
- Frère Jacques (folk song for children)
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