Want to Become a Polyglot? Here’s How to Learn Multiple Languages At Once
Have you ever thought of becoming a polyglot?
Surely many of you use French tongue twisters to improve pronunciation but what about improving your French vocabulary?
Do you have the terms and phrases for seasons in French in your ‘personal dictionary’?
Do you know which words we typically use in summer or autumn?
When fall (or autumn) comes, people usually like to improve their skills and work on themselves mentally and physically.
Perhaps it has to do something with going back to school, the beginning of learning and achieving something bigger than just lying the whole day on a sofa.
So, this is an ideal opportunity to learn new French words.
In this post, we are going to introduce you to seasons in French and help you improve your vocabulary.
Also, you can download and print the vocabulary list with all these words in the end.
Now, prepare yourself and start taking notes.
The word for season in French is une saison.
This noun is feminine, so when you have to use it, you use articles une, and la.
Moreover, if you use adjectives with this word, adjectives also have to be in the feminine gender.
For example, if you want to say favorite season, you say it saison préférée. So, as you see, the adjective préférée is feminine.
For plural form the -s is added to the word so if you want to say seasons, you say les saisons
As for the seasons in France, like in most parts of the world, there are four seasons: spring, summer, autumn, or fall, and winter.
Spring or le printemps is the masculine noun, like the other three seasons.
L’été or summer, l’automne or autumn/ fall, and l‘hiver or winter begin with vowels, so when adding the article you have to use the apostrophe.
Au printemps or in the spring, nature awakens.
Everything is full of colors, optimism, and positive thoughts.
This season consists of avril, mai, and juin, that is, April, May, and June.
Flowers bloom and trees are filling the landscape.
One of the popular holidays is celebrated au printemps. It is La Fête du Travail ( Labour Day).
Le Printemps Vocabulary
In the following lines, you can find some of the words which are associated with spring.
|Il fait frais||It's cold|
And now, here are some of the examples of the words we use in spring.
Au printemps, tout est coloré.- In spring, everything is colorful.
J'aime les fleurs et les arbres verts au printemps.- I like flowers and green trees in the spring.
Au printemps, les oiseaux retournent du sud. - In spring, the birds return from the south.
The word summer in French is été.
July, August, and September or in French, juillet, août, and septembre are summer months.
Use warm and sunny weather and, en été ( in the summer) go to France on holiday.
Try organizing your vacation on July the 14th, the day when the French celebrate Bastille Day.
It is an ideal opportunity to improve your vocabulary and walk the streets with native speakers shouting Vive la France! ( Long live France!)
L’ Été Vocabulary
To be prepared for the summer in France, you have to boost your ‘summer vocabulary.’ Here are some of the common words.
|Il fait chaud||It's hot|
|J'ai chaud||I'm hot|
|La crème solaire||Sunscreen|
|Le parasol||Beach umrella|
|Le maillot de bain||Swimsuit|
|Les lunettes de soleil||Sunglasses|
|Les tongs||Flip flops|
And now, here are some examples.
En été, je vais souvent à la plage. - In summer, I often go to the beach.
J’aime nager et manger de la place- I like to swim and eat ice-cream.
En été, il fait très chaud- In the summer it is very hot.
In the end of September comes the new season, l’automne, or autumn.
Months en automne ( in the autumn/ fall) are octobre, novembre, and décembre, that is, October, November, and December.
Even though this season is not as warm as spring, there are, however, warm days filled with colors such as yellow, orange, purple, red, and brown or in French, jaune, orange, violet, rouge, and marron.
In case you don’t get to visit France in the summer, you should consider going en automne on Halloween, October 31st and on All Saints Day, November 1st.
Be prepared for l’automne with some specific words used in this season.
|La rentrée||Return to school|
|La tarte aux pommes||Apple pie|
|Le changement de couleur des feuilles||The changing colour of the leaves|
|Un tas de feuilles||A pile of leaves|
|Tailler une citrouille||To carve a pumpkin|
Let’s take a glance at some examples:
En automne, j'adore faire une tarte aux pommes.- In the autumn I love to bake apple pie.
En automne, la citrouille est très populaire.- In the autumn pumpkin is very popular.
L’hiver or winter in France is ideal for winter sports lovers.
Janvier, février, and mars or January, February, and March snow are usually expected in most regions in France.
To improve your vocabulary with l’hiver vocabulary, take a look at the following words:
|Faire du ski||To ski|
|Il fait froid||It's cold|
|J'ai froid||I'm cold|
|La boule de neige||Snowball|
|Le planche à neige||Snowboarding|
|Le bonhomme de neige||Snowman|
|Le patin à glace||Ice skating|
And here are some of the examples:
En hiver je porte des gants.- In the winter I wear gloves.
En hiver, il y a beaucoup de neige.- In the winter there is a lot of snow.
Beaucoup de gens aiment le ski.- A lot of people like skiing.
Don’t forget to download the PDF File with the words and phrases associated with seasons in French.
Knowing the names of seasons in French is important.
And now you know them and much more.
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