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Fruit in French

Fruit in French

Learn the names of Fruit in French + their gender.
Video clip,  online quiz  + free printable worksheets:

Names of Fruit + Articles in French Worksheet

Fruit in French Gap Fill Worksheet

Fruit is introduced using Indefinite Articles –
un, une, des:

Un =   a, an with masculine singular words
=   a, an     with feminine singular words
Des   =   Some    with all words in the plural

un melon(m)             a melon
un citron(m)             a lemon
un raisin blanc(m)  a white grape
un abricot(m)           an apricot
une mangue(f)         a mango
une cerise(f)             a cherry
une figue(f)               a fig
une nectarine(f)      a nectarine
une pêche(f)             a peach
une mandarine(f)   a mandarin (tangerine)
une pomme(f)          an apple
une poire(f)               a pear
une prune(f)             a plum
une banane(f)           a banana
une fraise(f)              a strawberry

Les  = The (in the plural)
Short simple phrases are used to talk about fruit in the video:
J’aime les cerises             =  I like cherries
J’adore les abricots         =  I love apricots
Les citrons sont amers  =  Lemons are bitter

Les (the) is used in French but not in English except in sentences that refer to particular fruit.
The apples on the table are for anyone.
The cherries on the menu come from France.

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Avoir l’air délicieux = to look delicious
Ces = These/Those  (It is a demonstrative adjective)
Ces fraises ont l’air délicieux =
These strawberries look delicious


Free Printable Worksheets:
Names of Fruit + Articles in French Worksheet

Online Quiz

This quiz is also available on its own separate page here:
online quiz

Fruit in French Gap Fill Worksheet

Phrases from the Video:

Les citrons sont amers  
Lemons are bitter.

D’autres melons
Other melons

J’aime beaucoup les cerises
I really like cherries.

Tu aimes les figues?
Do you like figs?

Moi, j’aime les figues.
(Me), I like figs.

Elles ont l’air délicieux.
They look delicious.

Des raisins blancs aussi
Aussi = as well
Some white grapes as well.

Les pommes sont rouges
Apples are red.
(Use ‘The apples are red’  if talking about particular apples)

Maintenant des poires
Now some pears.

Ces fraises ont l’air délicieux.
Ces =  These/Those
These/those strawberries look delicious.

Enfin = Finally
Enfin des abricots
Finally some apricots.

J’adore les abricots
I love apricots!

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French Food and Drink Resources