You'll love this term for "family reunion"!
Les transats (something you can rent on French beaches)...

Vocabulary Roundup - Listen to all the French words we learned in June

Colonie des vacances
Did you miss a post this month? Pas de souci. No worries! Here are all the words and stories from June, accompanied by recent photos from our area (St Cyr-sur-Mer). Click on the title links to access the posts and even more photos. This is a good post to share with a friend, who would like to learn French, as they will get a good taste of this language journal.

Ready to begin? Prepare to scroll down the following list, then...

CLICK HERE TO BEGIN LISTENING TO JEAN-MARC PRONOUNCE ALL THE WORDS WE LEARNED IN JUNE

 

1. L'Un Pour L'autre: Deciding With or For a Family Member

l'un pour l'autre = for each other, one for another
une larme = tear

une chaise roulante = wheelchair
*correction: le fauteuil roulant

et ainsi de suite = and so on
douceur = gentleness
un sourire = smile

Le bonheur est l'art de faire un bouquet avec les fleurs qui sont à notre portée. - Anonymous
Happiness is the art of making a bouquet with the flowers that are within our grasp.
Le bonheur est l'art de faire un bouquet avec les fleurs qui sont à notre portée. - Anonymous
Happiness is the art of making a bouquet with the flowers that are within our grasp.

Le bonheur est l'art de faire un bouquet avec les fleurs qui sont à notre portée. - Anonymous
Happiness is the art of making a bouquet with the flowers that are within our grasp.

Photo bomb toddler chouchou
Photo bombed by a French toddler and his doudou while taking this photo of the blue door.

2. Happiness is...A Notre Portée
le bonheur = happiness
l'art de faire = art of making
la fleur = flower

Bastide rose
House along the sea near St Cyr-sur-Mer

3. Ça Passe ou Ça Casse + Doggy Bags in France

(story re-run: click the link above)

Houses along the port of Madrague

4. Racines: My Father's "Cousins Germains"

Reverse Dictionary:

maiden name = le nom de jeune fille
catching up = le rattrapage
fishing village = le village de pêcheurs
sundown = le coucher du soleil
to be supportive = être d'un grand soutien

Boulder in Mediterranean

5. Oh, Pétard! The Things You Hear & See When Eavesdropping
oh, pétard! = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone

Reinette

oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone

6. Le Coton-Tige + French Doctor's Thoughts on Cleaning Your Ears

oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone

nager = to swim
le fond marin = seabed
se boucher = to clog up
désagréable = unpleasant
le coton-tige = cotton swab
un aspirateur = vacuum
un gant de toilette = wash mitt

Motorcycle-at-port-de-la-madrague
Motorcycle parked at the docks of Port de la Madrague

7. You'll Love This Term for "Family Reunion"!

une cousinade = family reunion
la belle-mère = mother-in-law (also can mean "step-mother")
la belle-soeur = sister-in-law
le soin = care
le mas = old French country-house/farmhouse
le livreur = delivery man
un agneau = lamb
le pois chiche = chickpea or garbanzo bean
le poulet = chicken
la canicule = heatwave

Maison des pelerins
Spectacular views from every window, a charming, private courtyard, comfortable spacious rooms, and air-conditioned bedrooms make Maison des Pèlerins very inviting all year round. View this rental property.

Thank you for your orders, which help support this free language journal.

une cousinade = family reunion
la belle-mère = mother-in-law (also can mean "step-mother")
la belle-soeur = sister-in-law
le soin = care
le mas = old French country-house/farmhouse
le livreur = delivery man
un agneau = lamb
le pois chiche = chickpea or garbanzo bean
le poulet = chicken
la canicule = heatwav
une cousinade = family reunion
la belle-mère = mother-in-law (also can mean "step-mother")
la belle-soeur = sister-in-law
le soin = care
le mas = old French country-house/farmhouse
le livreur = delivery man
un agneau = lamb
le pois chiche = chickpea or garbanzo bean
le poulet = chicken
la canicule = heatwave

 This type of wash mitt, or gant, is the traditional washcloth in French homes

La ROCHE-POSAY sunscreen is rated top by Consumer Reports

THE FRENCH LOVE THESE BEACH TOWELS - quick drying, good-looking

Bonjour AuRevoir doormat

To order "Bonjour/Au Revoir doormat", click here

 

 

Sentier littoral st cyr
Suivez vos rêves ils, connaissent le chemin - Follow your dreams, they know the way

oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone
oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone
oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone
oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone
oh, pétard = oh my gosh!
La Fête des Pères = Father's Day
le papa poule = father hen
et si on... = and what if we...
se garer = to park
le sentier = path
littoral = coastal
la plage = beach
le caillou = pebble, stone

Whether you have read my journal for 15 years or recently signed up--help keep this language website going. A small donation is a great help. Click here to send support.

Comments