rouler de nuit
indice + Jean-Marc's recorded letter...

location

Tourist (c) Kristin Espinasse
We're back now from salty and floral île de Ré, or the Isle of Rhé. This furry tourist, above, enjoyed people-watching from a window overlooking the farmers' market in St Clément des Baleines. His carefree let-it-all-hang-out attitude is reflected in the relaxed rental sign just below. Discover the sign's missing letters in today's vocab entry, here:

une location (lo-kah-syon)

: rental, renting

 Audio File: listen to Jean-Marc read the following French terms: 

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location de vélo = bike rental
location de meubles = furniture rental
location d'un immeuble = property/real estate rental
location de voitures = car rental
location de maison de vacances = home vacation rental
mettre en location = to rent out
prix de location = rent

Reverse dictionary: rental

rental contract = un bail
rental charge = une redevance

A Day in a French Life... by Kristin Espinasse

This story column will return next week. I've got more anecdotes to share with you--and some exciting news too! Meantime, if you would like to take a wild stab at just what it is, this scoop I've been keeping from you, then click here and offer up your most imaginative guess!

Jean-Marc and I will be reading your comments, and I know my mom, Jules, will get a kick out of some of your far-fetched guesses. So get creative and have fun figuring out just what it is we've been keeping secret.

Click here to leave a wild guess, and many thanks for playing along with us!

Amicalement,

Kristin

I love bikes and flowers and baskets (c) Kristin Espinasse
Vélos, or bikes a-gogo on the île de Ré.

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