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French learning?

  1. Mar 3, 2009 #1

    Lisa!

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    So I've finally started going to a French class! I think that'd be the best time for doing that since I need to keep myself very busy to be able to put up with the new situation and eventually get it over.
    Now I was wondering if you'd know of any online source where I'd be able to hear the pronuncietion of the words and have the translation of the words into English. I mean something like thefreedictionary site. You know I googled for it but haven't got any useful website.:blushing:
     
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    How about getting a french boyfriend ? :tongue2:
     
  5. Mar 3, 2009 #4

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    I think humanino was offering Lisa! :tongue:
     
  7. Mar 3, 2009 #6
    In my opinion you've got French down pretty good already.
     
  8. Mar 3, 2009 #7

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    What the hell? How that happened? I swear I know the right spelling of that word.:bugeye:


    He's taken as far as I know!:biggrin:
     
  9. Mar 3, 2009 #8
    We like this translation site in our family:

    http://translation2.paralink.com/

    You can get to animations of people speaking. Our boys (9&15) especially like it when we get the person to say something about excusing himself/herself for farting. Hey... anything to get them interested in furthering their education. :wink:
     
  10. Mar 3, 2009 #9

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    I think you should work on English first.
     
  11. Mar 3, 2009 #10

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    You don't need any of that stuff if you're learning American French.

    Just remember, Buffalo is French for beautiful river (in fact, that's how the city got its name). I know, because some of my ancestors were French - their last name is Buzard.

    When it comes to French, all Americans are Texans.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2009 #11
    Ah, I forgot you knew :cry:
    Is that true !? My dictionary says Buffalo comes from Portuguese, which comes from Latin (or maybe Greek) etymology. "Beautiful river" gives "belle riviere" in french. It's not impossible, "water" giving "eau" (pronounce "oh !"), but it's a long shot. Are you sure ?
     
  13. Mar 3, 2009 #12

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    Humanino, The Evo Child switched to French and she's taken Spanish for so many years that she is confusing the two. I wish you were nearby to help her. You are so good at teaching, so patient. She has a boyfriend, so your girlfriend shouldn't mind.
     
  14. Mar 3, 2009 #13
    Is this an invitation !? :biggrin:
    I might become jobless sometimes soon. I can also work on the garden :uhh:
     
  15. Mar 3, 2009 #14

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    Definitely an invitation!! And now I know you can cook! :tongue2:
     
  16. Mar 3, 2009 #15

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    When it comes to Texas, all other Americans might as well be French. :rofl: :biggrin:

    http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=buffalo

    Buffalo sounds a little like "Boeuf à l'eau". :uhh:
     
  17. Mar 3, 2009 #16

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    Beau fleuve

    I don't know why you guys are looking up the origin of buffalo, as in bison. The city Buffalo has nothing to do with the animal.
     
  18. Mar 3, 2009 #17
    Thanks BobG :approve:
     
  19. Mar 4, 2009 #18

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    I wish you had told me that sooner!:biggrin:

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  21. Mar 4, 2009 #20

    Lisa!

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    Women have a list of single men!o:)
     
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