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« Ça pousse, ton jardin?! »

“How is your garden doing?!”

One of our listeners asked that we would prepare a lesson with some gardening vocabulary and that’s what we did, over WhatsApp! We have lots of interesting vocabulary to learn – let’s start with a conversation.

Our lesson contains a range of interesting, garden-related vocabulary. To discover how to use expressions such as the following, let's get started!

  • (faire) pousser [qqc] = (to grow [s.t.])
  • être émerveillé par = (to be amazed by)
  • faire découvrir [qqc] à [qqn] = (to show [s.t.] to [s.o.])
  • dallage (m) = (paving)
  • mauvaise herbe (f) = (weed)
  • haie (f) = (hedge)
  • étang (m) = (pond)
  • nénuphar (m) = (water lily)
  • grenouille (f) = (frog)
  • nicher = (to next)
  • épervier (m) = (sparrowhawk)
  • corbeau (m) = (crow)
  • pie (m) = (magpie)
  • merle (m) = (blackbird)
  • se désaltérer = (to quench one's thirst)
  • saule (m) pleureur = (weeping willow)
  • pinson (m) = (chaffinch)
  • mésange (bleue) = (blue tit)
  • hérisson (m) = (hedgehog)
  • écaille (f) = (scale)
  • piquant = (thorny, spiky)
  • lierre (m) = (ivy)
  • potager (m) = (vegetable garden)
  • perler (f) = (to form beads [of water])

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