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Ch 13: Food in French: Vocabulary & Phrases

About This Chapter

The Food in French: Vocabulary & Phrases chapter of this Basic French: Help & Review course is the simplest way to learn food vocabulary in French. This chapter uses simple and fun lessons that only take about five minutes, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn essential French words and phrases about food.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering French food vocabulary will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn food vocabulary in French. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding French food vocabulary and phrases
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning French (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn French words and phrases for food
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra French learning resources

How It Works:

  •  Find lessons in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  •  Watch the video or read through the text lesson.
  •  Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
  •  Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  •  Verify you're ready by completing the Food in French: Vocabulary & Phrases chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  •  Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Food in French: Vocabulary & Phrases chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any French food vocabulary question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos and read text lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a food vocabulary and phrases unit of a standard French course. Topics covered include:

  • Cooking terms and measurements
  • Kitchen and utensil vocabulary words
  • French menu items and restaurant vocabulary
  • How to make a reservation in French
  • Fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood
  • French meals

12 Lessons in Chapter 13: Food in French: Vocabulary & Phrases
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
French Cooking Measurements

1. French Cooking Measurements

How do you know what measurements to use when in a foreign country? In this lesson we will see measurement conversions, as well as vocabulary and verbs that you will need to measure things in a French speaking country.

French Cooking Terms

2. French Cooking Terms

In this lesson, we will learn some basic French terms related to cooking. In addition to some general cooking vocabulary, we will discuss cooking utensils, common ingredients, and verbs or instructions you might see in a recipe.

French Kitchen Vocabulary

3. French Kitchen Vocabulary

Yes, France IS the country of fine cuisine. But whether it's in a restaurant or at home, a good meal always starts in the kitchen. With this lesson on French kitchen vocabulary, you'll be able to steal your friends' good recipes!

French Menu Terms

4. French Menu Terms

Ordering food at a French restaurant can be confusing. In this lesson, we'll go through menu terms and special quirks, so you can order like a French person the next time you're eating at a French restaurant.

French Restaurant Vocabulary

5. French Restaurant Vocabulary

France, the country of fine ''cuisine'' and Michelin-starred restaurants! No matter where you stay in France, you're bound to eat at at least one restaurant. In this lesson, we'll go over the basics of French restaurant vocabulary.

Fruit Names in French

6. Fruit Names in French

This lesson discusses vocabulary for fruits in French and the seasons when they can be most commonly found in France. Recipes involving fruit and cases of potentially confusing vocabulary are also covered.

How to Make a Reservation in French

7. How to Make a Reservation in French

Hotel rooms, restaurants, ski passes: if you're travelling to France, making reservations ahead of time might turn out to be a huge time-saver. In this lesson, we'll go over the basic vocabulary that will help you do that.

Meals in French

8. Meals in French

In this lesson, we will learn about the three main meals in French, including common dishes or foods that are typically eaten in France for each meal. We will also go over some general food vocabulary to help you better enjoy mealtime in French.

Meats in French

9. Meats in French

Vegetarians, beware! In this lesson, we'll be learning all about meat. We'll learn some general meat and butcher shop terms in French and go over vocabulary for specific categories of meat, like red meat, poultry, and seafood.

Names of Vegetables in French

10. Names of Vegetables in French

This lesson covers vocabulary for vegetables in French, covering both cognates and more unusual nouns. Following norms of French cuisine, the lesson covers vegetables according to the season in which they're available.

Seafood in French

11. Seafood in French

In this lesson, we will learn a number of key terms related to seafood in French. We will discuss specific types of fish, different kinds of shellfish, and other vocabulary terms that will help you when ordering or preparing seafood.

Utensils in French

12. Utensils in French

In this lesson, you will learn the French words for all the kitchen and cooking utensils you may come across at a dinner party. We'll also go over some dishwashing terms, just in case you decide to help clean up after the party!

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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