When introducing yourself in French, you might want to talk about where you’re from and which languages you speak. French names of countries and languages are quite different from English, so make sure to memorize at least those that are most important to you.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning French“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Countries & Languages

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America

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
AmericaAmérique
american languagelangue américaine
in American (English)en Amérique (anglais)
from Americad'Amérique
AmericanAméricain
americanaméricain

Austria

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
AustriaAutriche
austrian languagelangue autrichienne
in Austrianen Autrichien
from Austriad'Autriche
AustrianAutrichien
austrianautrichien

England

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
EnglandAngleterre
english languagelangue anglaise
in Englishen Anglais
from Englandd'Angleterre
English / EnglishmanAnglais / Anglais
englishanglais

France

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
FranceFrance
french languagelangue française
in Frenchen Français
from Francede la France
French / FrenchmanFrançais / Français
frenchfrançais

Germany

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
GermanyAllemagne
german languagelangue allemande
in Germanen Allemand
from Germanyde l'Allemagne
Germanallemand
germanallemand

Italy

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
ItalyItalie
italian languagelangue italienne
in ItalianenIitalien
from Italyde l'Italie
Italianitalien
italianitalien

Poland

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
PolandPologne
polish languagela langue polonaise
in Polishen Polonais
from Polandde Pologne
Polishpolonais
polishpolonais

Russia

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
RussiaRussie
russian languagelangue russe
in Russianen Russe
from Russiade la Russie
Russianrusse
russianrusse

Spain

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
SpainEspagne
spanish languagelangue espagnole
in Spanishen Espagnol
from Spainde l'Espagne
Spanish / Spaniardespagnol
spanishEspagnol / Espagnol

Switzerland

EnglishFrenchPronunciation
(Audio)
SwitzerlandSuisse
swiss languagelangue suisse
in Swissen suisse
from Switzerlandde la Suisse
SwissSuisse
swisssuisse
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