Can You Spell These Basic French Vocabulary Words Correctly?

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Heather Cahill

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About This Quiz

Etes-vous prêt? Be prepared to know your French vocabulary words and how to spell them on this quiz. It doesn't matter if you're a beginner to French, or if you've been speaking it for your whole life. It's always important to get back to basics! Some French spelling may not be what it seems.

The first part of this quiz is going to test your ability to translate basic words into French. We can't just give you the answers in the question! Then, you'll have to figure out which of the spellings given, is the correct one. Think you're the person for the job? Then get ready to ace this one!

Do you know how to spell words like "flower," "word" and "yes" in French? What about "phone," "always" or "name"?  Too easy? Then tell us what the French spelling of the word "pen" is! If you said yes to any of these, then you're ready to prove yourself on this quiz.

If this seems simple to you, then we're sure that you'll have no trouble. So, if you think you're an expert on the language of love, then what are you waiting for? Take the quiz to see if you can spell in the language as well!

How do you spell the word "woman" in French?

The correct way to spell the word in French is "femme." If you wanted to refer to a man, you would say "homme."

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How do you spell the word “flower” in French?

The correct spelling of the word “fleur.” When used in a sentence, you could say “J’aime les fleurs très belle.”

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How do you spell the word "tree" in French?

A "tree" is spelled as "arbre" in French, which is a general term for all trees. The type of tree matters in French as well, as they all have different names. For example, a maple tree is "érable" and an oak tree is "chêne".

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What is the spelling of the word that means "young" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "jeune." If you wanted to say "old," then you would say "vieux."

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What is the spelling of the word that means "idea" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "idée." It is pronounced as "e-day" and when used in a sentence, you could say "J'ai une idée." That means, "I have an idea."

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How do you spell the word “shoe” in French?

The correct spelling for the word is “soulier.” As with many other French words, there are words to specify type. For examples, “les bottes” is French for “the boots.”

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What is the spelling of the word that means "wind" in French?

The correct spelling is "vent." It has a different pronunciation than the English word, sounding more like "vawn."

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How do you spell the word for "always" in French?

The correct spelling is "toujours." If instead you wanted to say the word "never," you would have to say "jamais" which is often used alongside the word "pas."

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How do you spell the word "now" in French?

The word "now" in French is "maintenant." Aimez-vous le quiz maintenant? That's French for, "Are you enjoying the quiz right now?" We hope you are!

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What is the spelling of the word that means "king" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "roi." If you wanted to say the word "queen," you would say "reine." The term "royal" in French is easy to remember, as it is spelled the same way as it is in English!

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What is the spelling of the word that means "happy" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "content." This can change according to whoever you are speaking to. For example, when speaking about a girl, you would spell it as "contente."

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How do you spell the word "word" in French?

The correct spelling is "mot." Vous devez connaître les mots sur ce quiz pour le réussir! If you need a translation, this means that you need to know all the word on the quiz to pass it.

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How do you spell the word "here" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "ici." When used in a sentence, you could say: "Je suis ici, maman!" This sentence means, "I am here mom!"

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What is the spelling of the word that means "sell" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "vendre." The ending on the verb is of much importance especially when it comes to conjugation. This is due to the ending of the verb, which changes.

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How do you spell the word "table" in French?

"Table" in French is quite simply, "table." The chairs are known as "les chaises." Sometimes the language makes it easy to remember words!

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What is the spelling of the word that means "sun" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "soleil." The word used for "moon" is "lune" and the word for "stars" is "étoiles."

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What is the spelling of the word that means "city" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "ville." For example, you could say "le ville de New York" when referring to the city of New York.

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How do you spell the word "name" in French?

The proper spelling of the word is "nom." Qu'est-ce que ç'est ton nom? That's French for the question "what is your name?"

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How do you spell the word "yes" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "oui." If you wanted to say the word "no," you would say "non." Need to say "maybe"? It's "peut être" in French!

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How do you spell the word "bread" in French?

"Pain" is the word used for "bread" in French. If you wanted to talk about a loaf of bread instead, you would have to call it "miche de pain."

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How do you spell the word "coffee" in French?

The correct spelling is "café." Do you add sugar or milk in your coffee? In French, those words are spelled "sucre" and "lait."

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What is the spelling of the word that means "computer" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "ordinateur." When used in a sentence, you could say "J'ai besoin d'utiliser l'ordinateur." That means, "I need to use the computer."

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How would you spell the word "dog" in French?

"Chien" is the correct spelling of the word "dog." "Chat" on the other hand, is used when speaking about a cat, specifically a male cat.

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What is the spelling of the word that means "movie" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "film." The word for "television show" in French is "émission de télévision."

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What is the spelling of the word that means "cold" in French?

The correct spelling is "froid." If you wanted to say the word "hot," that would be "chaud" in French.

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What is the spelling of the word that means "number" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "nombre." To say "letter" in French is quite easy, as it is simply "lettre." Sometimes, rearranging the letters can really pay off!

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How do you spell the word "seven" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "sept." For each number after that uses seven, it is easy to remember. For example, "seventeen" is "dix-sept" and "twenty-seven" is "vignt sept."

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How do you spell the word “truck” in French?

The correct spelling of the word is “camion.” Another word that can be used for vehicles in general is “auto.”

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What is the spelling of the word that means "bad" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "mauvais." If you wanted to say the word "good" instead, it is simply spelled "bon," or even "bien" in French.

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What is the spelling of the word that means "pen" in French?

The correct spelling of the word "pen in French is "stylo." The word "marquer" means "marker" in English and "crayon" means "pencil" in English.

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What is the spelling of the word that means "what" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "quoi." For the other five W's, they are "qui, où, quand, and pourquoi." In translation, they mean "who, where, when, and why."

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How do you spell the word "today" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "aujourd'hui." If you wanted to say "last night," you would use the words "hier soir." To say the word "tomorrow," you would say "demain."

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How do you spell the word “phone” in French?

The correct spelling of the word is “téléphone.” Don’t forget to add the accents to make it French!

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What is the spelling of the word that means "mail" in French?

The correct spelling of the word is "courrier." This is similar to a word used in English for somewhat of the same thing, "courier."

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How do you spell the word "hello" in French?

"Bonjour" is the correct way to say hello in French. In contrast, if you wanted to say "goodbye" to someone, you would say "Au revoir." If you wanted to say, "See you tomorrow," you could say "À demain!"

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