AQA GCSE French – Identity and culture – Me, my family and friends

    Learn the AQA GCSE French vocabulary about “Me, my family and friends” from the table below. It contains a list of 75 words and phrases for the Foundation Tier and 34 words and phrases for the Higher Tier. Read and listen carefully and check the translations.

    Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - 1 to 25 - Foundation Tier
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    aimable
    kind
    aîné
    elder
    l’amour (m)
    love
    s’appeler
    to be called
    avoir…ans
    avoir 15 ans

    to be…years old
    to be 15 years old
    la barbe
    beard
    bavard
    chatty/talkative
    beau/bel/belle
    beau
    bel
    belle



    beautiful
    beautiful (m)
    beautiful (m) in front of a word starting with a vowel.
    Un bel arbre – a beautiful tree

    beautiful (f)
    le beau-père
    step-father
    la belle-mère
    step-mother
    bête
    stupid, silly
    bouclé
    curly
    célibataire
    single
    les cheveux (m)
    hair
    le copain/la copine
    le copain
    la copine


    friend, mate
    friend, mate (m)
    friend, mate (f)
    court
    short
    le demi-frère
    half-brother
    la demi-sœur
    half-sister
    se disputer
    to argue
    Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - 26 to 50 - Foundation Tier
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    dire
    to say, tell
    égoïste
    selfish
    ensemble
    together
    s’entendre (avec)
    to get on (with)
    fâché
    angry
    se faire des amis
    to make friends
    la femme
    wife/woman
    la fille
    daughter/girl
    le fils
    son
    frisé
    curly
    généreux/généreuse
    généreux
    généreuse


    generous
    generous (m)
    generous (f)
    gentil/gentille
    gentil
    gentille
    kind, nice
    kind, nice (m)
    kind, nice (f)
    la grand-mère
    grandmother
    le grand-père
    grandfather
    les grands-parents (m)
    grandparents
    gros/grosse
    gros
    grosse


    fat
    fat (m)
    fat (f)
    heureux/heureuse
    heureux
    heureuse


    happy
    happy (m)
    happy (f)
    Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - 51 to 75 - Foundation Tier
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    injuste

    unfair
    jeune
    young
    joli
    pretty
    laid
    ugly
    long/longue
    long
    longue


    long
    long (m)
    long (f)
    les lunettes (f)
    glasses
    le mari
    husband
    se marier
    to get married, marry
    méchant
    naughty
    mi-long
    medium length
    mort
    dead
    la naissance
    birth
    né(e) le…
    born on the…
    le nom
    name
    paresseux/paresseuse
    paresseux
    paresseuse


    lazy
    lazy (m)
    lazy (f)
    partager
    to share
    le/la partenaire
    le partenaire
    la partenaire


    partner
    partner (m)
    partner (f)
    pénible
    annoying
    le petit ami
    boyfriend
    Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - 76 to 102 - Foundation Tier
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    la petite amie
    girlfriend
    la petite-fille
    grand-daughter
    le petit-fils
    grandson
    le prénom
    first name
    raide
    straight
    les rapports (m)
    relationships
    le sens de l’humour
    sense of humour
    séparé
    separated
    sortir
    to go out
    sportif/sportive
    sportif
    sportive


    sporty
    sporty (m)
    sporty (f)
    sympa
    kind, nice
    de taille moyenne
    medium height
    la tante
    aunt
    timide
    shy
    tranquille
    quiet, calm
    travailleur/travailleuse
    travailleur
    travailleuse


    hard-working
    hard-working (m)
    hard-working (f)
    triste
    sad
    unique
    only
    vieux/vieil/vieille
    vieux
    vieil
    vieille



    old
    old (m)
    old (m) in front of a word starting with a vowel.
    Un vieil arbre – an old tree

    old (f)
    les yeux (m)
    eyes
    Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - 1 to 34 - Higher Tier
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    HIGHER
    la bague
    ring
    le bouton
    spot, pimple
    compréhensif/compréhensive
    compréhensif
    compréhensive


    understanding
    understanding
    understanding
    la confiance
    trust
    connaître
    to know (a person)
    de mauvaise humeur
    bad tempered
    épouser
    to marry
    l’esprit (m)
    mind
    étonnant
    amazing
    étrange
    strange
    les fiançailles (f)
    engagement
    fier/fière
    proud
    fou/folle
    fou
    folle


    mad, crazy
    mad, crazy (m)
    mad, crazy (f)
    gâter
    to spoil
    gêner
    to annoy
    jaloux/jalouse
    jaloux
    jalouse


    jealous
    jealous (m)
    jealous (f)
    le jumeau/la jumelle
    le jumeau
    la jumelle


    twin
    twin (m)
    twin (f)
    la jeunesse
    youth
    (en avoir) marre
    (to be) fed up
    mépriser
    to despise
    se mettre en colère
    to get angry
    mourir
    to die
    naître
    to be born
    le neveu
    nephew
    les noces (f)
    wedding
    ondulé
    wavy
    se rendre compte
    to realise
    (se) séparer
    to separate
    vif/vive
    vif
    vive


    lively
    lively (m)
    lively (f)

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