10 Basic French Language Terms for TV and Radio

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Do you ever feel a bit out of your mind listening to French radio or television as you work on learning the language?

Perhaps, you are listening and watching the French TV or listening to the French radio and you hear some words that are repeated but you just don’t understand.

Here are 10 few common French words and phrases you will hear in the media that may just help you have a better understanding of what is being said:

Le Meteo – the weather forecast

Les actualités – current affairs

Le bulletin d’informations – news report

Les infos – news

L’info trafic – traffic news

Les embouteillages – traffic jams

Une émission – a programme

Un divertissement – amusement/entertainment

Un animateur – a host/presenter

Les annonces – the advertisements

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