Learn French Vocabulary with Lingvist

Looking to increase your French vocabulary? With Lingvist Custom Decks you can learn from a pool of up to 20,000 words. All of it comes in contextual phrases, so you’re not just learning the language, but also learning how it might be used in real-world settings.

Our general language deck offers 5,000 of the most commonly used words in French, but if you need more, you can always use our various specialized decks. They are crafted by our linguists and focus on French phrases and vocabulary related to topics such as the weather or holidays in France.

Learn Specific French Vocabulary with Lingvist Decks

Want to express your love in French? We have a deck for that. What about working on your French prepositions? There is a deck for that too! From topics on the human body and family, all the way to the supernatural, we have more than a dozen French decks that focus on vocabulary and phrases related to a specific topic:

A Weekend in ParisLove in FrenchEnvironment
NutritionPrepositions in FrenchHealth
New TechnologiesThe Human BodyThe Family
Activities & Leisure TimeFeelings and EmotionsThe Supernatural
HolidaysThe WeatherDebating

We are continually creating more decks, so if you have something you are looking for specifically and don’t want to build your own deck (see Custom Decks below), then write to us!

Build your own French vocabulary course with Custom Decks

If you have interests that are not covered by any of our specialized decks, you can always use Custom Decks. It’s super easy, and it is available on iOS, Android, and web.

To use it, you first enter either keywords around the topic you would like to learn, or – if you don’t have a specific list of keywords you’d like to learn – you can copy and paste some text on your desired topic in either French or English, and you are all set!

You will then see a preview of the French vocabulary Lingvist has created, along with the French phrases that will be used to help you learn these words. You can delete words you don’t want to study or already know, and you can also change the example sentence, if there is one that fits your topic a bit better.

After you have tailored things in the preview, it takes a few seconds for Lingvist to start pairing the French spoken audio to the French phrases in your course. Once that’s done, it’s time to start learning.

Have a friend you are studying with? Or perhaps you are a French teacher? Or maybe you are just super friendly and outgoing and want to share your course with the world? Whatever the case, you can now easily share your customized decks too!

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French Grammar Resources

We want you to learn French vocabulary as efficiently as possible. Check out all of the resources we offer on the French language on our blog, complete with in-depth articles and tips on learning French grammar that you can find below!

French VerbsIrregular French VerbsFrench Adjectives
French NumbersI Love You in FrenchFrench Conditional Tense
-er Verbs in French-re Verbs in French-ir Verbs in French
French Curse WordsFrench Future TenseFrench Greetings
French Imparfait (Imperfect)French Possessive Adjectives and PronounsFrench Prepositions
French Present SubjunctiveFrench PronunciationFrench Reflexive Verbs