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Large–And Extra-Large–French Numbers Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

Some of the most popular posts on this site are those that involve French numbers. There is good reason for this–French numbers are known for being somewhat tricky. In what other language, for example, would you have to say “four twenties [and] ten” to mean ninety? (In French, ninety is quatre-vingt-dix.) If you are interested in…

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French Grammar: Ordinal Numbers: 1st – 100th Posted by on Aug 28, 2012

In today’s post, you will learn how to rank in French—the same way they do it in the Olympics, for example. It goes like this: le premier/la première (the first), deuxième (second), troisième (third), etc.—all the way up to centième (hundredth”)! These ranks are known by the fancy name of “ordinal numbers”, as opposed to the cardinal…

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French Numbers 1-100 Posted by on Sep 15, 2009

This is a post for all of you who are just beginning French.  We’ve included both written pronunciations as well as a video with spoken pronunciation. For even more numbers, check out “French Numbers: Learn How to Count from 1 to 1000” If you are looking to learn French, check out our website at for free resources…

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