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(formal) How old are you?

Quel âge avez-vous?

How old are you? - Quel âge avez-vous?. The literal translation here is "What age do you have?"

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(to a friend) How old are you?

T'as quel âge?

How old are you (informal)? - T'as quel âge? Note that this is an informal, shortened way of saying Tu as quel âge? Simply adding a question mark to an affirmative sentence is the informal way of asking a question.

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I am going to school today

Aujourd'hui je vais à l'école

today - aujourd'hui

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It's a beautiful morning

C'est un beau matin

morning - le matin. Note that the more uncommon feminine alternative matinée also exists, but that it should be used in particular circumstances.

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Today is my birthday

Aujourd'hui c'est mon anniversaire

a birthday - un anniversaire. Note that anniversaire can also mean "anniversary," though this usage is more uncommon.

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Happy birthday!

Joyeux anniversaire!

Happy birthday! - Joyeux anniversaire!

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Tomorrow is your birthday

Demain c'est ton anniversaire

tomorrow - demain

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What time is it?

Quelle heure est-il?

What time is it? - Quelle heure est-il?

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I am going to school in two days

Je vais à l'école dans deux jours

a day - un jour, une journée. When speaking of days as a division or length of time, use jour. When talking about the duration of a day, use journée. You will learn more about the different use cases of these words elsewhere.

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It is three o'clock

Il est trois heures

It is __ o'clock - Il est __ heures. Note that heure means "hour." To say "It is one o'clock," you would say Il est une heure.

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four hours

quatre heures

an hour - une heure

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I am on time

Je suis à l'heure

on time - à l'heure

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I am going back home at noon

Je rentre à la maison à midi

noon - midi

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It is midnight

Il est minuit

midnight - minuit

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ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety

dix, vingt, trente, quarante, cinquante, soixante, soixante-dix, quatre-vingts, quatre-vingt-dix

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forty-seven, fifty-one, eighty-one

quarante-sept, cinquante et un, quatre-vingt-un

Note that 21, 31, 41, 51, 61, and 71 use et, typically without a dash. However, 81, 91, and 101 don't use et, with dashes used in 81 and 91.

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dozens of students

des douzaines d'étudiants

a dozen - une douzaine. Note that in French, dizaines, or "tens," are actually more commonly used than "dozens."

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The man is old

L'homme est vieux

old - vieux. Note that the feminine form is vieille, and that when vieux precedes a masculine noun starting with a vowel, it becomes vieil.

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The book is short

Le livre est court

short - court. Note that court is not used to describe a person's physical height. To do that, use petit.

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It's a fun day

C'est une journée amusante

fun - amusant

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My family is big

Ma famille est grande

a family - une famille

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My brother is tall

Mon frère est grand

a brother - un frère

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My sister is beautiful

Ma soeur est belle

a sister - une soeur

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His son is six years old

Son fils a six ans

a son - un fils

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Her daughter's name is Anne

Sa fille s'appelle Anne

a daughter - une fille. Note that this is the same word for "girl."

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My mother is intelligent

Ma mère est intelligente

a mother - une mère. Note that maman means "mom."

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My father is forty-eight years old

Mon père a quarante-huit ans

a father - un père. Note that papa is used to say "dad."

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My grandmother is old

Ma grand-mère est vieille

a grandmother - une grand-mère

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My grandfather is Italian

Mon grand-père est italien

a grandfather - un grand-père

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My grandfather is an octogenarian

Mon grand-père est octogénaire

an octogenarian - un octogénaire