Learning the French numbers 1-50 can be a daunting task - especially when memorizing them. However, 'un, deux, trois' is not only a song - in reality, French numbers are the stepping stones of the entire French history. Wondering how?
Well, long, long time ago - France was not a nation but a region with many tribes living in it. They scattered through villages and domains and had no clue that the Renaissance as we know it will exactly take place on their land. However, these tribes spoke their own languages and had their own numbers - which were used in fights, games and many informal organizations for the time being.
Therefore, it is evident that French numbers 1-50 are not a part of the civilization as we know it, but date back to thousands of years. Knowing this before mastering them will definitely boost your motivation for learning the French language and the numbers in general.
OK, enough for the history part , I know you really want to pronounce them right :-)
Wondering how to spell and say French numbers 1-50 in the right way?
Fortunately, with the help of technology, you can embark the digital way of learning and listen to French people citing the alphabet, numbers and more. Additionally, there are many games, courses and tools which are proven to make your number learning technique exciting.
At French Maestro, we are committed to encourage you to learn the French numbers 1-50 in a simple and fun way. And the best part?
Well, by the time you learn 30 of the numbers, you will find the key principle of how the numbers scheme works in French. Also, we have broken down the numbers in part - which leaves you to start mastering French numbers 1-50 at first and continue with your learning process.
Finally, it is of big importance for you to know that the best way to learn French numbers 1-50 is to start learning the number itself, rather than putting it together. And remember, the only way to master the French numbers is to practice, practice and once again - practice!
Source : numbers on Wikipedia
Born in Paris where he has spent more than 30 years, Yannick is a French native speaker now based in Ireland. His interest in learning foreign languages comes from his Italian grand-father, his Spanish wife and his Japanese sister-in-law. Teaching French has been a passion since his early twenties when he spent countless hours exchanging with international students.