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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

le plat principal

the main course

Avez-vous choisi un plat principal?
Have you chosen a main course?

Vidéo. The below video is a good example of a dialog that might take place in a restaurant. Listen to the French while following along with the written dialog. If you’ve received this in an e-mail and have difficulty playing it, you can find the link on our site at

This week, we’re exploring one of our favorite topics — on the menu. Bon appetit! To see other words we’ve posted about the menu this week, visit us at

Vocabulary Section: Food and Drink, Word of the Day