French Adjectives – Agreement in Colour Words

French colour words, like other adjectives, must change their forms depending on whether the nouns they are describing are masculine (le/un words) or feminine (la/une words) and singular or plural. Eg. le crayon noir (the black pencil)      les crayons noirs (the black pencils)      la chaussure noire (the black shoe)      les chaussures noires (the black shoes) … Read more

Using Colour Words

In French the colour words come after the nouns that they describe. For example:une pomme rouge = a red apple (an apple, red) See if you can translate the following phrases: une tomate rougeun chien brunune banane jauneune carotte orangele céleri vert Try our Colour Wordsearch and Colour Crossword Puzzles. Visit our sponsor Nallenart for … Read more

What colour is it?

To ask what colour something is, use the phrase “De quelle couleur…?” What colour is the book?De quelle couleur est le livre? The book is red.Le livre est rouge. What colour is the cat?De quelle couleur est le chat? The cat is black.Le chat est noir. Try our Colour Wordsearch and Colour Crossword Puzzles. Visit … Read more