Numbers: Decimals

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French decimals
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In order to learn to understand and pronounce French decimals, the most important thing to know is the symbol. In English, the decimal point is a period or full stop, which is called un point in French. But in French, the decimal symbol is a comma: une virgule.

How to use these listening exercises

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  2. Click “listen.” You can either listen and repeat the numbers or else practice writing them in French, in English, or as digits.
  3. After listening to the sound file for the random exercises, click “reveal” to check what you heard.
  4. You can listen as many times as you like.

Decimal Exercise 1

Random numbers to test your comprehension: Listen

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Sound files courtesy
of Guillaume F. – merci !

Decimal Exercise 2

More random numbers to further test your comprehension: Listen

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 Decimals in Context

More French Numbers

Lesson: Numbers and counting
Listening practice
0 to 9 Decimals
10 to 19 Phone numbers
20 to 59 Prices
60 to 99 Times
100 to 999 Weights/measures
1,000 and up Years

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French decimals

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