Numbers: Weights and Measures

Prices in French
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Learn to understand and pronounce French numbers as weights and measures.

How to use these listening exercises

  1. The sound files are MP3s and you can either listen to them online or save them to your computer for later. If you don’t know how to do this or can’t hear anything, please read help with sound files.
  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.

Number Exercise 1

Random prices to test your comprehension of French weights and measures.

French sound filesListen

Click to see the list (in groups of five):

Reveal numbers

750 mL   2 kilos   500 g   55 m   6 L

Reveal numbers

14 cm   29 g   34 km   77 mm   12 kilos



Sound files courtesy of Véronique F. Courtois,
author of Les aventures parisiennes de Kimberly.

Number Exercise 2

Random weights and measures spoken much more quickly to further test your comprehension.

French sound filesListen

Click to see the list (in groups of five):

Reveal numbers

84 m   675 mL   143 m   7 kilos   99 cm


Reveal numbers

290 km   250 g   95 L   1 kilo   898 mL


 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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Practice french weights and measures

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