Learn French vocabulary with the hit French pop song, AVENIR. It’s catchy & short, making it easy to follow and learn vocabulary with. It is sung by the talented LOUANE, who can also communicate with French Sign Language. Check out the video to see her great musical & sign language talent. (*Post updated Mar 10, 2020)
Learn some of the words from the song with the Word Map & Word Table below.
A WORD TABLE is a table where each word is listed with its dictionary-look-up word (the form of the word that it is listed under in the dictionary), definition, grammatical parts of speech and other notes about the word.
Notes: 1) Scroll horizontally, if all table columns are not visible. 2) LINK* This column shows the DICTIONARY-LOOK-UP word & a link to an online dictionary entry. 3) (* ) This is the translation of the conjugated verb.
A WORD MAP is a visual diagram that organizes the words according to their relationship with each other. Words related to each other (ex: opposites, rhymes, similar conjugation patterns, etc…) are attached or connected to one another.
Notes: 1) (* ) This is the translation of the conjugated verb.
2) Pink word boxes show the lyric vocabulary words.
3) Blue word boxes show Bonus words.
4) White word boxes attached to other word boxes (verbs, nouns, adjectives) show the various forms of the words they are attached to.
5) Bold font show dictionary-look-up words (The form of the word that it is listed under in the dictionary.)
6) Italics show feminine words.
Q2) In the music video, LOUANE is seen using French Sign Language. How does she know sign language?
A2) LOUANE learned French sign language for the starring role in the movie, LA FAMILLE BÉLIER. In it, she plays the only hearing member of a family in which all the others are deaf. As a teenager, she is conflicted by her own ambitions and the responsibility she feels as her deaf family members’ only means of communicating with the hearing world. LOUANE won a César Award (national film award of France and considered to be the highest film honor in the country) for her work in the movie.
Q3) How did LOUANE become famous?
A3) LOUANE became famous after her appearance on the second season of THE VOICE: LA PLUS BELLE VOIX (French version of “The Voice”). See her audition here.