Vendredi de Vocabulaire: Les Maladies d’Hiver

It’s winter (l’hiver, masc.) which means it’s the season (la saison) for lots of nastiness. Here’s some vocabulary to help you talk about illnesses:

  • être malade – to be sick
  • une maladie – an illness
  • un virus (pronounce the final s) – a virus
  • un rhume – a cold
  • la grippe – the flu
  • un nez qui coule – a runny nose
  • tousser – to cough
  • éternuer – to sneeze
  • un éternuement – a sneeze
  • la congestion – congestion
  • la bronchite – bronchitis

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