Let’s start off simple: zoo is the same word in French but with a different pronunciation ZOO
Un enclosEnclosure, paddock
Le guichetTicket office
La trompe de l’éléphantElephant’s trunk
Ours blancPolar bear
Words that are similar in French and English:
Un(e) guide / Guide
*Note that a lot of wild animals are recognizably similar in English and In French: Eléphant, Lion, Tigre, Gorille, Girafe, Zèbre, Panda, Kangourou, Panthère, Hippopotame, Rhinocéros...
Do you like visiting zoos? What’s your favorite animal? Mine are chevaux (horses).
Cultural Programs Manager / Office Manager
Clémence has a Master’s degree in Cultural Projects Management. She worked in Paris for several years for theater companies. She likes discovering new cultures, people and places, which is why she crossed the ocean to start a new experience in Boston. She is glad to be part of the French Library to promote French culture and language. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking and all forms of art!