The word in French for ticket is le billet

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The word in French for ticket is

le billet

which incorporates the word BILL but sounds a bit like BEE YAY. So to remember this imagine BILL GATES with a train ticketand a BILL...
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The word in French for ticket is le billet. For a masculine word a male main character is used, and for a feminine word, a female. Famous people are often used, making recall easier. In this case, BILL Gates. Remembering words with Memory Triggers© like this makes learning, remembering and recalling words so much easier. ©exceltra 2007

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How do you remember that the GENDER of the French word for ticket, le billet, is masculine?

Notice the main character of the MEMORY TRIGGER© picture is a male? In this case, BILL Gates.

With all our lessons we teach you to remember the gender with the word, because this is very important in French language. In French all nouns are either masculine or feminine. And it is not always easy to remember which. Hence we add a GENDER TRIGGER.
  • Masculine nouns feature a male main character, (in this case Bill Gates) and the voice recordings on these courses on their CD's is read by a male native French speaker. (Masculine nouns start with le, which means 'the'.
  • Feminine nouns feature a female main character and the voice recordings on these courses on their CD's is read by a female native French speaker. Feminine nouns start with la, which also means 'the'.
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To remember the ticket in French is le billet. Famous people are often used, as we have done here with BILL Gates, making recall easier. You can remember the word, because of its similarity to the French, and you will remember the gender with BILL Gates, learn using Memory Triggers and the superlearning techniques of the 200 Words a Day! system.

Check out some RELATED FRENCH WORDS based on le billet - the FRENCH WORD for ticket

Once you know one word, this makes it easier to learn others... they build together like building blocks! The more French vocabulary that you learn, the more words and compound words you will recognize.

So if you ever want to learn how to say ticket in French, by learning it in this manner, the recall of it becomes so much easier.
Take a look at some of these words that are related to the word le billet - (the FRENCH WORD for ticket) we have just learned. It also means banknote.

le billet de banque - banknote
le faux billet - is how to say forged banknote in French.
le billet doux - is a way of saying 'love letter' in French.
le billet aller-retour - is how they say return ticket in French.
le billet simple - is how you say one way ticket in French language. In fact often the word le billet is dropped and they just say l'aller-simple or l'aller-retour.

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