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Easy French Practice

French Jokes and Riddles – 6 (With Audio)

By Mostafa Abedinifard on May 8, 2012

Practice your French with these 3 French jokes and riddles translated into English and recorded by a native French person.

How To Study French With French Jokes

Here are my French tips to better your French:

  1. Listen to the audio without reading the transcript
  2. If you don’t get it, read the French transcript as you are listening to the audio of the joke (repeat as needed)
  3. As a last resort, read the English translation. Then listen to the audio again.
  4. Make sure your make French flashcards to memorise the new vocabulary.

French Joke

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Langage Humain

Un cactus dit à un autre :
– «Connais-tu le langage des hommes, toi ?»
– «Oui» répond l’autre cactus. «C’est facile : ils disent tous “AÏE!”».

A cactus to another [cactus]:
– “Do you know the human language?”
– “Oh, yeah,” answers the other cactus, “It’s simple: they always say ‘Ouch!'”

French Riddle


Où dimanche vient-il avant jeudi ?
– Dans le dictionnaire

Where does Sunday come before Thursday?
– In the dictionary.

French Joke

Au Secours!

Deux traducteurs à bord d’un navire conversent.
– «Savez-vous nager?» dit l’un d’entre eux.
– «Non» répond l’autre «mais je peux crier ‘Au secours!’ en neuf langues.»


Two translators are talking aboard a ship.
– “Do you know how to swim?” asks one of the two [literally, ‘says one of them’].
– “No,” answers the other, “but I can shout ‘Help!’ in nine languages.”

More French Jokes and Puns

For more audio French jokes and puns with audio recordings and English translation on French Today, follow these links:

  1. French Jokes and Puns
  2. French Jokes & Audio – 2
  3. Jokes in French – 3
  4. French Jokes Recorded – 4
  5. French Toto Jokes – 5
  6. Learn French With Jokes – 6
  7. Laugh in French – 7
  8. Blagues en Français – 8
  9. Easy to Understand French Jokes – 9
  10. French Funny Jokes – 10
  11. Recorded French Jokes – 11
  12. French Humor – 12
  13. A Fun Way to Learn French With French Jokes – 13
  14. Laugh With French Jokes – 14
  15. Blagues en Français – 15
  16. Blagues Françaises + Audio – 16
  17. Jokes From France – 17
  18. Blagues en Français – 18
  19. Learn French With French Jokes – 19
  20. French Jokes – A Fun French Practice – 20

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