Lesson 12 of French: indicate and understand an itinerary

French lesson 12 of communication : indicate and understand an itinerary in French

Indicate and understand an itinerary in French
At the beginner level (level A1), you have to know how to indicate and understand an itinerary, a route. So you will be able to ask for directions. That is, asking someone how to get somewhere. You will also know how to tell someone how to get somewhere. Note that in the DELF A1 and DELF A1 junior version & for schools writing test, there is always an exercise in which you must indicate an itinerary, a route (a path) from point A to point B. The video below will teach you how to indicate and understand an itinerary, a route in French. To understand correctly and to speak (pronounce correctly), watch the video several times, repeating aloud after the teacher:

Thanks to this video and this article, you will be able to indicate and understand an itinerary, a route in French. Below you will find the transcript of the example given in the video. Use the map (picture) of the video to fully understand the dialogue and the directions. The route (itinerary) is drawn in red on the map (the image of the video).


“Bonjour Monsieur, je suis perdu. Je veux aller à la gare.


Bonjour, vous êtes devant le théâtre.
Prenez la première rue à gauche.
Continuez tout droit.
Prenez la deuxième rue à droite.
Continuez tout droit.
Traversez le pont.
Vous êtes arrivé.”


This twelfth French communication lesson is part of French course 11: learn to indicate and understand an itinerary which includes 6 additional videos and articles on conjugation, grammar and vocabulary.


You will find examples of written comprehension exercises for DELF A1 and for DELF A1 for junior version & for schools and asking you to indicate an itinerary by clicking on the links below:


- DELF A1 sample papers


- DELF A1 junior version & for schools sample papers


Once you have mastered this twelfth French lesson “indicating and understanding an itinerary”, you can move on to the next French communication lesson:

French Lesson 13: shopping at the market in French


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