Places in town (city) in French

French lesson 19 of vocabulary: places in town (city) in French

Places in town (city) in French

In French, the vocabulary of places in the city must be mastered at beginner level (level A1). Places in the city allow you to locate yourself in the city, ask directions, indicate and understand an itinerary, make an appointment at a specific location. Thanks to the video below, you will learn the places of the town in French:

Thanks to this video, you will learn the most common places in the city in French. To understand the places of the town orally and to pronounce them correctly in French, watch the video several times, repeating after the teacher. When the teacher says “le quartier”, say “le quartier”. When the teacher says “le centre-ville”, say “le centre-ville”. When the teacher says “la place”, say “la place”, etc. Thus, you will be able to understand orally and pronounce the places of the city well in French. To do this well, watch the video several times, repeating aloud each location in the town after the teacher.

To fully understand the written vocabulary of the places of the city and to write them well in French, copy them several times. Use the images in the video to help you understand the significance of each place in the town. Here is the list of places in the city featured in the video (in chronological order):


- le quartier
- le centre-ville
- la place
- la rue
- le passage piéton
- le pont
- le musée
- la cathédrale
- l’office de tourisme
- la poste
- le cinéma
- l’université
- la bibliothèque
- l’école
- le collège
- le lycée
- la station de métro
- la gare routière
- l’hôpital
- l’aéroport
- la gare ferroviaire


For convenience, below is the list of the french vocabulary of of places in the city in the video (in chronological order) with the English translation:

- le quartier = the neighborhood
- le centre-ville = the city center (the town center)
- la place = the place
- la rue = the street
- le passage piéton = the pedestrian crossing
- le pont = the bridge
- le musée = the museum
- la cathédrale = the cathedral
- l’office de tourisme = the tourism office
- la poste = the post office
- le cinéma = the movie theater
- l’université = the university
- la bibliothèque = the librairy
- l’école = the school
- le collège = the middle school
- le lycée = the high school
- la station de métro = the subway station
- la gare routière = the bus station
- l’hôpital = the hospital
- l’aéroport = the airport
- la gare ferroviaire = the train station


To deepen this French vocabulary lesson on the places of the city, you can study the French course: learn to indicate and understand an itinerary.


Once you have successfully mastered this vocabulary lesson on places in town in French, you can move on to the next lexicon lesson:


French vocabulary lesson 20: shops & businesses in French


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