Shapes in French

French lesson 13 of vocabulary: shapes in French

Shapes in French


At beginner level (level A1), you need to know 8 basic shapes: the triangle, the circle, the square, the rhombus, the heart, the rectangle, the crescent and the star in French. This will be particularly useful for describing an object. The video below will teach you these 8 elementary forms in French:

Thanks to this video, you will learn 8 basic forms in French. To learn the vocabulary of forms in French, repeat after the teacher. When the teacher says “le triangle”, say “le triangle”, when the teacher says “le rond”, say “le rond”, etc., up to “l’étoile”. This way, you will be able to understand them well orally and to pronounce them well in French. To do this correctly, watch the video several times, repeating each shape aloud after the teacher.


To fully understand the written vocabulary of forms and to write it well in French, copy the list below several times. Use the drawings in the video to understand the meaning of each shape. Here is the list of shapes shown in the video (in chronological order):


- le triangle
- le rond
- le carré
- le losange
- le coeur
- le rectangle
- le croissant
- l’étoile


For convenience, below is the list of the parts of the body and the face featured in the video (in chronological order) with the English translation:

- le triangle = the triangle
- le rond = the circle
- le carré = the square
- le losange = the rhombus
- le coeur = the heart
- le rectangle = the rectangle
- le croissant = the crescent
- l’étoile = the star


To deepen this French vocabulary lesson on shapes, you can study the French course: learn to describe an object.


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


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