Airport

French airport vocabulary
If there's anything worse than having to spend time at the airport, it's having to spend time at the airport when you don't speak the local language. Sure, most airport employees speak another language or two, but you'll still be better off if you have these key words and phrases in your pocket. Bon voyage !

   

Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire

LKL
From 30 October to 1st December 2020, France is once again on lockdown due to the spread of COVID-19. Anyone leaving their home must show a signed copy of this document upon request. I've turned it into a reading comprehension exercise with side-by-side translation. Updated 2 April 2020

   

   

   

Bus

French bus vocabulary
Whether local or long-haul, French buses are a great way to get around, so here's the French vocabulary you need to navigate the station, buy tickets, and arrive safely at your destination.

   

Calendar

French calendar
Knowing the days of the week, months of the year, and seasons will come in handy when traveling, making plans with friends, talking about history, and lots more.

   

Canada

Canada in French
Canada is officially a bilingual country, though outside of the province of Québec, French is considerably less common than English. Nonetheless, Canada's 13 provinces and territories have official names in both languages.

   

Cars and Driving

Cars and driving - French vocabulary
Driving comes with a whole mess of rules (that I can't help you with) as well as some specialized French vocabulary (which I can). Learn how to drive in French with this vocab list.

   

   

Dates

French datesIf you ever write letters, make plans, or request appointments, this lesson will be invaluable. There are a few little formulas to memorize in French, but otherwise, dates are very easy to talk about.

   

Dentist

French dentist vocabulary
Broken tooth? Jaw pain? If you need any dental work done while traveling, you'll be glad you sank your teeth into this French vocabulary.

   

   

   

Doctor’s Office

French for the doctor
Whether you have a chronic illness or come down with a common cold, you might have to visit the doctor during your travels. Here's some essential vocabulary for talking to doctors and getting the help you need.