Directions in French
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Les directions

Learn how to ask for directions and understand the answers with this list of French vocabulary.

Where is … ?   Où se trouve … ?
    Où est … ?
(informal)   …, c’est où ?
C’est … / Il est   It’s…
le nord
au nord
to the north
le sud
au sud
to the south
à l’est
to the east
à l’ouest
to the west
la droite
à droite
to/on the right
la gauche
à gauche
to/on the left
tout droit   straight (ahead)
à côté de   next to
devant   in front of
derrière   in back of, behind
en haut   up
en bas   down
près (de)   near (to)
loin (de)   far (from)

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