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French Vocabulary Chapter 2 En Ville

une banlieue

suburb; outskirts

une caserne de pompiers

fire station

la circulation

traffic

les clous

crosswalk

un croisement

intersection

un panneau

road sign

un(e) piéton(ne)

pedestrian

l'urbanisme

city/town planning

un arrêt d'autobus

bus stop

quotidien(ne)

daily

s'entretenir (avec)

to talk; to converse

le centre-ville

city/town center; downtown

le palais de justice

courthouse

un commissariat de police

police station

un édifice

building

un gratte-ciel

skyscraper

un hôtel de ville

city/town hall

un logement/une habitation

housing

la préfecture de police

police headquarters

un quartier

neighborhood

un embouteillage

traffic jam

un feu (tricolore)

traffic light

un panneau d'affichage

billboard

un pont

bridge

un rond-point

rotary; roundabout

une rue

street

les transports en commun

public transportation

un trottoir

sidewalk

une voie

lane; road; track

donner des indications

to give directions

être perdue

to be lost

se trouver

to be located

un(e) citadin(e)

city-town dweller

un(e) citoyen(ne)

citizen

un(e) colocataire

roommate

un(e) conducteur/conductrice

driver

un(e) étranger/étrangère

foreigner; stranger

le maire

mayor

les travaux

construction

améliorer

to improve

construire

to build

empêcher (de)

to stop; to keep from (doing something)

s'ennuyer

to get bored

passer (devant)

to go past

peupler

to populate

rouler (en voiture)

to drive

vivre

to live

(peu/très) peuplé(e)

sparsely/densely populated

animé(e)

lively

bruyant(e)

noisy

inattendu

unexpected

plein(e)

full

privée

private

sûr en sécurité

safe

vide

empty

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