À la gare

at the train station

la salle d'attente

the waiting room

le kiosque

the news stand

un journal

a newspaper

un magazine

a magazine

une carte postale

a post card

le buffet

the train station restaurant

on vend des journaux au kiosque

one sells the newspapers at the news stand

un aller simple

a one-way ticket

un aller-retour

a round-trip ticket

un horaire

a schedule, timetable

le guichet

the ticket window

la queue

the line

on vend les billets au guichet

one sells the tickets at the ticket counter

les passagers font la queue au guichet

the passengers form a line at the ticket counter

un voyageur

a traveler, passenger (m)

une voyageuse

a traveler, passenger (f)

la voie

the track

le quai

the platform

les voyageurs attendent le train

the travelers wait for the train

on attend le train sur le quai

one waits for the train on the platform

composter le billet

to stamp the ticket

un chariot

a baggage cart

on annonce le départ du train

one annonces the depature of the train

le voyageur n'arrive pas à entendre l'annonce

the traveler does not arrive to hear the annoncement

marie est en retard

marie is late

elle n'est pas en avance

she is not on time


to sell


to wait for


to hear

un voyage en train

a voyage by train

changer de train

to change trains

descendre du train

to get off the train

monter en voiture

to get on by car

une voiture, un wagon

a car

les voyageurs vont changer de train

the voyagers are going to change the train

ils attendent la correspondance

the wait for the connection

ils ont une correspondance à Bordeaux

they have a connection to Bordeaux

dans le train

on the train





le plupart des voyageurs sont assis

the majority of the voyagers are sitting

il y a quelques voyageurs debout

there are a few voyagers standing

sylvian lit un livre

sylvian reads a book

sa copine christine écrit des cartes postales

her friends christine writes some postcards

le contrôleur

the conductor

le contrôleur contrôle les billets

the conductor checks the tickets

romain a une question

romain has a question

le contrôler répond à sa question

the conductor responds to his question

le snack-bar

the snack-bar

Jean et Thouria attendent un ami devant la gare

jean and thouria wait for their friend in front of the train station

Jean et Thouria attendent depuis quarante-cinq minutes!

jean and thouria waited for 45 minutes


to get on


to part


to change


to miss


to read


to say, tell


to write


to respond

un arrêt

a stop

au prochain arrêt

at the next stop

être en avance

to be early

être en retard

to be late

perdre patience

to lose patience

le plupart des

the majority of


a few, some of


since, for

la correspondance

the connection

en seconde

in second class

en première

in first class


to stop

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