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les gradins

the bleachers (stadium)



le but

the goal

arrêter le ballon

to stop the ball


to block

un ballon

a soccer ball

un joueur

a player (m)

une joueuse

a player (f)

le pied

the foot

la tête

the head

un arbitre

a referee

un stade

a stadium

une spectatrice

a spectator (f)

un spectateur

a spectator (m)

une équipe

a team

un terrain (de football)

a soccer field

Le gardien arrête le ballon

The goalie stops the soccer ball

Il bloque le ballon

He blocks the soccer ball

Le ballon n'entre pas dans le but

The soccer ball does not enter the goal

Une équipe de foot a onze joueurs

A soccer team has 11 players

Il y a beaucoup de monde

There are a lot of people


packed/full (stadium)

le match

the game


to win, to earn

Lyon a perdu

Lyon lost

Il a marqué un but

He scored a goal

marquer un but

to score a goal

Sissoko a envoyé le ballon dans le but

Sissoko sent the soccer ball in the goal

Les gradins sont pleins

The bleachers are full


to oppose

Le match a opposé Lyon et Auxerre

The game opposed Lyon and Auxerre

le foot (ball)


les deux camps

the two sides



un gardien de but

a goalie


to (blow a) whistle

le camp adverse

opponent, the other side

Pour jouer au football, on a besoin d'un ballon

For playing soccer, one needs a soccer ball

C'est tout.

Thats all.

Le stade est comble

The stadium is packed.

Une joueuse passe le ballon à l'autre joueuse

One player (f) passes the soccer ball to the other player (f)

Il a égalisé le score- 2 à 2

He tied the score- 2 to 2



donner un coup (de pied, de tête, etc.)

to kick, hit (with one's foot, head, etc.

Lafitte a donné un coup de pied dans le ballon

Lafitte kicked the soccer ball with his foot.

Hier Auxerre a joué contre Lyon

Yesterday Auxerre played against Lyon

Auxerre a gagné par 3 à 2

Auxerre won by 3 to 2


to send

Ils ont joué au foot (ball)

They played soccer

Leblanc a perdu la course

Leblanc lost the race

Pendant la course, les coureurs boivent de l'eau

During the race, the racing cyclists drink water

Le coureur roule vite

The racing cyclist rides fast

Un autre joueur a renvoyé le ballon

Another player (m) returned the ball

Elle a dribblé le ballon jusqu'au demi-cercle

She dribbled the ball to the top of the key

le sol

the ground


to throw, to shoot (a ball)

la course

the race

une coureuse

a runner (f)

une course cycliste

bicycle race

la coupe

the winner's cup (a trophy)

un gagnant

a winner/champion

une piste

a track

Le joueur a lancé le ballon dans le panier

The player shot the ball in the hoop

réussir un panier

to make a basket

Khalil a gagné la course

Khalil won the race

rouler (vite)

to go, ride (fast)


to return


to serve

Un joueur a servi

A player served


up to, until

Le volley (-ball)


le demi-cercle

the semi-circle, the top of the key

le panier

the basket

le basket (-ball)


des coureurs cyclistes

racing cyclists

par dessus le filet

over the net


to dribble

le cyclisme

cycling, bicycle riding

Il a réussi un beau panier

He made a good basket

Une joueuse a dribblé le ballon

a player (f) dribbled the ball

Le ballon ne doit pas toucher le sol

The ball must/can not touch the ground

C'est la première fois qu'il reçoit la coupe

It is the first time that he has gotten the trophy

Khalil a reçu la coupe

Khalil got the trophy


track (the sport)

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