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the country
le pays
the town
la ville
the building
le bâtiment
a block of flats / a large building
un immeuble
the train station
la gare (SNCF)
the coach station
la gare routière
the park
le parc
a church
une église
the cathedral
la cathédrale
the monument
le monument
the restaurant
le restaurant
the shopping centre
le centre commercial
the shop
le magasin
things to do
les distractions (f.)
the cinema
le cinéma
the museum
le musée
the swimming-pool
la piscine
the skating rink
la patinoire
the stadium
le stade
the sports centre
le centre sportif
the theatre
le théâtre
the village
le village
the river
la rivière
the bridge
le pont
the countryside, the country
la campagne
the field
le champ
a tree
un arbre
the wood
le bois
the forest
la forêt
the castle, the mansion
le château
the sea
la mer
the mountain
la montagne
the north
le nord
the east
l'est (m.)
the south
le sud
the west
l'ouest (m.)
the region
la région
the county
le département
a place
un endroit
a factory
une usine
the countryside
le paysage
the view
la vue
the track, the country road
le chemin
the hill
la colline
the valley
la vallée
the cliff
la falaise
the lake
le lac
an inhabitant
un habitant
the bird
un oiseau
the horse
le cheval
the sheep
le mouton
the cow
la vache
to be (situated)
se trouver
beautiful, lovely
beau, belle
industrial
industriel, industrielle
modern
moderne
old
vieux, vieille
historic
historique
calm
calme
magnificent
magnifique
situated
situé
lively, full of life
animé
noisy
bruyant
polluted
pollué
old, ancient
ancien, ancienne
wide
large
narrow
étroit
Le Havre is now a large, modern, industrial town.
Le Havre est maintenant une grande ville moderne et industrielle.
Lille is an historic town in the north of France where there are lots of magnificent buildings.
Lille est une ville historique au nord de la France où il y a beaucoup de vieux bâtiments magnifiques.
I love going for walks. I walk across the fields and through a small wood.
J'aime faire des promenades. Je traverse les champs et un petit bois.
When I come out of the wood there is a beautiful mansion in front of me.
Quand je sors du bois il y a un beau château devant moi.
The shopping centre is convenient. All the shops are there and the swimming-pool is nearby.
Le centre commercial est pratique. On a tous les magasins et la piscine est tout près.
We spend the holidays in a small, quiet village between the coast and the mountains. There is only the river, the bridge and the square with the church and the café.
Nous passons les vacances dans un petit village très calme entre la mer et la montagne. Il y a seulement la rivière, le pont et la place avec l'église et le café.
I prefer the cinema and the skating rink to museums. History is for old people.
Je préfère la patinoire aux musées. L'histoire, c'est pour les vieux.