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French School Vocabulary

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Learn French vocabulary related to school, including different types of schools and school supplies. Click any link to hear that word pronounced.

une école - school (in general), grade school
un écolier, une écolière - grade school student

un collège - middle school, junior high
un collégien, une collégienne - middle school student

un lycée - high school
un lycéen, une lycéenne - high school student

une université - college, university
un étudiant, une étudiante - college student

un professeur, un/e prof (informal)* - teacher
*In France, the word professeur is always masculine, even if the teacher is a woman. The informal apocope prof, however, can be masculine or feminine.


un cours - course

une salle de classe - classroom

un bureau - desk

un pupitre - student desk


un cahier - notebook

une calculatrice - calculator

une carte - map

un classeur - binder

une craie - chalk

un crayon - pencil

des devoirs (m) - homework

un dictionnaire - dictionary

un examen - test

une gomme - eraser

un livre - book

le papier - paper
une feuille de papier - piece of paper
recto verso - front and back, both sides

un sac à dos - backpack

un stylo - pen

un tableau - chalkboard


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