Phrases

About school

Here are some extra phrases to help you write an essay about school, but there are also some words about healthy eating that have been included.

Il y a une bibliothèque, une cantine et des laboratoires means there is a library, a canteen and labs.

Il y a un club de football/de débats/de devoirs/d‘arts dramatiques means there is a football/debating/homework/drama club.

On a le droit de sortir à l’heure du déjeuner means we are allowed to go out at lunchtime.

On n’a pas le droit de fumer means we’re not allowed to smoke.

On n’a pas le droit de porter des baskets means we’re not allowed to wear trainers.

On doit porter un uniforme means we have to wear a uniform.

Eating lunch

A midi je mange à la cantine. D’habitude je prends des pâtes ou de la salade et un fruit. Je bois de l’eau means at lunch, I eat in the canteen. Usually, I have pasta or salad and fruit. I drink water.

A midi, je vais aux magasins pour acheter quelque chose à manger means at lunch, I go to the shops to buy something to eat.

Normalement, je mange un hamburger et des frites ou un sandwich. Je mange aussi des bonbons et je bois du cola means normally I eat a hamburger and chips or a sandwich. I eat sweets and I drink a cola.

A midi, je mange à la cantine mais j’apporte un plat de chez moi means at lunch, I go to the canteen but I bring a packed lunch.

Pendant l’heure du déjeuner je rentre à la maison. Je mange de la soupe ou un sandwich et je bois du jus d’orange means during lunch break I go home. I eat soup or a sandwich and I drink an orange juice.

Favourite subject

Ma matière préférée est _____ parce que c’est facile/c’est intéressant/c’est amusant/le prof nous aide.

My favourite subject is _____ because it’s easy/it’s interesting/it’s fun/the teacher helps us.

J’aime la plupart de mes matières sauf ______ parce que c’est nul/c’est trop difficile/le prof crie tout le temps/c’est barbant.

I like most of my subjects apart from _____ because it's rubbish/it's too difficult/ the teacher shouts all the time/it's boring.