Useful vocabulary

L’année dernière means last year.

Le mois dernier means last month.

Il y a trois semaines means three weeks ago.

Nous avons passé deux semaines means we spent two weeks.

J’ai passé un week-end means I spent a weekend.

Ma famille et moi avons passé quinze jours means my family and I spent a fortnight.

Dans une ville means in a town.

Dans un petit village means in a small village.

À la campagne means in the country.

À la montagne means in the mountains.

Sur la côte means on the coast.

Au bord de la mer means at the sea-side.

Nous avons voyagé en car means we travelled by coach.

J’ai voyagé en train et puis en ferry means I travelled by train then ferry.

Nous avons pris la voiture means we took the car.

Le voyage a duré cinq heures means the journey lasted five hours.

Nous sommes restés avec une famille means we stayed with the family.

Dans la banlieue means in the suburbs.

En centre-ville means in the town centre.

Dans un beau quartier de la ville means in a nice area of the town.

Pendant le voyage means during the journey.

Pendant la journée means during the day.

Le soir means in the evenings.

Nous mangions/on mangeait dans un restaurant means we would eat in a restaurant.