French girl with mobile phone
Un portable - mobile phone.

Nouns - Mixed Bag

What do ‘calculatrice’, ‘sweat à capuche’ and ‘dessin animé’ mean? How would you say, ‘post office’, ‘mobile phone’ or ‘weather forecast’?

Aged 11 to 14 and studying French? This enjoyable rapid revision quiz was created especially to help you.

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In this quiz on French nouns we will learn the names for a variety of different things, from the names of different types of shop, items of clothing, genres of television show, personal possessions, and parts of the school uniform. As the title suggests, it is a real mixed bag of useful French nouns. Have a go and see if you know the meaning of all forty of the nouns given. It’s a fast and a fun way to both learn and revise French which will prove its worth when you come to take tests and exams at school.

In each question you will be given a word or words in English. All you have to do is choose the French equivalent from the four choices offered.
Purse / wallet
Un portable
Un porte-monnaie
Un sac
Une calculatrice
Un portable = mobile phone
Un sac = bag
Une calculatrice = calculator
La boucherie
La boulangerie
La pharmacie
La librairie
La boucherie = butcher's
La boulangerie = baker's
La pharmacie = pharmacy
Un polo
Un tee-shirt
Un sweat à capuche
Une chemise
Un polo = polo shirt
Un tee-shirt = t-shirt
Une chemise = shirt
Post office
Les nationalités
Les magasins
Les transports
La poste
Les nationalités = nationalities
Les magasins = the shops
Les transports = transportation
The weather forecast
La méteo
La télévision
Les informations
Un dessin animé
La télévision = television
Les informations = the news
Un dessin animé = a cartoon
A gameshow
Un jeu télévisé
Un documentaire
Un feuilleton
Un film
Un documentaire = a documentary
Un feuilleton = a soap opera
Un film = a film
Police series
Une comédie
Une émission de télé-réalité
Une série
Une série policière
Une comédie = a comedy
Une émission de télé-réalité = a reality TV show
Une série = a series
Clothes shop
Le magasin de chaussures
Le magasin de vêtements
Le magasin de sport
Le supermarché
Le magasin de chaussures = shoe shop
Le magasin de sport = sports shop
Le supermarché = supermarket
Un blazer
Un jogging
Une cravate
Les couleurs
Un blazer = blazer
Un jogging = tracksuit bottoms / joggers
Les couleurs = colours
Des chaussures
Un maillot de foot
Des chaussettes
Les animaux
Des chaussures = shoes
Un maillot de foot = football shirt
Les animaux = animals
You can find more about this topic by visiting BBC Bitesize - French

Author:  Graeme Haw

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