How to talk about means of Transportation in French

means of transportation in French

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to talk about means of transportation in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to talk about individual means of transportation in French
  • how to talk about shared means of transportation in French
  • how means of transportation are used in French sentences
  • how you can immediately test your knowledge on means of transportation in French
  • the way to download Anki files for means of transportation in French

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in A1 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to talk about means of transportation in French!

Table of Contents

Individual Means of Transportation in French

If you talk about travelling, then you will use à for individual means of transportation in French (e.g. walking/cycling/motorbike).

Je vais au magasin à pied.

I am going to the store on foot.

Tu veux aller au parc à vélo ?

Do you want to go to the park by bicycle?

Claude va à l’université à moto.

Claude goes to the university by motorbike.

Shared Means of Transportation in French

If you talk about travelling, then you will use en for shared means of transportation in French (e.g. train/bus/car).

Je vais à l’école en train.

I am going to school by train.

Tu vas au bureau en voiture.

You are going to the office by car.

Elle va à Ibiza en avion.

She is going to Ibiza by plane.

Nous allons à l’université en métro.

We are going to the university by metro.

Vous allez au match en bus ?

Are you going to the match by bus?

Ils vont en ville par bateau.

They are going to the city by boat.

Sentences Overview of Means of Transportation in French

The final section of this lesson on how to talk about means of transportation in French is about seeing the adverbs in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to talk about means of transportation in French through examples.

Je vais au magasin à pied.

I am going to the store on foot.

Je vais à l’école en train.

I am going to school by train.

Tu veux aller au parc à vélo ?

Do you want to go to the park by bicycle?

Tu vas au bureau en voiture.

You are going to the office by car.

Claude va à l’université à moto.

Claude goes to the university by motorbike.

Elle va à Ibiza en avion.

She is going to Ibiza by plane.

Nous allons à l’université en métro.

We are going to the university by metro.

Vous allez au match en bus ?

Are you going to the match by bus?

Ils vont en ville par bateau.

They are going to the city by boat.

Test Your Knowledge on Means of Transportation in French

It’s not enough just to read the article on this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Anki File for Means of Transportation in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A1 you can practice every French A1 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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