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MeryWednesday 23rd of March 2005 09:45:47 PM
Vocabulary: simulation - Here's a list of words you should try to remember :)

[color=blue]un billet[/color] = a ticket

Un billet can either be [color=red]un aller-simple[/color] or [color=red]un aller-retour[/color]

[color=blue]=>un aller-simple[/color] = a single ticket
[color=blue]=>un aller-retour[/color] = a return ticket

Most of you will have to take [color=red] l'avion[/color] to go to Paris, others like me will take [color=red]le train[/color]

[color=blue]=> un avion[/color] = a plane
[color=blue]=> un train[/color] = a train

Other transportation words:

[color=blue]un bateau[/color] = a boat
[color=blue]un navire[/color] = a ship
[color=blue]une voiture / une auto[/color] = a car
[color=blue]un bus[/color] = a bus
[color=blue]un camion[/color] = a lorry
[color=blue]un car[/color] = a coach
[color=blue]un ferry[/color] = un ferry
[color=blue]une moto[/color] = a motorbike

and of course... [color=blue]le métro[/color] = the underground :) you'll have to use it a lot in Paris

Other useful words:

[color=blue]un aéroport[/color] = an airport
[color=blue]le départ[/color] = the departure
[color=blue]la distance[/color] = the distance
[color=blue]le passager[/color] = the passenger
[color=blue]la SNCF[/color] = French Railways
[color=blue]la SNCB[/color] = Belgian Railways
[color=blue]les transports en commun[/color] = public transports
[color=blue]l'autostop[/color] = hitch-hiking
[color=blue]l'arrêt de bus[/color] = bus stop
[color=blue]la gare[/color] = the station

SOME USEFUL SENTENCES

Je veux aller à Paris = I want to go to Paris

Je dois acheter mon billet d'avion = I have to buy my plane ticket

J'aimerais un aller-simple s'il vous plaît = I'd like a return ticket, please

Combien coûte le billet? = how much costs the ticket?

Puis-je payer par carte de crédit? = can I pay by credit card?

Puis-je payer comptant? = can I pay cash?

Je pense que c'est très cher = I think it's very expensive

Est-ce que j'ai besoin d'un passeport? = do I need a passport?

If you need more sentences, don't hesitate to ask :)