Gr 5 Une maison



Une maison pas comme les autres!

In this unit,  students will learn vocabulary related to rooms in a house, furniture, and various activities.


·    une maison - a house

·    une pièce - a room

·    la cuisine - the kitchen

·    la chambre à coucher - the bedroom

·    la salle de récréation - the recreation room/ the family room

·    la salle à manger - the dining room

·    le salon - the living room

·    la salle de bains - the bathroom

·    le couloir - the hallway

·   le sous-sol - the basement

·    le rez-de-chaussée - the ground floor

·    le premier étage - the first floor (the floor above ground floor)

·    un rectangle - a rectangle

·    un carré - a square

·    un cercle - a circle

·    un triangle - a triangle

·    un motif marbré - a marbled pattern

·    un motif floral - a floral pattern

·    un motif rayé - a striped pattern

·    un motif à carreaux - a checkered pattern

·    un motif tâcheté - a spotted pattern

·    un meuble - a piece of furniture

·    un appareil - a machine

·    une télévision - a T.V.·    un sofa - a sofa

·    une auto - a car

·    un ordinateur - a computer

·    un lecture de disque compact - a C.D. player

·    une lampe - a lamp

·    une table - a table

·    un évier - a sink


·    plus grand que/ plus grande que - bigger than

·    moins grand que/ moins grande que - smaller than

·    Quelle est ta pièce préférée?  (Which room do you prefer?)

·    Je préfère... (I prefer)


·    Nous chantons - We sing     (chanter - to sing)

·    Nous jouons - We play        (jouer - to play)

·    Nous mangeons - We eat    (manger - to eat)

·    Nous cuisinons - We cook    (cuisiner - to cook)

·    Nous dormons - We sleep   (dormir - to sleep)


Click on the links below for a variety of on-line resources:

ER Verbs Games:

  • Millionaire : See if you can be a millionaire by answering questions related to ER verbs
  • Matching : Match verbs with English translations
  • Jumbled Words : See how many verbs you can unscramble
  • Hangman
  • Battleship : Answer questions to sink the enemy's ship

ER Verbs Practice:

  • ER verbs pronunciation : Click on this link to listen to common ER verbs, tips on conjugations, and quizes for more practice 


1. Millionaire : Play millionaire by answering questions about food and drinks

2. Hangman: Use food and drink vocabulary to play hangman

3. Battleship: Use fruits and vegetable vocabulary to play battleship

4. Digital Dialects: Listen to the French word and match the correct picture (choose "food" vocabulary) 

5. Paires-Eclairs : Fun, matching game- click on "les fruits" or "les légumes"

6. Zut! : Variety of games related to food (Website is free after in the evening only)

7. AMDSB : Great links to games and resources to practice basic vocabulary


1. Picture Dictionary 1: Learn more food vocabulary and listen to the pronunciation (part 1)2. Picture Dictionary 2: Learn more food vocabulary and listen to the pronunciation (part 2)


  • Video on Family : Watch a video to help you remember the family vocabulary in French
  • Le gîte : Watch a video about a description of a cottage.  See how many words  you can identify from this unit of study.
  • House-hunting: Watch a video about buying houses in France
  • Une maison à vendre : Watch three videos about selling houses in France

Oral Resources:

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