French Vocabulary For Books And Print Media

The following table contains a vocabulary list covering various kinds of books, terms relating to newspapers and publishing, people involved in publishing as well as related verbs.

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KINDS OF BOOKS AND PRINT
advertisingla publicité
bookun livre
bookun livre
- autobiographyune autobiographie
- best-sellerun best-seller
- biographyune biographie
- book of adventureun livre d’aventure
- fictionun ouvrage de fiction
- mystery novelun roman policier
- mystery novelun roman policier
- non-fiction un ouvrage nonromanesque
- paperbackun livre de poche
- plotl’intrige (f)
- novelun roman
- science-fiction bookun livre de science-fiction
bookstoreune librarie
comic bookun magazine de bandes dessinées
cookbookun livre de cuisie
draftun brouillon
guidebookun guide
magazineun magazine, une revue
newspaperun journal
- articleun article
- classified une petite annonce
- editorialun éditorial
- front pagela une, la première page
- headingune ribrique
- headlineune manchette
- illustrationune illustration
- interviewune interview
- newsles actualités
- obituaryune notice nécrologique
- photoune photo(graphie)
- reviewune critique
- weekly magazineun hebdominaire
pageune page
pamphelet, brochureune dépilant, une brochure
play une pièce de théâtre
- comedy une comédie
- dramaun drame
- musicalune comédie musicale
poetryla poésie
printing editionun tirage
reference bookun ouvrage de référence
- atlasun atlas
- encyclopediaune encyclopédie
- almanacun almanach
- handbookun manuel
short storyun conte
technical bookun livre de technologie
textbookun manuel scolairemanuel scolaire
PARTS OF THE BOOK
appendixun appendice
coverla couverture
footnotesles notes de bas de page (f)
table of contentsun sommaire, la table des matières
text le texte
titleun titre
un indexun index
chapterun chapitre
paragraphun paragraphe
PEOPLE
authorun(e) auteur(e)
editor, proofreader (correcting)un correcteur
edtior (writing)un rédacteur
journalistun(e) journalist(e)
poetun poète
publisherun éditeur
publishing houseune maison d’édition
readerun lecteur, une lectrice
reporterun(e) reporter, un(e) journalist(e)
writerun(e) écrivain(e)
VERBS
to publishpublier
to readlire
to turn pagestourner les pages, feuilleter
to writeécrire
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