school subjects

les matières

Here you’ll find a comprehensive list of French school subjects vocabulary. Most of these words are easy to learn because they are all almost the same in English (this is because they come from Latin). The main thing you’ll have to memorize is the gender – masculine and feminine.

algebral'algèbre
applied artsles arts décoratifs
artl'art
biologyla biologie
calculuscalcul infinitésimal
chemistryla chimie chemistry
civicséducation civique
commerce, businessle commerce
computingl’informatique
creative writingl'écriture créative
dramaticsle théâtre
drawingle dessin
earth sciencele sciences de la Terre
economicsl'économie (f)
Englishl'anglais
fine artsbeaux-arts
foreign languagesles langues étrangères
Frenchle Français
general sciencel'enseignement scientifique
geographyla géographie
geometryla géométrie
Germanl'allemand
grammarla grammaire
Greekle Grec
Greekle grec
gymnasticsla gymnastique
historyl'histoire
history and geography, humanitiesl'histoire-géo
home economicsl'éducation ménagère
Italianl'italien
journalismle journalisme
language artsllinguistique
Latinle latin
life sciencela cience de la vie
literaturela littérature
mathles mathématiques (les maths
modern languagesla langue vivante
musicla musique
music theoryle solfège
organic chemistryla chimie organique
PE (physical education)l'EPS (éducation physique et sportive)
performing artsarts du spectacle
physical sciencele sciences physiques
physicsla physique
poetryla poésie
politicsla politique
religious instructionl'instruction religieuse
social studiesle sciences sociales
Spanishl'espagnol
technologyle travail manuel éducatif (TME)
theaterle théâtre
trigonometrytrigonométrie
woodworkle travail sur bois
psychologyla psychologie
sociologyla sociologie
philosophyla philosophie
culinary artsla haute cuisine
driver's educationles cours de code et de conduite au lycée

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