Bon Voyage 1 Chapitre 12 – La Routine Quotidienne

Bon Voyage 1 Chapitre 12 – La routine quotidienne

In this chapter you will learn how to discuss your daily routine, using reflexive verbs. You’ll also learn about French television programs and daily life in France.

Here is a link to the book’s site for chapter 12 info including games, resources, quizzes, and other fun activities!

Le Vocabulaire (anything with a * is supplementary vocabulary, for expanding your vocabulary)


la routine – routine 

le gant de toilette – washcloth

le savon – soap

le gel douche -shower gel

la lotion de nettoyage –

la crème hydratante – conditioner

le shampooing – shampoo

le peigne – comb

la brosse – brush

la brosse à dents – toothbrush

le dentifrice -toothpaste

la glace – mirror

le rasoir – razor

la barbe – beard

la moustache – mustache

le maquillage – makeup

le fond de teint* – foundation

la poudre – powder

le fard à paupière – eye shadow

le rouge à lèvres – lipstick

le brillant à levres* – lip gloss

la trousse à maquillage – makeup bag



se réveiller – to wake up

se lever – to get up

se laver la figure – to wash your face

se laver les cheveux – to wash your hair

se brosser les cheveux – to brush your hair

se peigner – to comb your hair

se brosser les dents – to brush your teeth

se raser – to shave

se coiffer – to do your hair

se maquiller – to do your makeup

s’habiller – to get dressed

se promener – to take a walk

se dépêcher – to hurry

s’amuser – to amuse oneself/have fun

se coucher– to go to bed

s’endormir– to fall asleep



MOTS 1 : à la maison après le dîner

le zappeur – remote

(more to come)



français anglais
la routine routine
prendre un bain to take a bath
prendre une douche to take a shower
se réveiller to wake up
se lever to get up
se laver to get washed up
se brosser to brush (one’s hair or teeth)
se raser to shave
se maquiller to put on makeup
se peigner to comb (one’s hair)
s’habiller to get dressed
s’amuser to have fun
se dépêcher to hurry up
se coucher to go to bed
du savon soap
un gant de toilette handcloth (face cloth)
du shampooing shampoo
une brosse à dents toothbrush
du dentifrice tootpaste
une glace, un miroir mirror
un rasoir razor
un peigne comb
une brosse brush
la figure face
les cheveux m pl hair
les dents f pl teeth
un évier sink
un lave-vaisselle dishwasher
un frigidaire, un réfrigérateur refrigerator
une télé(vision) television
une télécommande remote control
un magnétoscope VCR (video recorder)
mettre la table to set the table
débarrasser la table to clear the table
faire la vaisselle to do the dishes
faire ses devoirs to do his/her homework
mettre la télévision to turn on the TV
allumer to turn on (electrical)
éteindre to turn off (electrical)
enregistrer to record, tape
zapper to channel surf, zap
changer de chaîne to change the channel
une émission TV show
une publicité commercial
une chaîne channel
s’appeler to be called, named
tôt eary
tard late
d’abord first
ensuite then, next
enfin finally, at last
tout de suite right away

Remember learning those 16 DR. MRS. VANDERTRAMPP verbs that have “être” as a helping verb? Well, reflexive verbs also conjugate with être in the past tense!

Check out the links below for more information on reflexive verbs:

Des Jeux

Quia Flashcards, Matching, Concentration, and Word-Search

Challenge Board Chapter 12 (like Jeopardy) – a comprehensive review of Chapter 12 material  

Quizlet- flashcards for 61 vocab terms from chapter 12, as well as fun games like scatter and space race!

Quia games with both reflexive vocab and around the house vocab

Battleship “La Routine”

“Taking care of yourself” reflexive verbs pop-ups choose the correct reflexive pronouns!


-This link has all the book pages for Chapter 12



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