Adverbs of Place French Exercises

french adverbs of place exercises

Bonjour mon étudiant, today, we are going to explore a very important part of the French language that will help you understand and communicate better. They are called ‘Adverbs of Place’.

These adverbs help us describe the location or position of a person, thing, or action. It’s a fundamental aspect of conversation, as we often need to express where something is happening.

To help you better understand and use these adverbs, I have prepared various exercises for you to practice.


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – French Adverbs of Place


a) vais / l’extérieur / je / à

Je vais à l’extérieur.


b) est / ici / il


c) êtes / là / vous


d) réunion / sommes / ici / Nous / pour / la


e) vais / l'extérieur / Je / à / pour / marcher / dans / le / jardin.


f) est / dîner. / ici / pour / à / la / préparation / du / Il / aider


g) beison / sommes / Nous / ailleurs / car / nous / avons / d'un / peu / de / tranquillité.


h) attendre / es / bus / Tu / là-bas / à / le


i) sommes / d'avenir. / ici / Nous / discuter / de / nos / projets / pour


2) Translate these Sentences – French Adverbs of Place


a) I am here.

Je suis ici.


b) He is there.


c) They are everywhere.


d) We are somewhere else.


e) She is inside.


f) You are outside.


g) I am downstairs.


h) They are upstairs.


i) She is nearby.


j) You are far.


3) Practice your Vocabulary


a) inside – outside – everywhere

dedans – dehors – partout


b) here - there - somewhere


c) downstairs - upstairs - around


d) far - near - beyond


e) behind - in front - beside


f) below - above - between


g) anywhere - nowhere - elsewhere


h) nearby - faraway - around


i) north - south - east - west


j) backward - forward - right - left


k) underneath - top - middle


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Texts Taking the French Adverbs of Place into Consideration


I am here in the park. My friends are there, near the fountain. We will meet somewhere else later. I see a cute dog over there.


She is upstairs in her room. Her books are everywhere. She will study somewhere quiet. She sees her cat downstairs.


5) About French Adverbs of Place, Guess the Questions to the Answers


a) Je suis ici. ( Où…)

Où es-tu?


b) Il est là. ( Où...)


c) Ils sont partout. ( Où...)


d) Nous sommes ailleurs. ( Où...)


e) Elle est dedans. ( Où...)


f) Je me promène dans un parc voisin. ( Où...)


g) Ils sont en haut. ( Où...)


h) Elle est près. ( Où...)


i) Je dois trouver un supermarché. ( Où... proximité?)


Et voilà, we have come to the end of today’s lesson on French adverbs of place.

I hope that through the exercises and translations we’ve worked on today, you now feel more comfortable using these adverbs in your own sentences.

Remember, practice makes perfect, so keep trying to use these adverbs of place in your daily conversations or writings in French. Don’t hesitate to revisit these activities as often as you need, until you feel completely at ease. Au revoir et bon courage!


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