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135 Cards in this Set

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une agrafe
a staple
une agrafeuse
a stapler
une agrégation
a national exam for high-school and university teachers
person who has passed the national exam
to learn
apprendre (étudier) par coeur
to study by heart, to memorize
avoir des devoirs
to have homework
avoir le trac
to have stage fright
avoir les yeux que se coincent
to be exhausted
avoir (une rédaction, des devoir, etc.) à faire
to have (a composition, homework, etc.) to do
le baccalauréat
le bachot
le bac
the degree granted to students having completed their secondary studies
le/la bachelier (ère)
the person who has been granted the Baccalauréat
bâcler son travail
to botch one's work
la bibliothèque
the library
le bizutage
the hazing
le bizut(h)
first year student, freshman
term used for a new student
to work very hard
le bouquin
la bourse
the scholarship
le brouillon
the rough draft
bûcher (un examen)
to study hard (for a test)
c'est simple comme bonjour
It's easy as 1-2-3. (It's easy as saying Good Morning.)
la cafarder
to snitch
le cafardeur
la cafadeuse
the snitch, tattler
knowledgeable, talented
le cancre
the lazy and weak student, dunce
le caractère
the temperament, personality
to be rowdy in class
la chemise
the manila folder
le chouchou du prof
the teacher's pet
le clavier
the keyboard
la colle
slang- the detention
coller un élève
to give a detention to a student
le collège
the (private) secondary school
le concours
the competition, entrance exam to a place of higher learning (ACT, SAT)
le congé
the short vacation, the day off
la consigne
the detention
to copy, cheat
la corbeille (à papier)
the waste paper basket
le cours
the course, class
le diplôme
the degree, diploma
person who holds a diploma
la dissertation
la disserte (slang)
the term paper
le doctorat
the doctorate
échouer à un examen
to fail an exam
écrire comme un chat
to write illegibly
une écriture
l'éducation physique (f)
physical education
l'emploi du temps (m)
the schedule
enfiler des perles
to do nothing
en retard
l'enseignement (m)
the teaching
to teach
l'épreuve (f)
the test, examination
les épreuves écrites
written tests
les épreuves orales
oral tests
être collé
to fail
être dans la lune
to be daydreaming
être dans les nuages
to be daydreaming
être débordé de travail
to be overwhelmed with work
être instruit(e)
to be educated
être lessivé(e)
to be exhausted
être submergé de travail
to be snowed under with work
les études primaires
primary education
les études secondaires
secondary education
les études supérieures
higher education
étudier avec acharnement
to study rentlessly
la faculté
college of a university
la faculté de droit
law school
la faculté de lettres
liberal arts school
la faculté de médecine
medical school
faire l'appel
to call roll (to take attendance)
faire l'école buissonnière
to play hookey
faire un travail à la six-quatre-deux
to do a job very quickly
faire un travail en quatrième vitesse
to do a job very quickly
ficher une colle à un élève
to give a detention to a student
lazy, slow moving
le gribouillage (gribouills)
illegible handwriting or messy drawing
to write or draw in a messy fashion (scribble)
l'imprimante (f)
computer printer
elementary school teacher
une interrogation
a quiz
le jardin d'enfants
le laboratoire
the laboratory
la librarie
the bookstore
to work very slowly
le logiciel
the software
le lycée
the high school
la machine à écrire
the typewriter
le maître
la maîtresse
elementary school teacher
le materiel
the material
the hardware
la maternelle
pre-kindergarten and kindergarten
mettre au propre
to recopy one's homework
mettre en mémoire
to store in a computer
le micro-fiche
the microfilm
ne pas savoir où donner de la tête
to not know what to do, to be overwhelmed by work or by problems
ne pas savoir sur quel pied danser
to be unable to make a decision
slang term for a new student
l'orthographe (f)
the spelling
passer un examen
to take a test
pattes de mouches
illegible handwriting (flies paw tracings)
la permanence
the study hall
to study hard
to study hard
to program (in a computer)
le pupitre
the student desk
râter un examen
to fail a test
la rédaction
the composition
la remise des diplômes
the graduation
la rentrée
the beginning of the school year
réussir à un examen
to pass a test
la règle
the ruler (measure)
to apply oneself
la salle de classe
se battre les flancs
to do nothing, to be lazy
se débrouiller
to manage
se faire enguirlander
to be scolded
se présenter à l'écrit
to take a written examination
se présenter à l'oral
to take an oral examination
sécher un cours
to skip a class
la souris
the mouse
le stylo à bille
fountain pen
suivre un cours
to take a course
le surligneir
the highlighter
taper à la machine
to type
le thème
the theme
le thèse
the thesis
to work very slowly
le transparent
the transparency
le travail de Penelope
the unending work
to cheat
les vacances (f)
le trombone
the paperclip
to work