Chapter 5 Vocabulary

September 18, 2011 § Leave a comment

to attend – assister à
a lecture – une conférence
a convention – une convention
a wedding – un mariage
to discuss – discuter
to get bored – s’ennuyer
to hear about – entendre parler de
to hear that – entendre dire que
to try to – essayer de
to take a course of studies – faire des études
to forget (to) – oublier (de)
to open – ouvrir*
to take a test – passer un examen
to lose – perdre
a key – une clé
to ask questions – poser des questions
to leave – quitter
to put away – ranger
to give back, render, turn in – rendre
to do a favor (for) – rendre un service (à)
to turn in hw – rendre les devoirs
to visit A PERSON – rendre visite à
to succeed at – réussir à
to pass a test – réussir à un examen
to skip a class – sécher un cours
to download – télécharger
to find – trouver

to start – commencer (à)
to be successful – avoir du succès
to believe (in) – croire (à)
to discover – découvrir *
to become – devenir*
to send – envoyer
to marry (someone) – épouser (quelqu’un)
to do a parachute jump – faire un saut en parachute
to make a fortune – faire fortune
to taste, or try (food) – goûter
to play chess – jouer aux échecs
to produce a show – monter une émission
to spend time – passer (period of time)
to spend one’s vacation – passer ses vacances
to fly a plane – piloter un avion
to retire – prendre sa retraite
to receive – recevoir*
a traffic ticket – une contravention
a degree – un diplôme
to follow – suivre*
the politics – la politique
to fall in love with – tomber amoureux/amoureuse de
to visit (a place) – visiter
a winery – une cave à vins
to steal – voler

as often as possible – aussi souvent que possible
this week – cette semaine
already – déjà
finally – enfin
yesterday – hier
last night – hier soir
2 days ago – il y a 2 jours
last weekend – le week-end dernier

famous – célèbre
elected – élu
boring – ennuyeux / ennuyeuse
enormously – enormément
recorded – enregistré
fascinating – fascinant
unforgettable – inoubliable
round – rond
flat – plat
Russian – russe
united – uni
allergic – allergique
charming – charmant
delicious – délicieux
excessive – excessif
intensive – intensif
social – social
reasonable – raisonnable

an ancestor – un(e) ancêtre
an airplane – un avion
a pub, bar – une brasserie
a gift – un cadeau
an address book – un carnet d’adresses
a puzzle – un casse-tête
a contest – un concours
a crown – une couronne
an event – un événement
a florist – un(e) fleuriste
a day – une journée
a were-rabbit – un lapin-garou (seriously??)
a were-wolf – un loup-garou
a high school – un lycée
a word – un mot
an object – un objet
valuable – de valeur
physics – la physique
a doll – une poupée
a prize – un prix
success- la réussite
a century – un siècle
un smoking – a tuxedo
a mouse – une souris
Earth (the planet) – la Terre

because of – à cause de
a childhood friend – un(e) ami(e) d’enfance
as much as possible – autant que possible
to be lucky – avoir de la chance
that doesn’t prove anything – ça ne prouve rien
that’s funny – c’est rigolo
okay – d’accord
more and more – de plus en plus
what did you talk about? – de quoi as-tu parlé?
so, therefore – donc
Great! – Génial!
not yet – pas encore
maybe – peut-être
How silly – Quelle bêtise
What a pleasure – Quel plaisir

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