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For Ms. Selvin's 4th year class and beyond...

exiger que

to demand that

suggerer que

to suggest that

aimer mieux que

to prefer that

attendre que

to wait until/for

avoir besoin que

to need that

demander que

to ask that

désirer que

to desire that

empêcher que

to prevent that/keep

ordonner que

to order that

permettre que

to permit/allow that

préférer que

to prefer that

recommander que

to recommend that

souhaiter que

to wish that

vouloir que

to want that

il est nécessaire/urgent que

it's necessary/urgent

il est essentiel/important que

it's essential/important

il est indispensable/utile que

it's indispensable/useful

il faut que

one must/has to

avoir peur que

to be afraid that

craindre que

to fear that

s'étonner que

to be surprised that

cela m'étonne que

I'm surprised that

il est étonnant que

it's surprising that

il est bizarre/curieux que

it's strange that

il est extraordinaire que

it's extraordinary that

être content(e)/heureux(-se) que

to be happy that

être triste que

to be sad that

être ravi(e) que

to be delighted that

être satisfait(e) que

to be satisfied that

être désolé(e) que

to be sorry that

regretter que

to regret that

se réjouir que

to rejoice/be glad that

cela m'ennuie/m'agace/m'énerve que

it annoys me that

se plaindre que

to complain that

se fâcher que

to be angry that/because

être fâché(e)/furieux(-se) que

to be angry/furious that

avoir honte que

to be ashamed that

il est ennuyeux/agaçant/énervant que

it's annoying/irritating that

accepter que

to accept that

approuver que

to approve of someone's doing something

désapprouver que

to disapprove of someone's doing something

il convient que

it is suitable/advisable that

il importe que

it matters that/is important that

peu importe que

it matters little that

il suffit que

it is enough

il vaut mieux que

it's better that

il est logique/normal/naturel/juste que

it's logical/normal/natural/right that

c'est une chance que

it's lucky that

ce n'est pas la peine que

it's not worth it that

il est rare que

it is not often that

il se peut que

it's possible that

il est possible/impossible que

it's possible/impossible that

il n'y a aucune chance que

there's no chance that

il n'y a pas de danger que

there is no danger that

balayer le parquet

to sweep the floor

la bibliothèque

the bookcase

cirer le parquet

to wax the floor

épousseter les meubles

to dust the furniture

faire le ménage

to do housework

le fouillis

the mess

ranger

to put away

récurer les casseroles

to scour the pots

la toile d'arraignée

spiderweb/cobweb

nier

to deny

douter

to doubt

il est douteux que

it is doubtful that

il est exclu que

it is out of the question that

je ne doute pas qu'elle sait le faire

I don't doubt that she knows how to do it.

il n'est pas certain que

it's not certain that

il n'est pas sûr que

it's not sure that

il n'est pas évident que

it's not evident that

il n'est pas clair que

it's not clear that

il n'est pas exact que

it's not correct/accurate that

il n'est pas vrai que

it's not true that

il est peu probable que

it's not probable that

il ne paraît pas que

it doesn't seem that

je ne suis pas sûr(e) que

I'm not sure that

je ne dis pas que

I'm not saying that

ça ne veut pas dire que

it doesn't mean that

ce n'est pas que

it's not that

Je ne crois pas que tu as raison.

(I think you're wrong)

Je ne crois pas que tu aies raison.

(I'm not sure if you are right)

J'ai peur qu'il ne comprenne

I'm afraid he understands.

J'ai empêché qu'il ne sort

I kept him from going out.

Doutez-vous que ce livre ne soit utile?

Do you doubt that this book is useful?

un palais royal

royal palace

dotés

equipped with

le terrain de sports

the playing field

améliorer

improve

un lecteur de CD-ROM

a CD-ROM drive

aménager

to fix up

une bourse d'études

a scholarship

inaugurer

to start

un festival de cinéma

a film festival

faciliter l'accès

to make easier

embaucher

to hire

les cours du soir

evening classes

renforcer

to strengthen/reinforce

le programme d'orientation

guidance program

des stages

internships

se battre

to do battle

une demeure

residence

propre

proper

s'endormir

to fall asleep

une mouvement sécessioniste

a secessionist movement

paysage

landscape/scenery

incendié

set on fire

un butte

mound

initiée

initiated

imposante

imposing

pièces d'antiquité égyptienne

Egyptian artifacts

l'île

island

une rive

river bank

à son origine

originally

cadre

executive, professional

un explorateur

explorer

bilingue

bilingual

surboum

surprise party

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