Textbook: Allez, Viens! Holt French Level 2 Chapter 5 Vocabulary

......., c'est mon fort.

...is my strong point.

.........,c'est pas mon fort.

...isn't my best subject.

arriver en retard à l'école

to arrive late to school

avoir une mauvaise note

to get a bad grade

Bravo!

Terrific!

C'est en.......que je suis le/la meilleur(e).

I'm best in...

C'est inadmissible.

That's unacceptable.

C'est pas chance, ça!

Tough luck!

C'est pas grave.

It's not serious.

C'est pas mon jour!

It's just not my day!

C'était incroyable!

It was amazing/unbelievably bad!

Ça n'a pas l'air d'aller.

You look like something's wrong.

Ça s'est trés bien passé!

It went really well!

la cantine

Cafeteria. The order of lunch goes: first course, main dish with vegetables, then cheese, fruit, or yogurt. Lunch lasts about two hours.

carnet de corresondance (note culturelle)

A special notebook in which your behavior is recorded. (tardies, etc.) The carnet is used less with older students and parents must sign any notes written in the carnet so they are aware of their child's behavior.

Chapeau!

Well done!

Comment ça s'est passé?

How did it go?

Comment s'est passé ton week-end?

How was your weekend?

Comment s'est passée ta journée?

How was your day?

Comment se sont passées tes vacances?

How was your vacation?

Courage!

Hang in there!

déchirer

to rip, tear

les devoirs

homework

entendre le réveil

to hear the alarm clock

être collé(e)

to have detention

les exposés

Oral presentations

Félicitations!

Congratulations!

les interros

Pop quizzes

les interros écrites ou orales

Written or oral tests

J'ai du mal à comprendre.

I have a hard time understanding.

J'ai passé une journée horrible!

I had a terrible day!

Je suis assez bon (bonne) en...

I'm pretty good at...

Je suis pas doué(e) pour...

I don't have a talent for...

Ne recommence pas.

Don't do it again.

Oh là là!

Oh no!

passer une journée épouvantable

To have a horrible day

Pauvre vieux/vieille!

You poor thing!

perdre

to lose

Qu'est-ce qui se passe?

What's going on?

Qu'est-ce qui t'arrive?

What's wrong?

Quel week-end!

What a weekend!

Quelle journée!

What a day!

Raconte!

Tell me!

rater le bus

to miss the bus

rater une marche

to miss a step

recevoir le bulletin trimestriel

to recieve one's report card

les rédactions

Compositions

rendre les interros

to return tests

T'en fais pas.

Don't worry.

tomber

to fall

Tout a été de travers!

Everything went wrong!

Tu dois mieux travailler en classe.

You have to work harder in class.

Tu ne dois pas faire le clown en class!

You can't be goofing off in class!

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