Cinephile: Ch 6 French vocabulary

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The vocabulary for chapter 6 (Sur les Levres) in the French textbook Cinephile by Kerri Condito pages 2202-221. All accents and other grammatical marks are included in the notecards. (f) means feminine and (m) means masculine. Masculine and feminine forms are included when possible.

l'actif
l'active

employed person

l'ancien détenu

ex-convict

le barman

barman

le cadre
la femme cadre

executive

le candidat
la candidate

candidate

le chef

boss

le complice
la complice

accomplice

le contrôleur judiciaire

parole officer

le criminel
la criminelle

criminal

le directeur
la directrice

director/manager

l'employé(e)

employee

l'employeur (m)

employer

l'escroc (m)

crook/swindler

l'espion
l'espionne

spy

le patron
la patronne

boss
employer

le secrétaire
la secrétaire

secretary

le voleur
la voleuse

thief

le voyou

thug

l'augmentation de salaire (f)

pay raise

le curriculum vitae (CV)

résumé

la demande d'emploi

job application

le dossier

file

l'entretien d'embauche (m)

job interview

la formation

training

la lettre de motivation

letter of intent

l'offre d'emploi (m)

job offer

les petites annonces

classified ads

le poste

position
job

la promotion immobilière

property development

le salaire

salary

le stage

internship
training course

l'agence immobilière

real estate agency

le duplex

duplex home

le F1

apartment w/ separate kitchen

le F2

apartment w/ kitchen and bedroom

la pièce

room of a house (apartment)

le placard

closet

le studio

efficiency/studio apartment

l'ANPE (f)

government employment agency

le bar

bar

la boîte de nuit

night club

le bureau

office

le chantier

building site
worksite

l'entreprise (f)

firm
company

la mairie

city hall

la prison

prison

la société

company
corporation

la taule

prison (familiar)

les toilettes

restroom/bathroom

l'appareil auditif (m)

hearing aid

l'atmosphère

atmosphere
environment

le chauvinisme

chauvinism

la compétence

ability
skill

le complot

plot
conspiracy

l'état d'esprit (m)

state of mind

le chantage

blackmail

le handicap

handicap

les lèvres

lips

la liberté conditionnelle

parole

la manipulation

manipulation

les menottes (f)

handcuffs

les prothèses auditives (f)

hearing aids

le vol aggravé

aggravated theft

compétent
compétente

competent

débordé(e)

overwhelmed/swamped

dupé(e)

fooled

efficace

efficient

endurci(e)

hardened

handicappé(e)

handicapped

isolé(e)

isolated/lonely

mal à l'aise

uncomfortable

malentendant
malentendante

hard of hearing

manipulateur
manipulatrice

manipulative

qualifié(e)

qualified

sourd
sourde

deaf

avoir confiance en soi

to have confidence in oneself

craindre

to fear
to dread

déchiffrer

to decipher
to solve

embaucher
engager

to hire

espionner

to spy

fouiller

to search

gagner

to earn

lire sur les lèvres

to lipread

poser sa candidature à

to apply for

quitter le nid

to leave the nest (home)

remplir

to fill out (a form)

se mettre à

to start to

souffrir de

to suffer from

suivre

to follow

se taire

to be quiet

travailler au noir

to work on the side

traîner

to drag

tromper

to cheat on someone

virer

to fire (familiar)

voler

to steal

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