student, student who has passed the Bac (equivalent of A levels)

bachelier (m)/bachelière(f)

absent

absent foundation word

ballpoint pen

bic (m)

biology

sciences naturelles (f/pl) sciences nat

boarding school

pensionnat (m) internat (m)

business studies

le commerce

economics

l'économie

class register

cahier d'appel (m)

core / compulsory subject

obligatoire

degree (university)

licence (f)

distance

distance (f)

earphones

écouteurs (m/pl)

essay

rédaction (f)

final exam

examen final (m)

FLA, foreign language assistent

assistant/e (de français etc)

full-time day school

demi-pensionnaire

gifted

doué

headphones

casque (m/pl)

ink cartridge

cartouche (d'encre) (f)

ink eraser same as rubber above

gomme (f)

law (subject)

droit (m)

meeting, discussion

réunion (f)

necessary

nécessaire

optional subject

facultatif/ve

parents' evening

rencontre parents-professeurs (f)

permission

autorisation (f)

physics and chemistry

sciences physiques (f/pl)

present

présent foundation

pressure to achieve good marks/grades

pression (f)

pronunciation

pronunciation (f)

result

résultat (m) see above)

sociology

sociologie (f)

studies

études (f/pl)

supervisor

surveillant (m)

text book

manuel (m)

day off school

journée de congé (f)

to agree (with) something

accepter/être d'accord

to ask a question

poser une question

to be cancelled (lessons)

annuler

to copy

copier (foundation level)

to drop a subject

laisser tomber

to explain

expliquer

to follow

suivre

to have a detention

être en retenue/ être collé

to improve

perfectionner

to move up (to the next form/year)

passer (en classe supérieure)

to pronounce

prononcer

to skive/to skip/bunk lessons

sécher les cours

to spell

épeler

to teach

enseigner

to translate

traduire

training pace place

centre de formation (m)

translation

traduction (f)

university

fac(ulté) (f)

waste of time

perte de temps (f)

written punishment, lines

écrire des lignes

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