Text of 1 Vocabulaire 8.2 Français II 2 Quand j’étais petit(e),.... When I was little,
1 Vocabulaire 8.2 Franais II
2 Quand jtais petit(e),.... When I was little,....
3 Quand il / elle tait petit(e),.... When (s)he was little,....
4 Quand javais # ans,.... When I was # years old,....
5 avoir des responsabilits to have responsibilities
6 avoir des soucis to have worries
7 conduire une voiture to drive a car
8 faire des btises to do silly things
9 faire la sieste to take a nap
10 ennuyer to bother sennuyer = to be bored
11 taquiner to tease
12 rigolo(te) funny
13 polisson(ne) naughty
14 toujours mal lun(e) always in a bad mood
15 capricieux / capricieuse temperamental
16 coquin(e) mischievous
17 sage well-behaved
18 timide shy
19 un petit diable a little devil
20 un petit ange a little angel
21 Quest-ce que cest? Cest un tricycle.
22 Quest-ce que cest? Cest un nounours.
23 Quest-ce que cest? Cest une couverture.
24 Quest-ce que cest? Cest un bac sable.
25 Quest-ce que cest? Cest une poupe.
26 Quest-ce que cest? Cest un train lectrique.
27 Quest-ce que cest? Cest un ballon.
28 Quest-ce que cest? Ce sont des cubes.
29 Quest-ce que cest? Ce sont des billes.
30 conduire = to drive conduisconduisons conduisconduisez conduitconduisent PP=conduit
31 (s)ennuyer = to annoy (to be bored) (m) ennuie(nous) ennuyons (t) ennuie(vous) ennuyez (s) ennuie(s) ennuient PP=ennuy
32 Note culturelle (p. 229) Some families in Cte dIvoire may only be able to send one child to high school, so being a student like Yapo (p. 228) is a respected privilege.
33 Note culturelle (p. 229) High school is very competitive, and students devote most of their time to their studies.
34 Note culturelle (p. 229) When they do have free time, they often visit relatives and friends, play soccer, or get together to listen to music and discuss the latest family events, such as marriages, initiations, and baptisms.
35 Note culturelle (p. 231) Flix Houphout-Boigny, affectionately called Papa Houphout or Le Vieux, was elected as Cte dIvoires first president in 1960 when the country gained independence from France.
36 Note culturelle (p. 231) His presidency was marked by economic prosperity, owing to his support of agricultre and his willingness to foster a close relationship with France.
37 Note culturelle (p. 231) Houphout-boigny served as president of Cte dIvoire until his death in December 1993. His funeral was held in Yamoussoukro.
38 Note culturelle (p. 231) Because of its distinction as the native village of the president, Yamoussoukro has been built up more than any other town in Cte dIvoire, with the exception of Abidjan.
39 Note culturelle (p. 231) Some impressive sights in Yamoussoukro are the Presidential Palace, la basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix (the largest basilica in the world), and large four-lane highways lined with towering street lights and trees for miles in both directions.