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FLVS Fr 4

Culutre des Antilles Francaises -

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insulaire of the island
le souci worry
la querelle quarrel
le Mercredi- des- Cendres Ash Wednesday
défiler to parade
la pièce coin
les volets shutters
le groupe masqué group in costumes
autrefois in the old days
païen/païenne pagan
le cortège parade
se dérouler to unfold, to happen
le Dimanche-Gras Fat Sunday
la vie quotidienne daily life
la frénésie frenzy
se retrouver to congregate, to gather
le maitre, la maitresse elementary school teacher
l’aube dawm, daybreak
le char float in a parade
chatoyant : sparkling, shimmering
le tacot : a clunker old beat up car)
retaper to do up, to fix up
la dégustation tasting
les cacahuètes grillées grilled peanuts
le deuil mourning
enterrer : to burry
une mascotte de chiffons a rag maskot/doll
brûler to burn
jeter to throw
le chant d’adieu a farewell song
héberger to host
le logement housing
un hôtel de chaine chain hotel
le tourisme écologique green toursim
l' ile aux fleurs The Flower Island
faire de la plongée sous- marine to scooba-dive
faire de la voile to sail
faire du surf to surf
louer une 4X4 to rent a SUV
faire une excursion to go on a tour
la forêt équatoriale rain forest
un temps lourd humid weather
se faire bronzer to tan
les sports nautiques water sports
la villégiature Holiday resort life
un club de vacances resort, vacation club
louer une villa en bord de mer to rent a seaside cottage
loger chez l'habitant tourism accomodations in private homes
se baigner= nager= faire de la natation to swim
un écran solaire, une crème solaire sunscreen
attraper des coups de soleil to get sunburned
une ballade à pieds a hike
une ballade à vélo a bicycle ride
un tap-tap colorful Haitian bus