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PDS AP Fr vocab 2

AP French society vocab

une agglomération populated area
les cites-dortoirs (f) bedroom communities
le foyer home
un grand ensemble apartment complex
une HLM (habitation à loyer modéré) subsidized housing
un immeuble collectif multi-family housing (apartment)
un locataire renter
un logement social public housing
une maison individuelle single family house
un ménage household
un propriétaire owner
le rez-de-chaussée ground floor
les pauvres the poor
les sans-abris homeless
un clochard bum/homeless
manquer de to lack
le quartier populaire low-income neighborhood/area
être au chômage to be unemployed
le chômeur/la chômeuse unemployed person
le grogne discontent (slang)
la zone the hood slang (slang)
le tiers-monde 3rd world
la famine famine
la sécheresse drought
la surpopulation overpopulation
les casseurs vandals
blesser to hurt
faire mal à to hurt
faire un crime to commit a crime
faire un délit to commit a crime
la victime (always f) victim
tuer to kill
commettre un meurtre to murder
le/la meurtrier/ière murderer
pendre to hang
la pendaison hanging
noyer to drown
la noyade drowning
cambrioler/faire du cambriolage breaking and entering
la délinquance delinquency
terroriser to terrorize
le terrorisme to terrorize
une bande/un gang gang
la drogue drugs
une émeute riot
l’insécurité (f) lack of safety
le cadavre body, corpse
le/la criminel(le) the criminal
détourner to embezzle, to hijack
l'empreinte digitale the fingerprint
enlever to kidnap
l’exécution the execution
l'homicide involontaire involuntary manslaughter
l'otage the hostage
le/la suspect/e the suspect
le vol robbery
le voleur/la voleuse thief
voler to rob/steal
bachoter to prepare for exams
bouquiner to read (slang)
bûcher to cram (slang)
se débrouiller to manage/get along
passer un examen to take a test
présenter sa candidature to be a candidate
rater to fail (slang)
échouer to fail
redoubler to repeat a year of school
réussir à to succeed, pass an exam
le bac/le baccalauréat exam and diploma at the end of high school
le bachotage studying for an exam (slang)
avoir du boulot to have work (slang)
un bouquin a book (slang)
une carrière a career
un cours a course
un diplôme a diploma
une dissertation an essay
un exposé an oral presentation
le fac/la faculté a university department
le collège junior high/middle school
le lycée high school (lasts 3 years in France)
la seconde 1st year of high school (11th grade)
la première 2nd year of high school (12th grade)
la terminale 3rd year of high school (13th grade)
Created by: APFrenchPDS