Words, words, words...

Catégorie : Expression écrite

                                                                    Words, Words, Words ...(Hamlet, Shakespeare Act 2, Scene 2)

Mots ou expressions interdits

Forbidden words or phrases

A

 I agree (I am agree );

First/In the first place/To begin (In a first time ); First of all (firstable); It is an excerpt from (It is extracted from);It reflects (It traduces)

The text deals with (The text talks about/ speaks about ); The article investigates …/describes …/ depicts.../presents …/analyses …

It enables X to…(It permits to) ; to set up/ to launch (To instaure)

Smoking should be banned in  (We should ban smoking in public places : we = you + me; On = passif) Concerning (face to )

 

Les Faux-amis

 

« False Friends »

B

Noms : agenda ≠ diary ; basket≠trainers ; chance≠ a hazard ≠luck  ; college≠university ; dramatic≠disastrous ; engaged ≠ committed ; emission ; experience≠experiment ; facility (bâtiment, infrastructure) ; fault ≠ mistake figures (les chiffres) ; infancy ≠ childhood ; issue (problème) ;  a journey ; pension≠boarding house/school;petrol≠oil ; rendezvous≠date≠appointment ;  reunion ≠meeting ; service≠favour ; society≠company/firm ; souvenir≠memory ; stage≠course/work experience ; surname≠nickname ; utility (réseau de distribution)

C

Adjectifs: Actual (réel) ≠ current (actuel); ancient≠former ;  comprehensive ≠understanding ; confused≠embarrassed ; engaged≠ committed ; large ≠wide ; proper ≠clean ; sympathetic ≠ friendly, nice ; versatile (polyvalent)

D

Adverbes Actually (en fait) ≠ currently ; now (actuellement) 

E

Verbes : assist ≠ attend ≠ help ; assume (supposer) ; charge ≠ load ; command≠ order ; control≠check ; cope with deceive≠disappoint ;pass an exam ≠ take/sit an exam ; pretend≠claim ; propose ; remark≠notice ; resent≠feel ; rest≠stay ; resume≠summarise ; retire ≠ withdraw ; support ≠bear/put up with

F

Participe présent/ participe passé (I am interested≠ It is interesting) annoyed/ing; bored/ing; embarrassed/ing; frightened/ing; shocked/ing

Les indénombrables

Uncountable words

G

advice (a piece of advice ); energy, evidence,fruit ; furniture, hair (≠ hairs : les poils) ; history/geography/maths ; homework ; information, knowledge, luggage,money ; news, research, progress (≠ an advance), traffic ; (N) travel ; waste ; weather

 

 

Les Confusions lexicales

Word confusions

H

Noms : a job/Ø work ; thing/think ; experience/experiment ;  health ≠ wealth ;hour ≠t ime; person_someone≠people; photograph ≠ photographer; Ø politics/ politicians/ a policy ; relation/relationship; a seat≠ (V) sit; price≠prize; professor ≠teacher; title ≠ headline;

I

Adjectifs et adverbes : As ≠  like; asleep ≠sleepy; economic ≠ economical; every time ≠  all the time ; everyday ≠ all day long; never≠ ever; private (adj) / privacy (nom)  quiet ≠ quite ; real/really; right/good ;small≠little; sometimes≠ some time; still ≠ always ≠ again ;simple/simply;  strange≠foreign  

J

Verbes : arrive ≠ manage(réussir)  ≠happen ; be used to + BVing (être habitué à) ≠  used to+BV(action révolue); become (devenir) ≠ begin (commencer) ; come (venir) go (aller) ; die (mourir) ≠  dead (adj: mort) ≠ death (la mort) ; bring≠take ; fall≠feel≠fill ; fly (voler) ≠  flee (fuir); hear≠listen ; look for≠look after≠look at, see, watch ; live≠leave ( laisser quitter) ≠ let(laisser faire) ; lie≠lay ; make ≠ do ;  stay (rester) ≠ still (adv: encore) ;remind ≠ remember; rise (se lever) ≠ raise (soulever) ;  speak say tell talk to ; teach (apprendre à quelqu’un) learn (apprendre de quelqu’un); wait (attendre) ≠  expect (s’attendre à );

K

Prépositions: across≠through; for/to ; during/for/while ; since (moment précis)/for (durée mesurée); here ≠ there≠their≠they're

Mots incolores et mots colorés

Colorless and colorful words

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Structurer l’expression

Organise your essay

 

Afficher l'image d'origine

M

INTRODUCTION: In most cases/People generally think/The question of.. is a topical/essential/thorny issue …

N

PART1: First/ In the first place/ first and foremost/ On the one hand

O

PART 2 :Then/ On the other hand…/ Second/ next/…

P

PART 3: Finally/ Eventually …

Q

TRANSITION: Let’s now move on to the question of….

R

CONCLUSION: To sum up/In a nutshell/ All in all/ To conclude…

Mots de liaison

Linking words

 

Afficher l'image d'origine

 

S

Addition: What's more/ Plus/ Moreover (More of that) / beside, in addition/ furthermore/ next/ also/ most importantly…

T

Purpose: In order to/ So as (not) to/So that

U

Cause: As/ Since/Because/ Because of+N

V

Concession: Although,though,,in spite of +N, despite + N, however, Yet

W

Condition: Provided (à condition que)/ As long as/ So long as/ Otherwise (sinon)/ Unless (à moins que)

X

 Consequence: Consequently/ therefore/ as a result/ so/ that is the reason why/why/hence

Y

Opposition: Unlike,whereas, while

Z

Time: As:As soon as/ Meanwhile (pendant ce temps)/ Once/Till/until/ while (pendant que)

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par CLAIRE POITTE le 04 nov. 2016 à 11:27

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