AQA French AS vocabulary by topic

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French Topic Vocabulary
Media ­ The Press
un journal = a newspaper (les infos = the news)
un journaliste = a journalist
un éditeur = a publisher
un rédacteur = an editor
un quotidien = a daily
un quotidien populaire / un tabloïde = a tabloid
un exemplaire = a copy
un dossier = an issue
le divertissement = entertainment
le magasin de journaux = newsagents
le courrier du coeur = agony aunt column
le magazine d'information = news programme
le reportage sportif = sports programme
le dessin animé = cartoon
la vie privée = private life
la publicité = advertising
une émission = a programme
la libre parole = free speech
la liberté de la presse = the freedom of the press
une diffusion = a broadcast
la rubrique (sportive) = the (sports) section/column
à la une = on the front page
la question d'actualité = topical issue
la critique = review
la revue d'actualité = news magazine
la presse de sensation = tabloid press
les médias = the media
les ventes = sales
les hebdomadaires = weekly newspapers
les gros titres = the headlines
les faits divers = the news in brief
les petites annonces = classified ads
s'ingérer dans la vie privée de = to invade on the private life of
éditer = to publish
éduquer = to educate
stimuler = to stimulate
museler la presse = to muzzle the press

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New Medias / Communication Technology
le cyber commerce = ecommerce
le fichier = file
l'internaute = Internet user
le mail = email message
le moteur de recherche = search engine
le pirate = hacker
le virus = computer virus
le réseau = network
un site Web = Website
un site Web de réseau social = social networking site (Bebo, Myspace etc.…read more

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ène = director
le personnage = character
le producteur = producer
le public = audience
le roman policier = detective novel
la pièce de théâtre = play
l'actrice = actress
l'artiste = performer
l'avantpremière = preview
la représentation = the performance
l'intrigue = plot
la séance = showing
la salle de concert = concert hall
les soustitres = subtitles
les paroles = lyrics
Health ­ Drugs/Alcohol/Smoking
le tabagisme = addiction to smoking
le tabagisme passif = passive smoking
le SIDA = AIDS
un préservatif =…read more

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éroïnomane = heroin addict
le stupéfiant = drug
la toxicomanie = drug addiction
la cirrhose du foie = cirrhosis of the liver
la gueule de bois = hangover
l'ivresse = drunkeness
la conduite en état d'ivresse = drinkdriving
la poussée de stupéfiants = drugpushing
la toux du fumeur = smoker's cough
la guérison = cure
l'interdiction = ban
la volonté = will power
les drogues dures = hard drugs
les drogues douces = soft drugs
les artères bouchées = blocked arteries
les dommages irréversibles =…read more

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ère grasse = fat content
la consommation = consumption
la cuisine traditionnelle = traditional cooking
la cuisine saine = healthy cooking
la culture biologique = organic farming
la santé = health
la forme = fitness
l'anorexie = anorexia
la boulimie = bulimia
l'espérance de vie = life expectancy
la crise cardiaque = heart attack
l'infarctus = heart attack
la congestion cérébrale = stroke
l'hépatite = hepatitis
la bronchite = bronchitis
les fastfoodeurs = those who eat fast food
les boissons (non) alcoolisées = (non) alcoholic…read more

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înement = training
le sponsorat / le parrainage = sponsorship
le farniente = lazing about
la compétition = competition
la concurrence = competition
la drogue = drug
une récompense = a reward
la violence = violence
la tricherie = cheating
les jeux Olympiques = the Olympic games
les résultats = results
participer = to take part
gagner = to win
perdre = to lose
tricher = to cheat
Tourism and Holidays
le tourisme = tourism
l'afflux = influx of people
un estivant = holiday maker…read more

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ébergement = accommodation
le vacancier = holiday maker
le tourisme rural = cottage holidays
la haute saison = high season
la vie nocturne = night life
une croisière = a cruise
l'évasion = escape
la détente = relaxation
une auberge de jeunesse = a youth hostel
la pension = guest house
la résidence secondaire = holiday home
la station balnéaire = seaside resort
la colonie / le club de vacances = holiday camp
les distractions = things to do
les vacances en location = selfcatering…read more

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é maternité = maternity leave
le comportement = behaviour
l'état civil = marital status
le mariage civil = registry marriage
le PACS = contract between two people living together
la famille (monoparentale) = (single parent) family
l'union libre = living together
le conflit des générations = The Generation Gap
la cohabitation = living together
une épouse / femme = wife
la natalité = birth rate
la cellule familiale = the family unit
la progéniture = offspring
le taux de divorce = divorce rate
l'éducation des…read more

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