French Vocab on Immigration and Integration A2

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Le sentiment d'exclusion ­ sense of alienation
Être déraciné ­ to be rootless
Être inadapté ­ to be ill-adapted
Être marginalisé ­ to be
Le lodgement insalubre ­ squaldid accommodation
Le travail au noir ­ illegal employment
Le travail des sans-papiers se banalise ­ employment of
immigrants without papers is becoming commonplace
Vouloir conserver son identité culturelle ­ want to maintain
one's cultural identity
La liberté de pratiquer sa proper religion ­ freedom to
practice one's own religion
Les règles alimentaires du Coran ­ muslim dietary laws
Les règles vestimentaires ­ laws governing clothing
Les propos racistes ­ racist language
L'agression verbale ­ verbal abuse
Le brassage des cultures ­ mixing of cultures
Les cultures s'entrechoquent ­ there is a clash of cultures
Un fossé se forme ­ a gap develops
Les groupes ethniques minoritaires ­ ethnic minorities

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Le bouc émissaire de tous les maux ­ scapegoat for
everything that is wrong with society
Des indésirables ­ undesirables
Des fainéants ­ layabouts
Traïner dans les rues ­ to hang around in the streets
Les français de souche ­ french people of french origin
(born and bred)
Les français naturalisés ­ naturalised french people
La méfiance ­ mistrust
La xénophobie ­ hatred of foreigners, xenophobia
L'antisémitisme ­ antisemitism
Entrerenir des sentiments racistes ­ to harbour racist
Tenir des propos racistes ­ to make…read more

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Un climat de peurs/ préjugés/ rancoeurs ­to play on fears/
prejudices/ resentment
Attiser les passions/ tensions ­ to fuel strong feelings/
Une attaque de caractère raciste ­ racist attack
Une intensification de la violence raciste ­ escalation of
racist violence
Une émeute raciale ­ racial riot
La volonté de s'intégrer ­ the desire to become integrated
S'identifier aux valuers françaises ­ to identify with french
Régulariser sa situation ­ to legalise one's position
Respecter les lois ­ to obey the laws
Respecter les…read more


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