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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    They have a French Work Experience Trip... But it's in October. How short a notice is that?!
    Ooh, that'd be fun, but why on earth do they give you such little time to prepare? :confused:
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    (Original post by AquisM)
    Ooh, that'd be fun, but why on earth do they give you such little time to prepare? :confused:
    I won't do it anyway, my mum would have to house someone :mmm:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)





    French class... Only boy :rofl: and the other kids were so crap :emo: and they were all amazed at my crappy French. Have to translate a whole brick of text for Friday, did most in class, might ask for some help!
    :rofl: ahahhahaha pissed myself at that last paragraph!! :lol:
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    (Original post by Gilo98)
    :rofl: ahahhahaha pissed myself at that last paragraph!! :lol:
    Which bit?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Which bit?
    'The other kids were so crap' ahahhaah
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    (Original post by BaconEmperor)
    I know first-hand what it's like to be stuck choosing between the sciences and languages. I was always set on doing a Chemistry-related degree and for AS I did Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths and French but as the UCAS deadline approached I began to realise that I's be much happy doing a languages degree because I didn't like experiments in Chemistry. Then I realised that I'd probably have to study literature in a language degree which I'd hate just as much id not more than doing experiments so now I'm about to start a degree in Economics with Russian. My point is even with mostly Sciences you can study a language at uni, or you can study a Science with a language ('with' means you only study the language components whereas 'and' would probably involve some cultural modules). Also Sheffield offer a triple language degree where you can start two languages from scratch and only need one language at A-Level if you did still want to do German or Spanish through distance learning.
    http://www.shef.ac.uk/prospectus/cou...do?id=T9002013
    Great to hear I'm not the only one! Thanks for your reply. I didn't dislike anything about my science classes, I actually really enjoyed the experiments and seeing the science in action. In fact, there wasn't anything I disliked about the sciences! I took an extra year to study the language GCSEs to make sure I was going into A levels with my choices open. The problem is, if I am to go the Science route then I want to study all three of them and Maths A level so that I have all the options open for me when entering uni. To study a language via distance learning as well would mean that I would be studying 5 AS subjects, which I really don't think I could do especially given my situation. Argh!
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    (Original post by Gilo98)
    'The other kids were so crap' ahahhaah
    Oh, they were their accents...

    They pronounced js and rs as if they were speaking English

    So when I spoke and said "Les parents ont besoin d'élargir leurs horizons" properly they were all like :eek: :eek3:
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    What does this mean...

    ... Il est important de faire preuve de tolérance. Ne soyez pas trop autoritaire, ne les laissez pas faire...

    ?
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Oh, they were their accents...

    They pronounced js and rs as if they were speaking English

    So when I spoke and said "Les parents ont besoin d'élargir leurs horizons" properly they were all like :eek: :eek3:
    :mmm: a couple people in my class pronounce 'Je' as 'jay'!! And they dont know how to say 'I am' or 'I play' :unimpressed:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    What does this mean...

    ... Il est important de faire preuve de tolérance. Ne soyez pas trop autoritaire, ne les laissez pas faire...

    ?
    Which bit?
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    (Original post by 21stcenturyphantom)
    Great to hear I'm not the only one! Thanks for your reply. I didn't dislike anything about my science classes, I actually really enjoyed the experiments and seeing the science in action. In fact, there wasn't anything I disliked about the sciences! I took an extra year to study the language GCSEs to make sure I was going into A levels with my choices open. The problem is, if I am to go the Science route then I want to study all three of them and Maths A level so that I have all the options open for me when entering uni. To study a language via distance learning as well would mean that I would be studying 5 AS subjects, which I really don't think I could do especially given my situation. Argh!
    I had an awful teacher for A-Level Chemistry who unfortunately put me off experiments but I'm glad you enjoy them! Have you considered only doing 2 sciences, maths and a languages? Most people have one science they like the least (except constant who hates them all :lol: ) Typically this is Physics because it's much closer to Maths than it is to Biology and Chemistry. Alternatively there's nothing wrong with just studying languages for fun
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    (Original post by Gilo98)
    :mmm: a couple people in my class pronounce 'Je' as 'jay'!! And they dont know how to say 'I am' or 'I play' :unimpressed:
    :mad:
    (Original post by Octopus_Garden)
    Which bit?
    All of that bit

    J'ai fait un page... That's all that I haven't done...

    I know the second bit is:

    Don't be too bossy, nor leave them to do what they want

    I think!
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :mad:


    All of that bit

    J'ai fait un page... That's all that I haven't done...

    I know the second bit is:

    Don't be too bossy, nor leave them to do what they want

    I think!
    And we are meant to be the very top class in the school....:confused:
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    What does this mean...

    ... Il est important de faire preuve de tolérance. Ne soyez pas trop autoritaire, ne les laissez pas faire...

    ?
    It's important to show tolerance. Don't be too authoritative or let them do...
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :mad:


    All of that bit

    J'ai fait un page... That's all that I haven't done...

    I know the second bit is:

    Don't be too bossy, nor leave them to do what they want

    I think!
    I assume there is no way il est important or tolérance is causing you a problem, so...

    Take a medium or large Collins dictionary, and look up preuve.

    Or, you could use this: http://www.collinsdictionary.com/dic...kiePolicy=true
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    (Original post by Gilo98)
    And we are meant to be the very top class in the school....:confused:
    :rofl:
    (Original post by BaconEmperor)
    It's important to show tolerance. Don't be too authoritative or let them do...
    Yay! I got it!

    This I'm unsure of;

    Les parents ont aussi plus souvent tendance à laisser sortir les garçons que les filles.

    Parents have an increasing tendency to let boys go out more than girls? Or...
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    (Original post by BaconEmperor)
    I had an awful teacher for A-Level Chemistry who unfortunately put me off experiments but I'm glad you enjoy them! Have you considered only doing 2 sciences, maths and a languages? Most people have one science they like the least (except constant who hates them all :lol: ) Typically this is Physics because it's much closer to Maths than it is to Biology and Chemistry. Alternatively there's nothing wrong with just studying languages for fun
    I could do that, but I really enjoyed studying all three sciences for GCSE...I don't think I could choose. I don't know. I think I will evaluate everything in 2 weeks time, and if I doing OK I may perhaps consider studying a language via distance learning for a fifth AS, or I may just not take an A level in it and keep the study of languages to my free time.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    :rofl:


    Yay! I got it!

    This I'm unsure of;

    Les parents ont aussi plus souvent tendance à laisser sortir les garçons que les filles.

    Parents have an increasing tendency to let boys go out more than girls? Or...
    I'd translate it as:
    Parents also have an increased tendency to let boys go out than girls. When translating you have to make sure to translate every single word/phrase.

    (Original post by 21stcenturyphantom)
    I could do that, but I really enjoyed studying all three sciences for GCSE...I don't think I could choose. I don't know. I think I will evaluate everything in 2 weeks time, and if I doing OK I may perhaps consider studying a language via distance learning for a fifth AS, or I may just not take an A level in it and keep the study of languages to my free time.
    Good luck with which ever you choose, you don't have to formally study a language to become fluent in it
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    (Original post by BaconEmperor)
    I'd translate it as:
    Parents also have an increased tendency to let boys go out than girls. When translating you have to make sure to translate every single word/phrase.



    Good luck with which ever you choose, you don't have to formally study a language to become fluent in it
    Done :zomg:

    French is the lesson I look forward to now :teehee:

    We'll see if I like physics.
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    (Original post by BaconEmperor)
    I'd translate it as:
    Parents also have an increased tendency to let boys go out than girls. When translating you have to make sure to translate every single word/phrase.



    Good luck with which ever you choose, you don't have to formally study a language to become fluent in it
    Yes, that's true, and thank you.
 
 
 
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