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Key Language for Talking about your family origins
  • Français
    English
  • libanais
     
    Lebanese
  • la grand-mère
     
    grandmother
  • le grand-père
     
    grandfather
  • une arrière grand-mère
     
    great grandmother
  • ici
     
    here
  • J'ai
     
    I've got
  • descendre des Chinois
     
    to be of Chinese descent
  • descendre des Africains
     
    to be of African descent
  • Est-ce que vous connaissez l'origine de votre famille ?
     
    Do you know the origin of your family?
  • Mon père est d'origine africaine
     
    My father is of African origin
  • une grand-mère qui est indienne
     
    an Indian grandmother (lit. a grandmother who is Indian)
  • un grand-père qui descendait des Chinois
     
    a grandfather of Chinese descent
  • Où vos parents sont-ils nés ?
     
    Where were your parents born?
  • Ma mère est née en Guadeloupe
     
    My mother was born in Guadeloupe
  • Mon père est né en France
     
    My father was born in France
  • Mon arrière grand-mère était esclave
     
    My great grandmother was a slave
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Key Language for Saying where you've lived
  • Français
    English
  • à l'âge de...
     
    at the age of...
  • de... jusqu'à...
     
    from... to...
  • faire des études
     
    to study
  • les études supérieures
     
    university education
  • le bac (le baccalauréat)
     
    A-levels
  • à la campagne
     
    in the country
  • Vous avez toujours vécu à... ?
     
    Have you always lived in...?
  • J'ai vécu à Pointe-à-Pitre
     
    I've lived in Pointe-à-Pitre
  • Je suis arrivé à Dakar
     
    I came to Dakar
  • Je suis parti en Métropole
     
    I went to mainland France

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