The French Experience 2 - Training and work

Formation et travail

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Key Language for Saying how long you've been working
  • Français
    English
  • un métier
     
    job
  • un pilote, une pilote
     
    pilot
  • actuellement
     
    at the moment
  • à peu près
     
    nearly, about
  • exercer un métier
     
    to do a job
  • Depuis combien de temps faites-vous ce métier ?
     
    How long have you been doing this job?
  • depuis quinze ans
     
    for fifteen years
  • depuis soixante-seize
     
    since 1976
  • Je suis pilote depuis...
     
    I've been a pilot for...
  • Je fais de la météorologie depuis vingt ans.
     
    I've been a meteorologist for 20 years.
  • Ça fait une quinzaine d'années que je sculpte
     
    I've been sculpting for about fifteen years
  • Ça fait neuf ans que j'exerce ce métier
     
    I've been doing this job for nine years
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Key Language for Talking about what you trained as
  • la formation
     
    training
  • l'éducation physique (f)
     
    PE
  • enseigner
     
    to teach
  • pendant deux ans
     
    for two years
  • Quelle a été votre formation ?
     
    What training did you get?
  • J'ai suivi des cours
     
    I attended courses
  • J'ai une formation de secrétariat médical
     
    I trained as a medical secretary
  • J'ai fait des études de...
     
    I studied...
  • cela ne me plaisait pas trop
     
    I didn't like it much

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