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"L'année prochaine, tu vas découvrir le collège."

Translation:Next year, you are going to get to know middle school.

July 10, 2020

18 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ivornovello

going to get to know - oh dear oh dear oh dear


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rickmcgrath

US centric 'English' again


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dmkusner

This isn't US-centric English. It's just generic bad English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rickmcgrath

I was referring to 'middle school', not the generally bad English in the sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MandyB11

We do have middle schools in the UK. My niece & nephew in Beds went to one. But it's not a common thing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdOWUd

Exactly, it's uncommon


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JimCassels

Shouldn't "get to know" translate as "find out about"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mike716479

What is a middle school? And why not discover?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarolynCh

Collège translates to middle school? What age of students does a french collège teach?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/--Roody--

Four grades or forms, ages 11-15. Puberty school. And the teachers are called les professeurs.

https://fulbright-france.org/en/study-france/understanding-french-education-system


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdOWUd

Not in the remainder of the English speaking world.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sue_Parkes

Some English educational authorities have a 3 tier system, loosely Nursery to Year 4 (infant) year 5 to year 8 (middle) and year 9 to year 13 (high). This can also be found in the private school (confusingly for foreigners also known as the 'public school') system. Sorry but I do not know how it works in the French system.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdOWUd

Middle school is very uncommon


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JohnEacott1

get to know THE middle school perhaps?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Scott455482

Middle school is "collège"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EdOWUd

No college in English is secondary school,high school, academy, college


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dospescados

To get to know is apprendre à connaître. Je vais apprendre à connaître le collège.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/connorlef

with such content quality and duolingo is still trying to persuade users to pay for a premium subscription. what a joke.

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