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cultivé

knowledgeable

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instruit, savant

learned {id}

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intelligent

intelligent, clever, bright, smart

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lent d'esprit

dim-witted / slow-witted

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en retard

backward

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un cancre

a dunce

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redoubler
un redoublant

to repeat a year
a repeater

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se faire coller à un examen

to flunk an exam

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repasser une 2e session

to resit {'ri:'sit}

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la culture générale

general knowledge

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ne pas être au niveau

to be below standard

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être doué pour les études

to be academically able

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bulletin scolaire

school report

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contrôle continu

continuous assessment

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un concours

a competitive exam

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un concours blanc

a mock exam

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un concours d'entrée

an entrance examination

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un jury d'examen

a board of examiners

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un surdoué

a whizz kid

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qui comprend vite

quick on the uptake

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autodidacte

self-educated / self-taught

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être un puit de science

to be a font of knowledge

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un rat de bibliothèque

a book worm

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soutenir une thèse

to defend a PhD

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