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8th Grade - Foreign Phrases


Identify commonly used foreign words and phrases (i.e., RSVP, deja vu, faux pas, du jour, bon voyage, alma mater, cum laude, femme fatale, esprit de corps, verbatim). SPI 0801.1.20

Links verified on 7/14/2014

  1. Common foreign phrases - Select a language and find familiar phrases.
  2. Common Foreign Words and Phrases - How many foreign phrases do you know? Can you guess the translation?
  3. Foreign Words and Phrases - English meanings given are not necessarily literal translations - from a (ad absurdum) to z (Zeitgeist)
  4. Qu'est-ce Que C'est? Foreign Phrases - Unit plan with handouts and exercises. [This expired page comes from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]. An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
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