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10:18 Feb 16, 2009
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English to French translations [PRO]
Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: in the Second Class
X, having passed the Bachelor of Commerce degree examination in the Second Class with the subject of Financial Accounting and Auditing, the degree of Bachelor of Commerce has been conferred on him.

Je n'arrive pas à comprendre s'il s'agit d'une mention ou d'une catégorie d'enseignement.
Sandrine Michel
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What you need to look for is "a second-class degree"
Sheila Wilson

Discussion entries: 2


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11 mins peer agreement (net): +5
Reference: What you need to look for is "a second-class degree"

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And here is how it was translated before on KudoZ.


Note added at 12 mins (2009-02-16 10:31:14 GMT)

We have first, second and third-class degrees in the Anglo-Saxon world that roughly equate to the French "mentions"

Sheila Wilson
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agree  Caroline Vignard
1 min
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agree  bookwormkt: English Universities would award a II(i) or II(ii), but Mumbai is probably different!
29 mins
  -> Yes - a degree in the second class sounds really odd to me, but perhaps not to a Mumbaian (apologies if that's not a correct word)
agree  kashew: They even award Degrees for failing as the old joke goes!
1 hr
  -> Thanks for that, Kashew
agree  Christophe G.
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agree  Arnold007
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