2ème, secondaire 2, Matu G

English translation: First year of senior high school

13:54 Mar 12, 2019
French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy / School pupil
French term or phrase: 2ème, secondaire 2, Matu G
This is the "situation scolaire" of a pupil at the International School of Geneva
Can anyone with more knowledge in this field than myself please suggest a sensible translation?
AllegroTrans
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:43
English translation:First year of senior high school
Explanation:
When students start senior high school, they do so at 'deuxieme', then 'premiere' before going into 'terminale'. You can't really say 'second year' as this would correspond with primary school in the UK.

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Note added at 2 days 20 hrs (2019-03-15 10:30:39 GMT)
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Hi,

Sorry for the late response. So, to answer your question, there are three years of senior high school, which begin at
'deuxieme', then 'premiere' and the final year is 'terminale'. I'm not so familiar with the British system. However, I did find a
good picture which provides a rough comparison of the two systems:

https://www.google.com/search?
q=niveaux+secondaires+france&rlz=1C1CHBF_enIE726IE726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZ78-U-
IPhAhUyUxUIHfRSDnQQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657#imgrc=QTRRweYiiGN_tM:
Selected response from:

Conor Jarrett
Ireland
Local time: 08:43
Grading comment
Thanks, in the end I used "Year 2, secondary 2, university strem G" as I think "converting" year numbers could be very confusing
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First year of senior high school


Explanation:
When students start senior high school, they do so at 'deuxieme', then 'premiere' before going into 'terminale'. You can't really say 'second year' as this would correspond with primary school in the UK.

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Note added at 2 days 20 hrs (2019-03-15 10:30:39 GMT)
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Hi,

Sorry for the late response. So, to answer your question, there are three years of senior high school, which begin at
'deuxieme', then 'premiere' and the final year is 'terminale'. I'm not so familiar with the British system. However, I did find a
good picture which provides a rough comparison of the two systems:

https://www.google.com/search?
q=niveaux+secondaires+france&rlz=1C1CHBF_enIE726IE726&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiZ78-U-
IPhAhUyUxUIHfRSDnQQ_AUIDigB&biw=1366&bih=657#imgrc=QTRRweYiiGN_tM:

Conor Jarrett
Ireland
Local time: 08:43
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 3
Grading comment
Thanks, in the end I used "Year 2, secondary 2, university strem G" as I think "converting" year numbers could be very confusing
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks Conor, so there are two years in senior High School, roughly equivalent to the two years in UK 6th form?

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