03:27 Nov 16, 2014
English to French translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
English term or phrase: drilling
As in: "Let's practice drilling. Repeat after me..."
Definition: http://www.developingteachers.com/tips/drills.htm

French seems to use "la répétition" as a general term.
Aux pédagogues parmi vous, existe-t-il un terme plus spécifique en français pour ce concept?

Fabienne Garlatti
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Lina Scarpellini
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les drills

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Le terme "répétition" désigne par définition le fait de répéter plusieurs fois dans le but de s'exercer.

Dans les fiches 3 et 6 de Termium (voir l'hyperlien), il y a la notion de "répétition". Certes, le mot n'est pas aussi imagé qu'en anglais!

    Reference: http://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/tpv2alpha/alpha-eng.html?la...
Lina Scarpellini
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Reference: les drills

Reference information:
In French, the English word is often used. See this reference amongst others.

    Reference: http://books.google.fr/books?id=bchk1_eJDpgC&pg=PA27&lpg=PA2...
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agree  katsy: Though drills are not so "popular" (i.e. pedagogically PC) today. They are more than just repetition
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