Archive for October, 2012

The Future of Plagiarism

October 28, 2012

Will academic plagiarism become increasingly facilitated by future technological developments?


kit and caboodle

October 28, 2012

What examples provide good illustrations for teaching the expression “kit and caboodle”?

tout le bataclan

October 28, 2012

Est-ce que l’expression anglaise “kit and caboodle” peut se traduire par tout le bataclan?

What is the future of mail delivery?

October 21, 2012

1. With the advent of e-mail, texting, online billing, etc. what will happen to the postal system as we know it today?

2. Will mail continue to be delivered door-to-door?

3. Will eventually only certain items such as parcels or registered mail be handled by the postal service?

Are teachers and professors doing enough to put an end to plagiarism?

October 21, 2012

1. What can be done to eradicate plagiarism?

2. Are teachers and professors showing enough interest in finding a solution to the problem of plagiarism?

3. Do students feel that educators take plagiarism seriously?

4. Do learners feel encouraged by their peers to plagiarize?

5. Is holding state-wide in-class exams that count for at least 70% of the final grade an acceptable attempt  to prevent plagiarism?

Comment corriger les anglicismes suivants?

October 21, 2012

Quel est le terme en bon français pour:

1. un trader? 2. un working girl? 3. un webmarketeur?
4. la Caesar salad? 5. le fudge?

Rien de pis

October 14, 2012

Y a-t-il un contexte où l’on pourrait dire “Il n’y a rien de pis”?

Voir Stello de Alfred de Vigny, Chapitre IX, s.v.p.


Pétris de la même pâte

October 14, 2012

“Pétris de la même pâte”, est-ce c’est une expression courante de nos jours?

What is the status of the online degree?

October 7, 2012

Does a degree that was achieved online afford one an equal status to the one that was accomplished in the traditional way?

Usage de “gens” en bon français

October 7, 2012

Est-ce que les gens dans votre pays disent:

des <<vieux gens>>?

ou des <<vieilles gens>>?

des <<jeunes hommes>>

ou des <<jeunes gens>>?