30 conduire = to drive conduisconduisons conduisconduisez conduitconduisent PP=conduit
31 (s’)ennuyer = to annoy (to be bored) (m’) ennuie(nous) ennuyons (t’) ennuie(vous) ennuyez (s’) ennuie(s’) ennuient PP=ennuyé
32 Note culturelle (p. 229) Some families in Côte d’Ivoire may only be able to send one child to high school, so being a student like Yapo (p. 228) is a respected privilege.
33 Note culturelle (p. 229) High school is very competitive, and students devote most of their time to their studies.
34 Note culturelle (p. 229) When they do have free time, they often visit relatives and friends, play soccer, or get together to listen to music and discuss the latest family events, such as marriages, initiations, and baptisms.
35 Note culturelle (p. 231) Félix Houphouët-Boigny, affectionately called Papa Houphouët or Le Vieux, was elected as Côte d’Ivoire’s first president in 1960 when the country gained independence from France.
36 Note culturelle (p. 231) His presidency was marked by economic prosperity, owing to his support of agricultre and his willingness to foster a close relationship with France.
37 Note culturelle (p. 231) Houphouët-boigny served as president of Côte d’Ivoire until his death in December 1993. His funeral was held in Yamoussoukro.
38 Note culturelle (p. 231) Because of its distinction as the native village of the president, Yamoussoukro has been built up more than any other town in Côte d’Ivoire, with the exception of Abidjan.
39 Note culturelle (p. 231) Some impressive sights in Yamoussoukro are the Presidential Palace, la basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix (the largest basilica in the world), and large four-lane highways lined with towering street lights and trees for miles in both directions.