A childhood passion

"Une passion d'enfance"
French B1 writing exercise

Vincent and his brother loved video games growing up.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "video games", "a screen (TV)", "as soon as", "to be home from [somewhere]", "to pounce on [something]", "a console (video games)", "out of (preference)", "an interest", "to keep on [doing]", "video game designer".

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My brother and I have always loved video games. When we were younger, we used to spend hours in front of the screen. As soon as we were home from school, we would pounce on the console. Our mother even had to hide it in order to make us do our homework. Out of all our games, Zelda was the one that we liked the most. As I grew up, I developed other interests and I played less and less. As for my brother, he kept on playing and he even became a video game designer!

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