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The worst holiday [US: vacation] ever!

"Les pires vacances de ma vie!"
French B2 writing exercise

Amandine tells us about her very disappointing holiday [US: vacation]!

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "a brochure", "promising", "room with a view", "included", "to expect", "such a", "disappointment", "to exchange [something] for", "an incredible view of", "icy", "to prevent from", "to take advantage of", "to consist of", "instant coffee", "earlier than planned", "to promise oneself".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
Start the exercise

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I've just had the worst holiday [US:vacation] of my life! Yet, the brochure was promising: room with a view, pool, breakfast included ... We were not expecting such a disappointment! The nightmare started at the reception desk where we learned that the room we had booked was no longer available. They'd exchanged it for a much smaller room with an incredible view of ... the opposite wall! The pool was tiny, which the picture in the brochure hid well, and the icy wind prevented us from taking advantage of it anyway. Breakfast consisted of a dry croissant and instant coffee ... We came home three days earlier than planned, while promising ourselves to be more careful next time.

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