Weekend in Lyon

"Weekend à Lyon"
French A2 writing exercise

Vincent tells us about the weekend he spent in Lyon with his cousin.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to move (houses)", "the high-speed train", "to enjoy (food)", "the funicular", "up there", "magical".

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Last weekend, I visited my cousin Lise in Lyon. She moved there two months ago. I took the high-speed train from Paris: it was very fast, I arrived in just two hours! Lise knew a great local restaurant where we enjoyed Lyonnaise specialities. We also drank Beaujolais! Then, we took the funicular to go up to Fourvière. From up there, we could see all of Lyon: it was magical!

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