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A day with Grandad

"Une journée avec Papi"
French A2 writing exercise

Bastien went to visit his granddad at his retirement home.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "a retirement home", "as usual", "on TV", "an episode (show)", "to be bored", "to enjoy [something] (make the most of)", "fresh air", "chestnut", "to roast", "fireplace", "nutmeg".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

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  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
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Last weekend, I visited my grandfather. He lives in a retirement home not very far from my university. We played cards, as usual, and he won, as always! Then, we watched "Columbo" on TV. He knows all the episodes but he's never bored! As the weather was nice, we went into the gardens to enjoy the fresh air. It was a beautiful day!

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