Mrs Durand's Menagerie

"La ménagerie de Mme Durand"
French A1 writing exercise

Mrs Durand loves her many animals.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "the countryside", "a goldfish", "a guinea pig", "a budgie [US: parakeet]", "proud", "Christmas".

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Mrs Durand's animals Mrs Durand lives in the countryside, in a beautiful blue house with a big garden! It's perfect for animals! Mrs Durand has three cats, two male dogs and one female dog, four goldfish, ten guinea pigs - they make a lot of babies - and five budgies [US: parakeets]! She is very proud of her little family! And for Christmas, she wants a small white rabbit!