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At the neighbours' house
French writing exercise

Chez les voisins

Véronique and Bruno are at their neighbours' house for an aperitif.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"sorry for [doing]", "to bring back", "to exchange [something] for", "a tart/a cake", "Deal!", "the aperitif", "I wouldn't mind [something to eat/drink]", "to take [someone] for", "to tell [someone] about", "to wonder", "to have any left".

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

Here's a preview of the text for the writing challenge, when you're ready click the start button above:

- Hello! Sorry for being late, but I needed to wash your dish so that I could bring it back to you. Thanks again for your delicious apple tart! You must absolutely give me that recipe! - Only if you exchange it (with me) for your lemon cake recipe. - Deal! I'll send it to you on WhatsApp. - Come in, come in! Let's go to the living room to have the aperitif! What would you like to drink? - I wouldn't mind a little pastis, if you have some? - Of course I have some, who do you take me for! And you, Véronique? - Do you want to try that rosé that I told you about? - Yes, I was wondering if you had any left! Thanks for sharing!

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