My shopping list

"Ma liste de courses"
French A1 writing exercise

Bertrand is getting his shopping list ready.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "today", "to go food [US:grocery] shopping", "so (=therefore)", "to write a list", "fruit", "a vegetable", "cauliflower", "meat", "fish", "to buy", "chicken", "to prefer", "salmon", "to make a cake", "a kilo of [food]", "flour", "grams of [food]", "now", "it's time to [do]".

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
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How the test works

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Today, I'm going to go food shopping [US: to go grocery shopping]. So, I must write a list. I need fruit and vegetables: ten apples, five pears, three carrots and one cauliflower. I must also buy [some] meat and [some] fish. My sons love chicken, but my husband and I prefer salmon. And I want to make a cake. For that, I'm going to buy one kilo of flour and two hundred grams of chocolate. Now, it's time to go to the supermarket!

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