Organising my desk

"Organiser mon bureau"
French A2 writing exercise

Julie got her desk ready to go back to school.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "yesterday", "to be ready", "university", "first...", "to empty", "a drawer", "to file documents", "it was about time!", "to use", "a ring binder", "to separate", "a subject (school)", "maths", "chemistry", "a pencil holder (=pot)", "to put [something] away", "everything", "now".

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
How the test works

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

Yesterday, I organised my desk to be ready for my first year at university. First, I emptied all the drawers and I filed my documents. It was about time! I used coloured ring binders to separate the different subjects: the red binder for maths, the blue binder for chemistry... And I also bought two pretty pencil holders to put away all my pens. Everything is so tidy now!

Let me take a look at that...