Dealing with your emotions (B1)
French writing exercise

Gérer ses émotions

Here's a guide to keeping calm.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to control one's emotions", "tough", "here is...", "to stay calm", "first(ly), second(ly), third(ly)...", "to take a deep breath", "to happen", "to express", "for each of...", "a thought", "to help [someone] do", "to channel one's energy", "someone close", "helpful (something)".

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  • 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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Controlling your emotions can be extremely tough sometimes. Here is a guide which explains how to stay calm! First, take a deep breath and consider what just happened. Second, express your deepest feelings. Third, for each of your negative thoughts, try and find something positive. Fourth, do a physical activity that will help you channel your energy. And finally, talk to a friend or (to) someone close in order to explore your emotions. Does this seem helpful to you?

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