Radio news bulletin (A1)
French writing exercise

Le bulletin d'informations à la radio

Here is a short news broadcast.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"headlines", "today", "to visit a museum", "a minister (government)", "a price", "to go down (price)", "a farmer", "a postal worker", "to be on strike", "a company", "to sell", "a product", "now", "the weather (forecast)", "sunny", "a strong wind", "the east", "have a nice day".

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:

Good morning! It is 8am. The headlines for today are: - The President is visiting a museum in Lille with his ministers. - The price of (the) milk is going down and the farmers are not happy! - The postal workers are on strike tomorrow and next Monday. - And (the) French company L'Oréal is selling a new product. Now, the weather: sunny with some strong wind in the east. Have a nice day!

Clever stuff happening!