New Year's celebrations in Belgium

"Les célébrations du Nouvel An en Belgique"
French A2 writing exercise

Magalie discovered a few Belgian traditions when she spent New Year's there.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to spend (time)", "New Year's", "Belgium/Belgian", "so (=therefore)", "for example", "to discover", "sweet crepes", "buckwheat flour", "to add (food)", "a raisin", "an apple slice", "to learn that...", "to place [something]", "a coin", "a plate", "to bring [something] to [someone]", "good luck".

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I really loved spending New Year's at my friend Vincent's place in Liège, in Belgium. I didn't know any Belgian traditions so it was very interesting! For example, I discovered the delicious "boukètes"! These are sweet crepes made with buckwheat flour. You add raisins or apple slices with some sugar and you eat them with a nice mulled wine. I also learnt that, for New Year's, you must place a coin under your plate to bring good luck to everyone!

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