At the bookshop

"À la librairie"
French A1 writing exercise

François needs help choosing a book.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to help", "to look for", "a manga (book)", "science fiction", "to recommend [something] to [someone]", "a graphic novel", "a volume (book)", "a hero", "a teenage boy", "to go to space", "perfect".

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

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

- Hello, can I help you ? - Yes, I'm looking for a book for my nephew's birthday. - How old is he ? - He's going to be nine years old. - What kind of books does he like ? - He often reads mangas and he loves science fiction. - Then, I recommend (to you) the graphic novel "Jules". In the first volume, our hero, a teenage boy, goes to space ! - That sounds perfect, thank you !

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