At the till

"À la caisse"
French B1 writing exercise

Peter is at the till [US: cash register] of a French supermarket.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "the till [US: cash register]", "of course", "to put (place)", "a conveyor belt (till)", "to scan [something]", "to forget to [do]", "to weigh [something]", "a scale", "the fruit and veg aisle", "straight away [US: right away]", "to need [to do]", "an item", "a screen", "a machine", "to print", "a label", "to stick (put)", "a paper bag", "to use", "home country", "an explanation".

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
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How the test works

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- Hello! Is that till [US: register] open? - Of course, Sir! Put all your items on the conveyor belt and I will scan them. Oh, you forgot to weigh your strawberries on the scale that is located in the fruit and veg aisle. - Oh, I did not know! I'll do it straight away [US: right away]. - First, you will need to find the right item on the screen. Then, the machine will print a little label that you will stick onto the paper bag. - I never used this machine in my home country. Thank you for these explanations!