Food shopping for a picnic

"Faire les courses pour un pique-nique"
French A1 writing exercise

Daniel and Aline are buying food for a picnic.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "must", "to buy", "a salad", "so (=therefore)", "a vegetable", "a tomato", "a cucumber", "basil", "to find", "a baguette", "of course", "to look for [something]", "ham", "an idea", "an apple tart".

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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- Aline, what do we need to buy? - I love salads. So, I am going to get some vegetables: some tomatoes, one cucumber and some basil. - Can you find a baguette, please? - Yes, of course. I'm also going to look for some ham and some cheese because I want a sandwich. - That's an excellent idea! Are we buying a dessert? - Absolutely! Do you like apple tart? - Yes, it's my favourite dessert!