Speed dating

"Le speed dating"
French A1 writing exercise

Claudine and Marc get acquainted during a speed dating session.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "a civil servant [US: state employee]", "to work as a/an", "a dentist assistant", "Brittany", "Belgium", "to look for [something]", "sense of humour".

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:

- Hello, my name is Marc. I'm thirty-eight and I'm a civil servant [US: state employee]. And you ? - My name is Claudine, I'm forty and I work as a dental assistant. - It must be interesting! I'm from Brest, in Brittany. And you, Claudine? - I'm from Bruges, in Belgium, but I've lived in Paris for seven years. I'm looking for an attentive man, with a sense of humor! - That's me!

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