Freeform Writing Exercise

A few days in Dordogne

Quelques jours en Dordogne 

Monique tells Patrick about her coming holiday in Dordogne, France.


Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to recommend", "a farmhouse", "at the edge of the village", "to pack a suitcase", "a space", "a pocket".

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MONIQUE: Next week, we're going to spend four days in a village in Dordogne. PATRICK: Nice! And where are you staying? MONIQUE: Some friends recommended a gite [to us]. It's an old farmhouse located at the edge of the village. They told us that it was very quiet, and [that] there was a big garden! We're going [there] with another couple of friends and we're even going to be able to take our dog with us! I've already packed our suitcases! PATRICK: And... you don't have a little extra space for me? MONIQUE: Of course, I'm going to put you in my pocket!

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