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The year of the Baccalauréat

"L'année du Baccalauréat"
French B1 writing exercise

Laurent is planning the year ahead to prepare his end-of-high school exams.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "the Bac / Baccalaureat (French end-of-high school exam)", "a revision [US: study] schedule", "a private lesson", "a classmate", "a concept", "to prepare [something] for oneself", "a fitness programme", "every other day", "not to leave anything to chance".

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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The coming year promises to be quite intense! I will take the Bac exams in June, and I've already planned my entire revision [US: study] schedule. As I've always struggled with maths, I've decided to take private lessons this year. And every Thursday, I'll go to Antonin's house. He's a classmate who is super good at philosophy, so he will help me understand the main concepts. I've also prepared a fitness programme for myself: I will run in the park every other day, and I will drink a smoothie every morning. I will not leave anything to chance!

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