Considering spending a year in Lyon? Need convincing? Read on…
“I’m not going to Marrakech, I’d probably catch malaria or get kidnapped by Aladdin.”
Such were the typical responses when I proposed a trip to Marrakech to a few friends. Many sighs and hours spent wondering if solo female travel in Africa was safe later, I managed to round up three other friends to go on a weekend to Marrakech.
Here’s some phrases for equality in the workplace… or the lack of it! Merci!
Les femmes sont gravement sous représentées : Women are seriously under represented
You arrive in school one morning with no French homework done. You decide to write a short note in French to your teacher to explain. In your note, tell him/her – that you haven’t done your homework and you’re sorry – that you left your schoolbag on the bus – that you will buy a new French book tomorrow.
Below is a sample letter from the 2013 Junior Cert paper.
I don’t know about you but I’m already dreaming of summer. Summer in France that is. I managed to visit Monaco last year with my better half on a trip to Nice. We stayed there for a night and felt that it was more than sufficient – we pretty much got to see everything in the area… and we started running out of money.
The recipe question is a comprehension question that appears quite regularly on the Junior Cert paper. You need to know food vocabulary- make sure you know these very well as food vocab can also appear on the aural exam too! In the meantime, here’s the most common verbs that are asked on the question- LEARN! 🙂
Continue reading “Junior Cert French- Comprehension Recipe Question”
Considering studying abroad for a year? I am insanely jalouse.
A bit of background info: I completed my Erasmus year in Lyon two years ago. Not a day goes by where I don’t think of the magical year I spent living next door to a beautiful boulangerie, almost (I stress, almost) becoming an athlete on my vélo and receiving a magical EU Grant for said “study” year. Continue reading “Tips for Completing Erasmus/ Year Abroad in France”
This post is intended to follow on from yesterday’s post about the things I didn’t like about working at Disneyland- you can read it here. I hope it’s slightly more positive account of my Disneyland experience!