Sentence constructions are vital for opinion piece phrases. The trick is to learn sentence constructions that can be used for a wide variety of pieces. Some useful ones are listed below!
The topic of l’environnement hasn’t appeared in a few years. Below is some vocab.
Below is some vocabulary on the topic of “la violence.”
You’ve probably been sent- or at least been threatened- to the Gaeltacht at some stage in your post primary language career. Did you know that French summer colleges exist in Ireland too? Just in case hinting about a family trip to Nice isn’t working out…
If you’re determined to learn French living in the country itself is definitely the best way to do so. Although I’ve completed an Erasmus year in France through my university course, which involved living and studying in a French university for a year, I know that many courses either don’t offer this or sometimes it may not personally suit you. Here are a few ideas for spending a summer in France. I’m always scouring the internet for more ideas, so expect this to be regularly updated!
Les ados: Young people (Try to avoid overuse of “les jeunes”)
Disclaimer: That is most certainly not me in the photo above.
In case you didn’t know, I had a whirlwind ten day period as an au pair in France (which ended in me fleeing the country and vowing never to leave Ireland again. You can read about that here). However, if I didn’t manage to put you off the concept of au pairing enough here’s a typical day for you to make up your own mind.
Violence is a potential topic for the opinion pieces. Click here to see how to create an opinion piece with this vocabulary.
A problem question usually appears in some shape or form in the written section in the Leaving Certificate. Therefore, the key in preparing for this question is to prepare phrases that you can use for a variety of situations.