2014- Write a feature article for a magazine, which may be light-hearted or serious, about Irish people’s obsession with the weather. Advertisements
2011 Paper One: Write an article for a popular magazine in which you outline your views about the impact of technology on the lives of young people.
Paper One resources here.
Gay marriage has not yet appeared on the exam paper. However, there is a first time for everything! These relates to the general theme of society changing and contains vocabulary that can be used for other questions like this.
Vous venez de gagner deux billets pour un grand événement sportif en Angleterre. Ce serait un week-end super, mais vos parents insistent pour que vous restiez à la maison, car vos examens sont trop proches. Qu’est-ce que vous notez à ce sujet dans votre journal intime ?
The comprehensions are worth the most marks at Leaving Cert level- 30%. The comprehensions are often considered the most difficult area of the paper. Unlike the written section where you are given a choice between questions to complete, both of the comprehensions are compulsory.
Aujourd’hui vous vous êtes disputé(e) avec votre meilleur(e) ami(e).Après être rentré(e) à la maison, qu’est-ce que vous notez à ce sujet dans votre journal intime ? This is a particularly nice question as it grants you some liberty in the answer- the actual cause of the argument is not specified so you can work this… Continue Reading →
Either a note or a postcard question will appear on the Junior Cert French paper every year. One year they afforded you the liberty of a choice between them but this rarely occurs so you must be prepared for both!
The diary entry (in my opinion) is generally a lovely question. It’s relatively predictable, with 90% of questions asking you to be annoyed. That said, a question appeared a few years ago where you won the lottery- so be prepared!