Junior Cert French Sample Letter- 2018 Paper

It is the month of May and you are looking forward to the summer holidays.  

  Write a letter in French to your penpal, Christine. 

 In your letter

‐  thank her for her letter and birthday present

‐  give her some news about one of your friends

– say something about a film you have recently seen –

say that you are going to spend a week in Italy with your family

– ask her about her plans for the summer.

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How to effectively study French over summer holidays

It’s the last thing you want to hear about. Unless I offer you a free holiday to the French Riveria of course (not this time).  However, maintaining French language skills over summer can prove to be hugely advantageous when preparing for Junior Cert/ Leaving Cert. And the good news is that it’s quite easy in the era of broadband! Continue reading “How to effectively study French over summer holidays”

Tips for Student Teachers on School Placement

I recently received an email from a student teacher asking for some advice before she embarked on teaching practise. It really got me thinking about my own experience with “school experience” and I thought that a blog post may be helpful to some other student teachers. I was lucky enough to get a 1.1 in my teaching practice and degree so I hope that this helps somebody.

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Sample Junior Cert Letter- 2009 Paper

You have just gone back to school after the Christmas holidays. Your French penpal Philippe has sent you a Christmas present. Write a letter in French to Philippe.

In your letter – thank him for his letter and the present – tell him what you did during the Christmas holidays – give him some news about your best friend – tell him about your plans for your birthday – ask him to come and visit you next summer.

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