This is simply a correction of work that I gave to students after they completed the tasks themselves. Hope it’s helpful!
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.
This is a sample letter- not from any particular exam paper but includes points that are typically asked in the question.
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.
It is the month of September and you have just returned to school. Write a letter in French to your penpal, Benjamin. In your letter
Translations are a really useful way to practice written French and identify small grammatical errors that may cost you dearly in the exam. Here are some Junior Cert translations to practice. The solutions are underneath! Continue reading “Junior Cert French Translation Practice”
It is the month of May and you are preparing for the Junior Certificate. Write a letter in French to your penpal Claudine. In your letter – apologise for not writing sooner and give an excuse – thank her for the invitation to spend two weeks in St Malo next summer – tell her what you hope to do during your time in St Malo – ask for news about her family – tell her what you did during the Easter holidays.
Here are some translation exercises to prepare you for the written section. The solutions are underneath! 😉
It is the month of June. The school holidays have just started. Write a letter to your French penpal Bernard in which you – thank him for his letter and birthday present – tell him something about your school exams – say what you did last weekend – ask him about his summer holiday plans – give him some news about your family.