Here are four more sentence constructions that I hope will be of benefit to you for Leaving Cert French.
The sport is important as it can appear in a number of ways on the exam- cheating, drugs in sport, footballers being overpaid or even respecting referees! The vocabulary below is versatile enough to be used in a variety of situations.
Bonjour! Here are a few translation exercises for Leaving Certs. They are based on my voting vocabulary here. The solutions are at the bottom of the page 😉
This answer has again been kindly submitted by a Leaving Cert student, Edel Ferry. Thank you so much Edel!
Q.1 (b) Dans la Section I, Q.2, la belle-mère dit à Khady : « Tu dois partir. Tu vas travailler … en France ». Certains disent que l’émigration est la solution pour les jeunes en Irlande aujourd’hui. Expliquez pourquoi vous êtes pour ou contre ce point de vue.
Road accidents can appear in a variety of forms on a question. For example, you may be asked to identify the causes of road accidents, or identify possible solutions to reducing road accidents. The vocabulary here is designed to be varied enough to deal with a variety of situations.
The topic of l’environnement hasn’t appeared in a few years. Below is some vocab.
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.
Grammar questions are asked annually on the comprehension section of the exam. Here, you will be given a grammatical term to find in a section in the piece. Remember- do not give the “subject” with your term (the “I”, “he”, or “they”)- otherwise the answer will be incorrect.
Here are the most common terms:
Link words are extremely important in French opinion pieces to help to structure your argument. Here is a list of useful links. Please read my own sample opinion pieces to see the way in which I have used them in my work.