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Holidays abroad

Worked answers with examiner's comments


Des élèves français parlent de leurs vacances.

French pupils talk about their holidays.

Regarde la grille suivante. Coche (X) les bonnes réponses (deux cases pour chaque personne: une pour le pays, et une pour le moyen de transport).

Look at the grid below. Tick the correct answers (two boxes per person: one for the country and one for the means of transport).

Map of Europe with England, Belgium, Italy, Greece, Spain and Morocco highlighted

 ABCDEFGHIJKLListen out for:Examiner's Comments    x      x   x   x    You don't need the extra information about who Laurent is going with. Listen out for the words which will help you to answer this question, and ignore the rest. x       x  Always listen out for clues which will help you to answer the question. There is one word here which sounds very similar in French and in English: 'train'.     x    x 
5.gapx     x     Avoid a trap by remembering that 'en car' means 'by coach' and that 'en voiture' means 'by car'.  x     x   Even if you haven't heard the names of some countries before, you can very often guess them as they sound similar to the English.

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People up mountains.

Class Clips

Video clip - French people talk about their holidays

Watch the following clips to learn more holiday language:

Transport and buying tickets

Buying train tickets and asking about platforms

Booking a hotel

A weekend camping

My best holiday ever

Tourism in France


Rabbit on Ma France.

Ma France

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