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A typical day

Worked answer with examiner's comments



A typical day

School days

Work experience

Listen out for:Examiner's Comments

Wakes up at


Breakfast at

As in English, you can say a 'quarter past seven' or 'seven fifteen' and 'quarter to seven' or 'six forty five'.

Leaves home at


School/work starts at


Leaves school/work at

Remember that the 24-hour clock is used more often in France than here.

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