Marie-Claire

Three young people in France talk about their experiences of education and work. Listen to what they have to say and then answer the questions that follow.

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Why does Marie-Claire like the Spanish teacher?

Marie-Claire likes the Spanish teacher because The teacher is very interesting and she helps the pupils as she says la prof est très intéressante et elle aide les élèves qui ont des difficultés.

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Why does she not like maths?

She does not like maths because the teacher doesn't like the pupils and because the teacher gives too much homework as she says mon prof n’aime pas les élèves. En plus il nous donne trop de devoirs.

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What does Marie-Claire want to do when she leaves school?

When she leaves school Marie-Claire wants to take a gap year as she says après avoir quitté le lycée j’aimerais prendre une année sabbatique pour me reposer et m’amuser après les examens.

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What does she want to do in the future?

In the future she wants to work abroad and teach English because she says j’irai à l’université pour étudier les langues. J’espère être prof d’anglais et travailler à l’étranger – peut-être aux Etats-Unis.