Understanding detailed spoken French demands a knowledge of vocabulary and an awareness of grammar. With these skills it is possible to find the main message of a text and specific details.
Listen to Emilia talk about her job and pocket money then answer the following questions.
When does she work?
During the week
In the evenings and during the weekend
During the evening at the weekend
Does she like her job? If so, why?
Her colleagues are nice
Her colleagues are happy
Her colleagues are sympathetic
What especially does she like about her job?
She is well paid
She has a one year contract
She likes dealing with customers
How do the customers treat her?
They would prefer being served by an adult
They respect her
They do trust her
Why is her job different from school?
Teachers treat her like a child
She has to do a lot of homework
School is easier
What is good about working?
It gives you responsibility
It gives you freedom
You meet people
What does she buy with her pocket money?
Clothes, jewellery and mobile phone top up
Clothes, jewellery and makeup
Jewellery, phone top up and clothes
Why does she argue with her parents?
They don't give her pocket money anymore
They ask her to do chores
They give her less pocket money
What does she have to do to get more pocket money?
Wash the car
What does she do sometimes during the week?
She does not go to work
She has a lie in
She has a large breakfast
When is she going to work this summer?
Evenings and weekends
All week long but not at the weekends
During the week and the weekends