Disadvantages of university

You are preparing a debate about the pros and cons of going to university. Listen to the following conversations and then answer the questions that follow.

You can then use some of the language featured to prepare your own short presentation on the topic.

Quels sont les inconvénients d’aller à l’université?

De nos jours, aller à l’université coûte cher avec le loyer, les factures et la vie étudiante. Souvent on n’habite pas chez sa famille, et pour certains jeunes ceci peut être assez difficile et la famille peut leur manquer. En plus si on loue un appartement, donc il faudra faire des tâches ménagères comme la cuisine et le linge, qui seront embêtantes!

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What does she say costs a lot?

Rent, bills and student life cost a lot. She says le loyer, les factures et la vie étudiante.

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What does she think some young people find difficult?

Not living with their family/missing their family. She says on n’habite pas chez sa famille, la famille peut leur manquer.

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What would she find annoying?

Doing the household chores like cooking and laundry. She says faire des tâches ménagères comme la cuisine et le linge qui seront embêtantes.

Translation

What are the disadvantages of going to university?

Today, going to university costs a lot with the rent, bills and student life. Often you don’t live with your family and for some young people this can be difficult and they miss them. Furthermore, if you rent a flat, you will have to do household chores such as cooking and laundry, which would be annoying.