Introduction to Home Life

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Introduction to Home Life

Types of homes and locations

In your speaking exam, you may need to say where you live and in what type of place you live.

Here is a practice exercise to help you learn and remember the vital words.

Read the speech bubbles and then select the type of accommodation that it is describing. Mark your answer and then move on to the next question and try another:

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Where do you live?

If you can say what type of home you live in and where it is situated, it would be great if you can put the two facts together in one sentence. You will be on the way to gaining higher marks that way!

Look at the picture and select the French sentence written below that corresponds with the image displayed. Mark your answer then try the next question:

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Rooms

In talking about your house in the speaking exam, you will need to be able to say something about the various rooms.

In this exercise, you are going to practise how to say where people are in this house.

Look at the cross-section of a house below. Scroll over the different rooms and type in the answers to the questions on the right. Mark your answer and then press "next question":

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No matter how tidy or untidy(!) your bedroom is, you may have to describe it in your speaking exam, so you need to know the vocabulary really well. This exercise will help you to remember the key words.

Look at this plan of a bedroom. Read the word in the top middle panel and then drag and drop the corresponding piece of furniture into the room. Mark your answer then click on "next question":

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You may wish to write to a pen friend and in your letter, you might describe your bedroom, or you may have to talk about your bedroom in the speaking exam. This following vocabulary will help you to give more details about your bedroom accurately...

After such words as:

À côté de Next to
Devant In front of
Entre Between
Derrière Behind
Dans le coin In the corner

Remember: de + le = du

So...

next to the bed = à côté du lit

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