Helping my neighbourhood

"Aider mon voisinage"
French A1 writing exercise

Noémie likes helping her neighbours after school.

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Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to help", "a neighbour", "for example", "to do the food shop", "homework", "shy", "useful (person)".

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When I'm not at school, I help my neighbours. For example, I visit Fiona. She is seventy-three, and she lives with her cat Pirate. Her legs hurt, so I go to the shop for her, and I do her food shop [US: shopping]. I also help Mathieu with his homework. He doesn't like to read, but he's not shy with me. I love being useful!

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