Becoming an astronaut

"Devenir astronaute"
French B1 writing exercise

Élodie dreams of becoming an astronaut.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "space", "to draw", "the Milky Way", "a margin (notebook)", "a presentation (oral)", "a topic", "the solar system", "a model", "papier-mâché", "to make oneself a promise", "to climb on board", "a space shuttle", "an anecdote", "face (expression)".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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One day, I'll be an astronaut. I've always been interested in space: at school, I used to spend my time drawing the Milky Way in my notebooks' margins. Each year, our science teacher asked us to prepare a presentation on a topic that we liked. And every time, I picked the solar system and I built a model of the planets out of papier mâché! At the time, I made myself one promise. The day (when) I climb on board a space shuttle, I'll tell this anecdote to the journalists. Imagine my teacher's face!

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