Becoming an astronaut
French writing exercise

Devenir astronaute

Élodie dreams of becoming an astronaut.

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)".

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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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