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My weekends with Dad
French writing exercise

Mes weekends avec Papa

Alexandre remembers the getaway weekends he used to spend with his father.

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"a teenager", "to go away", "to go fishing", "by the water", "to share", "a secret", "own (adj)".

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When I was a teenager, my father and I used to go away for the weekend together. In the morning, we used to go fishing and we would wait by the water for hours, without a word, calm and happy. Then, around noon, we would go back to the hotel to make ourselves delicious sandwiches! In the afternoon, we would watch a football or rugby game, and Dad would share his beer with me: it was our little secret! Now that I'm a bit older, I continue that tradition with my own son.

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