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How to make a cake

"Comment faire un gâteau"
French A1 writing exercise

Brigitte is going to make a cake today.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "first (adv.)", "eggs", "flour", "sugar", "cocoa powder", "to mix (cooking)", "an ingredient", "a bowl", "to pour", "a mix (cake)", "a cake tin [US: pan]", "in the oven".

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
Start the exercise
How the test works

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Today, I'm going to make a cake. First, I'm going to go to the supermarket in order to buy (some) eggs, (some) flour, (some) sugar, and (some) cocoa powder. Then, in my kitchen, I'm going to mix the ingredients in a big bowl, and I'm going to pour the mix into a cake tin [US: pan]. Forty minutes in the oven, and voilà! A delicious chocolate cake!