Paying bills

"Payer les factures"
French A2 writing exercise

Roommates Émilie and Judith discuss bills.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to receive", "electricity bill", "more ___ than usual", "recently", "one's share (of a bill)", "to wait for", "a paycheck", "to promise [someone] that ___", "to pay [someone] back", "the end", "to trust [someone]".

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

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- Did you receive the electricity bill? - Yes, I opened the letter yesterday, and it was more expensive than usual. - I'm not really surprised because it's been colder recently. - How do you want to pay your share? - I'm still waiting for my paycheck, but if you have the money for the bill now, I promise you that I can pay you back by the end of the week. - OK, I trust you.

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