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French writing exercise

Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis

Mickaël learned a lot from this funny French comedy.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"a movie", "funny (haha)", "indeed", "to learn a lot about", "North/South", "a Northern accent", "to pronounce", "completely", "to rain", "exaggerated", "insulting", "now".

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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How the test works

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Yesterday, I watched "Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis". It's a famous French movie. I found it very funny and interesting. Indeed, I learned a lot about French culture, and (about) the differences between the North and the South. The word "ch'ti", for example, refers to the Northern accent, because they pronounce "petit" like that! They also have completely different words, like "dracher" to say "to rain". Of course, it was a bit exaggerated, but it was never insulting. And now, I want to visit the town of Bergues!

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