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Quitting a job

French A2 writing exercise

Michelle had had enough of her boss's disrespect.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to quit a job", "to happen (event)", "a boss", "respectful", "to call [someone] (phone)", "a day off", "to pay", "overtime", "to make comments about", "to need to [do]", "to leave [time] early", "to take [someone] [somewhere]", "to refuse", "a drop".

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

Here's a preview of the text for the writing challenge, when you're ready click the start button above:

- I quit my job yesterday. - Really? What happened? - My boss Raymond was never respectful: he often called me on my days off or after work, he never paid me overtime and he made comments about my clothes. Yesterday, my daughter was sick. I needed to leave an hour early in order to take her to the doctor's, and he refused. That was the last straw!

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