Freeform Writing Exercise

Have you got any dirty clothes?

As-tu du linge sale ?

Bastien's mum [US: mom] debates the need for a dirty laundry basket with her teenage son.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"a wash of clothes [US: a load of laundry]", "a wardrobe", "the dirty laudry basket", "the floor", "unbeatable".

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MUM [US: MOM]: Bastien, I'm going to do a wash of clothes [US: a load of laundry]: have you got any dirty clothes? BASTIEN: Yes, Mum [US: Mom], I put them next to my wardrobe. MUM [US: MOM]: Bastien, do you know where the dirty laundry basket is? BASTIEN: Yes, of course, it's in the bathroom, under the sink. MUM [US: MOM]: So can you explain to me why you leave your clothes on your bedroom floor? BASTIEN: But Mum [US: Mom], it's obvious: I've always done (it) like that, if I changed now, you wouldn't find them any more! MUM [US: MOM]: ... Your logic is unbeatable, my darling.

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