To buy a train ticket
French writing exercise

Acheter un billet de train

Thomas is buying a train ticket at a French train station.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"a one-way ticket", "what time...?", "a full fare", "a student card", "a reduced fare", "to pay by cash", "change (given back)".

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How the test works

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- Hello, I would like a one-way ticket for Lille please. I need to leave tomorrow morning. What time is the first train? - The first train to Lille leaves at quarter to seven, and it arrives in Lille at eight. - That's perfect! How much is that? - The full fare is €24. - I have a student card. - Then the reduced fare is €16. - Can I pay by cash? - Of course! Here's your change.

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