Finding the perfect anniversary gift
French writing exercise

Trouver le parfait cadeau d'anniversaire

Jean-Paul is listing his gift ideas for his wife on their anniversary.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to get [something] for [someone]  (gift)", "memorable", "a cruise", "the Caribbean", "a deck (boat)", "but still!", "emerald wedding anniversary", "to mark the occasion", "what if...", "to have [something] mounted on a pendant".

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I wonder what I'm going to get her for our wedding anniversary! I've been thinking about it for weeks. It has to be memorable I want her to feel like a princess! If I could afford it, I would buy us a superb cruise to the Caribbean. We would sunbathe on the deck while drinking cocktails out of coconuts. But still, it's our 40th wedding anniversary, our emerald anniversary! I have to mark the occasion! Wait, what if I got her a beautiful emerald? Maybe I could ask the children to help me pick it out. Yes, I would have it mounted on a pendant, with our two names engraved on the other side. Who says that I'm not romantic!

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