A sleeper's story
French writing exercise

Une histoire de dormeuse

Amélie used to be a real sleepyhead.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to struggle to [do]", "to entice [someone] with [something]", "nice (food)", "to take a nap", "to fall asleep", "anywhere", "once", "right in the middle of", "a plate", "to laugh", "merrily", "still today", "a pastime".

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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When I was little, I used to sleep all the time. In the mornings, I struggled to wake up, and my mother had to entice me with a nice hot chocolate. I often took a nap in the afternoon. I could fall asleep anywhere. Once, I fell asleep right in the middle of a family meal! I woke up with my head on my plate, and everyone laughed merrily! Still today, I love sleeping, and napping is my favourite pastime!

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