At the nail salon

"Chez la manucure"
French A2 writing exercise

Barbara is at the nail salon.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "to need someone's help", "relaxing", "a soak (nails)", "exfoliating", "to remove", "dead skin", "to file nails", "nail varnish [US: polish]", "dark red".

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
How the test works

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

- Hello, I had an appointment at 4pm but I'm a bit late, sorry. - No problem, Sonia is going to take care of you. - I haven't come for three weeks so my nails need your help! - Let's start with a relaxing soak. Then, I can use an exfoliating cream to remove dead skin. - What a good idea! - And of course, I must file your nails. What varnish [US: nail polish] colour would you like? - I would like dark red varnish [US: polish], please.