Paying bills
French writing exercise

Payer les factures

Roommates Émilie and Judith discuss bills.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"to receive", "electricity bill", "more ___ than usual", "recently", "one's share (of a bill)", "to wait for", "a paycheck", "to promise [someone] that ___", "to pay [someone] back", "the end", "to trust [someone]".

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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How the test works

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- Did you receive the electricity bill? - Yes, I opened the letter yesterday, and it was more expensive than usual. - I'm not really surprised because it's been colder recently. - How do you want to pay your share? - I'm still waiting for my paycheck, but if you have the money for the bill now, I promise you that I can pay you back by the end of the week. - OK, I trust you.