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Natural disasters

"Les catastrophes naturelles"
French A2 writing exercise

Frank and Julien talk about natural disasters and their causes.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "the news", "an earthquake", "a flood", "India", "a hurricane", "the Atlantic Ocean", "a natural disaster", "worrying", "climate change", "(something) to stop", "not much", "unfortunately", "to try and [do]", "to reduce", "a carbon footprint", "to plant", "to fight [something]", "deforestation".

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

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

- Did you see the news? Yesterday, there was an earthquake in Italy. - Yes, and last week, there were floods in India, and (some) hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. - These natural disasters are very worrying. And with (the) climate change, it's not going to stop. - What can we do? - Not much, unfortunately. We must try and reduce our carbon footprint. - Yes, and we can plant new trees in order to fight deforestation. - You're right. Let's do our best!

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