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I, Louis XIV

"Moi, Louis XIV"
French A1 writing exercise

The French king Louis XIV tells us about himself.

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Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "a palace (Versailles)", "the court (king)", "to organise", "marvellous", "to shine (like the sun)", "superb", "a wig", "the Sun King".

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:

My name is Louis XIV and I'm the king. I live in Versailles, in my magnificent palace, with my immense court. I love dancing, so I organise marvellous parties. Everyone wants to come! I also like to shine: I wear superb clothes and a very big wig! I am the Sun King!