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Learning Exercise: Practice comparison with Atlas francophone

Title:
Practice comparison with Atlas francophone
Material:
Description:
Writing assignment for the intermediate learner: one paragraph to one page (double-space).
Course: Intermediate French 25B: Write French

Info

Submitted by:
Danielle Trudeau
Date Last Modified:
March 02, 2003

Exercise

Choose two countries from "Atlas Francophone" and compare them in terms of their population, resources and environment. Use the structures you have learned to express comparisons or the superlative (plus que, moins que, plus de, moins de, le plus, le moins, le meilleur, etc). Minimum number of sentences: 10, including one introductory sentence presenting the countries and their geographical situation and one sentence for the conclusion.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division

Topics

Grammar: comparative and superlative structures in context; country names, articles and prepositions with country names.

Requirements

One year of French.

Learning Objectives

Practice various comparative and superlative structures in writing.
Master grammatical distinctions (e.g. autant de, autant que).
Practice articles and prepositions with country names.
Prepare for taking writing tests of unit A2-A4 of the DELF exam.

Type of Task

  • Core activity
  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Unsupervised