French Controlled assessment- Useful Linking Words

To get those A/A* in your writing and speaking controlled assessments you have to include more complicated sentence structures; and to do this you must use conjunctions to vary the type of sentence you use. these notes are useful if you are stuck on padding out your answers.

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  • Created on: 01-03-11 19:33

Words to Help Develope your Answer

 

après - after

Après avoir disparu de la plage nous sommes retournés à l'hôtel

After having gone to the beach we returned to the hotel

 

puis - then

Puis nous sommes allés au musée

Then we went to the museum

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Words to Help Develope your Answer

 

donc - then

Donc nous avons dîner dans un restaurant

Then we had dinner in a restaurant

 

mais - but

J'ai voulu aller en ville mais je n'avais aucun argent

I wanted to go into town but I had no money

 

 

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Words to Help Develope your Answer

pourtant - however

C'était ensoleillé pourtant c'était froid

It was sunny however it was cold

 

parce que - because

Je suis fatigué parce que j'ai trop de devoirs

I am tired because I have too much homework

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car - because

Car que je n'avais aucun argent

Because I had no money

 

comme - as

Comme il pleuvait

As it was raining

 

 

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Words to Help Develope your Answer

 

avant d' (infinitive) - before (infinitive)

avant d'aller en ville

before going to town

 

pour - in order to

Je suis allé en ville pour acheter un CD

I went into town to buy a CD

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Opinions and Justification

 

I think it is.... je le/la trouve ennuyeux - boring

                                chouette - brilliant

                                relaxant - relaxing

                                amusant - amusing

                                terrible - terrible

 

Je le/la trouvait... - I thought it was...

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Opinions and Justification

 

Je pense que...

I think it's...

 

A mon avis...

In my opinion...

 

Je l'aime parce que c'est... / Je ne l'aime pas parce que c'est...

I like it because it is... / I do not like it because it is...

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Becky

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very useful thanks :]

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