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Higher French Short Essays

Higher Topics

Short Essay New Higher

This document tells you how to structure your Short Essay and gives some bits of advice.

Higher Writing Phrases

french expressions

Sample essays and phrases for many topics within Higher course :  expressions higher

SOCIETY

Extra phrases for family relationships : Friends family

Extra phrases on home area : Higher_French_Home_Area_voc.

Essay Ma famille

Essay Mes Parents

Essay Mes Freres

Essay Chez Soi

Ma Ville – useful vocab. when describing Scotland as a tourist destination

Essay La ville et la campagne

Essay Les Loisirs

Essay technologies

Essay La Télé

Essay La Sante blog

Essay Alcohol

Essay Les Problemes

LEARNING & EMPLOYABILITY

Essay Subjects

Essay  L’Uniforme

Essay Etes – vous dans un bon lycee

Essay Les Langues

Essay Petit Boulot

CULTURE

Copy of Holidays with paren – advantages & disadvantages of holidays with parents

Mes vacances ideales – ideal holidays

Scotland as tourist destination

 

 

Reading time:  2 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

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à la finin the end
à mon avis / quant à moi / selon moiin my opinion
alors quewhereas
autrement ditin other words
avant de conclurebefore concluding...
bien que je puisse comprendre quealthough I can understand that
cela va sans dire queit goes without saying that
cependantnevertheless
considéronslet's consider
d’après moiaccording to me
d’une part, d’autre parton one hand, on the other hand
en ce qui concerne...as far as ... is concerned
en outrefurthermore / moreover
enfinfinally, at last
grâce àthanks to
il est donc question deit is a matter of
il faut bien reconnaître queit must be recognised that
il semble que les avantages l'emportent sur les inconvenientsit seems that the advantages outweigh the disadvantages
il serait absurde de dire queit would be absurd to say that
il vaut mieuxit is better to
je crois quei think/ believe that
je soutiens donc queI maintain that
je suis contreI am against
je voudrais souligner queI’d like to underline that
la premiere constatation qui s'impose, c'est quethe first thing to be noted is that
ne… ni… nineither… nor
pas forcément la faute denot necessarily the fault of
pour commencerto start with
selon moiaccording to me
tout bien considéréall things considered

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