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Self-assessment check lists for the French Junior Certificate letters

JC letters checklist by Valérie David

The following lists are for 3rd Year students to assess their informal and formal letter writing skills in preparation for the Junior Certificate French (Higher Level) written examination. 

  1. The informal letter (to a friend or pen-pal)


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2. The formal letter (to make a reservation, request information…)



[Also read]: Preparing for the Junior Cert Listening Comprehension

[Also read]: Preparing for the Junior Cert Reading Comprehension


Valerie DavidABOUT THE AUTHOR,  Valérie David

Valérie (BA, higher diploma, Maîtrise/Master 1, Master 2) was appointed by the State Examinations Commission as a Leaving Certificate oral examiner on several occasions and is the Leaving Certificate coordinator at Alliance Française de Cork. She has recently published part of her research on second language acquisition in the peer-reviewed journal Les Langues modernes and has presented a paper on the current importance of the French language in Ireland at the IIèmes Assises du français conference organized by the University of Algarve and the APEF in December 2014.

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