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    (Original post by xoJennyox)
    Aw thank you so much. I cannot get into school tomorrow and I need a few of my short essays marked. I will send them to you shortly and can you just correct them whenever you can?

    Thanks so much again!
    You're welcome! :rambo:
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    I have a list of the short essays from every year since 2001, I'll upload it or send it to anyone if they want it?
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    (Original post by Quick-use)
    You're welcome! :rambo:
    It would seem that you have too many messages in your folder .


    And my God, how did you manage to do like 8 highers?!
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    I have a list of the short essays from every year since 2001, I'll upload it or send it to anyone if they want it?
    Hehe if you can , it would be greatly appreciated by many of us here.
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    2012 Annie nous a expliqué combine ses amis lui ont manqué quand elle était en France.
    Et vous, aimez-vous passer beaucoup de temps avec les copains, ou est-ce que vous
    préférez être seul(e) de temps en temps? A votre avis, quelles sont les qualités d’un(e) bon(ne) ami(e)?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2011 Anaïs nous a parlé de ses expériences au lycée et des problèmes des jeunes. Et
    vous, est-ce que vous êtes content(e) dans votre lycée/collège? A votre avis,
    quelles sont les inquiétudes typiques des jeunes personnes d’aujourd’hui?
    Ecrivez 120–150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2010 Annie nous parle des vacances. Quelles sont vos vacances idéales?
    Avec ou sans parents? Actives ou relaxantes? Donnez vos raisons.
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2009 Cécile a bien aimé son séjour en Ecosse. A votre avis quels sont les
    avantages/désavantages de vivre en Ecosse? Vous pensez aussi qu’il est
    important de visiter d’autres pays?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2008 Les jobs de Francine lui ont apporté de l’argent. Est-ce que vous avez assez d’argent pour vos besoins?
    A votre avis, quels sont les avantages et les
    inconvénients d’avoir un emploi à temps partiel?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2007 Aurélie nous parle de sa vie dans une grande ville. A votre avis, quels
    sont les avantages et les inconvénients d’habiter dans une grande ville*?
    Avez-vous l’intention de quitter votre ville pour suivre votre carrière?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2006 Madame Fourniret nous parle de son collège. A votre avis, quels sont
    les aspects importants d’un bon collège*? Voulez-vous continuer vos études
    après le collège ou entrer directement dans le monde du travail? Ecrivez
    120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2005 Annick nous parle du sport. Est-ce qu’il y a assez de possibilités
    sportives là où vous habitez*? Est-ce que le sport est important pour vous*?
    A votre avis, est-ce que les jeunes devraient faire plus de sport? Ecrivez
    120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2004 Marie-Claire parle de ses plans pour l’avenir. Quels sont vos plans pour
    une carrière*? A votre avis, est-ce qu’il est important de parler une langue
    étrangère*? Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2003 Tristan apprécie la liberté qu’il a en vacances chez ses grands-parents.
    Et vous? Est-ce que vous avez assez de liberté dans la vie?
    Trouvez-vous que les adultes imposent trop de règles à la maison, au collège
    ou en vacances, par exemple?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.


    2002 Adèle était contente d’aller à Montpellier après avoir quitté l’école.
    Et vous? Avez-vous un endroit préféré où vous aimeriez habiter?
    Comptez-vous rester chez vous ou aller vivre ailleurs?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2001 Lucille nous a dit que les dangers du tabac ne l’inquiètent pas beaucoup.
    Et vous*? Vous pensez qu’il est important de penser à la santé*?
    Qu’est-ce que vous faites pour vous maintenir en forme*?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.


    Summary

    2001: Smoking/ Health
    2002: Future Plans
    2003: Freedom/ Rules
    2004: Future plans/ Importance of learning a 2nd language
    2005: Sports/ Future plans
    2006: School/ Future plans
    2007: Where you live
    2008: Money/ Jobs
    2009: Where you live/ Travel
    2010: Holidays
    2011: School/ Concerns of young people
    2012: Friends
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    My French teacher has predicted every short essay question for the past few years and got it right every time apart from the concerns of young people (she guessed school though). This year she thinks it is likely to be sports and leisure activities to tie in with the recent popularity of sports due to the Olympics. Although she also said that could tie in with health and well-being!

    Obviously this is just a guess so it should be taken with a grain of salt!

    Personally, for the short essays I'm just learning my speaking phrases again. All of the different sections in it are pretty much short essays and it's kinda familiar to my mind.
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    (Original post by abbieemcg)
    2012 Annie nous a expliqué combine ses amis lui ont manqué quand elle était en France.
    Et vous, aimez-vous passer beaucoup de temps avec les copains, ou est-ce que vous
    préférez être seul(e) de temps en temps? A votre avis, quelles sont les qualités d’un(e) bon(ne) ami(e)?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2011 Anaïs nous a parlé de ses expériences au lycée et des problèmes des jeunes. Et
    vous, est-ce que vous êtes content(e) dans votre lycée/collège? A votre avis,
    quelles sont les inquiétudes typiques des jeunes personnes d’aujourd’hui?
    Ecrivez 120–150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2010 Annie nous parle des vacances. Quelles sont vos vacances idéales?
    Avec ou sans parents? Actives ou relaxantes? Donnez vos raisons.
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2009 Cécile a bien aimé son séjour en Ecosse. A votre avis quels sont les
    avantages/désavantages de vivre en Ecosse? Vous pensez aussi qu’il est
    important de visiter d’autres pays?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2008 Les jobs de Francine lui ont apporté de l’argent. Est-ce que vous avez assez d’argent pour vos besoins?
    A votre avis, quels sont les avantages et les
    inconvénients d’avoir un emploi à temps partiel?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2007 Aurélie nous parle de sa vie dans une grande ville. A votre avis, quels
    sont les avantages et les inconvénients d’habiter dans une grande ville*?
    Avez-vous l’intention de quitter votre ville pour suivre votre carrière?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2006 Madame Fourniret nous parle de son collège. A votre avis, quels sont
    les aspects importants d’un bon collège*? Voulez-vous continuer vos études
    après le collège ou entrer directement dans le monde du travail? Ecrivez
    120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2005 Annick nous parle du sport. Est-ce qu’il y a assez de possibilités
    sportives là où vous habitez*? Est-ce que le sport est important pour vous*?
    A votre avis, est-ce que les jeunes devraient faire plus de sport? Ecrivez
    120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2004 Marie-Claire parle de ses plans pour l’avenir. Quels sont vos plans pour
    une carrière*? A votre avis, est-ce qu’il est important de parler une langue
    étrangère*? Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2003 Tristan apprécie la liberté qu’il a en vacances chez ses grands-parents.
    Et vous? Est-ce que vous avez assez de liberté dans la vie?
    Trouvez-vous que les adultes imposent trop de règles à la maison, au collège
    ou en vacances, par exemple?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.


    2002 Adèle était contente d’aller à Montpellier après avoir quitté l’école.
    Et vous? Avez-vous un endroit préféré où vous aimeriez habiter?
    Comptez-vous rester chez vous ou aller vivre ailleurs?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.

    2001 Lucille nous a dit que les dangers du tabac ne l’inquiètent pas beaucoup.
    Et vous*? Vous pensez qu’il est important de penser à la santé*?
    Qu’est-ce que vous faites pour vous maintenir en forme*?
    Ecrivez 120-150 mots en français pour exprimer vos idées.


    Summary

    2001: Smoking/ Health
    2002: Future Plans
    2003: Freedom/ Rules
    2004: Future plans/ Importance of learning a 2nd language
    2005: Sports/ Future plans
    2006: School/ Future plans
    2007: Where you live
    2008: Money/ Jobs
    2009: Where you live/ Travel
    2010: Holidays
    2011: School/ Concerns of young people
    2012: Friends
    Thanks you so much, that is a great help. I have noticed that nothing about family relationships has come up yet- only friends. I doubt friends will come up this year though, but looking at the list, the essay topics are pretty unpredictable. What do you think>
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    (Original post by Nin_)
    My French teacher has predicted every short essay question for the past few years and got it right every time apart from the concerns of young people (she guessed school though). This year she thinks it is likely to be sports and leisure activities to tie in with the recent popularity of sports due to the Olympics. Although she also said that could tie in with health and well-being!

    Obviously this is just a guess so it should be taken with a grain of salt!

    Personally, for the short essays I'm just learning my speaking phrases again. All of the different sections in it are pretty much short essays and it's kinda familiar to my mind.
    Hehe that could be a possibility. It hasn't some up for some time. I will be revising stuff about my hobbies and healthy lifestyles later then .
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    Does anybody have any ideas for the DW? I will learn everything but I may have to concentrate on certain areas. My teacher think that it will not be about jobs you did whilst on holiday in France :/?
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    (Original post by xoJennyox)
    Thanks you so much, that is a great help. I have noticed that nothing about family relationships has come up yet- only friends. I doubt friends will come up this year though, but looking at the list, the essay topics are pretty unpredictable. What do you think>
    No problem! I doubt that friends, concerns of young people or rules (mainly because that was a hard paper) will come up. Yeah, my teacher said that the essay isn't predictable for this year at all! I'm hoping that since future plans hasn't came up in a few years that that will, or something about advantages/disadvantages of where you live! What are you hoping to come up?
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    No problem! I doubt that friends, concerns of young people or rules (mainly because that was a hard paper) will come up. Yeah, my teacher said that the essay isn't predictable for this year at all! I'm hoping that since future plans hasn't came up in a few years that that will, or something about advantages/disadvantages of where you live! What are you hoping to come up?
    I am really hoping something about healthy lifestyles (exercise, diet) comes up since it hasn't in a few years but I don't think there is any point in hoping. I mean I would be pretty happy with family, free time, money, where I live and school because I have done loads on that. But I just hope nothing obscure comes up like rules or freedom!
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    (Original post by xoJennyox)
    It would seem that you have too many messages in your folder .


    And my God, how did you manage to do like 8 highers?!
    Deleted some messages.

    Over two years :lol: Nothing impressive!
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    (Original post by Quick-use)
    Deleted some messages.

    Over two years :lol: Nothing impressive!
    Thank you- I have mailed you now .

    Yes but you did Advanced Highers as well...three of them to be exact! You must be some genius XD. So how many Highers did you do in 5th year then?
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    (Original post by xoJennyox)
    I am really hoping something about healthy lifestyles (exercise, diet) comes up since it hasn't in a few years but I don't think there is any point in hoping. I mean I would be pretty happy with family, free time, money, where I live and school because I have done loads on that. But I just hope nothing obscure comes up like rules or freedom!
    Yeah, either way I think I'd manage to piece together something but I'm the same, really hoping nothing to narrow comes up that would be difficult to write about!
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    (Original post by Nfergs)
    I'd have to disagree, with some subjects the SQA can be predictable although I've not really noticed a pattern with languages. My French teacher told my class to learn essay phrases that can be adaptable to any essay and pay attention to the quality rather than complexity.
    What kind of phrases can you use that can adapt into any essay?
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    Hi everyone!
    I was just wondering, for the directed writing in the higher german exam it was about going to a christmas market and staying with your friend in germany. Do you think that means it's more likely that it will be about going to school or getting a job abroad?
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    (Original post by Zarabee)
    Hi everyone!
    I was just wondering, for the directed writing in the higher german exam it was about going to a christmas market and staying with your friend in germany. Do you think that means it's more likely that it will be about going to school or getting a job abroad?
    That is pretty strange...that is not really a topic for Higher French .

    The DW was about a job last year so it is less likely that it will be the same this year, although it is perfectly possible that it could be.

    But does anyone know if the DW will ever ask you how your friend/friends felt about X, Y, Z?
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    So it will probably be about an exchange with your school and then going to school with your partner..
    Yeah it will sometimes, I did a practise paper once and it was about going to a languages debate and if was about smoking for young people and what you said at the debate! It was HORRIBLE and so hard I didn't have a clue what to say!

    Just trying to learn some phrases about health because I haven't done any practise on a health question for the personal response yet...
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    Short essay will be health, smoking, drugs etc i think


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    Short essay will be health, smoking, drugs etc i think


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    I really hope so because I did my speaking on health. I haven't done very much on smoking- I may just write a few lines on that write now to memorise.

    But I ask you, why do you think that topic will come up ?
 
 
 
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