Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

GCSE French speaking about holidays?Nightmare holiday-ideas! watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    I would really appreciate it if any one could give me some ideas on describing a nightmare holiday. It has to be imaginative and creative but i'm lost. :| I am not asking anyone to write it for me but we have to describe a picture of nightmare holiday and i need help on what this holiday could be

    thanks
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    10
    ReputationRep:
    anyone?
    Offline

    20
    ReputationRep:
    Just chucking out a few ideas here:

    - Perhaps flight was cancelled/delays at airport/lost luggage
    - Accommodation could have been filthy etc.
    - Could have got lost in the place you went to
    - Weather always terrible
    - Lots of uhh creepy insects...like cockroaches

    idek is that what you need lmao?
    Offline

    15
    ReputationRep:
    I remember doing something like this for mine, I'm not exactly sure what I wrote about but I know I split it into sections to make it easier for myself: such as the journey, the hotel, the country, activities, food etc. My journey section involved things like the plane breaking down and making us delayed, meaning we missed our train in whatever country I was writing about, and I distinctly remember writing that the journey took 27 hours instead of something like 6:lol: I also remember that I wrote in the negatives about the hotel that the shower was broken meaning the water was freezing, which was funny as my brother took a shower first (I'm not exactly sure how I worded it but that's the jist) in the hotel section I just wrote about trivial matters, stuff like the minibar being broken and the staff being rude. For the activities you could write about what you enjoy doing (going to the beach for example) but say that the country you were in it wasn't possible (so for the beach example, you could say it wasn't near the sea). Also make sure to add in comparisons if you can, in my experience teachers and examiners love them (so for example you could compare this holiday to your holiday last year or your ideal holiday).
    I hope this helps, I did my speaking last year (on the holiday topic) but retook it this year because my grade was way below target, so I can't remember all that much about the topic.
 
 
 
Poll
Who is your favourite TV detective?
Useful resources

Study tools

Rosette

Essay expert

Learn to write like a pro with our ultimate essay guide.

Thinking about uni already?

Thinking about uni already?

See where you can apply with our uni match tool

Student chat

Ask a question

Chat to other GCSE students and get your study questions answered.

Creating

Make study resources

Create all the resources you need to get the grades.

Planner

Create your own Study Plan

Organise all your homework and exams so you never miss another deadline.

Resources by subject

From flashcards to mind maps; there's everything you need for all of your GCSE subjects.

Papers

Find past papers

100s of GCSE past papers for all your subjects at your fingertips.

Help out other students

Can you help? Study help unanswered threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.