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My presentation of the French book ‘Goosebumps’ [7 out of 10, 2001/2002]

An image of the second page of Chris Larham's French A Level presentation of the French book 'Goosebumps - The Beach Ghost' [7 out of 10, 2001/2002].

This piece of analytical writing takes the form of two transcripts for an oral presentation on the subject of the French book ‘Goosebumps: Ghost Beach’. One transcript has more focus on the plot.

The English versions are 413 and 683 words long, while the French translations are 403 and 649 words long.

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“To what extent are women on an equal footing with men?” [ungraded, 2001/2002]

An image of the third page of Chris Larham's original piece of French A Level analytical writing on the theme of equality between the sexes in French society [ungraded, 2001/2002].

This piece of French A Level analytical writing examines the extent to which there is equality between the sexes in French society.

The English version is 565 words long, while the French translation is 587 words long.

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Importance of the freedom of the Press [ungraded, 2001/2002]

An image of Chris Larham's ungraded French A Level translation exercise [2001/2002].

This piece of analytical writing takes the form of a discussion of the importance of the freedom of the Press.

The English version is 101 words long, while the French translation is 97 words long.

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“Imagine you were in the tower: what happened and what was it like?” [‘B+’, 2001/2002]

An image of Chris Larham's piece of French A Level creative writing on the theme of '9/11' ['B+', 2001/2002].

This piece of creative writing takes the form of a fictional account of a survivor of the ‘9/11’ tragedy.

The English version is 226 words long, while the French translation is 258 words long.

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“Television is merely a nuisance.” Discuss. [30 out of 45, 2001/2002]

An image of the second marked page of Chris Larham's piece of French A Level analytical writing [30 out of 45, 2001/2002].

This piece of analytical writing discusses the benefits and drawbacks of television.

The English version is 243 words long, while the French translation is 250 words long.

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“You are the mother of Fabien’s ex-girlfriend. Write a letter to your sister to explain what happened and why you have been indicted.” [26 out of 40, 2001/2002]

An image of Chris Larham's piece of French A Level creative writing [26 out of 40, 2001/2002].

This piece of creative writing takes the form of a letter outlining a legal and moral dilemma.

The English version is 181 words long, while the French translation is 167 words long.

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Letter to the Head of RRR [6 out of 10, 2001/2002]

Image of Chris Larham's piece of French A Level creative writing [6 out of 10, 2001/2002].

This piece of creative writing takes the form of a fictional letter from the Mayor of Verneuil-sur-Avre to the Head of a recycling company.

The English version is 211 words long, while the French translation is 208 words long.

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