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It was catastrophic!

Module 5 - speaking and writing

Avant de partir Before leaving
j'avais réservé mon billet d'avion I had booked my plane ticket
j'avais fait ma valise I had packed my case
j'avais fait des recherches I had done some research
j'avais découvert I had discovered
j'avais décidé que I had decided that
j'avais tout préparé I had prepared everything
j'étais allé(e) à l'agence de voyage I had gone to the travel agent's
Mais But
Pourtant However
je me suis cassé la jambe I broke my leg
j'ai oublié mon passeport I forgot my passport
j'ai raté l'avion I missed the plane
j'ai pris un coup de soleil affreux I got terribly sunburnt
le camping-car est tombé en panne the camper van broke down
on m'a volé mon sac (à main) my (hand)bag was stolen
alors / donc so
j'ai dû aller I had to go
au commissariat to the police station
à l'hôpital to the hospital
chez le médecin to the doctor's
Quelle horreur How awful!
j'étais triste I was sad
On était bien déçus we were really disappointed
j'ai cassé mon appareil photo I broke my camera
j'ai été malade I got sick
il a plu tous les jours It rained every day
il y avait des cafards dans notre chambre there were cockroaches in our room
j'ai perdu mes photos I lost my photos
j'ai vomi I vomited
il n'y avait rien à faire there was nothing to do
on a dû chercher un autre hôtel we had to look for another hotel
la prochaine fois, je vais... next time, I'm going...
faire plus attention to be more careful
mettre de la crème solaire to put on sun cream
loger dans un camping to stay on a campsite