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Do you like going to the beach? Here you’ll find a complete list of questions about going to the beach which can be used for a French conversation lesson.

  1. C’était quand la dernière fois que tu es allé(e) à la plage? Ou es‐tu allé(e)? When was the last time you went to the beach? Who did you go with?
  2. Est‐ce que tu habites loin ou près de la plage? Quel est le nom de la plage la plus près de chez toi? Do you live near or close to the beach? What is the name of the beach closest to where you live?
  3. Quelle est la plus belle plage que tu aies visité? What’s the nicest beach that you’ve visited?
  4. Aimes‐tu nager quand tu vas à la plage ou préfères tu rester sur le sable? Do you like to swim when you go to the beach or do you prefer to stay on the sand?
  5. Est‐ce que l’eau est froide ou chaude chez toi pendant l’été? Oses‐tu te baigner dans l’eau froide? Is the water cold or warm where you live during the summer? Do you dare to swim in cold water?
  6. Sais‐tu nager? Quand est‐ce que tu as appris à nager et qui t’a enseigné? Do you know how ot swim? When did you learn to swim and who taught you?
  7. Est‐ce qu’il y a des problèmes avec les méduses ou les les requins sur les plages dans ta région? Are there problems with jelly fish or sharks on the beaches where you live?
  8. Aimes‐tu aller à la plage pour regarder le lever du soleil ou le crépuscule? Do you like to go to the beach to watch the sunrise or sunset?
  9. Allais‐tu à la plage quand tu étais un(e) enfant? Avec qui allais‐tu et quelle plage est‐ce que c’était? Did you used to go to the beach when you were little? Who did you go with and which beach was it?
  10. As‐tu déjà joué aux sports sur la plage? Quels sports as‐tu joué? Have you ever played sports on the beach? Which sports did you play?
  11. As‐tu déjà ramassé des coquillages ou le verre de mer? Aimes‐tu ces activités? Have you ever picked up shells or sea glass?
  12. As‐tu déjà utilisé un détecteur de métaux sur la plage? Qu’as‐tu trouvé? Have you ever used a metal detector? What did you find?
  13. Es‐tu allé(e) à la pêche la plage? As‐tu attrapé un poisson? Have you ever been fishing at the beach? Have you caught a fish?
  14. Y‐a‐t‐il des grandes vagues aux plages chez toi? Aimes‐tu les vagues? Are there big waves at the beach where you live? Do you like the waves?
  15. As‐tu déjà fait du surf à la plage? Aimes‐tu ce sport? Have you ever been surfing at the beach? Do you like this sport?
  16. Quelle plage souhaites‐tu visiter un jour si tu fais des vacances de rêve? What beach would you like to visit someday for a dream vacation?
  17. Y‐a‐t‐il des bons restaurants près de la plage chez toi? Que aimes‐tu manger dans ces restaurants? Are there any good restaurants near the beach where you live? What do you like to eat in these restaurants?
  18. Est‐ce que la pollution est un problème aux plages chez toi? Is pollution a problem at the beaches where you live?
  19. Aimes‐tu bronzer à la plage ou évites‐tu le soleil? Do you like to tan or do you avoid the sun?
  20. As‐tu déjà eu un coup de soleil sèvere? Raconte l’histoire! Have you ever had a bad sunburn? Tell the story!

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