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Creative speaking and writing prompts

This is a sheet I posted recently on It would work well with a good advanced level class. You could do these at any time as a change from your usual topics.  

Creative speaking and writing prompts

1. Si vous pouviez changer une chose dans votre vie, cela serait quoi et pourquoi ? Est-ce que votre vie serait différente aujourd’hui ?
2. Quel est votre plus grand exploit dans la vie ? Pourquoi était-ce important ?
3. Si vous aviez un superpouvoir cela serait quoi ? Que feriez-vous avec ?
 4. Si les scientifiques découvraient qu’un astéroïde allait entrer en collision avec la terre dans un mois, que feriez-vous pendant ce temps ?
5. Si vous pouviez changer ou inventer une loi, ça serait quoi ? Comment cela changerait-il le monde ?
6. Qui est la personne la plus sage que vous ayez jamais rencontrée ? Pourquoi ?
7. Si vous étiez un personnage de dessin animé, vous seriez qui ? Pourquoi ?
8. Si on pouvait lire dans les pensées des autres, est-ce que le monde serait meilleur ? Pourquoi ?
9. Si vous pouviez émigrer dans un autre pays, où iriez-vous ? Pourquoi ?
10. Si vous pouviez parler à un animal, ce serait lequel ? Qu’est-ce qu’il dirait ?
11. Décrivez la plus grande déception de votre vie.
12. Si vous pouviez voyager dans le temps, à quelle époque iriez-vous ? Pourquoi ?
13. Quelle est la chose la plus remarquable qu’un membre de votre famille a faite.
14. Imaginez que vous étiez un extra-terrestre qui arrive sur Terre. Que penseriez-vous de la planète et ses habitants ?
15. Si vous aviez le choix d’être sourd ou aveugle, quel choix feriez-vous ? Pourquoi ?


  1. Imaginez que vous *êtes* un extra-terrestre. Le présent est nécessaire ici, car le temps de référence est "maintenant", imaginez que maintenant vous êtes.... en changeant la structure de la phrase, on se retrouve avec un imparfait : "si vous étiez un extra-terrestre...": dans les deux cas, on continue la phrase au conditionnel, ou au présent, mais seulement avec "imaginez".


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