There are a range of different short questions asked in your oral. There is not a set range of questions and answers but in this section you can find sample answers and questions covering all topics which may come up in your junior cert such as your local area, passtimes, family etc. 

This is a simple area of the oral to gain marks as these are questions you have been learning since primary school.

For the Junior Cert French Oral there are 4 different role plays. You must learn off answers to the Examiner. They are based on everyday scenarios such as Looking For Directions / Ordering Dinner In A Restaurant. 


A "Sráith Pictiúr" translates as a series of pictures. That is quite simply what it is! There are 4 types which you select from at random in the oral



Taking regular breaks is the key to a long successful period of studying! Some people like to do some exercise for 10 minutes every 40 minutes or others simply like to stretch!

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