Category Archives: French

Crafting bilingual stories on Ipad

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This talk was given at the 2012 Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) conference. Bilingual stories on ipad PDF Session Description You want students to sign up for French? You want to increase your students’ fluency in French? Help them converse in various authentic situations? This session will show you how to craft a bilingual   …Continue Reading


Materials for French Magazine Project

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PROJET:  MAGAZINE POUR LES JEUNES DUE:  ______________   This project was given on ____________________ IMPORTANT RULE:  For this project, I will use a regular dictionary ONLY.  I understand that I am not allowed to use the computer to look up words (not a single word!) or to translate.  I also understand that if I break   …Continue Reading


A Walk in Paris

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PLAY: A walk in Paris (series of different scenes) Tennis French man in the street meeting an American friend.  He is surprised that his friend is dressed like he is going to play tennis. French man: _______________________________   (or __________________________ ) American man: ____________________________    (or ___________________________ ) F:  __ Bonjour!  Ça va? A:  __ Hey!  What’s   …Continue Reading


Louis Specteur

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Louis Specteur is a series of short stories about the adventures of a French inspector. Even though the stories are all in French, they are easy to read and understand. They make wonderful short plays. Louis Specteur visite Paris: This is the first story of the series. It focusses on the sound [i]. How many   …Continue Reading


Turn your students into magazine editors

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This talk was given at the 2012 Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) conference. Turn students into magazine editors PDF Session Description Help your students navigate different technologies, while increasing their fluency in French. Your students will love the freedom to incorporate their artistic talents with their language skills. This session will show you how   …Continue Reading


Homestay in Paris

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PLAY: HOMESTAY IN PARIS   At an US airport   US Parent #1:  Bye Alexis!  Don’t eat too many of those French crêpes you love so much! Alexis:  Sorry.  Can’t promise that.  They are so good! US Parent #2:  “Au revoir”!  Bye!  Take lots of pictures for me! US Parent #3:  Have fun in Paris!    …Continue Reading