French upskilling for primary trainees


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French upskilling for primary trainees

  1. 1. MFL Session OneFrench UpskillingSeptember 2012
  2. 2. Objectives• to know French vocabulary and pronunciation linked to key topic areas• to know some strategies to teach these.
  3. 3. from the new non-statutory framework1c use correct pronunciation & intonation1d ask & answer questions3b know simple aspects of grammar and how to apply them3e to communicate in the foreign language in pairs
  4. 4. Standard 3 Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge• have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject and curriculum areas…
  5. 5. Je fais l’appel.present / presente absent / absente
  6. 6. Comment tu t’appelles? Je m’appelle…Comment il s’appelle? Il s’appelle…Comment elle s’appelle? Elle s’appelle…
  7. 7. L’alphabetp.5 Which letters do you know?
  8. 8. Which letters are the hardestto remember / pronounce? p.7
  9. 9. Lesson IdeaTeach the children to sing the alphabet.
  10. 10. Accented LettersDo you know any French words which contain any of these letters? àçéèêôœ
  11. 11. Lesson IdeaShow beginners a French text, which includesaccented letters and ask them to find letterswhich are only found in French or which lookunusual.
  12. 12. h, j, w, y, g, e, a cheval frère bonjour garçon écoutez hôtel
  13. 13. A beginner’s guide to pronunciationp.8 - ille in -
  14. 14. Numbersvingt-cinq
  15. 15. onze
  16. 16. cinquante et un
  17. 17. soixante-dix
  18. 18. quatre-vingt- cinq
  19. 19. quatre-vingt- treize
  20. 20. p.9- les numéros de téléphone 01 82 64 88 13 07 71 46 51 79 02 32 55 65 11 06 99 22 61 28
  21. 21. When might you expect to teach numbers?QCA UnitsYear 3 numbers 1 to 20Year 4 numbers 21 to 50Year 6 numbers 51 to 100 + 1000
  22. 22. Lesson IdeaDo mental maths inFrench! Times tableswork well becausethe numbers are< 100.
  23. 23. Days of the Week
  24. 24. Quel(s) jour(s)…?…est le début de la semaine?faites-vous du sport?est votre jour préféré?rencontrez-vous les amis?…sont le weekend?
  25. 25. Lesson Idea Read The Very Hungry Caterpillar in French.Get the children to create their own caterpillarwith les jours de la semaine in the right order.
  26. 26. Months of the Year
  27. 27. Quelle est la date aujourd’hui?C’est vendredi le sept septembre deux mille douze. C’est vendredi le 14 septembre deux mille douze. C’est vendredi le 21 septembre deux mille douze.
  28. 28. lundi le quinze marsmardi le cinq juindimanche le douze novembremercredi le dix-huit janvier
  29. 29. Quelle est la date de ton anniversaire?Mon anniversaire est le premier août.Mon anniversaire est le vingt et un juin.
  30. 30. Poser les questions…
  31. 31. Question words
  32. 32. Changing a statement to a question • add a question mark at the end & change the intonation Tu t’appelles Cameron. Tu t’appelles Cameron? Vous aimez parler français. Vous aimez parler français? Elle danse bien. Elle danse bien? Ils habitent à Hull. Ils habitent à Hull?
  33. 33. • invert subject & verb, hyphenate & add question mark Tu t’appelles Cameron. T’appelles-tu Cameron? Vous aimez parler français. Aimez-vous parler français? Elle danse bien. Danse-elle bien? Ils habitent à Hull. Habitent-ils à Hull?
  34. 34. • add est-ce que (or est-ce qu’) at the beginning & a question mark at the end Tu t’appelles Cameron. Est-ce que tu t’appelles Cameron? Vous aimez parler français. Est-ce que vous aimez parler français? Yoda danse bien. Est-ce que Yoda danse bien? Ils habitent à Hull. Est-ce qu’ils habitent à Hull?
  35. 35. Lesson IdeaChildren add question words to speech bubblesto complete questions – on the IWB, aworksheet, in their books, using mini cards orclass flashcards, via a game, e.g. pass the parcel.
  36. 36. ….est-ce que vous jouez? …jouez-vous…?
  37. 37. Les goûts et les aversions
  38. 38. Les objets de la salle de classe
  39. 39. Masculine or feminine? endings feminine endings-eau -e-eu -ion-on -ce-s -se-re -que-ble -ière-eur -mme
  40. 40. Lesson Ideas– Encourage the children to create actions for various classroom objects, then play Jacques a dit.– Play a team game where one child from each team brings the teacher an object: donnez-moi… [un crayon]. If you want to award points for the fastest team, it might be best to go outside or to the hall so the children can run!
  41. 41. Les Couleurs
  42. 42. Les adjectifsWhat grammarpoints do weneed to learnto use Frenchadjectives?
  43. 43. Les adjectifs – the position of the adjective in French• Some French adjectives (such as colours) come after the noun.• Some French adjectives come• before the noun (as they do• in English).• Some come before or after,• depending on their meaning.
  44. 44. Most descriptive adjectives go after the noun.These include shape, colour, taste, nationality,personality & mood.une table rondeun livre noirun garçon françaisParticiples are also placed after the noun. une histoire intéressanteun client intéressé
  45. 45. Some adjectives go before the noun. These are linked to• beauty• age• good / bad• size un bel homme une nouvelle maison un bon enfant un grand chien
  46. 46. Numeral adjectives go before the noun. douze oeufs – twelve eggs plusieurs oeufs – several eggs le premier oeuf – the first egg chaque oeuf – each egg touts les oeufs – all the eggs
  47. 47. Lesson IdeasExtend the children’s writingskills by giving them word banksof French adjectives and gettingthem to write / adapt sentences.
  48. 48. Les instructionsPage 27
  49. 49. levez-vous asseyez-vouslevez la main baissez la mainfermez-les yeux ouvrez les yeux taisez-vous montrez moi venez ici mettez-vous en rang
  50. 50. Les matières
  51. 51. Lesson IdeaGet the children to create a timetable with the lessons in French, a picture to show comprehension and an expression of preference,e.g. j’aime l’anglais; je déteste l’éducation physique; j’adore les langues; je n’aime pas les mathématiques
  52. 52. Le temps
  53. 53. Lesson IdeaChildren create weather reportsin pairs or groups for a French-speakingcountry (they can research appropriateclimate/weather online). These can be filmedfor self, peer or assessment or performed orplayed to the school in assembly.
  54. 54. Quelle heure est-il?
  55. 55. What next?• More language activities in the remaining four MFL sessions• Optional French language Wednesday 31st October• French Clinic, from w/b 4th October• Language Learning Centre: languages/facilities.aspx• BBC online learning:
  56. 56. Feedback please!Please leave me feedback on Twitter @CGarbuttMFL• what was good about the session AND / OR• what you’d like more ofFollow me for French / Spanish phrases or tips.