View the Presentation below and write the answers ie the name of the country in your books giving a reason (in French where possible) for your choice. If you have time, you could also try and list all the food and drink items that appear in one slide of your choice.
If you cannot see the quiz, click here to download:
To check your answers (NO CHEATING!), click on the link below:
A huge thanks to Juliet Park for kindly sharing this brilliant resource with me.
You can find more fab MFL teaching ideas and resources from Juliet here: http://ilanguages.co.uk/
Test your knowledge od Past, present, imperfect and future tenses!
These games will focus on the IMPERFECT tense and serve as revision for your AfL writing task.
Follow the link above to watch again :-)
Suitable for intercultural understanding, describing different sports. Giving instructions including use of ‘on’ (Tai Chi) and expressing opinions.
A few audio vocab games to get you started...
Fruit vocab games
Food and drink vocab games
One way of maintaining a healthy lifestyle is by eating better and aiming to eat “at least 5 fruits and vegetables a day” (“au moins 5 fruits et légumes par jour”).
In your exercise book, can you IN FRENCH and ENGLISH now list the other 8 ways of eating better? You will find the answers here.
Have a look at the suggested healthy menus by opening the link below and in your ex book, translate at least one day’s menu. If you find this task simple, go ahead and translate some more!
Finally, check out http://www.mangerbouger.fr/madam/ a fun robot called “MADAM” who tells you how much fat, sugar and salt everyday food contains.
Here is just one example from a recent Y9 lesson on school. This really challenged them and was a great starter whilst I set up the IWB. have a go - it's not as easy as it looks - even I took about 5 minutes and I class myself as relatively clever!!! A head-breaker indeed...
I have loads of back copies so I know how i'll be spending my evenings over the next few weeks!
:-) Suzi Bewell
Year 9 are working on the IMPERFECT at the moment in the context of what school used to be like. We will be using this song and lyrics to see how many IMPERFECT tenses we can spot as we watch the video and hear the song. The document contains : pages 1&2 - the lyrics with the IMPERFECT tenses hilighted and page 3 - this page has been cut up and the 11 phrases placed in emvelopes so pupils can reorder them according to the correct order in which they hear them.
Year 9 - Please leave your homework as a comment below giving a minimum of 5 school rules, imagining that you were in charge of All Saints for the day instead of Mr Scriven.
*Remember - Il faut + infinitive - You must
-Il ne faut pas + infinitive - You must NOT
USE YOUR VITAL VERBS HANDOUT AND CLASS NOTES TO HELP YOU!
I look forward to receiving your comments :) Madame Bewell
Years 7 and 9 are both studying the topic of school and have been set the task of adding a comment to the Mon école WALLWISHER belwo. Do you have a comment about schoo that you would like to share with my class too?
Merci Madame Bewell x
Year 9 will be starting a new topic on Tuesday. They will be presented with the WORDLE cloud below and asked to work in pairs and try to a. work out the new topic and b. categorise the words into as many different types as possible. We will also discuss why some words are larger than others.
Attached is a file from MFL Sunderland which is the original text from which the WORDLE was formed. We will use this in order to complete the sorting exercise (also attached).
Finally so that pupils have a record of some of the new vocabulary, we will complete a cascade activity where each pupil shares 2 new words from the lesson with a partner and then snowballs their 2 words around the room to make 4, then 8, then 16 and so on. Hi lighter pens will be available so that pupils can colour code their vocabulary according to gender / type of word.
I'll report back on how we get on :) Madame Bewell
Find out about the lives of children in other countries.
Look at the similarities and differences.
Feel free to leave a comment.
I like to hear your thoughts and ideas.
:) Madame Bewell
Can you come up with a similar postcard in FRENCH which shows the Brain of France?
Prizes for the best French work and most original ideas.
Make them colourful and check your accuracy carefully before handing in next Friday (27th November).
Year 9 have been assessed on their speaking this week (you were awesome!) and as a group we recently played consequences as a fun way of getting them to speak lots of nice French on the topic of holidays. They each wrote a word or sentence (eg where, when, how travelled etc) and then passed on to a friend. At the end they had to come up with a nice mini presentation which they tried out in pairs. Brilliant fun and quite entertaining too!
You could do this in preparation for a speaking test with anyone in your family. Give it a try (even if their French isn't that great!)
Last weekend I saw a lovely man called Nick Bilbrough from www.horizonlanguagetraining.co.uk speak at the Languages Show 2009 at Olympia. The man is a genius! I saw him speak last year and came away with masses of brilliant ideas for livening up my lessons and this year was no different.
Below you will find 3 videos from my first lesson back after the show with Y9 who are getting ready for their AfL speaking tasks on Friday. (Video 3 still converting!!!) In the hope of showing them that revision can be fun, we had a go at some active listening. Firstly as a whole calss and then in pairs. They had fun. I had fun. I even pretended to be a kangaroo. It's worth watching the clips for that shot alone!!! Everyone was engaged and I knew that they had understood the French as they were miming the correct mimes. Result.
Have a watch and please comment below - we'd love to know what you think.
Email me if you want copies of any of the resources I used firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks again Nick - you got my first day back off to a lovely, lively start.
Je vais aller à la piscine avec ma mère car j’aime nager.
Le week-end prochain je vais faire du shopping en ville avec mes amis.
Samedi prochain je vais manger une crêpe en ville car j’adore les crêpes.
Vendredi soir je vais aller au bowling avec mes parents car c’est mon anniversaire.
Je vais aller en boîte car j’aime danser à la disco avec ma copine et à mon avis ce sera génial.
Insert the sentences one by one by copying and pasting into www.tiny.cc/wordtiles and see if students can rearrange in correct order.