FRENCH SPEAKING & CONVERSATION PRACTICE - These French conversation cards are perfect for developing speaking skills and for engaging with a range of language and concepts within a single activity - there are 300 question and answer cards and three reference books focusing on beginning/general conversation, cultural knowledge and using French reflexive verbs in the present tense. There are 48 reflexive verbs featured in the Q & A activities in Set 3, and I’ve included an alphabetical French-English verb list in the reference book 3. The cards are also great for multi-skill language learning - they give students structured talk opportunities and definitely get them listening, reading and writing. As their confidence and competence develop, my students begin to rely less on the prompts, and are able to produce language really creatively. The cards ideal for independent learning, and perfect for pair and small-group work. There are also a lot of games you can play with the cards, and I’ve described a range of those that work really well for us.
The prompt cards feature language and structures that your students are likely to meet in the beginning and more intermediate stages of their French learning, including a range of tenses. Laminate them if you can - it’s definitely worth the extra prep time, as they’re more learner-friendly, and they last for absolutely years. The reference books include all the questions and answers written out in French. Students find these very useful learning support resources and they’re also handy whole-group pronunciation practice and reading-out loud resources, as well as translation practice. My students use them to guide their own creative use of language, as a kind of writing frame, as they create new questions and answers for each other. We use the notes and next steps template to reflect on learning, and to think about what we might reasonably do to progress in our learning - it’s really useful to guide and inform whole-group discussion. My students also note new verbs and vocab here too, which really helps them create a whole range of new sentences, questions and answers.
The question and answer card writing templates give students the opportunity to apply their French very practically, as they create both questions and answers for each other. This is a great team activity too.
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