song lyrics with a twist (quiz)

song lyrics with a twist (quiz)

“N’arrête pas de croire, accroche-toi aux sentiments”…if you can do some basic French to English translation, then you will know which song those lyrics belong to! (but just to make sure, it was Journey with Don’t stop believing) Another fun, musical activity for your older or gifted and talented pupils to get their teeth stuck in. There are 20 famous song lyrics to translate, decipher and recognise. It’s always been a hit with my classes, and I hope your students will love it too. (Answers included on the second page)
chachapluche
Ecrire le refrain d'une chanson

Ecrire le refrain d'une chanson

Séquence de 41 pages (15-20h de lecons) sur l’observation, l’analyse et la rédaction du refrain d’une chanson. Destiné a un public natif (ou ALevel, IB, B1-B2) Structurée comme suit: Les caractéristiques de la chanson La structure d’une chanson Les intentions de la chanson L’analyse stylistique (les vers, les syllabes la ponctuation, les accents toniques) les figures de style (allitérations, rimes, …) l’analyse syntaxique les champs lexicaux les niveaux de langue la comparaison et la métaphore lire a voix haute / déclamer Le document est en pdf et aucun apercu ne semble etre visible donc je poste 4 captures d’écran d’activités différentes.
werycharlotte
Mamoudou Gassama French Spiderman rescues child in Paris

Mamoudou Gassama French Spiderman rescues child in Paris

Powerpoint with links to video clips of the amazing heroics of Mamoudou Gassama, a 22 year old Malian migrant sans-papiers, who climbed the outside of four floors of an apartment block to save a four year old child hanging from a balcony. Including two songs created about his deeds, the following story of him being awarded a medal for bravery and residency by Emmanuel Macron, and his subsequent job with the Parisien fire brigade. News article from l’Humanite newspaper. Debate the merits of the story.
whiskeymac
French lesson and resources - KS2 -  Music Genres

French lesson and resources - KS2 - Music Genres

This is a plan and resources for a French lesson to use with KS2. It involves children learning how to talk about the types of music they enjoy in French, such as classical, rap and pop. The plan gives details of a starter, how to teach the vocabulary, a listening game, a speaking and listening activity, a written worksheet and a plenary. It is highly interactive and allows children to practise a range of language skills. Resources needed for the lesson are included in the price. These are: The plan A PowerPoint presentation Resource for starter Resource for speaking and listening activity Writing template (This plan is Lesson 5, Unit 10 by Blossoming Minds, but can be used on its own.)
blossomingminds
Allez 2 Unit 1 .3 Quelques francais celebres

Allez 2 Unit 1 .3 Quelques francais celebres

Allez 2 Unit 1.2 - Quelques français célèbres The perfect bundle for a continuation lesson of 1.2 of Allez 2! All tasks are differentiated and scaffolded, this lesson would perfectly suit a new group. This ppt. includes slides ready to be printed off as worksheets. Also attached is a worksheet for ENG/FRA translation Merci et bonne leçon ! MonsieurR
Monsieur_R
World Cup FRENCH Football Songs

World Cup FRENCH Football Songs

A selection of songs and words to celebrate the French team participating in the 2018 Football World Cup. Sing along with the different styles of songs and work out their message. Use with KS3 and KS4. Explore French music and culture through football. Additional links to 2016 Euros France special moments.
whiskeymac
Mon école et les matière - French Speaking Activity Bundle

Mon école et les matière - French Speaking Activity Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mon école et les matière Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) L’éducation 2) Les langues 3) La religion 4) L’histoire 5) La géographie 6) La science 7) L’art 8) Les nombres 9) La musique Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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Ma Vie - French Speaking Bundle

Ma Vie - French Speaking Bundle

11 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Ma Vie Encourage fluency and confidence using French with thematic conversation activities. 1, Les habitudes 2. La famille 3. Les quartiers 4. La personnalité 5. L’ amour 6. Les émotions 7. Le logement 8. Les fêtes 9. Les loisirs 10. La nourriture 11. L’enfance Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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Mes Loisirs - French Speaking Bundle

Mes Loisirs - French Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mes Loisirs Encourage fluency and confidence using French with thematic conversation activities. 1) Les loisirs 2) La télévision 3) Le divertissement 4) L’humour 5) Les fêtes 6) Les voyages 7) La mode 8) Le shopping 9) Internet Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
fingertips-resources
Eurovision 2018 MFL FRENCH

Eurovision 2018 MFL FRENCH

Resources that can be used for a lesson or two on Eurovision for a French class. Would work particularly well with Y9 and GCSE to get them using more interesting opinions but can be adapted for any year really. It’s good to use for Media topic (Music) and for writing with opinions. I have used this resource many times over the last few years and just changed it each year to make it up to date, it has always gone down really well with students! Resources include: Powerpoint Sweepstake of countries to cut out* Score cards for the semi finals *(will add the Final scorecard when final contestants are announced) Worksheet that includes a countries match up English to French and a score card that pupils can write their votes on and choose an adjective to describe each song. (from BBC Eurovision website)
Agy_MFL
AQA / Edexcel Studio GCSE French (Higher) - Module 1 - La personne que j'admire - Page 21

AQA / Edexcel Studio GCSE French (Higher) - Module 1 - La personne que j'admire - Page 21

This is a complete set of resources which are designed to be taught alongside Edexcel GCSE French (Higher) - Module 1 - La personne que j’admire - Page 21. The resources contains: Revision of key vocabulary Worksheet to practise writing about a hero or role-model in French Speaking activity to practise describing heroes and role-models in French Reading comprehension about the Belgian musician Stromae Comprehension exercise on one of Stroma’e songs Reading comprehension exercise on the Rwandad genocide
ftbnemesis
French Conversation Activity Bundle 2

French Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x French Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Les fêtes 2) Le futur 3) La géographie 4) Les habitudes 5) L’histoire 6) L’humour 7) Internet 8) Les inventions 9) Les langues 10) Le logement 11) Les loisirs 12) Les médias 13) La météo 14) La mode 15) La musique 16) La nature Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
fingertips-resources
La musique - French Conversation Activity

La musique - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: La musique Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
fingertips-resources
Les loisirs - French Conversation Activity

Les loisirs - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Les loisirs Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
fingertips-resources
Les fêtes - French Conversation Activity

Les fêtes - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Les fêtes Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
fingertips-resources
KS3 Y7 Describing people using il, elle, ils, elles, and AVOIR/ETRE

KS3 Y7 Describing people using il, elle, ils, elles, and AVOIR/ETRE

Duration: 50-60 minutes (supports EXPO 1/2). Objective: Describe people using IL/ELLE + ILS/ELLES and ETRE/AVOIR. Setting the scene: Originally used for a high achieving Y7 class, this could also be used for a Foundation Y8 class. The lesson is cultural, it focuses on Jean Dujardin, a French actor, and Big Flo et Oli, French rappers. The lesson was well received by my Y7 class and the foundation for progression is closely related to the text included within the PowerPoint. Key vocab: Adjectives, pronouns, hobbies, careers Key verbs: ETRE, AVOIR PowerPoint includes: Starter activity, reading activity (DART), listening exercise (Internet access to YouTube required), speaking activities), plenary, and homework task.
alexander_mansfield
French grammar through Song - Complete set!

French grammar through Song - Complete set!

The complete set of the'French Grammar Through Song' series. A great way to complete your study of a certain grammar topic through song. Students analyse the way the verbs are conjugated and have a chance to review their meaning before listening to the songs they feature in. A wide variety of artists - everything from Stromae, to Black M, to Edith Piaf. Each grammar lesson has between 3 and 5 tracks. Includes review and reinforcement lessons for Negatives, Future tense, Conditional, Passé Composé.
leszekekert
French Grammar Through Song - The Conditional Le Conditionnel

French Grammar Through Song - The Conditional Le Conditionnel

Use this resource as a review and reinforcement of the conditional mood. Three songs are used - modern and classic - to appeal to boys and girls alike, to show students how the conditional is visible in the real word. A whole lesson is prepared here - with objective, main sections - discussing which of the conditional phrases is the most extravagant in the songs. They then match up the different phrases present and listen to the songs completing a gap fill. To complete the lesson, students are invited to write a written paragraph in the conditional (easily adaptable to whatever unit you are teaching). Further extension projects are available too. Sound files provided and alternative youtube links too just in case.
leszekekert
Bonne Saint Valentin

Bonne Saint Valentin

A French KS3 lesson to help students develop dictionary skills and translation skills. Perfect for Y7, Y8 and Y9 around Valentine's day.
mflteacher972
MERCY - French Eurovision Song 2018 and the Story Behind It

MERCY - French Eurovision Song 2018 and the Story Behind It

MERCY, by French duo Madame Monsieur, 2018 French entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, is a fantastic resource for language based work as well as the issues it mentions. Powerpoint to present with hyperlinks to youtube videos, supporting news articles, including La Croix infographie, Ouest-France, a gap fill and songwords - Eurovision version and version longue. Pupils are encouraged to express their opinions and think more deeply about the story. Suitable for a range of ages. Also follow up about where Mercy is now.
whiskeymac
Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January

Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January

This is for students in Secondary school. It is a power point defining Genocide and its development of 10 stages with brief suggestions to prevention strategies and is linked to History, Citizenship and well-being, French (music) and English (poetry). It draws parallels on smaller scale with stages and forms of bullying .
ca72e
La Musique - The Voice

La Musique - The Voice

Lesson on the different types of music using The Voice. Four students need to go to the board, facing the back of the room. When clicking the note on the slide a video from an actual The Voice France audition will play (between 30s and a minute) and the students need to decide if they like it or not (turn around or note) and then give an opinion and a reason in French. For the links to work, the videos need to be in the same folder as the PowerPoint. I have used it with Y7 to Y11 (adapting the language) and it has always been a success.
margotmarousez
French music randomizer

French music randomizer

Powerpoint with youtube links to French songs. The slides play automatically on a loop. I usually get a student to say stop and we play the song. A red dot on a slide means that I wouldn't necessarily show it to KS3 and I would advise you to check the clip / lyrics before playing it before KS5.
margotmarousez
Liste de chanteurs/euses et groupes francophones

Liste de chanteurs/euses et groupes francophones

This is a non-exhaustive list of French and French-speaking musical artists that I have created for my Y12 students who seem to find it difficult to find French music to listen to. I have also added slide on classical music and jazz.
sorvoen
Carnaval-Worksheet in french text

Carnaval-Worksheet in french text

The history and origin of the carnival are explained in a simple vocabulary. In this course, the student will need to carefully read the text, learn the difficult words and then will have to answer questions about the text, either true or false. . Additionally, the student will have to solve an exercise concerning possessive adjectives. A game of words is suggested and as usually all solutions are included in the pages reserved for the teacher.
Monajune
Gap Fill Core French Snowman story and song

Gap Fill Core French Snowman story and song

This is a part of a whole lesson based on the film short Lily et le bonhomme de neige by Cinemax studios. It has simple vocab and is clear to hear. I never did catch one of the lines clearly: toutes me quatre me quittent - I know it is not quatre but couldn't figure out differently. Joyeuse saison d'hiver tout le monde!
madamekabotoff
A simple "fill in the blanks" sheet for Youtube’s “Bonbon ou un sort?”

A simple "fill in the blanks" sheet for Youtube’s “Bonbon ou un sort?”

Here's another simple gap fill handout and an entertaining way to reinforce French Hallowe’en vocabulary. You can find the clip “Bonbon ou un sort?” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fInrhi1pXU4 You might also like the older handout, “La Chanson des Squelettes”: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/a-simple-gap-fill-handout-for-youtube-s-chanson-des-squelettes-11142348
Carlav
French - Music genres & opinions lesson

French - Music genres & opinions lesson

This is a whole lesson on different genres of music and how to give your opinion about the different genres. You will need access to the internet and speakers, as there is music for them to listen to in silence at the start and 3 different French singers/groups on YouTube (Louise Attaque, MC Solaar & Lilian Renaud). The accompanying worksheet is there to help pupils throughout the lesson.
TheMFLTeacher
Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - French - Unit 22 - Technology

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - French - Unit 22 - Technology

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 22 - technology, covering mobile phones, computers, internet, games, music and videos. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching French, Looking for English, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - French - Unit 16 - Music and Celebrations

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - French - Unit 16 - Music and Celebrations

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 16 - Music and celebrations, covering music, opinions, instruments, negatives, sounds and celebrations. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching French. Looking for English, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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