KS4 A little project on idioms can be fun and draws attention to the dangers of literal translation. What does "blaumachen" mean? Or "rire jaune"? What is "un chiste verde"? * KS5 Use the internet to investigate the cultural and psychological significance of colours. Try www.paintcafe.comfrcouleurlangagepsychologieindex.asp in French or www.beta45.defarbcodestheorieheller.html in German.
* Answers to KS4: blaumachen = to skip work; rire jaune = to pretend to laugh, give a forced laugh; un chiste verde = a blue joke