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Marine - Diam's

Marine - Diam's

A study of Diam's song linked with the topic of immigration and racism in France. Also an interview of Marine Le Pen as an answer to the song to balance both points of view and create discussion.

By kessia

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French election  Final round Macron VS Le Pen / Les elections françaises 2eme tour.

French election Final round Macron VS Le Pen / Les elections françaises 2eme tour.

The French have voted for their 2 favorite candidates for the presidential elections. It is now quite hard to tell the future and if you are teaching French you may find it hard to explain the programs of each of the candidates. This resource will help you teach about the elections by putting the results into the French context and by explaining the birth of each political party. This resource is aimed at intermediate-advanced level students. This resource contains a PPT with 24 slides with different activities. It also contains a booklet for students so that they can keep a track of their learning. All the activities are corrected to save you time. Here's what you will get:1. a matching up activity with the 5 main political parties that were competing (texts with main ideas and political trends)2. a true/false activity about the political campaign3. a reading with questions about Marine Le Pen and her program4. Two video clips: Students need to answer questions about her political trends and main concerns for the voters of the Front National5. A mini-biography to reorder about Marine Le Pen6. A reading about the history of the FN and how it is presented now7. A text about Emmanuel Macron and his program with questions8. A brainstorming about what students may know about him9. A video clip with questions10. a mini-biography to reorder about Emmanuel Macron11. A text giving some insight about his Party En Marche12. The results as a conclusionEnjoy. I am sure it will help you teach about the elections and their importance not only in France but also on the international scene. I suggest you also use this resource that gives you a clear idea of the political system in France.Check here French election Process

By foxtrotters

French Presidential Elections, les élections présidentielles lesson

French Presidential Elections, les élections présidentielles lesson

French elections are just around the corner and it can be tricky to explain in French how the whole political system works. You will find in this resource all the tools you need to help your students understand the role of the President and the voting process. They will also learn about the different official candidates for 2017. They will get an overview of the programs of the 5 main candidates and will get to grasps with what a political party is and the influence of the media on the political elections. Here is what you will get in this resources:a 20-slide PPT with:- a brainstorming as starter- an overview of the way the political system works with a graph with explanations about the roles of the President, Prime Minister, National Assembly, Senate etc.- a presentation of the former Presidents with a matching up- explanations about the advantages of becoming a president with a video to apply as a candidate- explanations about the main concerns for French people- an introduction to the main candidates with a reading and matching up- a critical explanation about how the media can shape/influence politics- an explanation about what the Left Wing/Right Wing is- a review of objectives in pairsHave fun!

By foxtrotters

La Haine model essays (2) AS and A2 French- lot2

La Haine model essays (2) AS and A2 French- lot2

In this folder:2 La Haine essay questions with their model essay plan and model answer.The questions are:1. ‘Le titre du film La Haine est bien choisi car il reflète exactement le thème principal du film’. Dans quelle mesure êtes-vous d’accord avec ce jugement?2. Dans La Haine, Mathieu Kassovitz a réussi a dépeindre l’exclusion sociale. Etes-vous d’accord?

By laprofdefrancais

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Higher French Listening Revision Bundle

Higher French Listening Revision Bundle

Eight videos of a native French speaker talking about topics from the SQA's New Higher.This resource would also be useful for high ability GSCE pupils and AS level students needing to work on their listening skills and build their confidence in this area.For each unit there is a video, audio (in case your internet isn't fast enough), a workbook and answer booklet.The activities include three different types of gap fill, dictation, comprehension questions, true/false questions and translation as well as some extension activities. The resource aims to not just build confidence in listening but also practise dictionary skills, increase grammar awareness and work on translation.*Note - as the employability video was too large to upload to TES, a link is included in a PDF file.

By lisadominique

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Higher French listening revision - society unit - minority languages (a text on numbers)

Higher French listening revision - society unit - minority languages (a text on numbers)

Designed to fit in to the SQA's New Higher French society unit, this resource would also be useful for high ability GSCE pupils and AS level students needing to work on their listening skills and build their confidence in this area.This resource comprises of a video (and identical audio if you've not got fast broadband) of a native French speaker talking about minority languages in France. The recording is 1:54 in length and is accompanied by a workbook and answer booklet.The activities include three different types of gap fill, dictation, comprehension questions, true/false questions and translation as well as some extension activities. The resource aims to not just build confidence in listening but also practise dictionary skills, increase grammar awareness and work on translation.

By lisadominique

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French Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. Day full lesson

French Black History Month, Martin Luther King Jr. Day full lesson

Black History Month/Martin Luther Jr. Day is a wide topic. So much to say. Little time to say it all. Black History deserves more than just one day or month. However if you are short on time and want to make the most of it with your students, this resource made of a PPT and booklet in French will help you. It consists of a PPT with interactive activities, songs and videos about Black History Month, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. The activity booklet is here to help your students keep track of their learning.This full lesson consists of a powerpoint and booklet about Black History Month, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King in French. The powerpoint consists of 26 colourful slides with - a quiz- a true-false activity- a song with its translation in French- videos- a puzzle- guessing games- reflection slides - the story of Rosa ParksAnd the booklet consists of 12 very colourful pages related to the powerpoint.Any question ? Let's connect :------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Be the first to know about my new discounts, freebies and product launches: Click Follow me button to become a follower. You will now receive email updates about my store.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

By foxtrotters

A2 French AQA style sentences to translate with answers 1

A2 French AQA style sentences to translate with answers 1

Targeting specific grammar areas - agreements, reporting speech, tenses, negatives, prepositions and the subjunctiveTopics: immigration, environment, economyHave just given this to my A2 class for independent revision as the exam looms in a few days - they were delighted.Have attached the worksheet twice as a pdf and in Pages

By madamebennett

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Prejudices in France (based on the film "Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait à Bon Dieu?")

Prejudices in France (based on the film "Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait à Bon Dieu?")

The resources will be useful for the IB topics like Immigration, Customs and Traditions. The main objective is to study some prejudices existing today on the example of a comedy film "Qu'est-ce qu'on a fait à Bon Dieu?". The resource pack includes two resources, exercises based on the trailer and after film activities. Trailer-based exercises can help to introduce the issue of national prejudices and after-film activities (quiz and article about the film) will help students to understand this issue.

By olgab8

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LA HAINE {Part 1} - Etude des personnages et du début du film  {New A-level and A2}

LA HAINE {Part 1} - Etude des personnages et du début du film {New A-level and A2}

LA HAINE {Part 1} - Etude des personnages et du début du film New A-level and A2A study of the three main characters with a teacher file and a student file with a link to a Youtube video on the topic (you can find the link on the file). The file is based on the video and should be completed at the same time as the video is playing.You could give this activity to complete for Study and go through it together in class afterwards or you could work through the file in class and use the teacher guide to provide extra information which are not all on the video.This resource includes:- A teacher guide with plenty of information linked to the Youtube video and some extra information linked to the French guide written by Ginette Vincendeau which I adapted to French. (14 pages)- A student guide linked to the Youtube video with plenty of images taken from the movie and challenging questions. (14 pages)- A study of the main characters and the beginning of the movie- A study of what influenced Matthieu- A study of the techniques of the filmI will soon add more resources on La Haine so please do not hesitate to visit my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/MllePierreI hope you will enjoy my resources and if you have a question on a particular slide or activity, please do not hesitate to contact me or leave me a message. I would really appreciate some feedback :-) Thank you very much.@EloCamden

By MllePierre

Prejudices about France

Prejudices about France

This resource is destinated to learners of French as a foreign language. The main objective is to work on the notion of prejudices about France. The resource should be used with a short film directed by Cedric Villain 3''Cliché !''

By olgab8

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La Haine- Model Essays BUNDLE AS and A2 French

La Haine- Model Essays BUNDLE AS and A2 French

In this bundle:6 essay questions with their plan and model answerQuestions are:-Expliquez l'intrigue dans La Haine et la position des personnages principaux par rapport à l'intrigue-Eprouvez-vous de la compassion pour Vinz?-'Le titre du film La Haine est bien choisi car il reflète exactement le thème principal du film’. Dans quelle mesure êtes-vous d’accord avec ce jugement?- Dans La Haine, Mathieu Kassovitz a réussi à dépeindre l’exclusion sociale. Etes-vous d’accord?-Analysez les principales techniques utilisées par Mathieu Kassovitz dans La Haine. Que pensez-vous de ces techniques?-Analysez les influences sur le metteur en scène et comment ces influences se manifestent dans La Haine(individual lots are also available for £2 each)

By laprofdefrancais