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French AP- 20 Janvier

 

Listening Exercises:

Visit the following sites to work on your listening skills. Which sites are easiest to understand? The most difficult?

Radio Canada http://www.radio-canada.ca/audio-video/

France 24 http://www.france24.com/fr/20090120-barack-obama-investiture-direct-programme#

France Soir http://www.francesoir.fr/videos/2009/01/16/un-miracle-a-new-york.html

TV5 http://www.tv5.org/TV5Site/info/jt_tv5.php

 

 

 

 

Reading Exercises

You will read several different texts. Use http://wordreference.com to look up unfamiliar words. Do NOT use online translators to translate blocks of text.  For each text, find five new words you have learned. You will also give a summary of what you have learned in English. You will post these as a responses to this post

Text 1- La Quotidienne

http://www.printaffiliation.com/printflux/applications/pollen/pollen.php

Text 2- Barack Obama- Vikidea

http://fr.vikidia.org/index.php/Barack_Obama

Text 3- La Maison Blanche

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maison_Blanche

Text 4- L’Incroyable Destin d’Obama

http://www.linternaute.com/actualite/monde/photo/barack-obama-en-100-images/l-incroyable-destin-de-barack-obama.shtml

Task 4  Wordle word clouds

Look at the word clouds and identify the most important words in Obama's letter to his daughters in French and in Engish. Which words are most important and why ?

Wordle: Obama's Open Letter to His Daughters Wordle: Obama Ecrit Une Lettre à Ses Filles

 http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447708/Obama%27s_Open_Letter_to_His_Daughters

http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447717/Obama_Ecrit_Une_Lettre_%C3%A0_Ses_Filles

A Letter To My Daughters

http://www.parade.com/export/sites/default/news/2009/01/barack-obama-letter-to-my-daughters.html

La Lettre de Barack Obama

http://www.ninapeople.com/la-lettre-de-barack-obama-a-ses-filles--a16118.html


French II- Leçon 9 Foods and expressions of quantity

French II Leçon 9

Objectives: To practice the vocabulary of quantities. To shop for online groceries. To review cooking project. To assess what was learned today.

1.      Create a Word document  and name it your last name, your class period, and today’s date.

2.      In your word document, be sure to create a header with your first and last name. Number the pages.

3.   Answer the reflection question a comment to today’s post

What new vocabulary did you learn today?

How are the French stores different from American stores?
What I liked about these exercises...
What I didn’t like about these exercises...

Which exercise did you like the best and why?
What I would do differently....

Task #1

 Review the different fruits and vegetables.

For each category, copy and paste the pictures of five items you did not previously know. Be sure to write the English equivalent of each word.

Légumes/fruits

Produits céréliers

Laits et subtituts

Viandes et substitutes

Autres aliments boissons

http://recit.csdm.qc.ca/local/panier/aliments/index.htm

Task #2

Review the types of shops there are in

France

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/french/shopping/shops.html

 

The quantities

http://www.s-cool.co.uk/gcse/french/shopping/shopping-for-food-and-drink.html

 

Look at real shops and read the dialogues.

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/Curriculum/modlang/french/french_shops/french_shop_index.htm

 

Select “cliquez ici pour voir l’interieur" to see the inside of each shop

Task #3

Plan your menu! You are going to plan a healthy menu *Use only the French option. Click right on  JOEUR

http://www.dietitians.ca/public/content/eat_well_live_well/french/menuplanner/overview.asp#

Type your menu here:

What was your caluculatrice du guide alimentaire. 

Légumes/fruits

Produits céréliers

Laits et subtituts

Viandes et substitutes

Autres aliments boissons

Task #4

Go to http://www.houra.fr/index.php?c=h2  Type in 75007 for zip code

You are planning a lunch for your friends. Find the items your need at Houra. Copy and paste your basket into the word document.

 

 

 Reading in French-

You will read several different texts. Use http://wordreference.com to look up unfamiliar words. Do NOT use online translators to translate blocks of text.  For each text, find five new words you have learned. You will also give a summary of what you have learned in English. You will post these as a responses to this post

Text 1- La Quotidienne

http://www.printaffiliation.com/printflux/applications/pollen/pollen.php

Text 2- Barack Obama- Vikidea

http://fr.vikidia.org/index.php/Barack_Obama

Text 3- La Maison Blanche

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maison_Blanche

Text 4- L’Incroyable Destin d’Obama

http://www.linternaute.com/actualite/monde/photo/barack-obama-en-100-images/l-incroyable-destin-de-barack-obama.shtml

Task 4  Wordle word clouds

Look at the word clouds and identify the most important words in Obama's letter to his daughters in French and in Engish. Which words are most important and why ?

Wordle: Obama's Open Letter to His Daughters Wordle: Obama Ecrit Une Lettre à Ses Filles

 http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447708/Obama%27s_Open_Letter_to_His_Daughters

http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447717/Obama_Ecrit_Une_Lettre_%C3%A0_Ses_Filles

A Letter To My Daughters

http://www.parade.com/export/sites/default/news/2009/01/barack-obama-letter-to-my-daughters.html

La Lettre de Barack Obama

http://www.ninapeople.com/la-lettre-de-barack-obama-a-ses-filles--a16118.html


French I- Lab Leçon 9

Unité 4 Leçon 9 Les personnes et les objets

 

TASK 1-

 

Contexte

First, go to Classzone.com and review the notecards for Unité 4. Also, complete the online workbook exercises for leçon 9.

In Les personnes et les objets, you learned how to talk about young people and their pastimes, how to describe people, and how to talk about what people have.

 

 

TASK 2  Ma Chambre de rêves

You have won 1000 euros from Ikea and 1000 euros from Les Trois Suisses to redecorate your room. Browse the rooms here to get some inspiration

http://www.ikea.com/fr/fr/catalog/categories/rooms/bedroom/

 

Complete the chart below with the items you are purchasing for your room You must buy a bed ( don ‘t forget the mattress!), a dresser, a desk, and a chair. The rest is up to you.

 

IKEA

Article

Modèle

Couleur

Prix

ex  lit

Hemnes

blanc

199

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

http://www.3suisses.fr/FrontOfficePortail/catalogue_fra/meubles-decoration.html

 

LES TROIS SUISSES

Article

Modèle

Couleur

Prix

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

 

 

Task 3- Reading in French- You will read several different texts. Use http://wordreference.com to look up unfamiliar words. Do NOT use online translators to translate blocks of text.  For each text, find five new words you have learned. You will also give a summary of what you have learned in English. You will post these as a responses to this post

 

Text 1- La Quotidienne

http://www.printaffiliation.com/printflux/applications/pollen/pollen.php

 

Text 2- Barack Obama- Vikidea

http://fr.vikidia.org/index.php/Barack_Obama

 

Text 3- La Maison Blanche

http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maison_Blanche

 

Text 4- L’Incroyable Destin d’Obama

http://www.linternaute.com/actualite/monde/photo/barack-obama-en-100-images/l-incroyable-destin-de-barack-obama.shtml

 

 

Task 4  Wordle word clouds

Look at the word clouds and identify the most important words in Obama's letter to his daughters in French and in Engish. Which words are most important and why ?

Wordle: Obama's Open Letter to His Daughters Wordle: Obama Ecrit Une Lettre à Ses Filles

 http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447708/Obama%27s_Open_Letter_to_His_Daughters

http://www.wordle.net/gallery/wrdl/447717/Obama_Ecrit_Une_Lettre_%C3%A0_Ses_Filles

 

 

 

 

A Letter To My Daughters

http://www.parade.com/export/sites/default/news/2009/01/barack-obama-letter-to-my-daughters.html

 

La Lettre de Barack Obama

http://www.ninapeople.com/la-lettre-de-barack-obama-a-ses-filles--a16118.html


French II Semester Exam Study Guide

Download French II exam_review_day_1_Fall 2008_Version 2

French II

Exam review

Objective- To review for the semester exam

·        Create a new Word Document with your name and today ‘s date

·        Copy and paste the chart below or you may download the form (see second page)  and complete the chart. This will be your study guide

·        Go to Bitesize French
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/and complete all of the grammar activities.

·        Make a screen shot of your final score for each grammar practice

·        Crop and make these smaller so that you can fit several on each page.

·        Print out your study guide with the screen shots at the end of the period.

·        Evaluation: What do you need to study most? Answer this question in the comments section. Be specific! Include the chapter, objectives, specific grammar and vocabulary.  Respond in a comment to this post

 

 

Nom:

 

French II Fall Semester Exam Review

 

Copy and paste the chart below into a word document (or you can download the form).

Objectives- Check off the appropriate columns

 

Unit

Objectives

Listen

Speak

Read

Write

Reprise/1

Review Getting acquainted

Leçons 1-4

 

Communication Review:

Talking about places and things

Presenting oneself and others

Talking about oneself and others

Describing one’s plans

 

 

 

 

Unité 2 Weekend Activities

Leçons 5-8

Talking about weekend plans

Getting from one place to another

Narrating past weekend events

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copy and paste the grammar and vocabulary topics you know really well, moderately well, or not at all! http://mmehenderson.typepad.com/my_weblog/semester-1-exam-reviews.html

 

Unit

Grammar topics I know well

Grammar topics I know moderately well

Grammar topics I do not know at all!

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

Unit

Vocabulary  I know well

Vocabulary  topics I know moderately well

Vocabulary I do not know at all!

1

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 


French I Exam Review Study Guide

Download French I exam_review_day__Version2

French I-

Exam review day 1

Objective- To review for the semester exam

·        Create a new Word Document with your name and today ‘s date

·        Copy and paste the chart below or you may download the form (see second page)  and complete the chart. This will be your study guide

·        Go to Bitesize French
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/french/and complete all of the grammar activities.

·        Make a screen shot of your final score for each grammar practice

·        Crop and make these smaller so that you can fit several on each page.

·        Print out your study guide with the screen shots at the end of the period.

·        Evaluation: What do you need to study most? Answer this question in the comments section. Be specific! Include the chapter, objectives, specific grammar and vocabulary.  Respond in a comment to this post.

  

Nom:

 

Copy and paste the chart below into a word document (or you can download the form).

Objectives- Check off the appropriate columns

Unit

Objectives

Listen

Speak

Read

Write

Meeting people

Leçons 1,2

Saying hello and goodbye

Saying how old you are and finding out someone’s age

Counting to 100

Introducing yourself

Saying where you are from

Introducing friends, family and relatives

Having a snack in

 

France

Leçons 3.4

 

Communication

Saying you are hungry and thirsty

Paying at a café

Talking about time

Talking about dates

Talking about weather

Daily activities at home, school, on weekends

Leçons 5-8

Communication

Describing daily activities

Talking about where people are

Finding out what’s going on

Inviting friends to do things with you

Copy and paste the grammar and vocabulary topics you know really well, moderately well, or not at all! http://mmehenderson.typepad.com/my_weblog/semester-1-exam-reviews.html

Unit

Grammar topics I know well

Grammar topics I know moderately well

Grammar topics I do not know at all!

1

2

3

 

Unit

Vocabulary  I know well

Vocabulary  topics I know moderately well

Vocabulary I do not know at all!

1

2

3

Unit

Culture  topics I know well

Culture  topics I know moderately well

Culture  topics I do not know at all!

1

2

3