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February 2009

French II Test Review Unité 3

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Objective- To practice the unit objectives for Wednesday’s test

Pre- Activity- Review with the following games on Quia

Expressions of quantity http://www.quia.com/hm/297803.html

General Unité 3 Review http://www.quia.com/rr/210498.html

Activity- Writing practice

  1. You will download the writing form and use the drop down and form fill menus to complete the assignment.

    Download french_ii_writing_review.doc

  2. Print the form when you are finished.
  3. Go to Classzone and check out the internet activity

http://www.classzone.com/cz/books/french_2/page_build.htm?id=resources/jsp/tour_activity/tour_activity_l12

Post activity- Survey

Take the Zoomerang survey

http://www.zoomerang.com/Survey/?p=WEB228TUDEQQ5H

Test review Unité 3

Planning a meal

Going to a café

Talking about favorite foods

Shopping for food at a market

Grammar:

Verbs boire, préférer, vouloir,  acheter and payer, devoir pouvoir

Partitive article

 Expressions of quantity with de,

Adjective tout

Expression il faut

Culture- Viewing sheets 9-12


French I- Je voudrais rencontrer...

Justin Timberake red carpet


Which celebrities would you like to meet? What kind of celebrity it? An actor, or actress? A singer or politician? What is his/her nationality? What is he/she  like?

Today you will describe a male and female celebrity in French. You will need to be able to:

Preactivity

You will review adjective agreement by completing the Rags to riches adjectives game

You will  review c'est vs il/elle est by completing the C'est vs. il/elle est quiz 

Activity

You may download the file or copy and paste from here Download Describing_people_adjectives_12

Review the verb être and adjective forms below.

-eux/eux    -euse/euses

-al/als         - ale/ales

-if/ifs         -ive/ives

-el/els         -elle/elles

-on/ons        -onne/onnes

-en/ens        -enne/ennes

(I)      je suis              (we)      nous sommes

(you)  tu es                 (you)    vous êtes

(he)    il est                (they)   ils sont

(she)  elle est             (they)   elles sont

 

Complete  the chart below. To insert accent

marks go to the Typepad page for Making Accents

 

French

English

Masc. Sing

Masc. Plural

Fem. Sing

Fem plural

grand *

tall

petit*

short

intelligent

intelligent

stupide

stupid

bon*

good

mauvais*

bad

joli*

pretty

beau*

beautiful

amusant

funny

doué

talented

marrant

funny

mignon

cute

jeune*

young

pénible

annoying

sympa

kind

très

very

assez

quite

et

and

mais

but

je pense que

I think

a mon avis

In my opinion

aussi

also

*BAGS adjectives

 

My Own Words

Complete the chart with at least five new adjectives  from the sheet I have given to you or go to Wordreference

http://www.wordreference.com/ or a dictionary to include additional adjectives

French

English

Masc. Sing

Masc. Plural

Fem. Sing

Fem plural

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

 *The worksheet above is modified by an exercise created by Damien Weare of the MFL newgroup.

                                    

Correct the adjectives in the following sentences

  1. Mes voisons ont une maison joli mais elle n’est pas grand.
  2. Mon frère est très grande.
  3. A mon avis, elle est très beau mais stupides.
  4. Il est un riche homme, mais ce n’est pas belle.
  5. Elles sont mignon.
  6. Je pense que ma soeur n’est pas très pénibles.

Explain and give an example of when to use c’est/vs  il est/elle est

C’est:

Il est:

Elle est: 

Prewriting and drafting of paragraphs

 Je voudrais rencontrer...

 

Describe two people  you would like to meet (a man and a woman). These people may be famous singers, actors or actresses, sports figures, politicians,  etc. Describe each person’s physical traits and personality using the vocabulary that you know.  Use this chart to organize your work.

 

Tell who you would like to meet- Je voudrais rencontrer...

Use c’est un/une + noun and nationality to tell who they are.

Use à mon avis to describe physical and personality trait. Remember to use your linking words,

Use je pense qu’il/elle to describe another physical and personality trait. Again, remember your linking words.

Finish with one opinion statement of your personal. Use only the vocabulary you know!

 

-Je voudrais rencontrer Denzel Washington. C’est un acteur américain. A mon avis, il est très beau et intelligent. Je pense qu’il est assez grand et très sympathique. C’est un très bon acteur. J’adore Denzel Washington !

-Je voudrais rencontrer Angela Bassett. C’est une actrice américaine. A mon avis, elle est très belle et intelligente. Je pense qu’elle est mince et très douée . C’est une très bonne actrice. Angela Bassett est chouette !.

Nom

Nationality and noun

Physical 1

Physical 2

Personality 1

Personality 2

Il est

Elle est

Nom

Linking word

Linking word

Il n’est pas

Elle n’est pas

Write your paragraph here using your work from the boxes above.

  • Paste your paragraph  as a comment into the post.
  • Beneath your paragraph you will evaluate today’s activity. You will tell me what two things went well and what you would do differently.
  • Sign with your French name and last initial.

Post activity- Evaluation

Two stars and a wish- Be sure you have included your evaluation of your activities today in today's post. You will tell what two things went well and what you would do differently.

Review: Be sure you have:

  1. Downloaded the form or copied and pasted into a Word document. Save your work often!
  2. Completed the two adjective quizzes
  3. Completed the chart with the correct forms of the adjectives

  4. Added at least five additional adjectives to the chart

  5. Corrected the sentences

  6. Explained when to use c'est vs. il/elle est and given an example

  7. Filled out the prewriting chart'. Remember to insert accent marks

  8. Written your two paragraphs and evaluation

  9. Posted your paragraph and evaluation as a comment today's post.

  10. Remember to study for tomorrow's test Leçons 9-12