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French II- 25 janvier Unité 3- Foods and expression of quantity

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.


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

  • Look at real shops and read the dialogues. Write five new words you learned from the dialogues. Select "cliquez ici pour voir l'interieur" to see the inside of each shop

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

   Task #3

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

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 you and three of your friends. You are making the healthy meal you planned previously. Find the items your need at Houra. Copy and paste your basket into the word document.

Task #5

You may check the Livebinder http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=279508 to make plans for your cooking project

Evaluation- Reflection

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....

  


French I- 25 janvier: Adjective Agreement Leçon 11

Au marché à Quimiac en France.

Objectives: To describe people by using adjective agreement (Leçon 11)

Preactivity

  1. View the chart and listen to the pronunciation of adjectives.
  2. Play the adjective game. Click on régles de jeu for the instructions of this game.
  3. Select ten new adjectives from the handout I have given you.

Activity

  1. You may download the file or copy and paste from here Download Describing_people_adjectives_12
  2. Review the verb être and adjective forms below.

Verb être

(I)      je suis              (we)      nous sommes -

(you)  tu es                 (you)    vous êtes

(he)    il est                (they)   ils sont

(she)  elle est             (they)   elles sont

 

Adjective Agreement

-eux/eux    -euse/euses

-al/als         - ale/ales

-if/ifs         -ive/ives

-el/els         -elle/elles

-on/ons        -onne/onnes

-en/ens        -enne/ennes

 

  

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 are adjectives that go before the noun.

   

My Own Words

  1. 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.

  Complete the following activities at Quia

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.

You will also tell which exercises you liked the best and least and why.

 


French II- Un Diner à La Française Day 1

Snow 2

Photo de la neige en France

 


French I- Fêtes and places in town

Snow 5

Photo de la neige en France

Objectives: Learning about French holidays and practicing vocabulary for places in town.


Pre-Activity-

1. Open a Word document and save it with your first name and last initial. DO NOT PRINT until you have been given instructions.

2. Title the assignment Holidays and Places in Town

3. Copy and paste the following into your Word document. 

  1. List the  public holidays in France that  we do not celebrate?

 

  1. List the days that we have as public holidays that don’t exist in France.

 

  1. These fêtes are all “typically” French. Identify the month, in French when they occur.  Explain the name of the fête in English. Explain briefly how each one is celebrated. 

 

Fête

Mois

How it is celebrated.

La fête des rois

 

 

La chandeleur

 

 

Le Carnaval

 

 

La victoire

 

 

La fête nationale

 

 

La tour de France

 

 

L’assomption

 

 

Le prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

 

 

Le Toussaint

 

 

 Modified from Francofiles


Activity

1. Go to the Francofiles site, read the information  and complete the chart

2. Go to the Languauges Online site. Select Encore Tricolore 1 Unité 7. Complete the exercises 1-10.

Post activity- Evaluation

How did today’s lesson go? Answer the following questions as a comment in today’s post.

1. What did you learn today?

2. What was your favorite exercise? Your least favorite? 

3. Two stars and a wish: What two things went well and what would you do differently? 



Quel titre?

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Photo de la neige en France

If you were creating a new French textbook what would you name it? Are there any special features you think if should have? Respond to this post using your first name and last initial only.