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October 2014

Petites annonces, Lettres, Cvs, Formulaires

Objectives:  To read Petites Annonces and to write a letter of motivation and a CV.

 

Pre-activity: Create a word document to keep track of any new words you learned. You will upload this at the end of the period.

References: You may use http://lingro.comhttp://wordreference.com  or http://linguee.com  to help with the vocabulary.

 

Les Petites Annonces

  1. Read the petites annonces and complete the activities that follow.

http://www.bonjourdefrance.com/n9/fda1.htm

  1. In your Word document, list any new words that you learned.  How difficult was the reading and assignment? Give it a rating with 1 being the least difficult and 10 being the most difficult.

 

Les CVs et Lettres de Motivation – The following links will take you through the steps of putting together a CV, writing a letter of motivation, and filling out forms.  Throughout each step, you will verify the spelling,  pertinent information, correct format, etc.  Continue to press the down arrow until you get to the Conclusion. When you  have completed all of the steps, you will sousmettre.  If all of your information is correct, it will be accepted. If not, you will need to correct any missing information.  Take a screen shot of your confirmation page.

 

  1. 1.       First , you will complete the following link:

http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/cecqf/html/applyingForAJob.html?section=Workplace%20Readiness&path=preparation_au_milieu_de_travail/resume/resume.html

 

  1. 2.       Next, choose one from the following links
  2. a.       http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/cecqf/html/applyingForAJob.html?section=Human%20Care&path=soins_medicaux/resume/resume.html

 

 

  1. b.      http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/cecqf/html/applyingForAJob.html?section=Business%20Services&path=services_commerciaux/resume/resume.html

 

  1. c.       http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/cecqf/html/applyingForAJob.html?section=Natural%20Resources&path=ressources_naturelles/resume/resume.html

 

  1. 3.       How was your learning experience today? What did you learn? What was difficult about today? Please respond to these questions in your Word document and “Turn in” the document at the end of the period.  Be  sure to include your screen shots of the confirmation pages. 

Epals

Pen pan letters

You will write your introductory letter to your penpal in class today. Remember to write in French, you have to read in French first.  Take a few moments to practice reading the pen pal letters here:

Start here: 

http://www.bonjourdefrance.com/n8/a22.htm

http://french.speak7.com/french_letters.htm

http://fr.openclassrooms.com/forum/sujet/que-mettre-dans-une-lettre-a-un-correspondant-etranger-74115

Phrases for letters

http://french.about.com/library/weekly/aa052501.htm

 

  1. Take note of any useful words and phrases you would like to use.  In your letter you will:
  2. Open the letter
  3. Introduce yourself
  4. Tell how old you are
  5. Tell about your family members
  6. Tell what you like to do
  7. You can include what movies you like, what songs you like or anything else you would like to add
  8. Answer any of your correspondant’s  questions
  9. Close the letter

 

To help you with your letter, you should NOT use Google Translate!

Use Linguée to help formulate phrases

Don’t start writing in English first! You will end up with a very bad franglais…. Use the models provided


French II Person of the Year

Tower
Photo by Jared Sherbel, former student

 

  1. Using the article that we read yesterday as a guide, create your own document to highlight important persons. You will find this article in Edmodo
  2. You will chose ONE person from each of the categories from pages 4 or 5. You should also select two additional categories. Be sure to give proper credit for images and text on a Works Cited page. 
  3. You may use Powerpoint or Prezi to make a presentation. Be sure to make a simple presentation since your Powerpoint will be uploaded to Edmodo.
  4. In French, you will have a simple description of your person  You can use http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia:Accueil_principal to help.
  5. Linguée is also a good reference http://www.linguee.fr/  You may also use http://lingro.com/ to help you read in French. Be sure to select the French to English dictionary. 
  6. DO NOT use Google Translate or another online translator!
  7. Upload your  Powerpoint or link to your Prezi to Edmodo.
  8. This is due at the end of the period.

 

Making accent marks:

To type a character hold down the ALT key while typing the number; on releasing the ALT key, the character appears on the screen. Check that Number Lock is on.

128 = Ç 
129 = ü 
130 = é 
131 = â 
132 = ä 
133 = à 
134 = å 
135 = ç 

136 = ê 
137 = ë 
138 = è 
139 = ï 
140 = î 
141 = ì 
142 = Ä 
143 = Å 

144 = É 
145 = æ 
146 = Æ 
147 = ô 
148 = ö 
149 = ò 
150 = û 
151 = ù 

152 = ÿ 
153 = Ö 
154 = Ü 
155 = ø 
156 = £ 
157 = Ø 
158 = × 
159 = ƒ 

160 = á 
161 = í 
162 = ó 
163 = ú 
164 = ñ 
165 = Ñ 
166 = ª 
167 = º 

168 = ¿ 
169 = ® 
170 = ¬ 
171 = ½ 
172 = ¼ 
173 = ¡ 
174 = « 
175 = » 

179 = ¦ 
181 = Á 
182 =  
183 = À 
184 = © 
187 = + 
189 = ¢ 
190 = ¥ 

198 = ã 
199 = à
207 = ¤ 
208 = ð 
209 = Р
210 = Ê 
211 = Ë 
212 = È 

213 = i 
214 = Í 
215 = Π
216 = Ï 
222 = Ì 
224 = Ó 
225 = ß 
226 = Ô 

227 = Ò 
228 = õ 
229 = Õ 
230 = µ 
231 = þ 
232 = Þ 
233 = Ú 
234 = Û 

235 = Ù 
236 = ý 
237 = Ý 
239 = ´ 
241 = ± 
243 = ¾ 
244 = ¶ 
245 = § 

246 = ÷ 
247 = ¸ 
248 = ° 
249 = ¨ 
250 = · 
251 = ¹ 
252 = ³ 
253 = ² 


For the Euro sign (€), hold down the AltGr key while typing the number 4