French II- Leçon 9 Foods and expressions of quantity
French I Review Leçons 9,10

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

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