Regarde et écoute – Le boulanger de l’Afghanistan

Bonjour tout le monde,

Après un très long voyage, un jeune afghan prénommé Najib arrive à Paris. Sans famille et sans argent il découvre un pays nouveau pour lui. Jusqu’où ira-t-il? Qui va-t-il rencontrer? Que va-t-il se passer pour lui? Les réponses à ces questions, tout de suite…

Voici le podcast sur lequel vous allez travailler:

Vous pouvez aussi le trouver sur votre téléphone en utilisant l’application “Acast”. Cherchez le podcast “Duolingo podcast French” et téléchargez le podcast intitulé: “Le boulanger de l’Afghanistan (the baker from Afghanistan)“. Vous pouvez aussi travailler en utilisant la transcription du podcast en cliquant là.

Et maintenant, les questions (en anglais). Chaque section du podcast en français a une question à répondre:

  1. Why did Najib leave his country?
  2. What were the volunteers of Calais giving out to the migrants?
  3. What did Najib want to do in France?
  4. What were the bulldozers destroying?
  5. What was Najib holding in his hands?
  6. Where did Najib end up after the bus ride?
  7. How does he describe the man he met in the detention center?
  8. What were Najib and the other migrant doing in the Parish hall?
  9. What good news brought Cyrille?
  10. What had the locals of the Lasalle village prepared for the arrival of their guests?
  11. How did the villagers of Lasalle see the migrants?
  12. Who was Najib’s host family?
  13. How does Najib describle Les Cévennes?
  14. Where exactly is the old oven situated in Sourdogues?
  15. After a while, how was Najib feeling after?
  16. How was Najib feeling the first time he tried “Pétanque”?
  17. Thanks to the “Pétanque” game, what did Najib gain?
  18. Name the two steps of making bread that David tells Najib?
  19. What did Najib always wanted to do?
  20. What news did he get from the letter?
  21. Want to know what happens to Najib? Keep on listening 😉

Et maintenant si vous voulez rencontrer Najib, le voici en train de préparer son pain dans sa boulangerie:

Et pour finir, voici les réponses:

  1. Why did Najib leave his country? – The country was at war (la guerre). His parents were dead. It was too dangerous for him.
  2. What were the volunteers of Calais giving out to the migrants? – Clothes, shoes and food.
  3. What did Najib want to do in France? – To learn French, find a job and find a house.
  4. What were the bulldozers destroying? – The trees, the tents, everything.
  5. What was Najib holding in his hands? – His application of asylum for France.
  6. Where did Najib end up after the bus ride? – In Nîme in the south east of France.
  7. How does he describe the man he met in the detention center? – His name is Cyrille and he is a nice guy who would like to help him out.
  8. What were Najib and the other migrant doing in the Parish hall? – They were learning French, played Volley-ball and made big dinners.
  9. What good news brought Cyrille? – He found a place for 20 migrants.
  10. What had the locals of the Lasalle village prepared for the arrival of their guests? – A table with a buffet.
  11. How did the villagers of Lasalle see the migrants? – As human beings not criminals.
  12. Who was Najib’s host family? – A nice couple named Jean-Louis and Wicki.
  13. How does Najib describle Les Cévennes? – A quiet place with mountains and nature.
  14. Where exactly is the old oven situated in Sourdogues? – In a garden in the center of the village.
  15. After a while, how was Najib feeling after? – Bored and alone.
  16. How was Najib feeling the first time he tried “Pétanque”? – He felt shy.
  17. Thanks to the “Pétanque” game, what did Najib gain? – He learnt more French and made friends.
  18. Name the two steps of making bread that David tells Najib? – Mix flour with water. Make balls of dough.
  19. What did Najib always wanted to do? – To work for himself.
  20. What news did he get from the letter? – Bad news. His asyum request was refused. He had 48 hours to leave France.

2020/21 – 6th Years – Le subjonctif présent

Le subjonctif présent:

Explications:

Le subjonctif présent des verbes réguliers, cours et exercices avec Tex

Le subjonctif présent des verbes irréguliers, cours et exercices avec Tex

Le subjonctif présent, emplois et exercices avec Tex

Le subjonctif présent, verbes irréguliers et emploi

Exercices:

10 phrases avec le subjonctif présent des verbes réguliers

10 phrases avec le subjonctif présent des verbes irréguliers

Complétez avec le subjonctif présent des verbes entre parenthèse (régulier ou irrégulier)

Quelle est la forme correcte du subjonctif présent de ces verbes irréguliers?

 

Regarde et écoute – La championne du fromage

Bonjour chers élèves,

Cette semaine découvrons l’histoire de Virginie: “la championne du fromage!”. Mais qui est-elle? D’où vient-elle? Et une championne du fromage, ça existe vraiment? Bonne découverte à tous!

Voici le podcast sur lequel vous allez travailler:

Vous pouvez aussi le trouver sur votre téléphone en utilisant l’application “Acast”. Cherchez le podcast “Duolingo podcast French” et téléchargez le podcast intitulé: “La championne du fromage (The cheese champion)“. Vous pouvez aussi travailler en utilisant la transcription du podcast en cliquant là.

Et maintenant, les questions (en anglais). Chaque section du podcast en français a une question à répondre:

  1. Why Virginie didn’t like to go to the cheesemonger with her mother as a child?
  2. Give any details about how Virginie and Jean-François feel in love.
  3. What did Virginie say to Jean-François when he decided to open a cheese shop?
  4. Where did Virginie and Jean-François kissed for the first time?
  5. How does Virginie describes Jean-François?
  6. What were Jean-François and his mother selling at the market?
  7. What does Jean-François say about the North of France?
  8. What was Virginie’s dream?
  9. What did Virginie had to do during her pregnancy?
  10. Did Virginie accept to work as the cashier of Jean-François’ shop?
  11. How many children does Virginie have?
  12. What do both Jean-François and Virginie like?
  13. Can you name some of the steps of “l’affinage” (the cheese ripening)?
  14. Why did Virginie take over the shop?
  15. How did her family react to Virginie dropping her studies?
  16. Was it easy for her to take care of the cheese shop?
  17. How many “cheese boards” did she have to prepare for the Christmas holidays?
  18. What was she dreaming about at night?
  19. What big change happen to Virginie during the Christmas period?
  20. What are the different cheese sections in her shop?
  21. Feel free to keep on listening to know what happens to Virginie 🙂

Would you now like to meet Virginie? She opens the doors of her kingdom for you. Spoiler alert: there will be information about how far she got in the Cheese World Championship.

Et pour finir, voici les réponses:

  1. Why Virginie didn’t like to go to the cheesemonger with her mother as a child? – It was always cold there and there was always a bad smell.
  2. Give any details about how Virginie and Jean-François feel in love. – They went to the museum together. They talked about politics, religion. They watched the paintings at the Orsay museum. The looked at each other. They held each other’s hand.
  3. What did Virginie say to Jean-François when he decided to open a cheese shop? – That she would never work with him at the shop.
  4. Where did Virginie and Jean-François kissed for the first time? – On a platform at the train station in Paris.
  5. How does Virginie describes Jean-François? – A man of passion, of great charisma who wanted to create his own business.
  6. What were Jean-François and his mother selling at the market? – bread, fruits, vegetables and cheese.
  7. What does Jean-François say about the North of France? – It is a place with lots of farms, cows and milk. A very rich and interesting area.
  8. What was Virginie’s dream? – University life, German literature, books and poetry.
  9. What did Virginie had to do during her pregnancy? – To take a break from her work and studies.
  10. Did Virginie accept to work as the cashier of Jean-François’ shop? – Yes she did!
  11. How many children does Virginie have? – 4
  12. What do both Jean-François and Virginie like? – To think. The intellectual work.
  13. Can you name some of the steps of “l’affinage” (the cheese ripening)? – Cheese must be washed, turned around and dried several times.
  14. Why did Virginie take over the shop? – She was the only one able to do it. She felt she didn’t have any other choice.
  15. How did her family react to Virginie dropping her studies? – That it was such a pity. How could such an intellectual like Virginie could sell cheese?
  16. Was it easy for her to take care of the cheese shop? – No. It was difficult and humiliating.
  17. How many “cheese boards” did she have to prepare for the Christmas holidays? – 300
  18. What was she dreaming about at night? – Cheese.
  19. What big change happen to Virginie during the Christmas period? – She eventually feel in love with cheese!
  20. What are the different cheese sections in her shop? – cheese from the region, goat cheese, soft and hard cheese.