2020/21 – 2nd years – Le petit déjeuner

Aujourd’hui nous allons découvrir le petit déjeuner d’Adrien et de Mathis. Et vous, c’est quoi votre petit déjeuner préféré?

Questions:

  1. habitent Mathis et Adrien?
  2. Quel est leur repas préféré?
  3. Quand mangent-ils des croissants et des pains au chocolat?
  4. Avec quoi mangent-ils leurs céréales?
  5. Pendant quelle période de l’année boivent-ils des smoothies?
  6. Quels sont les ingrédients de leur recette?
  7. Quelles sont les trois étapes de la recette?
  8. Comment dit-on “It’s ready.” en français?
  9. Comment di-on “Yummy!” en français?
  10. Quel va être le sujet de leur prochaine vidéo?

Et toi, qu’est-ce que tu manges pour ton petit déjeuner? Pour répondre à cette question, étudie la page numéro 3 de ton livre.

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.

2019/20 – Junior Cycle – Semaine du 5 au 10 mai

Bonjour tout le monde.

Troisième semaine depuis les vacances de Pâques et les grandes vacances arrivent déjà à grand pas!

Let’s start  with the results of this week’s Kahoot on the French holidays and traditions:

…and now, this week’s assignments!


1st years:

Mardi:

Revise your numbers for tomorrow’s auction:

  1. in the book (check the index of the book at the beginning).
  2. using these links: numbers 1-10, numbers 11-20, numbers 20-100.
  3. or this link: numbers 1 to 100.

Some students have yet to upload the description of their “Estate agent”. Please do so today.

Find some props for tomorrow’s class so you can better impersonate your role as an estate agent. Make it fun (ie. funny hat, fake mustach, your assistant teddy bear, etc.)!

Mercredi & Jeudi (online lesson):

La vente aux enchères:

    • La maison des sept nains – Patrick (Michael)
    • La maison de bob l’éponge – Ciara & Juliet (Aaron)
    • La maison de cendrillon – Barra (Patrick)
  • La maison blanche – Lochlan (Hugo)
    • La maison de Fortnite – Fionnuala (Yubo)
    • La maison du président irlandais – Sadbh
    • La maison de James Joyce – George (Andrew)
    • La maison de Taylor Swift – Ava (Aaron)
    • La maison du Président français – Michael & Aaron (Ciara)
    • La maison de Minecraft – Cillian & Hugo (Michael)
  • La maison de Bilbo le Hobbit – Alannah (Cillian)
    • La maison d’Ironman – Ellie (Lochlan)
    • La maison de Dark vador – Ali & Yubo (Alanah)
  • La maison d’Astérix et Obélix – Andrew & Francesca (Barra)
  • La maison de Gaudi – Rachel (Juliet)

DM: copy and learn the two new irregular verbs page 122 & p212 + blue box p170 + get acquainted with the sports p171 + start your summer exam revisions


2nd years:

Mardi (online lesson):

Correction Orange box p61

L’europe et les prépositions (devant les pays): http://lexiquefle.free.fr/

Pourquoi ces prépositions?

Je vais en Irlande / en France / en Espagne / en Pologne / en Irak / en Israël.

  1. When a country ends with an “E” it is feminine, thus, we put “en” in front (to/in).
  2. Masculine countries that starts with a vowel -> “en

J’habite au Portugal / au Royaume uni / au Québec / au Brésil.

  • These are masculine countries because they do not finish in “E”. -> “AU

Je suis né aux Pays Bas / aux Etats-Unis / aux Bahamas.

  • These are plural countries (there is an at the end) thus, I am using “aux

Exercice sur les prépositions: http://lexiquefle.free.fr/

DM: 3.09 p62 + first blue box p62 + blue box p101 + learn the rules about the prepositions in front of the countries

Mercredi:

Do the assigned homework from yesterday’s lesson.

Jeudi (online lesson):

Correction DM

Les prépositions devant les pays, exercice: https://www.lepointdufle.net/ressources_fle/pays.htm

  • In, to: En , au , aux
  • From: de d’
  • Otherwise: Le, la, l’, les

Révision du vocabulaire de l’été

Retrouvez le vocabulaire (en groupe):

  • Une planche de surf
  • Des sandales
  • Le parasol
  • Nager
  • La crème solaire
  • Une casquette
  • La canicule (a heatwave)
  • Un maillot de bain
  • Des lunettes de soleil
  • Se faire bronzer

Créez des phrases au futur simple et au passé composé (en groupe):

  • Hier (yesterday) -> passé composé or recent past: Hier j’ai mangé de la glace.
  • Demain (tomorrow) -> futur proche or futur simple: Demain je me ferai bronzer sur la plage.

DM: blue boxes p105 + p107 + start revisions


3rd years (groupe 1):

Mardi (online lesson):

Correction des devoirs

Le négatif (2.0)

Not -> ne … pas -> Je ne t’aime pas. /

I do not have any friends. -> Je n’ai pas d’amis. (de / d’ = any)

Never -> ne … jamais -> Je nai jamais mangé d’escargots.

No more -> ne  … plus -> Je ne veux plus aller chez toi.

Not yet  -> ne … pas encore -> Je n’ai pas encore reçu votre lettre.

Neither nor -> ne …. ni … ni -> Je n’aime ni les fruits, ni les légumes.

Nothing -> ne … rien -> Je n’ai rien fait.

Only (not a negative) -> ne … que -> Je ne fait que de la natation.

Exercice: https://kzofrancais.pbworks.com/f/negation.htm

DM: Blue boxes p249, p301 and 302

Mardi (2/2):

Do the assigned homework from today’s French lesson.

Jeudi:

Pick and choose from the following online activities:

Niveau A1 (débutant):

Niveau A2 (élémentaire):

Niveau B1 (intermédiaire):

Niveau B2 (avancé):


3rd years (groupe 2):

Mardi:

Pick and choose from the following online activities:

Niveau A1 (débutant):

Niveau A2 (élémentaire):

Niveau B1 (intermédiaire):

Niveau B2 (avancé):

Vendredi:

Correction des DM

Le négatif (2.0)

Ne … pas = not -> Je n’aime pas le basket. 

Ne … jamais = Never (negative form) -> Je n’ai jamais mangé des escargots.

Ne … plus = No more -> Je ne joue plus au foot. (I do not play soccer anymore)

Ne … pas encore = Not yet -> Il n’ont pas encore marqué. (They haven’t scored yet)

Ne … ni… ni = Neither nor -> Je n’aime ni le poisson ni les escargots.

Ne … rien = Nothing -> Je ne fais rien.

Exercice: https://kzofrancais.pbworks.com/f/negation.htm

DM: Blue boxes p249, p301 and 302