French Communication Teacher Resources
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French: One-Sided Telephone Conversations
Allo? Qui est-ce? Hone the listening skills of your Francophiles by simulating telephone conversations. After reviewing basic french telephone expressions (some are included here), they conduct two conversations per day for one week. A...
Welcome to the café! Introduce beginning French speakers to food-related vocabulary and using the conditional tense to place an order. This plan gets your kids up and moving. They look at French menus, identify quantity expressions (like...
Intermediate French Review: Matching
Match the French word or phrase on the left to its English counterpart on the right. This online worksheet provides practice for those learning French. Title claims it assesses the allez and venir verb forms, but vocabulary items are...
Oú est la cuisine? Several activities are suggested here to develop and further vocabulary acquisition for your beginning French speakers. They draw pictures of different rooms in a house and place objects around the room. Then, using...
Atlantic Union Conference
Apprenons le Francais (Let's Learn French)
Bonjour! Teach your class this basic greetings and much more with a unit of materials. Included here are lessons, vocabulary practice materials and activities, conversation practice handouts, word puzzles, and more to support your class...
Say It in French
Eleventh and twelfth graders research and create language-immersion Web-based presentations. They choose a particular theme (family, travel, etc.) to create a webpage on the Internet. They are given a rubric to check their grammar and...
Les Métiers (Jobs and Professions)
Work a few of these activities into your unit on jobs and professions for beginning French speakers. This teacher's guide focuses on feminine and masculine word endings, and introduces the teacher to different opportunities for oral...
Describe and Compare: Teacher Edition
Note: This is the teacher's guide to Pimsleur's French lesson called "Describe & Compare." The guide discusses the lesson's purpose, objectives, and designed learning outcomes. It presents information on each of the activities the...
The Family (La Famille)
Here's the teacher guide to a unit on family and family vocabulary. Sift through the ideas (a pre-test, instructional activity activity, and closing activity are all included), and include them in your own unit. Since visual connections...
Describing Family - Lesson Plan
Students describe their family in their new language French. They use adjectives, and proper gender. Then they describe how the family is alike and different.
How many different hobbies can you name in French? Using this question, French classes are asked to list as many hobbies as they can. Although the activities themselves are not included in this teacher guide, you could create them...
Incorporating Cameroonian Cultures into French Classes
High schoolers explore Cameroonian culture. In this French lesson, students participate in activities that require them to discover the ties between Cameroonian culture and French culture.
French Phrases Matching Worksheet
In this French activity, students match the phrase with its translation in the other column for 15 questions. The answers are obtained by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
French Matching Worksheet
In this foreign language instructional activity, students match the French word with its selected meaning found on the right side of the sheet.
George Washington - A Graphic Novel
Students write and illustrate their own graphic novels. In this George Washington lesson, students collaborate to research Washington's life as surveyor, his involvement in the French and Indian War as well as the American Revolution,...
Types of Literature
Explore a short piece of French literature with intermediate French scholars. Either assign readers to each character, or divide the class into groups to give the story some life. There's a student task sheet included as well, although...
Communicating with the World
Students practice their communication skills with people from other cultures. Using predetermined questions, they email their penpal and wait for their responses. They reflect on the value of the information given to them and complete an...
Avoir, Être, et Le Passé Composé
The instructional activity begins with direct instruction: how and when do we use avoir and être to form the past tense? After identifying the verbs that use either avoir or être, French learners write about five things they did the week...
Food Words: Scramble
There are so many key vocabulary terms to know for French food! Use this list as a basis, and pair it with some fun activities to get your class moving. You could print off pictures to correspond with each vocabulary word and have...
Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution
Students examine how the French and American revolutions influenced and emergence of free press in these countries. Students explore the link between government control of the press and the type of government. They compare and contrast...
French: The Resistance and Occupation during World War II
Students in advanced French classes examine the French resistance during world War II. They discover what it was like living in an occupied country while increasing their vocabulary skills and applying the conditional verb tense....
Classroom Objects in French
In this foreign language learning exercise, students match the classroom objects with the language translation in the right column for the 14 questions.
Young elementary students create an expense budget for a meal at a restaurant. They learn the basic communication and etiquette skills needed to successfully go on a field trip to implement the budgets they created.
Secret Writing Devices
Elementary and middle schoolers explore the world of secret writing, otherwise known as cryptography. After an interesting introduction to the activity, learners utilize a decoder badge which uses the St. Cyr cipher - which is a cipher...