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L’Épiphanie et la galette des rois

I had what you call an epiphany last night (on 6th January ha ha) and realised that when talking about the "galette des rois" with my pupils it was the perfect opportunity to introduce or revisit the key phrases "j'aime/j'ai/je suis". So here are some ideas I am going to use! start with an authentic…
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How picture books can facilitate language learning

This article was written for the inter-bloggers event « Le support visuel dans l’apprentissage d’une langue étrangère/Visual support in the learning of a foreign language », organised by the blog Le français illustré. As you may or may not know, I am often referred to as “the French bus lady”, because I drive around the north…
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Un Noël pour le loup

Thank you so much to Serena Dawson for bringing this beautiful book to my attention last year in the Facebook group Languages in Primary Schools, also known as LiPS. I do not normally buy a book which I have not actually seen... but am glad I did for this one! You can watch an introduction…
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