Category: Parents

Loup, loup, y es-tu?

This book is a new fun take on a traditional French song, "Promenons-nous dans les bois." I love the humour in it as the pigs tease the wolf and the unexpected ending makes everyone smile! Author or source: Mario Ramos Intended age of students: Key Stage 2/3 Source reference: 978-2-211-09107-7 Approaches: This is a lovely…
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Quel cafouillage!

I actually happen to think that this book is one of the most beautiful ones I own. Here are some ideas on how you can use it/enjoy it too! Authors : Gianno Rodari & Alessandra Sanna Intended age of students : Key Stage 2/3 Source reference : 978-2-877-67452-2 Approaches : You need a few lessons to make the most out of this…
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Demain, je te mangerai

I love this story where the wolf tries to look so mean... but he really is not! Click here to watch an introduction to the story, by me, on my YouTube channel. Language of text : French Type of text : picture book Author or source : Ramadier & Bourgeau; l'école des loisirs Intended age of students : Key…
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Easter in France and other countries; poisson d’avril; basic dictionary skills

You will find below resources which I have used in the past to teach about Easter in France. My 2 favourite videos are also here: la legende des cloches de Paques and le tcha tcha des animaux de Paques. The 2 word documents are about dictionary skills: I tried this with children who had never used a bilingual dictionary before. After an introduction to dictionary skills, the children had to…
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