Category: Parents

Ideas on why and how we can use story books

I delivered some training on this on behalf of ALL at the Gosforth Primary Hub in May 2015 then at the Durham Primary Network Meeting in January 2016. The presentation which I used is attached. I will be speaking about story books in languages lessons (at KS2 and KS3) at the ALL's annual conference, Language World 2016, in Rugby in…
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Elmer

Those of you who know me will know my favourite books to read in French are not translated from English or books the children are familiar with... However there is a place for all books and for World Book Day 2015 I decided to read Elmer as it was a recommended book... and the children…
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Petit-Bleu et Petit-Jaune

All children love this book, all the way to Y6!!! I often use it as an introduction to story-telling as it is very simple. It appeals to little ones' imagination and helps to start developing their deduction skills in French; the vocabulary they pick up from it is amazing! You can make it very interactive…
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Petite taupe ouvre-moi ta porte!

You could use this book when you've been teaching pets in French and want to look at extra fun animals; it is great to look at pronouns and their positions in French sentences; it also helps to make children aware of certain sounds, like "-euil", and rhymes. Finally, it is a lovely story about team…
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