Wednesday 9 April 2014

Update from French Class

April 9, 2014

French Updates

·         We are working on our new story “Les Animaux du Bayou”. We did the following activities:

Ø  Practicing orally the vocabulary

Ø  Listening to the story

Ø  Saying the story following the gestures

Ø  Watching the play

Ø  Reading the story

Ø  Completing the first writing activity “Choisis le bon mot”.

Ø  Grammar lesson: double verbs construction and the infinitive form of the verbs, oral


·         On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, we are having the second test of this term.

The test has 3 sections:

-          Dictée #5

-          Choisis le bon mot: oral

-           Choisis le bon mot: written


Spelling vocabulary list , Dictée # 5:

1)      J’aime beaucoup les biscuits.

2)      La pomme est délicieuse.

3)       Ça c’est ta chaise.

4)      Je veux boire de l’eau parce-que j’ai soif.

5)       J’adore jouer avec mes amis / amies.


·         In class we are working all the time on our vocabulary and oral reading. We focus on our pronunciation, fluency and expression.

·         We will start shortly “Les mots en ordre”.

·         We have started a reward system to encourage students to speak French in class. You may ask your child for the details.

·         If you wish to buy the DVD of the story, This is the website from where you may order it:


Amina Ould-brahim, OCT, PhD

French teacher and Science Coordinator