Author Archives: French

09
May

World Language Week begins!

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We had a great first day in French, with plays performed by Levels 1, 3 and 6. Chapeau! Hats off! Middle School French started their week by reading French books with Children’s House.   

29
Apr

Quelle heure est-il, Monsieur Crocodile?

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French Kindergarten students enjoyed the nice spring weather recently, playing the game, Quelle heure est-il, Monsieur Crocodile? It’s like “What Time is it, Mr. Fox,” except the fox is a crocodile, and it’s way more fun getting tagged by a crocodile! The game … Continue reading

29
Apr

6th grade French is going places!

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I’m talking about their play, Comment y aller? (How do we get there?)! This week, the class started designing and constructing a car, train, boat and one other mystery transport for their performance World Language Week.

29
Apr

Get ready for Les trois petits cochons!

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All the French classes are getting ready for World Language Week, where they will share their learning with friends and family.  Here are 3rd level Goldfinch students practicing their play, Les trois petits cochons (The Three Little Pigs.)

18
Apr

Je parle seulement en francais!

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Exciting news! This year, all French classes from first grade through eighth grade are speaking only French in class! Our curriculum, called AIM, proposes that students learn best when they speak only in the target language. All the words we use are “comprehensible,” … Continue reading

23
Nov

Les patates

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Kindergarten and Lower El French can sing about parts of the body with the song Les Patates!  By Jingle Bilingual

15
Oct

C’est l’Halloween

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Lower El French (Levels 1-3) is practicing the song “C’est l’Halloween” by Matt Maxwell. Halloween is not a traditional French holiday but very popular in Canada!! Click on the picture to go to the YouTube song. (Parents, please supervise your child’s use … Continue reading

29
Sep

Welcome, Kindergarten French!

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Welcome, Kindergarten, to French Fridays! We meet every Friday afternoon starting at 12:30. At circle time we sing songs, play active games, and introduce lessons. Then the children meet with me, in groups of 4, for a small group language or culture … Continue reading

06
Sep

France was…amazing!

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(Remembering the trip to France from June 2014….) We ran out of adjectives to describe our fantastic trip to France! West Side Middle Schoolers, LENA, Claire, Jami, Rachel and Libby, and French teacher Margaret Kohler spent two weeks exploring Paris and southern … Continue reading

01
Sep

Practice French at Home

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Kindergarten games | French Numbers | French Alphabet   Languages Online French.  35 French vocabulary topics from beginner to intermediate, with fun online games.  For Elementary & Middle School. Hint: start easy and work your way up.  See instructions, glossary and “accent” tabs for help on each … Continue reading

01
Sep

French Numbers!

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*Parents should supervise use of computer links, which may include YouTube. Count to 100 song (1-20, then by tens, YouTube) Listen & Read 1-50   and 51-100. Vocabulaire: Click on any number to hear it and see how it’s spelled. Exercice:  Listen … Continue reading

20
Aug

French Alphabet

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Listen to French letters Listen to French letters (match uppercase and lowercase) Type on keyboard and listen to French letter Spell French color and shape words – find the letter French Alphabet Song (Alain Le Lait, – YouTube) Another cute … Continue reading

18
Aug

Kindergarten fun

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More to come!  


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