La Santé


The theme of Health and Lifestyle is very much present in both the Leaving and Junior Cert French programmes.

Some Basics
Activities

This dossier will provide direct links to various websites on the theme thus providing French teachers with authentic material for developing the Language Awareness, Cultural Awareness and Basic Communicative Proficiency of their pupils.

Anorexie

http://www.doctissimo.fr/html/sante/enfants/anorexie_enfant01.htm Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video / Other

Short article and video in French about children refusing to eat and the condition known as 'anorexia'.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: Suitable for higher level students. Read through in class and play video. Some help will be required with vocab. Speakers speak quickly in the video too.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Dix conseils pour la santé mentale

http://www.cmha.ca/fr/mental_health...pour-la-sante-mentale/#.U80fSkBOV8E Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Ten short points to help build a positive mental attitude. Includes such pieces of advice like accept a compliment, help others, determine your strengths.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: Attractive style that students will relate to in this age of Twitter and short sentances. Display on class computer and discuss the points raised.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Writing Practise on Health

http://mflresources.org.uk/fr_ws/mang_sain.doc Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Worksheet to practise health vocabulary.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Health

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Dialogue : J'ai besoin d'un docteur

http://www.francaisfacile.com/exerc...ancais-2/exercice-francais-6116.php Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Sound file and written text around a visit to the doctor. The text contains a number of gramatical and spelling errors which you must identify. Answers given. Score recorded.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: Perfect for class computer and IWB.


Strand: 2. Language Awareness

Strand unit: 1. The Workings of the Target Language

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Dialogue : En sortant de chez le dentiste

http://www.francaisfacile.com/exerc...ancais-2/exercice-francais-5974.php Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Sound clip and written text around a visit to the dentist. There are some gramatical and spelling errors which the user must discover. Answers provided and score recorded.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: 2. Language Awareness

Strand unit: 1. The Workings of the Target Language

Suggestions for use: Do the exercises in class. Perfect activity for class computer.


Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Health

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

La santé et la médecine

http://highered.mheducation.com/sit.../student_view0/chapter14/index.html Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Activities associated with a printed book Bon Voyage. Includes a concentration game, webquest, online quiz - all associated with healthy habits.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Topics

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: The activity sheet associated with teh webquest is very good and could be printed. The online quiz is quite long and some help may be needed with vocab.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Est-ce que tu manges bien?

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/l...3b_health_diet/health_diet_fset.htm Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Healthy food exercise in which the user listens to a video and fills in the gaps. If the video is unavailable the 'read the script' button gives a transcript of the contents of the video. Hints available for each word in the gap exercise.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: Excellent activity, but the video will probably not play so it will be necessary to read the transcript. This can be printed out for class use.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Est-ce que tu bois de l'alcool?

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/l..._health_toxic/health_toxic_fset.htm Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Gapped exercise on toxic substances. Part of a health dossier. Listen to text in the video (may not play) or view the script and then fill in the gaps. Hints available for each word.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Health

Suggestions for use: The video does not play so you will need to view the script.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

Writing Practise on Health

http://mflresources.org.uk/fr_ws/mang_sain.doc Added: 21 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Worksheet to practise health vocabulary.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Health

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs: