Le Football

Football will interest many students and may even engage students who are otherwise not interested in traditional subject matter.

Some Basics
Activities
Football in the Papers

What is the word for a red card? Can you describe the skills of a player?

206 mots de football

http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/dglf/animations/foot.htm Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Huge vocabulary listing of words associated with football. Covering, equipment, rules and skills. Includes words like tacle glissé (sliding tackle), faute (foul), and carton rouge (red card).

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Perfect for displaying on the class computer. Good to develop vocab. Students could try writing fake tweets with the words included.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Perfect for displaying on the class computer. Good to develop vocab. Students could try writing fake tweets with the words included.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
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L'histoire du football

http://fr.fifa.com/classicfootball/history/ Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Series of short articles about the history of the game of football. Covers the World Cup and the presidents of FIFA among other things. Good simple timeline also included. Accessible language.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Look at the timeline (within some articles). Get the students to research a football team of their choice and select the major landmarks in its development to the present.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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FIFA - French Version

http://fr.fifa.com/index.html Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

The French language version of FIFA, the world governing body for football. Contains news, information, history, and various activities associated with the sport. While content changes there are usually interactives that will engage students, e.g dream teams etc.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Some advance prep work required for teacher but the articles are usually short and accessible. And they may interest students that might bnot otherwise engage.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
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UEFA

http://fr.uefa.com/index.html Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

French language version of the official UEFA site - governing body for football in Europe. Contains information articlesn news items, latest results and standings from the various leagues.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Fédération française de football

http://www.fff.fr/ Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Official site of the governing body for French football. Contains information and news about football including all the latest results from domestic competitions and the national team. Articles are reasonably short and accessible.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Football - Identification Game

http://www.glencoe.com/sec/worldlan...utor/bonvoyagelevel1/chapter10.html Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Drag the number of each word to the appropriate circle in each illustration. Will help you learn vocabulary for football terms, like ballon, les spectateurs, un joueur, le but.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: After a short discussion about football play this on the class computer. Will only take ten mins.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
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Le Figaro - Football

http://sport24.lefigaro.fr/football Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

News reports and articles from a national newspaper in France. The articles are well broken up and reasonably accessible.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Get the students to select what they believe to be the big news story of the day - and write a paragraph or two about it.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Le Monde - Football

http://www.lemonde.fr/football Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Football articles and news reports from a quality newspaper in France.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Get the students to select what they believe to be the big story of the day and write two paragraphs about it.

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

Rue 89

http://rue89.nouvelobs.com/rue89-sport/football Added: 11 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Online French media outlet focusing on football. Articles tend to include lots of images and video links. Language reasonably accessible.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Sport

Suggestions for use: Select a specific story that interests and write a short piece explaining it.

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