Mon Quartier

Examinations tasks usually require you to write about an area, either the one you live in, or an area of a French speaking country and to describe the kind of activities you can do in those areas.

Getting My Bearings
Activities
Songs About Towns

La Maison/ les pieces

http://lexiquefle.free.fr/maison.html Added: 08 May 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

Interactive site on the house exploring key vocabulary for JC.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: Suitable assessment for learning exercise.Could be used as a homework assignment or pair work in class. Review and revision of this topic in an interactive way.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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La ville - Cours

http://www.francaisfacile.com/exerc...ncais-2/exercice-francais-47196.php Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Basic vocabulary building resource around the topic of town and the place I live. Aimed at beginners. Includes a sound file and a video with the pronouncation of key words like, maison, le parc, magasins etc.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: Good resource to present to the whole class. Video is quite engaging.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
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Skoool - Ma Ville

http://www.skoool.ie/content/skoool...ssons/french/jcl3_my_town/index.htm Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Covers asking for directions, finding your way around a town and dealing with the past tense of the verb 'avoir'.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: Present as a class unit. After the lesson students should be able to name shops and buildings, ask for directions, and use the past tense.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
Rights: All rights reserved
Rights Url: http://www.skoool.ie
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French Shops

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/l.../french_shops/french_shop_index.htm Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Series of images of shop fronts with descriptions in French. Potentially useful for students to describe shops and the types of goods they sell.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Shops & Buildings

Suggestions for use: Present in class on IWB and get students to describe the shop. Read the text explaining the image and make sure the students understand.

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
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Je parle de mon quartier

http://culturefrancaise.over-blog.c...hood-in-french-fle-a2-67638686.html Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Script of possible conversation about the place in which you live. Includes some images (which are actually a distraction). The text is accessible and covers a wide range covering the type of location you live in as well as the facilities present in the area and a series of questions that you could ask in return.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
French

Strand: Speaking

Strand unit: Home

Key Skills: Communicating Literacy

Strand: Speaking

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: Good for prep for Oral exam. Basic questions and answers.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , French
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Versailles

http://www.versailles-tourisme.com Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Official site of the Tourism Office for Versailles. Packed full of information about the city and its tourist attractions. Contains sections on shopping, restaurants and practical information.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Tourism / Excursions

Suggestions for use: Get the students to describe their town or area using similar headings contained on this site.

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Shops & Buildings

Suggestions for use: Get the students to describe their town or area using similar headings contained on this site.

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Language: English , French , Spanish
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Secrets de Vienne

http://www.vienne-tourisme.com Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Official tourism site of the city of Vienne and the pays Viennois. contains sections on Heritage; Wines; Nature; Accommodation and Restaurants. Could be used as a model for students describing their area. Available in French and English.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Tourism / Excursions

Suggestions for use: Get students to describe their area under similar headings. What things would they put on a website if they had to build one for their area?

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Tourism

Suggestions for use: Get students to describe their area under similar headings. What things would they put on a website if they had to build one for their area?

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , German , French
Rights: All rights reserved
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Je M'Active Dans Mon Quartier

http://www.equiterre.org/solution/je-mactive-dans-mon-quartier Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Other

Suggests ways that individuals can become more active in their community. The site is linked to a campaign for local empowerment. Suitable for higher level students.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Environment

Suggestions for use: Print out and read. Discuss the issues - which suggestions would be most effective.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: French
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La ville et le quartier

http://wps.prenhall.com/wps/media/o...086934/paralleles_flashcards/4.html Added: 06 Jun 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game / Lesson Plan

Vocabulary on shops and buildings. Choose from one of four categories. Listen and read the name of the buildings. Flip the card to see its meaning.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Shops & Buildings

Suggestions for use: Students can use this vocabulary to create their own imaginary town and location of each building and link with other activities on this topic.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Décris ta Ville

http://www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/0...1c_home_region/home_region_fset.htm Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Click 'read the script' and then complete the blanks in the exercise. The video speaking the text does not work but the script is available in French and English. Hints are available and you can check your answers at the end.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Personal Details

Suggestions for use: Good activity if you have access to computer. If not copy the text and ask questions on it.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Lingascope Dialogue - Où habitez-vous

http://www.linguascope.com/preview/...activity=speechbubbles&testjs=false Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Drag and drop the dialogue into the correct sequence. The conversation is around where someone lives. Aimed at beginners.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Speaking

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: Quite a simple exercise but very visual and perfect for an IWB if you have access to one. Will just take 10 mins for class or individuals to do.

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Language: English
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Les Endroits en Ville

http://www.frenchrevision.co.uk/ks3/places_in_town/question2.htm Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Multiple choice quiz exploring places and objects in the city. 10 questions, each with a small image. Aimed at beginners.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
French

Strand: Vocabulary

Strand unit: Shops & Buildings

Suggestions for use: Do the quiz after some basic vocabulary development. First years only.

Key Skills: Literacy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Ô Toulouse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7q3XtmF-tQ Added: 10 Jul 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Listen to Claude Nougaro tell about the atmosphere and the people of his hometown in this song on YouTube. the language is very accessible and it gives a good description of this major French city.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
French

Strand: Listening

Strand unit: Home

Suggestions for use: After listening get the students to describe three features in the city. Get them to explain three things they like about their own home place.

Asset type: Video
Language: French
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