A two page text with questions in English about the life and heritage of Gustave Eiffel. Good reading for the 'patrimoine' sub-theme of A-Level.
A simple sentence builder to practise prendre (with its various translations). Includes a gapped version and a possible teaching sequence and game.
A simple sentence builder using the verb jouer (+ au/à la and du/de la) to make silly sentences. Comes with a gapped version and a possible teaching sequence + game.
A beginner dialogue for adult learners. 'Ma famille'- talking about your children. To be read aloud and adapted with suggestions provided and a translation. Also offered as a free sample on the Samples page.
A beginner dialogue for adult learners. 'Where we live' - telling a French speaker about where you live in the UK (or elsewhere). Read aloud in pairs, then adapt using suggested language. A translation is provided.
Video listening. A short video about an app called Entourage which aims to link volunteers, health professionals and others with homeless living on the streets. The task is to paraphrase a set of sentences using the video. Subtitles are available. Fits with themes of cyber-society and volunteering.
Another dialogue for reading aloud and adapting. This one is about buying a house. Usual format. Covers some house and local area vocabulary.
Another dialogue. This one is about holiday plans. Usual format. Quite a bit of room for improvisation with this one.
Another dialogue to be read aloud and adapted. This one is about Paris. See also the document on the same page about how you might exploit these dialogues. CEFR level A2.
Another dialogue for reading aloud and adapting. This one is about music. Rappel: there is a lesson plan for using these on the same page.