Listening. Holidays - two young women talk about their holidays. Based on a BBC video (not available outside UK). Gap fill and "find the French". GCSE standard (intermediate, but quite easy).
Listening task. Interview with a forensic pathologist (coroner/medical examiner). Challenging task for advanced level with gap fill exercise. Linked video from the excellent Universcience.tv site.
Ma maison crossword for near beginners. English - French translations, including definite articles and simple possessives (mon,ma,mes). I think it's worth including articles as beginners in French get very confused about this.
Listening: an extract from the 2002 Nicolas Philibert film Etre et avoir with sentences to translate and a brief oral task. Linguistically easy, but needs careful listening with repeats. Good for English AS level cinema theme.
Listening task. Speed dating. Easy A-level material based on a BBC video. Students watch the video and translate sentences from English into French. A good lesson in how word to word translation often fails. See Samples for access to this resource.
Listening based on a BBC video in which a mother describes her daughters. Low(ish) intermediate level. Good for GCSE. Sheet includes vocabulary list, questions in French and a written task. Could be used with a good Year 9 class.
Listening based on a BBC programme extract about a small family restaurant in Strasbourg, a "vinstub". Intermediate level (higher GCSE) with true/false and sentences to complete. This would suit a good intermediate class.
Reading comprehension and discussion on TV versus internet. Matching reading task with discussion questions. Good for AS level in England and Wales. High intermediate.
Listening task. Villes nouvelles, a report from the BBC Learning Zone clip bank. Perfect standard for A2 A-level French. This would work well with the Florent Pagny song I posted recently. Pre-listening discussion, then questions in French for intensive listening and detailed note-taking.
Listening. Marie-Anne talks about Amélie Poulain. Video from i-catcher-online.com, with gap fill and oral task - describing a film. Good AS level task (high intermediate).