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, Y12-13 (Advanced)

Listening gap fill of Francis Cabrel's song about poverty, Madame X. Apart from the fact that Cabrel is a great songwriter, he sings really clearly which makes his songs very usable in class.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

Listening gap fill of Savoir aimer, the beautiful song sung by Florent Pagny and written by Pascal Obispo. This uses the excellent official video on Youtube. Would fit well, by the way, with the relationships topics in the AQA AS specification.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

Listening: gap fill of La corrida by Frances Cabrel, a song denouncing bull-fighting. The Youtube video mirrors the lyrics of the song. Love this song! Ask students who is telling the story.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

Listening task on Restos du coeur, the charity founded by Coluche in the 1980s. Report from TV8Clermont, with discussion, gaps to fill and translation into French. Good English A2 exam material.

, Y12-13 (Advanced), FREE

Listening task on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, based on a Belgian TV report. Good AS level task, quite challenging. Vocab finding + true/false/not mentioned.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A-level listening task on internet safety. Amusing video from the Vinz et Lou series on Youtube. Just find the French. Good for lower sixth doing topic of social media/internet.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A-level listening task on genetically modified crops, based on a France Télévisions report. Linked video, questions in French and "find the French". This explains clearly what GM is and points to pros and cons. Very good A2 exercise which goes with texts on the A-level page.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A-level listening task linking to a short France Soir/Youtube video on the pros and cons of decriminalising a familiar substance (in case school filters do their thing). Vox pop interviews, note taking in French and vocab finding. Would work well with an article on the same topic from the A-level page.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A-level listening task on assisted dying from Arte. Linked video report with sheet of discussion, questions in French and "find the French". This would go well with texts in the social issues section of the A-level page. An interesting, linguistically challenging report for teachers and students.

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

Short video from mangerbouger.fr with pre-listening brainstorm, true/false/not mentioned exercise and vocabulary to complete. Good GCSE task for Y10 or weaker Y11. Not sure I'd make my soup that way. Nice to see turnips get a mention, though.