Lesson 3: Les pays de l’Europe

Developing their reading, writing and speaking skills, children will research European countries and write up their findings

Learning Objectives

  • Using cognates to work out new words

  • Recognising and understanding the names of ten European countries

  • Writing information about a European country in French

  • Able to say in French that a person lives in the UK

  • Researching and writing information about European countries in French

Lesson Plan

Researching and writing about European countries in French
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Teacher Video: Les pays de l’Europe


Map of Europe
Les Pays de l'Europe PowerPoint
European countries match up PowerPoint
European Countries Matching Cards
Created by:
Simone Haughey,  
Languages specialist
Previously a generalist Primary teacher for 12 years, Simone now specialises in Languages. She is MFL Consultant and Languages Teacher at Robin Hood Primary. Her work with Mandarin Chinese led to the IoE Confucius Institute for Schools awarding her school with Confucius…
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