French food - Miam, miam!

French food, cafés, ordering and menus -'Yum Yum'- or 'Miam, Miam' ! This unit introduces food vocabulary and revises numbers to 100, this time in the context of money and prices. The unit encourages children to develop their language detective skills and confidence with practical conversational French.

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Lesson 1: Ordering food and drink in a French café

Children are introduced to France’s café culture by listening and then practising a typical conversation ordering food and drink in a café.

Lesson 2: Managing money in French

After recapping basic numbers, children learn about French euros and through some shopping maths exercises develop their confidence when talking about different amounts of money.

Lesson 3: French shops

Pupils learn the French words for some familiar shops, making use of the knowledge of cognates, play games to practise pronunciation and, to showcase their knowledge, create a triarama of two shops and the items that would be sold in them.

Lesson 4: French food

To increase children's repertoire of food related vocabulary, they find out for themselves the words that they want to say

Lesson 5: French food - le menu

After looking at some authentic French menus, children design and create their own café menus and take part in café role play activity with real or pretend French food.