Lesson 1: Ordering food and drink in a French café

Children are introduced to French café culture by listening to a typical conversation and familiarising themselves with useful vocabulary

Learning Objectives

  • Working out what new words mean by looking for cognates

  • Listening and picking out certain words in spoken French

  • Beginning to order food in a French café

Lesson Plan

French café culture and conversation
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Teacher Video: Ordering in a café

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation - Ordering in a café

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Presentation: Au café

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Resources

Activity: Le café conversation
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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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