Lesson 2: French fruit market

Children are introduced to the French words for different fruits focusing on gender, the indefinite article and pronunciation, and use flashcards to play games to consolidate memory of the new vocabulary.

Learning objective

  • To name different foods in French and notice patterns in sounds

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Improve accuracy of pronunciation and intonation
  • Listen attentively and show understanding by responding
  • Understand basic grammar (masculine/feminine nouns)

KS2 Framework:

  • Focus on correct pronunciation and intonation (O5.1)
  • Memorise and present a set of instructions/information (O5.4)
  • Practise new language with a friend (LLS)

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Teacher knowledge

Attention grabber

Main event

Wrapping up

During the week

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


Created by:
Belinda Dean,  
Languages specialist
Belinda is a French and Spanish teacher as well as a trainer for Network for Languages at Bath Spa University for the last seven years, delivering courses for teachers and PGCE students, and Expert Centre co-ordinator for the Global Learning…
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