Lesson 1: Le Système Solaire

Children are challenged to work out the theme of the topic from the vocabulary that they encounter and create their own bilingual word mat of solar system vocabulary

Learning Objectives

  • Making predictions about language

  • Noticing similarities between words and phrases in English and French

  • Understanding unfamiliar vocabulary from contextual clues

Teacher Video: Le Système Solaire

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation Lesson 1: Le Système Solaire

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Activity: Vocabulary List Solar System
Activity: Solar System Image
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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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