French sport and the Olympics

Pupils learn to conjugate the verb 'aller'- to go and which preposition to use to express going to a country. They learn sports vocabulary, how to express preferences and expand their knowledge of country names. They develop their cultural knowledge of Pétanque, the Tour de France and the Olympics and consolidate their learning by writing a magazine article about participating in the Olympic Games.

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Lesson 1: Sports in French

Learning the names of some sports in French, how to say that you play a sport and how to express an opinion about sports both orally and in writing

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Lesson 2: France and around the world

Identifying the geographical locations of different countries round the world and learning the French name for these countries

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Lesson 3: France - Ready to go!

Learning the verb 'aller' (to go) and how to conjugate in the present tense. Using the correct preposition with 'aller' to be able to say that I or someone is going to a country

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Lesson 4: La compétition - Le Tour de France

Learning about the Tour de France cycling competition and becoming familiar with the names of various P.E. action verbs, reinforcing learning through a board game

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Lesson 5: French boules - pétanque

Understanding how to play pétanque, and expressing opinions in writing about whether a sport is liked or not liked

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Lesson 6: The French go to the Olympic Games

Learning about the ancient and modern Olympic Games and writing a magazine interview article in French about taking part in an Olympic sport

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Vocabulary and Pronunciation for French Sport and the Olympics Lessons 1-6

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