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 writingView
Lesson 2: France and around the world
Identifying the geographical locations of different countries round the world and learning the French name for these countriesView
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 countryView
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 gameView
Lesson 5: French boules - pétanque
Understanding how to play pétanque, and expressing opinions in writing about whether a sport is liked or not likedView
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 sportView