Lesson 2: Footballer profiles in French

Children will learn how to read and understand the majority of a sports profile.

Learning Objectives

  • Learning and pronouncing new vocabulary accurately

  • Working out the meaning of unfamiliar words by looking for cognates and near cognates

  • Beginning to read and speak about footballer player profiles in French

Teacher Video: Football vocabulary in French

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation

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Presentation: French football players


Activity: Player profiles
Teacher Support: Player Profile Translations
Activity: Match the word
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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