Lesson 5: Creating a footballer profile in French

Children will use their knowledge of football vocabulary to extract information about a researched footballer to create their own footballer profile in French

Learning Objectives

  • Using knowledge of French football related vocabulary to play a quick vocabulary memory game

  • Answering questions in French using vocabulary learnt

  • Using research, knowledge and understanding of football related vocabulary and phrases to create a football player profile in French

Lesson Plan

Understanding and writing about football in French
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Teacher Video: Football vocabulary in French

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation - Football vocabulary in French

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Activity: Football vocabulary (from Lesson 4)
Activity: Word strips (from Lesson 4)
Activity: Football player profile
Teacher Support: Translation Football player profile
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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