Lesson 3: Transport in a French town

Using transport vocabulary to talk about a trip to France and use negatives accurately

Learning objective

  • To learn about travel to France through role play.


National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Engage in conversations, read carefully and show understanding of words, broaden vocabulary develop ability to learn new words, speak in sentences.


KS2 Framework:

  • 06.3 To develop a sketch or role play
  • IU 6.2 Discuss similarities and differences between cultures

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Before the lesson

Download classroom resources

Attention grabber

Main event

Wrapping up

During the week

  • During the week, point to objects in the classroom and either say them correctly or incorrectly. For example, point at a pen and say “C’est un crayon.” The children should respond with “Non, ce n’est pas un crayon. C’est un stylo” – No it is not a pencil, it’s a pen.

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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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