Lesson 1: Allons-y! Let’s go!

Children can use their language detective skills to recognise cognates and near cognates to help them figure out what new vocabulary might mean

Learning Objectives

  • Using detective skills to identify the meaning of new words in French

  • Explaining what is meant by a 'cognate'

Teacher Video: Allons-y! Let’s go!

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation - Allons-y! Let’s go!

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Presentation: Transport words and pictures

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Activity: Transport words
Activity: Transport photos
Activity: Sound count sheet
Created by:
Belinda Dean,  
Languages specialist
Belinda is a French and Spanish teacher as well as a trainer for Network for Languages at Bath Spa University for the last seven years, delivering courses for teachers and PGCE students, and Expert Centre co-ordinator for the Global Learning…
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