Lesson 2: France and around the world

Identifying the geographical locations of different countries round the world and learning the French name for these countries

Learning objectives

  • Recalling and understanding what ‘cognates’ are and how to identify them

  • Using different methods to learn new words

  • Reading new vocabulary and pronouncing it accurately

  • Identifying different countries round the world and giving the correct French names

Lesson plan

Identifying countries around the world and naming them in French
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Teacher Video: France and around the world

Presentation: Key Vocabulary and Pronunciation

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Presentation: Label the countries

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Presentation: Countries of the world

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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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