Telling time in French: Paul et l’avion

Oh, French teachers! Today is your lucky day! We finished the French translation of my telling time lesson plans "just in time" for you to snag it during the Start Your Year Inspired sale and save 28 percent on the regular price! The lesson plans include a slideshow reading that contrasts the time expressions "it is [time]" and "at … Continue reading Telling time in French: Paul et l’avion

Mon monstre Mad Libs in French

Thank you to Beth Lemoine for translating the Monster body parts activity that I recently posted into French! She emailed it to me this evening with permission to share it on the blog. Click on the image below to access it, and click here for more about how to use it in class!

Learning French with authentic resources

My French journey continues! After adapting the first two units of my Level 1 curriculum into French with translations from Julia Ullman and help from Karen Oberlander and Megan Murphy late last year, I finally sat down this week to work on Unit 3. I wish it hadn't taken me so long! I just read a … Continue reading Learning French with authentic resources

Question word posters en français and new additions

Yippee Yay! Dana Wilson emailed me most of the French translations of my Spanish question word posters earlier this week, and Catherine Ousselin (@CatherineKU72) helped me out with a few more! Mercy beau coup! Click on the image to download the file. What else is new for the 2015 school year? Check out these recently … Continue reading Question word posters en français and new additions

La créature: a reading for French 1

Merci beaucoup, Patricia Villa! Patricia emailed me the French translation of the horizontal conjugation activity that I shared a few days ago. She advised that it is a little more challenging to do the horizontal conjugation in French than in Spanish, so please model it and work through it with your students as much as … Continue reading La créature: a reading for French 1

Learning through Comprehensible Input

For the first time since learning about TPRS® and Comprehensible Input, I am not teaching through CI, but learning through CI. I've of course participated as a student in demonstrations and coaching sessions in languages that I don't know, but I've never "studied" a language for an extended period of time. (I say "studied" with quotation marks because I … Continue reading Learning through Comprehensible Input