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Have agreed to teach afterschool French! Any tips or links?

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CoolYerBoots Sun 23-Sep-07 22:17:18

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ChipButty Sun 23-Sep-07 22:20:39

I teach after school German. There are tons of good websites if you just Google 'primary French'. Also, have a word with your feeder secondary's language dept as they may have dvds etc you could borrow. Bonne chance!

cazzybabs Sun 23-Sep-07 22:23:12

Keep it interactive - lots of songs, games, colouring in...the more they can move round the better as they will tired os sitting still all day.

sarahhal Sun 23-Sep-07 22:27:02

Subscribe to Linguascope.com if you can afford it or if school will pay!! Have a look at the preview - it has loads of fab interactive games and a really good primary age section. Mind you, will you have access to a computer/whiteboard?

Games of course will be a good idea - I still love my flashcard stuff although nowadays that's not thought of as being of high enough thinking skills hmm

Am off to bed now but please e mail me if you want any ideas sarah hallas at googlemail dot com

Good luck!

CoolYerBoots Sun 23-Sep-07 22:29:40

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CoolYerBoots Sun 23-Sep-07 22:32:55

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samanthar Mon 24-Sep-07 11:11:37

some bits for you here sorry if links dint work yo might need to cut and paste

www.poissonrouge.com very basic alphabet

http://perso.wanadoo.fr/jeux.lulu/index.htm
some fun bits here

http://auxpetitesmains.free.fr/

http://www.tomlitoo.com/


http://www.primaryresources .co.uk/mfl/mfl.htm
go to additional french resources

http://www.primaryfrench.co.uk/
good ideas but accents are anglicised as it is the kids taking part rather than native speaker

http://www.french4tots.co.uk/index.html


http://www.primaryfrench.net/

http://www. leclubfrancais.co.uk/babelzone/babelzoneland.htm

http://www.prescot-school.knowsley.sch.uk/presco t-language/mfl-site/primarySchool/FrenchPrimaryMainPage.htm
excellent games but very fast reactions and mouse control required!!

http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/rgshiwyc/school/curric/HotPotatoes/FrenchIndex.htm#Primar y
useful once they can read it too

samanthar Mon 24-Sep-07 11:13:13

usborne have loads of flash cards etc too for about ££5-6

ejt1764 Mon 24-Sep-07 11:17:26

I'm HoD (languages) at a comprehensive school, and we send our foreign language assistants out into our local primaries to teach French to years 5 & 6.

We have bought the Jolie Ronde resources for our assistant to use - particularly "Entrez dans la classe" (it's about 2/3 of the way down the page). It's copiable, and our assistants (who haven't had teacher training) find it a really good easy resource.

We also use the zut website quite a lot - I've linked to the junior one, but the senior one is also useful for year 6 particularly.

Have fun!

Marina Mon 24-Sep-07 11:19:59

Good luck CoolYerBoots!
I'm starting an after-school Latin Club for the dc's school in January.
You've had some great links for French from samanthar and ejt...I'm using Minimus

kiskidee Mon 24-Sep-07 11:30:20

this site has resources from KS1 - 5 in French, Spanish, German. The KS1 and 2 stuff is follows the national curriculum.

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