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1 Look at the pictures below…what do you think we are going to talk today based on this slide?

2 Further clues… Common language Chad, Algeria, Congo, Ivory Coast, etc. Colonization France Magreb Arabs Sub-saharian Countries

3 Do you know what this symbol is? You will find out later…

4 La francophonie en Afrique French-speaking countries of Africa

5 La francophonie: qu’est-ce que c’est? What do we mean by Francophonie? Look at the following two slides and take a guess Flag of La Francophonie

6 What will you learn today? 1.the meaning of the term ‘ La Francophonie’ 2.You will learn about the African countries that are part of La Francophonie 3. You will be given the background information and some suggestion for a project you will be carrying out over the next six weeks of the term

7 Look at the following two slides and take a guess

8 Voila ‘la Francophonie’ This is ‘La Francophonie’

9 Cela aussi c’est La Francophonie This, too, is La Francophonie

10 Can you recognize these countries? What do the have in common?

11 Ces pays parlent le francais!!! These countries speak FRENCH!!! Ici, on parle français

12 DEFINITION OF ‘LA FRANCOPHONIE’ The community of French-speaking peoples. Formally known as the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) or the International Organization of La Francophonie, the organisation comprises fifty- six member states and governments and fourteen observers

13 AFRICA A huge and diverse continent A lot of languages are spoken in Africa, some local and some European… what European languages are not spoken at all in Africa? a. German b. English c. Italian d. Portuguese

14 The answer is… …German!

15 Why are European languages spoken in Africa? a. Because of the influence of movies, radio and the other media in general; b. Because African people migrate to Europe and then come back and spread the language; c. Because Europe use to ‘own’ Africa at some stage.

16 The answer is… ‘C’! European countries such as France, England, Belgium,Portugal, Italy and Spain colonized Africa for several centuries. France and England were the powers with more colonies in Africa. It is because of the French and Belgian colonization that half of Africa today speaks French

17 VOILA L’AFRIQUE! Here is Africa. A huge continent! How much of it, do you think speaks French ? a.10% of it b.80 % of it c.50% of it

18 African Francophone Speakers are… a million b million c.80 – 100 million

19 b million

20 Take a look at the African map below. In ten minutes, in groups of 4 try and make a list of at least 20 countries that speak French and of the one country which doesn’t speak French but is part of ‘La francophonie’. The group with the most correct guesses will win a merit !

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22 AlgérieAlgérie BéninTchadBéninTchad Burkina FasoBurkina Faso Burundi MadagascarBurundi Madagascar CamerounCameroun Cap vert RwandaCap vertRwanda CentrafriqueCentrafrique ComoresTogoComoresTogo CongoBrazzavilleCôte d'ivoireCongoBrazzavilleCôte d'ivoire Sénégal Sénégal DjiboutiEgypteDjiboutiEgypte Tunisie Tunisie GabonGabon GuinéeGuinée Guinée-BissauGuinée-Equatoriale MaliMali MarocMaroc MauritanieNiger République Démocratique du Congo PAYS D’AFRIQUES

23 CHALLENGE: Match the flags with the countries MOROCCO – ALGERIA – MADAGASCAR – SENEGAL – IVORY COAST

24 ANSWERS MOROCCO – ALGERIA – MDAGASCAR – SENEGAL – IVORY COAST

25 THE MAGHREB: MOROCCO, ALGERIA AND TUNISIA 1.Videos/slideshows of Morocco / Maghreb (best) Moroccan music 3. Food from Maghreb

26 SUB-SAHARIAN AFRICA 1.Madagascar for kids: dagascar2.htm 2. Ivory Coast 3. Burkina Faso


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