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1 Le français cadre à Norman G. Powers 2014-2015 Bienvenue!!Le français cadre à Norman G. Powers
2 Bonjour! Je m’appelle Mme. Betts. Bienvenue à la classe de français! Un petit jeu…
3 French in grades 4 to 6You will learn French through many different activities, such as discussions and conversations with Madame, in pairs and small groups, and through games, songs, skits, plays and presentations, writing, projects, art, viewing videos, listening activities, and group and individual work.
4 Your marks in FrenchYou will be marked in four strands: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.Approximate time spent on each strand: 15% for each of reading and writing, and 70% for listening and speaking = 100%.
5 How to do well in French class – advice from other students “Have fun!”“Listen carefully to the teacher!”“Even if it’s hard, give it effort and you’ll succeed.”“Always try your best and participate in class.”“Just stay calm and ask for help when you need it – don’t give up!”“You shouldn’t goof around in class.”“I would say practice at home to get better.”“Study and be prepared for class.”
23 Record your ideas on the paper provided to you. Pourquoi learn French?In your assigned group, brainstorm the reasons why you think we learn French in elementary school.Record your ideas on the paper provided to you.Be prepared to share!
24 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 1 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 1. A world language More than 200 million people speak French on the five continents. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English A language for the job market An ability to speak French and English is an advantage on the international job market. A knowledge of French opens the doors of French companies in France and other French-speaking parts of the world The language of culture French is the international language of cooking, fashion, theatre, the visual arts, dance and architecture. 4. A language for travel France is the world’s number-one tourist destination and attracts more than 70 million visitors a year. A little French makes it so much more enjoyable to visit Paris, all the regions of France, and comes in handy when travelling to Africa, Switzerland, Canada, and other places.
25 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 5 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 5. A language for higher education Speaking French opens up study opportunities at renowned French universities and business schools The other language of international relations French is both a working language and an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts. 7. A language that opens up the world After English and German, French is the third most used language on the Internet, ahead of Spanish. An ability to understand French offers an alternative view of the world through communication with French speakers from around the world.
26 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 8 Ten Good Reasons to Learn French 8. A language that is fun to learn French is an easy language to learn. It does not take long to reach a level where you can communicate in French. 9. A language for learning other languages French is a good base for learning other languages, especially Romance languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian) as well as English, since fifty per cent of current English vocabulary comes from French The language of love First and foremost, learning French is the pleasure of learning a beautiful, rich, melodious language, often called the language of love.