Le calendrier Novice/Low French IPA Pack Download
This IPA Download Pack is based on two authentic resources: a website article that features a calendar of the saint names that correspond with each calendar day of the year and a short video Chanson Joyeux anniversaire, which shares a “Happy Birthday” song in 100% French.
The pack includes step-by-step instructions, and reading and listening comprehension activities that follow the ACTFL model. Complete with an explanation of an IPA and how to use it, and nine Interpretive Tasks that break down the content, increase recognition of key words and phrases, develop context awareness, and promote language usage. In addition, it provides creative options for writing and/or speaking Interpersonal and Presentational Tasks, answer keys, and novice-level rubrics.
French: Novice/Low Level
Global Theme: La famille et la communauté
Topics: Le calendrier
- What can be understood about a culture by looking at their calendar?
- What do birthday songs reveal about a culture?
Suggested Grammar “Pop-up” Lessons:
- The structure of giving the date
- Possessive adjectives
Instant download delivery only. 22-page PDF (IPA), article, and 3-minute MP4 video file. ©2018. French. Novice/Low level.
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About the Author
Renée Beck has a passion for analyzing contemporary francophone culture and motivating her students to understand the importance of culture while learning a second language. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, from relaxing in the back yard to experiencing other parts of the world. Renée has studied in southern France and currently teaches in Ohio.