S.O.S. Océan en détresse French Level 4 Reader—Includes Access to Online Resources!
Amélie is a young girl who lives on the coast of France, in the city of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. After losing her mother at 16 in a terrible accident, Amélie now lives alone with her father. On Amélie’s eighteenth birthday, her father decides to pass on her mother’s old sailboat as a birthday present. Amélie takes the sailboat out to sea and makes a tragic discovery in the ocean. She becomes more conscious of the pollution and deterioration of ocean life. Amélie is shaken by this experience and decides to make a change. In her pursuit to help save the environment, Amélie must confront her relationship with not only her friends, but also with her family and with herself. Luckily, she is not alone. Along her way, Amélie meets new friends who are just as passionate as she is about ocean life and protecting the environment. As she reconciles old relationships, Amélie also comes to terms with the loss of her mother.
Throughout this reader are links to a variety of online resources, such as audio narration and comprehension activities. To access these resources, look for an arrow icon on the bottom of the page. Next to the arrow will be a unique URL and QR code. Enter the URL into any web browser or scan the QR code with your smartphone or tablet. That's it!
Unique Words: 1,645
Total Words: 8,505
©2021. French. Level 4. High school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 58 pages.
About the Author
Born and raised in the South of France, Eva Clerc is a young, bilingual French American with a passion for language learning. After a visit to San Diego in 2018, she fell in love with the city and officially moved there in 2019. Since her transition to American life, Eva strives to share the wonders of the French language through entertaining and engaging storytelling. She believes that the best way to learn a language is to have fun doing it!