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Teaching Resources Published Online

Many quality teaching resources for French have been published online on a variety of dedicated websites.  These websites are free of access. Some of their resources, relevant to the teaching of French in the New Zealand Curriculum, have been catalogued in the Resources Section of Look out for  :This means the link will take you straight to the particular activity.

Acknowledgements and a sincere, big,  thank you to the selfless people behind the scenes of:

► Zut!  ► frenchteacher ► online ►HongKong University French team►Teacher Resources ExchangeBox of TricksLexique FLE ►french.about ►realfrench ►Ashcombe School ►primaryfrench ►frenchrevision ►wordprof ►StandardsSite ►BBC GCSE Bitesizes ►Learning and Teaching ScotlandschoolexpresseduFLE.netbonjourdefrancelanguages-ICT mômes.netMFL Sunderland

This list is regularly updated.

Visit CUBEDWORKS website for info about authors, the ideas behind these, which languages are becoming available.  Follow this link to PLACE AN ORDER.

Verb Cube Info
Cube Write Info
COMING UP SOON: Cube Speak Info


Hamilton Girls' High School Young Enterprise students have put together a series of POSTERS for the Classroom to help with basic classroom language retention! And Posterpedia also 'Mix & Match" magnetic cards to play on whiteboards! See Contact, Prices and Order forms below.

Posterpedia Brochure
Posterpedia Prices and Order Form

RENASH: Resourcing Language Learning

Everything your students need to know for NCEA Levels 1, 2 and 3!

These convenient and practical A4 size booklets are the Senior student of French indispensable companion! Published by Renash Resources (Te Puke, New Zealand) and edited every year, each bound booklet includes:

- French to English Vocabulary

- English to French Vocabulary

- English to French Verb List & Verb Tables

- Grammar Notes (alphabetically indexed)


 Order booklets before March 1st 2012 and pay   $17.00 per copy p&p. included.

 Email Ali for more info or to place an order at


Visual Education Media  produce DVD visual presentations on a range of topics to support the teaching of French in the classroom. The teaching experience of the producers, combined with the colleagues' they seek feedback from ensure the resources they produce are engaging.

Each edition of the Sights and Sounds series  includes presentations by native speakers of a specific topic. A CDRom is included with each DVD and provides a range of materials (full transcriptions, bilingual vocabulary, notes, slide presentations, puzzles and activities). 

Great classroom posters, flashcards and photo collections are available.

Visit their site now which now also includes snippet previews of their DVDs, for further details and an order form.

Tarifs Abonnements 2011-2012


Étienne is the stage-name of Steven Langlois, a teacher with the Greater Essex County District School Board born and raised in Windsor, Ontario, Canada . Étienne toured NZ in 2005, with a series of concerts coordinated by Stephanie Barnett.  Étienne has been breaking down barriers and making learning fun for all ages since 1993. Parents and teachers praise his music as inspiring : his rap, rock, club dance, reggae, and world beat music is guaranteed to make a difference! Each song effectively teaches a range of topics from basic alphabet, numbers and vocabulary to all forms of grammar.
A Canada's Artist of the Year 2009 nominee (CMWA), Étienne is releasing a new CD, Le Retour, and it is his best one yet! Continuing in the spirit of his eight previous releases, this CD comes power-packed with catchy hip-hop, club dance, rap, rock and reggae tracks.
 The accompanying teacher's guide is over 100 pages and is full of creative and brilliant lesson plans, exercises and activities to accompany the cd.
 Discover Le Retour at
Listserve subscribers would have had the opportunity to receive free samples of his
French Teachers' Heaven book, A.K.A. "Theme-Works": this reproducible book has over 100 pages of exercises, challenges, and literacy-based activities separated by themes of: calendar, school, colours, transportation, daily French, fashion and more! (see below for a couple of samples)
Etienne's products are available in New Zealand from
Aquila Books and New Beginnings.

Visit Etienne's mySpace page for samples of his great tunes, including "Pourquoi take French?"

For more information and to view YouTube clips of his performance, get to Etienne's Official website

French Teachers' Heaven: Sample 1 - Le Calendrier (Speed Card Game)
French Teachers' Heaven: Sample 2 - Le Calendrier (RAFTS)

The Point Chev Bookshop and Resource Room

The Pt Chev Bookshop and Resource Room is an educational bookshop specialising in language teaching resources.

Visit the Resource Room website or phone Mary or Helen on 0800 4 RESOURCE to find books, stationery, games, and wall decorations relevant to the teaching of French in New Zealand. Open 6 days a week.


Le FORUM est une librairie française en Australie qui importe directement de France des livres, des CDs et des DVDs. Un catalogue en ligne permet de faire son choix et d'acheter. Parmi les ressources les plus populaires, il y a le magazine pour les apprenants en français 'Bien-Dire', les 'readers' bilingues et les albums de l'Ecole des Loisirs. Découvrez aussi le coin des profs sur le site Internet:

Le FORUM - Fremantle - Western Australia - Tel: 61 8 9 3355 730   Fax: 61 8 9 3355 731  E-Mail:

Vivre au Collège & Vivre au Lycée  Downloadable French Teenagers Magazines

Margaret Ubels-Rattray (AFS 2008 in Besançon, France) brings our attention to downloadable magazines published by Epicure called Vivre au Collège and Vivre au Lycée.  Margaret has found some very interesting articles based on topics that teenagers relate to easily.  These monthly magazines are attractively designed with teenagers issues in mind and offer articles on subject like health, school, career path, leisure activities. The langauge is approachable and the content lends itself to being adapted for a wide range of resources.