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Magazines are also available in Spanish, German and English
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 french.ac.nz. 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:
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.
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.
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.
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 http://www.educorock.com/products.html
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?"
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: www.leforum.com.au
Le FORUM - Fremantle - Western Australia - Tel: 61 8 9 3355 730 Fax: 61 8 9 3355 731 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.