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French 1

Week 1

I usually use week 1 to get to know my students hence introduce the structures: Present Past Il y a-There is/there are S’appelle-Calls him/her self Aime-Likes Joue-Plays Est-Is Chante-Sings Lui donne (bisous)-Gives him/her kisses Il y avait S’appelait Aimait Jouait/a joué Était Chantait/ a chanté Lui a donné El fútbol …

Week 2

  Present Past Se lève – gets up s’assied– sits down écoute-listens va– goes parle– speaks crie– screams S’est levé(e) S’est assis(e) A écouté Est allé(e) A parlé A crié Enrichment vocabulary A l’école– At school Au parc– At the park Au zoo– At the zoo Chez lui/chez elle Sur– …

Week 3

  Present Past A– has Veut– wants Fait– does Peut– can Ça va– It’s ok Avait Voulait Faisait/ A fait Pouvait Ça est allé Enrichment vocabulary Aussi– Also Tout– All Trop– Too much Non plus– Neither Un ami/Une amie– A friend Jaloux/Jalouse– Jelous Gentil/le-Nice Sans-Without Dans-in Les blagues– jokes PQA/Activities …

Week 4

  Present Past Court– runs Marche– walks Habite– lives Le/la frappe– hits him/her Sait-know Pleure– cries Rit– laughs A couru– ran A marché– walked Habitait– lived L’a frappe– hit him/her A su– knew A pleuré– cried A rit– laughed Enrichment vocabulary Enervé – annoyed Peur– fear Maison– house Appartement– apartment …

Week 5

  Present Past Déteste– hates Embrasse– hugs Chante– sings Regarde– looks at/watches Écoute – listens to Commence– begins Détestait– hated A embrassé-hugged Chantait/A chanté– sang A regardé– watched/looked at A écouté– listened to A commence– began Enrichment vocabulary Seulement– only Toujours-always Devant-in front of La chanson-The song Heureux– happy PQA/Activities …

Week 6

  Present Past Porte – wears Achète-buys Vend-sells A besoin-needs Portait– wore A acheté– bought A vendu– sold Avait besoin– needed Enrichment vocabulary Les vêtements: Clothing Une chemise– a shirt Un pantalon– pants (good opportunity to discuss the plural version in English and singular version in French – and if …

Week 7

  Present Past Mange-eat Boit-drink Apporte -bring Dort– sleep Marque– score Glisse– slip A mange– ate A bu-drank A apporté– brought A dormi-slept A marqué A glissé Enrichment vocabulary La norriture– food Un coca– soda La viande– meat Le poulet– chicken Le fromage– cheese Les legumes– vegetables Les pommes frites– …

Week 8

  Present Past Pense– thinks Voyage– travels Apprend – learns Demande – asks Se trompe-make a mistake Pensait– thought A Voyagé– travelled A appris– learned A demand­é– asked S’est trompé– made a mistake Enrichment vocabulary L’avion- plane Bête- stupid Valise- suitcase Billet- ticket Siège- seat L’été- summer   PQA/Activities Coming …

Week 9

  Present Past Il vient-He comes Il sort-He exits Il essaie-He tries Il gagne-He wins Il triche-He cheats Il est venu– He came Il est sorti– He exited Il a essayé-He tried Il a gagné– He won Il a triché-He cheated Enrichment vocabulary Un renard- a fox Tout a coup- …

Week 10

  Present Past Il rend visite– He visits Il travaille-He works Il reste-He stays Il croit-He believes Il peut-Il can Il a rendu visite– He visited Il a travaillé– He worked Il est resté– He stayed Il a cru– He believed Il pouvait– He couldn’t  Enrichment vocabulary Mémé/grand-mére- grandma (use …

Week 11

  Present Past Il se réveille– He wakes up Il doit– he must Il apprend– he learns Il s’habille– he dresses himself Il s’est reveillé– He woke up Il devait– he needed to Il a appris– He learned Il s’est habillé – He dressed himself Enrichment vocabulary Great time to …

Week 12

  Present Past Il se lève-He gets up Il se brosse les dents/les cheveux– He brushes his hair Il prend-He takes Il met– he puts Il s’est levé Il s’est brosse les dents/les cheveux  Il a pris Il a mis Have students come up with a character and create a …

Week 13

  Present Past Il préfère– he perfers Il vient-he comes Il revient-he comes back Il enlève-he removes/takes out Il amène-he brings Il preferait– He prefered Il est venu– he came Il est revenu– he came back Il a enlevé– he took out/ he removed Il a amené-He brought Enrichment vocabulary …

Week 14

  Present Past Il sort avec– He goes out with Il pue– It stinks Il sent– It smells Il ne se baigne jamais– He never takes a bath Il sortait avec– He went out with Il puait– it stunk Il sentant– it smelled Il ne se baignait jamais– He never …

Week 15

  Present Past Il aimerait– He would like Il se bat contre– He fights Il le doit – He owes him Il se manqué– He is missing Il aimerait– He would like Il s’est battu contre– He fought Il le devait– He owed Il se manquait– He was missing Enrichment …