MFL Year 6

YEAR 6 FRENCH                                       Being a Linguist Year 6

LINK WITH FRANCE – LATEST UPDATE

We have continued our link with the École Hélène Boucher in Toulouse and Y6 have been busy writing replies to the latest letters received from the school. 

YEAR 6 FRENCH – AN OVERVIEW

Below you will find links to work done in class and to resources that can help you with your French. This year we are focusing on phonics and grammar as well as various topics which include:

Months, seasons and weather; the geographical features of France; saying where you come from; languages and nationalities; talking about the town where you live;  festivals in France and the UK. We are also looking more closely at French grammar in the summer term.

We also encourage pupils to use Duolingo to help develop their skills in French or other languages. 

CURRENT WORK – June 2021 – LES SPORTS     

This last half term is all about sport! We will be looking at some sporting events and learning how to say different sports in French.

Euro 2020 FootballEuro 2020 info KS2

Euro 2020 Educandy game

Le Tour de France Tour de France 2021 Y6

Link for more information on the Tour de France 

and see the route in 3D here

Les sports – saying which sports you like and dislike SPORTS Y6 2021

Educandy games to practise sports:

        La Fête Nationale – le 14 juillet               

14 July French National Day Y6

Follow this link for a quiz about le 14 juilllet and this link to find out more about the Eiffel Tower. Do you know when and why it was built?

Follow this link to see the 14th July fireworks at the Eiffel Tower!

Follow this link for the story ‘La Tour Eiffel a des ailes’

 

 

  Les Jeux Olympiques et Paralympiques

Our sporting summer continues with the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from 23rd July – 5th September. Follow this link for more information: Olympics 2020

Educandy game: new Olympic/Paralympic sports

PREVIOUS WORK MAY 2021:

VERB WORK

We have been looking at the forms of various French verbs, beginning with ‘avoir’ to have.

Go to educandy.com to practise at home :

avoir game

avoir in phrases

Here is the verb avoir:

AVOIR                    = TO HAVE

j’ai                          = I have

tu as                       = you have (singular)

il a                          = he has

elle a                      = she has

nous avons             = we have

vous avez               = you have (plural or formal)

ils ont                      = they have

elles ont                  = they have (all female)

THE VERB AIMER = to like

Y6  using J’aime je n’aime pas

Educandy game using j’aime and je n’aime pas

Some more educandy verb practice links are below:

aimeranother game (I, you, he, she + sports)

aimer game (all parts of aimer)

manger (to eat) 

 

REVISION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We are revising using some educandy games. Please follow the links:

game 1

game 2

game 3

game 4

OTHER USEFUL LINKS FOR USE AT HOME AND IN CLASS

REFERENCE 

Collins online French/English bilingual dictionary

FRENCH PHONICS

We have been looking at different sounds of French and how they are written. These links may be useful for further practice:

key sounds and practice (adapted from Rachel Hawkes.com)

Léon le caméléon song

DIGITAL DIALECTS

Digital dialects is a useful website where French native speakers say the vocab you are practising. Try these links:

Telling the time

Spelling various vocab items

Colours 

DUOLINGO and EDUCANDY

All Y6 pupils have a login to Duolingo which is a fun and very useful app.   If you have lost your login details please ask Mme Taylor for a reminder.  Educandy is also very useful for practising the topics we have covered in class; see the links below.   Bon travail!

PREVIOUS WORK WHICH ALWAYS NEEDS REVISING:

NUMBERS

Numbers 1-9  clip

Song 1-10 song

1-10 en francais games

Un, deux, trois nous irons au bois traditional French song

Numbers 1-20 song (by Alain le Lait)

Educandy games to practise numbers:  numbers 0-10;  numbers 11-20; numbers to 60 

Numbers song to 50

Numbers 0 to 70 list 

MYSELF, MY FAMILY, MY HOME, MY LOCAL AREA

Revision of common questions and answers using educandy

Another educandy game which really focuses on accuracy 

Ma famille game

Il a les yeux rouges (descriptions) song (by Alain le Lait)

Rooms in the house – vocabulary

Les pieces de la maison (rooms in the house) games

Places in town games

Places in town Educandy game one; game two 

Chez moi Educandy game (house)

Quand je vais à l’école song

GEOGRAPHY OF FRANCE 

Dans Paris il y a une rue – poem by Paul Eluard

.A-paris-il-y-a-y6 vocab

La Marseillaise  song

la-marseillaise-chorus  lyrics

Les regions de la France game

VARIOUS

Telling the time 

Telling the time (harder!) 

Days of the week games

Months of the year games

Les virelangues  tongue twisters – clip

Common phrases online practice game (uses ‘vous’ form)

SEE ALSO Y5 AND Y4 GAMES AND LINKS!

VOCABULARY LISTS

ME AND MY FAMILY

DESCRIBE LOCAL AREA

USING AVOIR

FOOD AND DRINK

TELLING THE TIME

NUMBERS TO 60

SPORTS

CHEZ MOI – MY HOME

 
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