French holiday resource: Fire in the mountains!
Free French holiday resource (present tense)
FIRE IN THE MOUNTAINS:
True story about a forest fire during a hot summer holiday. How did it start?
Glass can magnify the heat of the sun and cause fires … or maybe a stray match, or a camp fire not extinguished properly or lit when the weather is too dry. Human negligence is so often the cause of wild fires ..
Free KS3 French listening resource + follow-up exercises:
Phrases and vocabulary are listed below the videos.
1. French Audio with French and English subtitles:
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3. With NO subtitles:
Useful French phrases & vocabulary included in the video:
la plupart du temps - most of the time
tout à coup - suddenly
à cause de – because of
au-dessus - overhead, above
l’un après l’autre - one after the other
quelque part - somewhere
partout - everywhere
les feux de forêt - forest fires
l’incendie – the fire
la foudre - lightening
la négligence humaine - human negligence
les cigales - the cicadas
un canadair – a fire-fighting plane
un hélicoptère bombardier - a fire-fighting helicopter
vos déchets – your rubbish
Faites attention à vos déchets! Watch out with your rubbish!
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