French for children
French for Children
Free online French language resources for students aged 7 – 13+
French listening practice: Short phrases in engaging visual contexts, with subtitles – Versatile resources for lesson starters, flipped lessons & homework practice. The resources enable useful listening & oral practice before exposure in class.
Focus is upon topics and vocabulary for KS2 and KS3 French but resources are not tied by any particular test, and a number offer good practice and revision for older students. E.g:
Food & Drink in French or: Holidays: Past, Present & Future!
Activities suitable for children under 7 are also included. E.g. French Songs
Grammar is often introduced via stories to put language into a visual context. Many have worksheets for follow-up writing/reading practice. Cross-curriculum resources are also included. E.g:
French Character Resource
FRENCH RESOURCES AVAILABLE SO FAR:
Introductions: Meeting & Greeting
La Rentrée! J’ai + Pencil case items
Animal Names: As-tu un animal?
Daily Routine in French (+ Time)
Learn the names of fruit in French
Count to 10
Parts of the Body - Le Corps
Chez le médecin – J’ai mal!
Counting to 10
A New Puppy (Simple statements)
Practice saying the letter ‘R’ in French
Avoir: All about J’ai!
Je veux, je peux, je dois! (I want, I can, I must)
Leisure, Food & Drink, Hobbies, Lifestyle:
Sport in French: Likes & Dislikes
Food & Drink: Le petit déjeuner
Food & Drink: Eating out, at home and in the open air …
Free French recipe: Tarte aux Poireaux!
Character Resource – Adjectives
Prepositions for location, destination & transport
Prepositions: Billy & the Stick Insects!
Faster preposition practice with no English audio
Ces, Ses, C’est + Demonstrative Adjectives
Comparisons: Plus … que
KS2/KS3 French ‘Stories’:
Je m’appelle Billy
A New Puppy (Likes & Dislikes)
Maggie and the squirrel
Maggie est coquine!
Chez le coiffeur – Going to the hairdresser’s
Time for Supper?!
Qu’est-ce que c’est? Il s’appelle Bugatti!
Maggie & Billy at the river
Maggie & Billy at the river: Storyboard practice
Character Resource – Adjectives?!
Maggie has grown – 3rd person Past & Present
French Story practice: Fire!
A new puppy (Imperfect tense)
Extra more advanced verb practice for those who already have a good grasp of Avoir and Être in the Passé Composé:Monter & Descendre in the PERFECT TENSE
Many resources are shared on TES Connect (Times Educational Supplement):
Youtube Channel: A Green Mouse
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