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Alexa Polidoro

Alexa Polidoro
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Cours de français en ligne FLE - Apprendre le français 12 Fun Speaking Games for Language Learners When working with world language classes or English language learners, have you ever asked a question only to be answered with complete silence and blank stares? It’s a common issue—nearly every teacher has struggled with encouraging students to speak in a language they’re still learning. A student may have a deep fear of making a mistake, or may be just plain shy, even in their native language. Whatever the reason, here is a list of a few fun activities to get your students to speak. This list is for more advanced students. 12 Ways to Get Language Learners Talking 1. All three claim that the fact is theirs, and the class then proceeds to question them in an attempt to determine who is telling the truth and who is lying. 2. For variation 2, separate the students into groups of four or five. Variation 3 is for advanced speakers. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. The controller will hand a noun to one of the three students, who will start to tell a story. 10. 11. 12.

30 Free Online Resources for Learning French “Learning a new language is becoming a member of the club -the community of speakers of that language.” ‒Frank Smith. I’m learning French, using my one-hour-a-day formula, so I’ve spent some time researching the best free online resources for learning French that are available. 1. 2. Sometimes he’ll combine several of his videos, which end up being marathon-learning sessions. 3. 4. 5. My favorite, so far, is “J’ai Peur Du Noir” (I’m scared of the dark). 6. When I listen to Stromae I’m reminded of how often French people make that noise that sounds as if they were clearing their throat (the French “R”). 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 1000 Most Common French Words. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. If you know of any other great, free online resources for learning French, please let me know through Twitter. With all of these great free online resources available, there’s no excuse for not starting to learn French before the end of the year! Related Posts:

Orthographe et grammaire française grâce aux Dictées en ligne (à imprimer) sonores audio et exercices de français gratuits interactives CP, CE1, CE2, CM1, CM2, 6eme, 5eme, 4eme, 3eme, brevet des colleges, bepc, lean french, FLE 7 Superb Speaking Activities That'll Get Your ESL Students Chatting “All right everyone, pair up!” This sentence can be met in many ways. Blank stares. Two class troublemakers reaching for one another’s hands. The shy kid in the class trying very hard to become invisible. It’s no secret, getting students to work well in pairs can be hard, and it doesn’t stop with just having them pair up. ESL students doing pair activities can often try to skive off doing the activity at hand. As far as the teacher is concerned, it can be tough making sure that the students who are actually working are speaking correctly. Well, it’s time for all those problems to be ancient history. Techniques for ESL Pair Work The first mistake many teachers make when assigning pair work is letting students choose their pairs. While that may be fun for those in the class who are already friends, your job as the teacher is to assess each student’s strengths and weaknesses and put them with someone they can work with well. “We’re going to go about this activity in pairs! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Learn French Online For Free - Top 100 Sites & Resources Your Ultimate Guide Here at Love France, Learn French, I really wanted to get into finding the best sites out there to learn French online for free. There are a lot of sites out there, but many of them are redundant, despite good rankings. After an exhaustive study, here are the top 100. Please note that even though I have made reference to large multi-language sites like Duolinguo or About and the BBC, I really wanted to focus on those sites that specialise in the French learning exclusively. I also wanted each one to be current for 2017, so any old sites have not been included. There are 3 main categories of the sites chosen to help teach yourself French online: “Resource pages” refers to a page that refers to learning resources on other websites (preferably those where you can learn French for free)“Blogs” refers to a chronologically and regularly updated site where the posts help you learn for free. One last thing, please note that they are not in any particular order! Resource Pages Quia

VERBES - Conjugaison française Motivating speaking activities for lower levels Planning time has been shown to increase production in speaking tasks. Lower level learners often find it especially difficult to speak spontaneously, so these activities incorporate 'thinking time' during which learners can prepare for speaking by planning what they are going to say, and asking the teacher or using a dictionary to look up missing vocabulary. The following activities are relatively short, with minimal materials preparation time for the teacher. They are designed for use as a warmer or a filler in the middle or at the end of a class. 1. Definitions lists This activity is good for activating existing vocabulary or revising vocabulary studied in previous lessons. Procedure Choose a vocabulary topic (this can be vocabulary you have recently studied or a topic you want to introduce). A faster-moving, fun alternative to this activity is a team game. 2. 3. This is a variation on the above activity and is great for practising adjectives. 4. 5. 6.

Best Online French Resources - FrenchCrazy This post was last updated on January 14th, 2016 at 03:57 pm French online resources are important to learning French. I compiled a list of great websites to help you learn French. If you are looking for French lessons, tips, vocabulary, or other helpful things from this site then go to our French Language Learning Section section. Thousands of Free French Videos to Practice10 French Movies You Must SeeHow to Cheaply Travel & Visit France This is my personal list of recommended online French resources. À bientôt, John Elkhoury

Games & Activities This is a place were English teachers can share games and activities that they have found useful in the classroom. If you know a game or an activity that works well with ESL/EFL students and it is not yet listed here, please submit it. Home | Articles | Lessons | Techniques | Questions | Games | Jokes | Things for Teachers | Links | Activities for ESL Students Number of Submissions: 132 The newest addition is at the top of the page. Bad Fruit: A Shoppers' Nightmare Level: Easy to Medium This is an oral communication activity appropriate for EFL learners in elementary/primary school. Materials: "produce" and play money. Object of Game: To accumulate as many products as possible. Students are divided into clerks and shoppers. The clerks set up "stands" to allow easy access for all shoppers (e.g. around the outsides of the room with their backs to the wall). The shoppers are given a set amount of money* (e.g. dollars, euros, pounds, etc.) and begin at a stand where there is an open space.

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