Tuesday, October 31, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for Thursday

Make sure that you 

  • finished your in class practice with Madame’s 20 questions 
  • wrote 5 ‘est-ce que’ questions using school vocabulary
  • complete the work assigned by the TOC in class 

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for Thursday

Make sure that you

  • completed the practice in class on p41 & the work assigned by the TOC in class

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for Thursday

Make sure that you

  • completed the practice in class on p41 & the work assigned by the TOC in class

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for Thursday

  • Finalize plans for your trip to a region of France
    • Partner conversations will be on Thurs & Fri
    • Make point form notes in English to record trip dates, flights, costs, hotels (or other places you will stay), how you will get around (by train, by metro, by foot, by bike, etc), tourist attractions you will visit & other things you will do/would like to do, etc 
    • Save screen shots on your phone to share with partners so that they can see some of what you will see and do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 30, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed your 10 practice questions using school supplies, people and places in the school with verbs and question words that we’ve been learning
  • Practice the new vocabulary for what’s in your school bag/classroom & people in school

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p36-39 for talking about food
  • Study food vocabulary

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p36-39 for talking about food
  • Study food vocabulary

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Review the conditionnel & the futur simple structures. There will be a learning check-in tomorrow.
  • Continue researching & planning your trip to a region of France
    • Partner conversations to share your plans are scheduled for Thurs & Fri next week
    • Make point form notes in English to record trip dates, flights, costs, hotels (or other places you will stay), how you will get around (by train, by metro, by foot, by bike, etc), tourist attractions you will visit & other things you will do/would like to do, etc 
    • Save screen shots on your phone to share with partners so that they can see some of what you will see and do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, October 27, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class up to the end of p 18 
    • Questions and answers with ‘Qu’est-ce que c’est?’ ‘Qu’est-ce qu’il y a ….?’ and ‘Est-ce qu’il y a …?’)
    • All the work from the day(s) before that was incomplete!
  • Practice the new vocabulary for what’s in your school bag/classroom & people in school

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p32-34 for talking about food
  • Study food vocabulary

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p32-34 for talking about food
  • Study food vocabulary

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Review the conditionnel & the futur simple structures. There will be a learning check-in on Tuesday.
  • Start researching & planning your trip to a region of France
    • Partner conversations to share your plans are scheduled for Thurs & Fri next week
    • Make point form notes in English to record trip dates, flights, costs, hotels (or other places you will stay), how you will get around (by train, by metro, by foot, by bike, etc), tourist attractions you will visit & other things you will do/would like to do, etc 
    • Save screen shots on your phone to share with partners so that they can see some of what you will see and do

***Some class time will be provided next week to work on your plans (but it’s probably not enough to do all of the research and planning. Plan your time accordingly!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 26, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p 13-16
  • Practice the new vocabulary for what’s in your school bag/classroom

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p30-31 for talking about food
  • Start studying food vocabulary

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice in class on p30-31 for talking about food
  • Start studying food vocabulary

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you have at least 5 questions to ask a partner using the conditional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice with school words on p 10 & 12
  • Start studying the vocabulary words (and the gender!)

*Please bring a fully charged device and earbuds for listening activities tomorrow

*Even though we’ve started the second unit, you will probably still want to bring your first unit to refer back to as needed

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Set a goal for the new unit on p 2
  • Review the vocabulary for foods on pages 17-24
  • On p 25, add any foods/meals that you like to eat that aren’t included on the preceding pages

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Set a goal for the new unit on p 2
  • Review the vocabulary for foods on pages 17-24
  • On p 25, add any foods/meals that you like to eat that aren’t included on the preceding pages

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

Bon travail en conversation aujourd’hui, les amis! 🙂

To be ready for the end of your unit 

  • consider what you need to revisit (structures? vocab?)
  • set aside 15 minutes tonight for review

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you completed the practice with ‘aller’ on p 4-6 of your unit

*Even though we’ve started the second unit, you will probably still want to bring your first unit to refer back to as needed

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

Bon travail aujourd’hui!

*Reading assessment tomorrow and then … starting a new unit 🙂

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

Bon travail aujourd’hui!

*Reading assessment tomorrow and then … starting a new unit 🙂

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

Make sure you’re comfortable with the new vocab related to lodging 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday, October 23, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Set aside some time for studying/practice
  • If you haven’t yet completed them, there are online Language Gym tasks to help you practice

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

Review the study sheet you prepared (in pen, please) in class today to use while doing your free write. You may include the following from your unit package

  • vocabulary
  • language structures & concepts
  • expressions

You may not

  • copy full sentences from your booklet
  • use the internet or a translator
  • pre-write a paragraph to copy into your write

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

Review the study sheet you prepared (in pen, please) in class today to use while doing your free write.

You may include the following from your unit package

  • vocabulary
  • language structures & concepts
  • expressions

You may not

  • copy full sentences from your booklet
  • use the internet or a translator
  • pre-write a paragraph to copy into your write

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

Make sure that you completed

  • your paragraph using the futur simple
  • 5-10 questions to ask a partner 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 19, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Set aside some time for studying/practice

What should you know/be able to do (regarding the map and French-speaking countries)

  • label the continents in French + Canada & USA
  • list European French-speaking countries
  • tell where the majority of French speakers in the world live
  • tell how many countries in the world have French as one of their official languages
  • list some of the French-speaking countries of Africa (Aim for at least 10 … or more to extend)

***Unit assessments are starting on Monday! Keep studying the vocabulary and the sentence structure for the phrases & questions we have been practising 🙂

***I have added 7 tasks to your online Language Gym class to practise/help you review a variety of vocabulary and structures from your unit (not just nationality). Take a look!

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

***End of unit assessments will be next week (Oct 23-25)

***I have added a few tasks to your online Language Gym class to help practise/study for the end of unit assessments.

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

***End of unit assessments will be next week (Oct 23-25)

***I have added a few tasks to your online Language Gym class to help practise/study for the end of unit assessments.

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for next week

  • Recorded message for a traveller/guest to your home & neighbourhood (ME!) must be uploaded to Teams tonight!
  • Make sure that you completed the in-class practice with le futur simple on p 74

***There are verb trainer tasks in your online Language Gym class to practice forming it

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Set aside some time for studying/practice

***Unit assessments are starting on Monday! Keep studying the vocabulary and the sentence structure for the phrases & questions we have been practising 🙂

***I have added 7 tasks to your online Language Gym class to practise/help you review a variety of vocabulary and structures from your unit (not just nationality). Take a look!

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

For class today

Here is the video you need for the activity on p 43. Use the past tense actions on the right side to retell the story of the episode.

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you finished the in-class practice on p 40 (using prepositions to describe your home)

***The learning check-in for 50 MORE Essential Verbs is tomorrow 🙂

***End of unit assessments will be next week (Oct 23-25)

***I have added a few tasks to your online Language Gym class to help practise/study for the end of unit assessments.

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

For class today

Here is the video that you need for the activity on p 43. Use the past tense actions on the right side to retell the story of the episode.

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you finished the in-class practice on p 40 (using prepositions to describe your home)

***The learning check-in for 50 MORE Essential Verbs is tomorrow 🙂

***End of unit assessments will be next week (Oct 23-25)

***I have added a few tasks to your online Language Gym class to help practise/study for the end of unit assessments.

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Recorded message for a traveller/guest to your home & neighbourhood (ME!) must be uploaded to Teams by tomorrow night

REMEMBER:

  • No fancy video skills or editing 
  • Do not read! 
  • Speak naturally and simply correct yourself if you make a mistake! 
  • If you’re striving for P or EX range … is there a way to slip in a more complex structure (or tense)? Did you check your accuracy with previously learned structures and pronunciation? New vocabulary from our current unit or more specific vocabulary to describe from a previous unit? Stick to things you’ve seen in class or in your packages … not a translator! 
  • Aim for approximately 2 minutes – give or take

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

FR 9  Block 2

Français 9 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you
    • completed the in-class practice on p 67, 69 and 70 (except the listening activities)

***Unit assessments are starting this week! Keep studying the vocabulary and the sentence structure for the phrases & questions we have been practising 🙂

 

FR 10  Block 3

Fr 10 Block 3 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you finished the in-class practice on p 49

***The learning check-in for 50 MORE Essential Verbs is scheduled for next Thursday, October 19th. We can do it sooner if you feel ready before then! Let me know 🙂

***End of unit assessments will be next week (Oct 23-25)

 

FR 10  Block 4

Fr 10 Block 4 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

  • Make sure that you finished the practice in class on p 49

***The learning check-in for 50 MORE Essential Verbs is scheduled for next Thursday, October 19th. We can do it sooner if you feel ready before then! Let me know 🙂

***End of unit assessments will be next week(Oct 23-25)

 

FR 11  Block 5

Français 11 Team

The Language Gym

To be ready for tomorrow

Make sure that you completed the practice in class

    • p 33 (Write the correct phrases in French)
    • p 66 read the text
    • p 67-68 (Talking About a Recent Day Trip) … choose one text from p 68 to write

This week

  • Recorded message for a traveller/guest to your home & neighbourhood (ME!) must be uploaded to Teams by this Thursday at the latest.

REMEMBER:

  • No fancy video skills or editing 
  • Do not read! 
  • Speak naturally and simply correct yourself if you make a mistake! 
  • If you’re striving for P or EX range … is there a way to slip in a more complex structure (or tense)? Did you check your accuracy with previously learned structures and pronunciation? New vocabulary from our current unit or more specific vocabulary to describe from a previous unit? Stick to things you’ve seen in class or in your packages … not a translator! 
  • Aim for approximately 2 minutes – give or take

*** There are 2 tasks in your online Language Gym class that provide some practice with prepositions and transportation. They are only for practice/learning new vocabulary and you do NOT need to do all of the vocabulary module activities!