Tag Archives: Grammar in context

A blog worth adding to your bookmarks

Hi everyone! As I was doing some research on-line for activities to do with my grade 11/12 Combined Core French class, I stumbled upon a great blog called “France Bienvenue”.   It is specifically made for FLE teachers and it … Continue reading

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The challenge that is the subjunctive…

Hello everyone! In my grade 9 Immersion class, we’ve finished all the units, but we still have some grammar points left before my students start their presentations next week.  I mentioned this to them last week and I heard moans … Continue reading

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Increasing oral fluency is tough work!

Hi everyone! I’m trying really hard to give students the tools that they need in order to be proficient in French.  I scaffold all my grammar points and I give them multiple and varied opportunities to see and use the … Continue reading

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The song was a hit!

Hi everyone! As mentioned in yesterday’s post, my mise en train today was Willy Denzey’s song “Et si tu n’existais pas…”.  I introduced him by explaining that he grew up in France, but is of Laotian descent.  I got a little … Continue reading

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Conditional sentences continued…

Hi everyone! Sorry I missed my post yesterday.  It was one of those days… Anyhow, to continue with my reinforcement of conditional sentences, yesterday I gave each student a strip of paper with a verb on it, but one edge … Continue reading

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Teaching backwards

Happy Friday everyone! Last week, I decided to teach the imparfait and passé composé by have my studcents figure out the rules themselves.  Today I decided to try this strategy again, this time in order to teach les phrases conditionnelles.  After … Continue reading

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Dynamic lesson plan today!

Hi everyone! I planned a pretty dynamic lesson today in my grade 9 Immersion class.  We started off with a mise en train, as usual.  I did this one for my kinesthetic learners.  I have a set of Veritech boards.  If … Continue reading

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