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  • French Videos

    5 Best French Videos for Class

    Want to know one of the best ways to get your students to pay attention in French class?  Show them French cultural videos!  Students are so used to their American lifestyles…

  • French First Week Activities

    French First Week Activities

    French First Week Activities: In my previous 4 posts, I’ve talked about why it’s so important to create an immersion atmosphere, how to set the tone for the year, and how…

  • Francophone Country Flags

    Francophone Countries, Capitals

    Ever wonder which countries use French as their official language? Did you know there are over 25 Francophone countries? North America – 1, The Caribbean – 1, Europe – 5, and…

  • French Time Activities

    French Time Activities, Lessons

    Tick, tock!  It’s time to teach your students about French time.  This post is chock full of great ideas for French time activities, lesson plans, and resources so that your students…

  • Les Prépositions de lieu

    French Prepositions of Location Activities

    Teaching a unit on French Prepositions of Location and Giving French Directions or looking to learn them yourself? This post includes tons of French prepositions activities for teaching your French students…

  • French Distance Learning

    Online French Activities for Students at Home

    So the coronavirus has hit your town, your school closed, but you are still expected to teach your students who can’t come to school. These online French activities will provide engaging…

  • 25 Strategies for Chatty Students

    What to Do with Talkative Students in French Class

    Even experienced teachers sometimes struggle with talkative students in French class . . . So I put together this list of 25 strategies for chatty students. If you’d like to see the Spanish version…

  • 25 French Writing Activities and French Writing Projects

    25 French Writing Activities, French Writing Projects

    In this series on teaching French writing activities, we’ve already discussed using templates to model good writing, as well as the importance of French transition words to decrease choppiness.  This post…

  • French Writing Projects

    How to Use French Writing Templates

    If your French students are writing short, choppy first-grade level sentences, try using French writing templates to dramatically improve and formalize their writing. If this is happening in your class, you’re…