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Grammaire Passerelle 1 Les médias 2 Les nouveaux médias et la musique 3 La vie culturelle 4 On est des ados ... sortez-nous de là 5 Allez les sportifs 6 En pleine forme?
7 Le tourisme 8 En famille et entre amis 9 Le lycée, et après? 1 Nos besoins énergétiques 2 Comment protéger la planète 3 France, terre d'asile? 4 Les riches et les pauvres 5 Crimes et châtiments
6 Les technologies nouvelles 7 La littérature et les arts 8 Patrie, Europe et francophonie 9 Questions de politique Le monde du cinéma Le monde de la littérature Les régions françaises Useful Links

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  Page references are for Élan 1 and 2 (second edition).
 
GRAMMAIRE
1 CatSort Drag and drop sorting activity on typical endings for nouns.
2 CatTap Tap on typical noun endings to sort them into feminine or masculine
3 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity to practise possessive adjectives.
4 Snap Play snap with possessive adjectives.
5 Matchup Drag and drop activity to practise adjectival declension.
6 Memory Find the hidden pairs of adjectives.
7 Snap Play snap to practise adjective endings.
8 Sporcle You have 10 minutes to name 100 French verbs - challenge your friends to beat you!
 
 
  PASSERELLE
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity - where do you live?
2 Memory Find the hidden words - where do you live?
3 Snap Play snap to practise vocabulary to describe where you live.
4 Labelling Pages 8-9. Type in the English meanings to test your understanding of key vocabulary.
5 Snap Play snap to practise larger numbers.
6 Quiz Page 10. Matching activity to check understanding of text: La Polynésie française.
7 Noughts Page 11. One or two player games of noughts and crosses to revise verb forms in text about Sammy.
8 Rhubarb Page 11. Can you spell out the verb forms? Watch out for quakes!
9 Memory Page 11. Find the hidden pairs of words from the text about Sammy.
10 Letterdrop Page 11. Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out words from the text about Sammy.
11 Columns Page 11. Once you have read the text on page 11 about Sammy Rotua, match up these sentence halves without looking at the text again!
12 Penalty Study the list of typical endings of feminine and masculine nouns. Then try this penalty shoot out challenge. Why not challenge a friend?
13 JMatch Do you know these French celebrities?
14 Diam's Read about Diam's on her own website.
15 Gaptext Choose the 'preset' option and fill in the missing gaps in this brief summary of Diam's life from her childhood to the point where she came up with her stage name.
16 Wksheet Printable option of the gaptext about Diam's.
17 Codebuster Break the hidden code and create a short biography for Diam's.
18 Gaptext Choose the 'preset' option and fill in the gaps in Zinedine Zidane's biography.
19 Codebuster Break the hidden code to discover Zinedine Zidane's biography.
20 Presentation Page 15. How many of the verbs in exercise 3a do you know? Click between languages to check your understanding.
21 Multichoice Page 15. How many verbs can you identify before you run out of lives or time? Who will have the best score?
 
 
  1) LES MÉDIAS
1 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on media words.
2 Memory Find the hidden pairs of media words.
3 Syllabary Drag and drop word building activity for media words.
4 Multichoice How many media words can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
5 Cloze Monkey madness - can you fill all of the glass monkeys to the top? Sentence building activity on opinions of TV programmes.
6 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary building activity on the effects of watching TV.
7 Snap Play snap with words connected to the effects of watching TV.
8 Rhubarb Type out words and phrases connected to the effects of watching TV, but watch out for quakes!
9 Gaptext Drag and drop online cloze activity - Quels sont les effets de la télévision sur les jeunes?
10 Wksheet Printable version of the above gaptext.
11 Quia Match logos to products.
 
 
  2) LES NOUVEAUX MÉDIAS ET LA MUSIQUE
1 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with vocabulary about downloading from the internet.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity to practise vocabulary on downloading from the internet.
3 Memory Find the hidden words on downloading from the internet.
4 Syllabary Reconstruct phrases about downloading from the internet by piecing together bits of words.
5 Wksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet to check you understand vocabulary about downloading from the internet.
6 CatSort Are these statements about downloading music positive or negative?
7 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with words about blogging.
8 Multichoice How many of these words about blogging can you match before you run out of time or lives?
9 Snap Play snap with words about blogging.
10 Wheel One or two player wheel of fortune games about blogging.
11 Mobile Can you sort out these jumbled text messages about blogging.
12 Cloze Drag and drag sentence building activity on the use of mobile phones.
13 CatSort Quels sont les points positifs et négatifs des portables?
14 Presentation How many of these problems connected to the internet do you understand?
15 Matchup Drag and drop activity on internet problems.
16 Rhubarb Spell out the above vocabulary by tapping on the correct tiles, but watch out for quakes.
17 CatTap Quels sont les avantages et les inconvénients de l'internet?
18 CatSort Drag and drop sorting activity on the advantages and disadvantages of the internet.
 
 
  3) LA VIE CULTURELLE
1 Noughts Play noughts and crosses on words connected to the history of French cinema.
2 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of cinema words.
3 Rhubarb Spell out cinema vocabulary, but watch out for quakes.
4 Quia Can you put these sentences about the history of the French cinema in order?
5 Match Page 49. Drag and drop online version of exercise 1b.
6 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with vocabulary connected to the theatre.
7 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary matching activity on the theatre.
8 Multichoice How many matches can you find before you run out of time or lives. This activity practises vocabulary about the theatre.
9 Syllabary Reconstruct words about the theatre by dragging the missing syllables into place.
10 Mobile Can you sort out these jumbled text messages about Edith Piaf?
 
 
  4) ON EST DES ADOS ... SORTEZ-NOUS DE LÀ
1 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with 10 words to discuss image.
2 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on image.
3 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words connected to image.
4 Snap Play snap with words connected to image.
 
 
  5) ALLEZ LES SPORTIFS
1 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with 10 of the more challenging words for sporting activities.
2 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on sports.
3 Multichoice How many sports can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
4 Anagrams Unjumble these words to find sports.
5 Labelling Can you spell the sports from memory?
6 Quiz What kinds of sport do you do?
7 Matchup Why do you do sports? Drag and drop matching activity.
8 Memory Why do you do sports? Find the hidden pairs of sentences.
9 Snap Play snap with reasons for doing sports.
10 Syllabary Reconstruct reasons for doing sports by dragging the missing syllables into place.
11 Challenge Challenge board activity on the future tense for one or two players.
12 CatChoice Multiple choice quiz: une société sédentaire.
13 CatTap Tap on the correct tiles for each category: une société sédentaire.
14 CatSort Drag and drop sorting activity: une société sédentaire.
15 JMatch Drag and drop check for vocabulary activity 3b page 75.
16 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes and reach his family by answering questions about being more active in the future.
17 Treasure Can you find the most valuable hidden treasure by answering questions about being more active in the future?
18 Battleships Sink the enemies' ships before they sink yours! You will have to answer questions about being more active in the future.
 
 
  6) EN PLEINE FORME?
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity to talk about smoking and young people.
2 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with words connected to smoking and young people.
3 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words (smoking).
4 Snap Play snap with words about smoking and young people.
5 Hot Potatoes Series of eleven hot potato activities on reasons for not smoking and a gaptext about smoking at school.
6 Noughts Play noughts and crosses with words connected to drugs in schools.
7 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of words (drugs in school).
8 Letterdrop Spell out the above words using the magnets to grab the right letters.
9 Mosaics Can you solve these mosaic puzzles to produce three sentences about a drug addict? The background pattern helps!
10 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with ten adjectives used in the penalty shoot out game on health.
11 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on adjectives.
12 Multichoice How many adjectives can you match before you run out of time or lives?
13 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on health practising comparative and superlative adjectives.
14 Mobile Can you sort out these jumbled text messages about health? This also practises comparative and superlative adjectives.
15 Matchup Drag and drop activity to practise ten adjectives connected to healthy eating.
16 Snap Play snap with the above adjectives.
17 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with the conditional.
18 Matchup Drag and drop activity practising the conditional.
19 Tiletap Can you spell out the conditional forms of these verbs?
20 JMatch Drag and drop sentence activity on health and healthy eating, this also practises the conditional.
21 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering quiz questions on the conditional.
22 Treasure Do you know the conditional well enough to find the hidden treasure?
23 Test Test your understanding of the conditional - what is your mark out of 8?
24 Hot potatoes Page 92. Sequence of 11 activities on the conditional - suggested endings to the sentences in exercise 1. What would happen if ...?
25 Fling Now that you're an expert at the conditional, I challenge you to fling the teacher!
 
 
  7) LE TOURISME
1 SoundDrag Listen to these reasons for going on holiday and drag the matching French into place.
2 SoundDrag Listen to these reasons for going on holiday and drag the matching English into place.
3 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the above reasons for going on holiday.
4 Snap Play snap with reasons for going on holiday.
5 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on reasons for going on holiday.
6 SoundSpell Listen to these reasons for going on holiday and spell out the French beginning each time with 'pour'.
7 Syllabary Drag and drop the missing syllables into place to complete these reasons for going on holiday.
8 Anagrams Solve these anagrams - they are all reasons for going on holiday.
 

9 Vokis Listen to Tassa the Panda saying why she went on holiday last year. Make notes in English on the reasons she gives in each presentation.
10 Presentation Why are you going on holiday? Use this activity to familiarise yourself with more reasons for going on holiday. Je vais en vacances pour ...
11 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the above reasons for going on holiday.
12 Memory Find the hidden pairs of reasons for going on holiday.
13 Rhubarb Spell out reasons for going on holiday by tapping on the right tiles - don't forget to tap on a blank tile between words and watch out for quakes.
14 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with vocabulary connected to ecotourism.
15 Matchup Drag and drop activity on ecotourism.
16 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on ecotourism.
17 Snap Play snap with phrases connected to ecotourism.
18 JMatch Match up sentence halves to make sentences about ecotourism.
19 Columns What do you think these words connected to road traffic mean?
20 Mosaic How can we reduce traffic accidents? Solve this mosaic puzzle to find an answer.
 
 
  8) EN FAMILLE ET ENTRE AMIS
1 SoundDrag Listen to these sentences about family relationships and drag the English meanings into place.
2 Cloze1 Drag and drop monkey madness sentence building activity on family relationships - these sentences are drawn from the above listening activity.
3 Cloze2 Monkey madness activity for the remaining 3 sentences on family relationships from the above listening activity.
4 Hangman Clue: Une grande source de stress dans les familles.
5 Cloze Gaptext - what are the causes of arguments in your family?
6 Worksheet Printable version of the above gaptext.
7 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on marriage.
8 Multichoice How many words and phrases about marriage can you match before you run out of time or lives?
9 Snap Play snap with words and phrases about marriage.
10 Rhubarb Tap on the right tiles to spell out phrases about marriage - but watch out for quakes!
11 SoundDrag Listen to these statements for and against marriage and drag the English summary into the right place.
12 CatTap Click on the right tiles - pour ou contre le mariage?
13 CatSort Drag and drop these sentences into the right columns - are they for or against marriage?
14 Anagrams How many reasons for divorce can you work out? Some anagrams are easier to solve than others.
15 Memory Find the hidden pairs of some of the more common reasons for divorce - les causes du divorce.
16 CatSort Drag and drop these phrases into the right columns - are they for or against remarrying?
17 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary building activity - un bon ami, c'est quelqu'un qui est ...
18 Multichoice How many of the above adjectives can you identify before you run out of time or lives? What is your best score?
19 Presentation How many of these qualities of a good friend can you work out? Click on the arrows to toggle between French and English.
20 Snap Play snap with the qualities of a good friend.
21 Syllabary Drag and drop the syllables back into the right place to spell out 10 qualities of a good friend.
22 Cloze Gaptext activity on the qualities of a good friend.
23 Diamond What do you think are the most important qualities of a friend? Type your ideas in French into this diamond 9 frame and print the end product. Compare your ideas with another student.
 
 
  9) LE LYCÉE, ET APRÈS?
1 SoundDrag What are the top ten causes of stress at school? Listen to these causes of stress at school and drag the matching French into place.
2 SoundDrag Now drag the matching English into place.
3 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on causes of stress at school.
4 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on causes of stress at school.
5 Snap Play snap with causes of stress at school.
6 Syllabary Drag the missing syllables into place to create causes of stress at school.
7 SoundSpell Listen to and then spell these causes of stress at school.
 

8 Vokis Listen to this pupil talking about the causes of stress at school. Make notes in English on the causes she mentions in each presentation.
9 Gaptext Drag and drop the words into the right place to create a transcript of the above voki presentations.
10 Worksheet Printable version of the above gaptext.
11 LetterJumble Can you solve each jumbled word to create a text about stress at school.
 
 
  1) NOS BESOINS ÉNERGÉTIQUES
1 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary activity on energy needs.
2 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words connected to energy.
3 Snap Play snap with words from energy topic.
4 JMatch Page 5. How could you save energy? Drag and drop matching activity relating to exercise 2b. Click to allow blocked content.
5 Columns Page 6. Online version of exercise 2a on deforestation.
6 Cloze What will the world of 2050 be like? Drag and drop sentence building activity. Can you fill all of the glass monkeys right to the top?
7 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on energy sources.
8 Quia Matching activities on different sources of energy.
9 Columns Matching activity on definitions of different sources of energy.
10 JMix Page 8. Study the sentences in exercise 2a and then try to recreate them without looking at the book! Click on 'next' to move on to the next sentence.
11 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary exercise to prepare for activity 10 gaptext.
12 JCloze Can you complete this text about renewable energy using the 8 words from activity 11?
13 JCross Crossword puzzle on some of the key words from this topic.
14 Quia Page 9. Matching activities to practise vocabulary in the text 'Pour en savoir plus'.
15 Matchup Drag and drop vocabulary matching activity on nuclear energy.
16 Memory Find the hidden words to talk about nuclear energy.
17 Snap Play snap with words about nuclear energy.
18 Cloze Reconstruct these sentences about nuclear energy. Can you fill all of the glass monkeys to the very top?
19 JMatch Practise tenses you covered at AS level - how many do you recognise? Make sure you click on 'next' to complete the second and third exercises.
20 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity to practise 8 different tenses of the verb 'aller'.
21 Multichoice How many of these tenses of the verb 'aller' do you recognise? Who has the highest score in the class?
22 Labelling Challenge - can you translate different tenses of the verb 'aller' into French? To type é hold down Alt Gr and click on e.
23 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity to practise 8 different tenses of the verb 'faire'.
24 Snap Play snap with different tenses of the verb 'faire'. How many points can you get?
25 Labelling Challenge - can you translate different tenses of the verb 'faire' into French?
 
 
  2) COMMENT PROTÉGER LA PLANÈTE
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity to practise vocabulary on protecting the planet.
2 Multichoice How many matches can you find before you run out of time?
3 Syllabary Fill in the missing bits of words to practise vocabulary on protecting the planet.
4 Noughts Les petits gestes individuels.
5 PicBelt Select the correct picture from the conveyor belt - how can you protect the environment?
6 Blur Identify the picture before it comes into focus - les petits gestes.
7 Missing Spot the missing picture - les petits gestes.
8 Gaptext Gaptext on les petits gestes. Choose the preset option.
9 Matchup Page 18. Drag and drop vocabulary preparation activity - environmental campaigns.
10 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to build vocabulary on environmental campaigns.
11 Memory Find the hidden pairs - environmental campaigns.
12 Multichoice How many vocabulary items about environmental campaigns can you identify before you run out of time?
13 Snap Play snap with key vocabulary.
14 Syllabary Build key vocabulary on environmental campaigns - drag and drop activity.
15 Kiagi Follow the adventures of the Kiagi family and learn more about protecting the environment. This link takes you to a series of short cartoon animations about a family who are trying to become more eco-friendly. For example, L'empreinte écologique is all about the Kiagi family finding out exactly what their effect is on the environment.
16 Presentation Use this activity to familarise yourself with key vocabulary to discuss world-scale envronmental problems (pages 20-21).
17 Matchup Drag and drop activity to check your understanding of the above vocabulary (complete this more than once to cover all 20 new words).
18 Snap Play snap with vocabulary from pages 20-21.
19 Rhubarb Tap on the right tiles to spell out key vocabulary from pages 20-21, but watch out for quakes!
20 Cloze Monkey madness sentence building activity on world-wide environmental problems.
21 JMatch Matching activity on passive constructions in different tenses. Note that the past participle has a plural ending to agree with the noun 'reactors'.
22 Hangman Hnagman games on verbs linked to talking about protecting the environment. This will help you to understand the quiz on page 26.
23 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on 10 verbs to help you to talk about environmental protection.
24 Multichoice How many of the above verbs can you identify before you run out of time or lives. Aim for a score of 36 or higher!
25 Labelling Can you spell the above verbs accurately in French? To type é hold down Alt Gr and click on e.
 
 
  3) FRANCE, TERRE D'ASILE?
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity to introduce general vocabulary for immigration topic. Different words will appear each time you try this!
2 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on immigration vocabulary.
3 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words connected to immigration.
4 Snap Play snap to practise immigration vocabulary. Try increasing the play speed if you want a challenge!
5 Matchup Join up the sentence halves to create 6 sentences about immigration.
6 Penguin Help the penguin to cross the ice floes and reach his family by answering questions about expressions followed by the subjunctive. Remember that the subjunctive is used to express an opinion or doubt, an emotion and to express a time, concession, aim or condition.
7 TopClass Get to the top of the class by correctly answering questions about expressions followed by the subjunctive.
8 Quiz Multiple choice quiz on expressions followed by the subjunctive - choose from 3 levels of difficulty.
9 GridRace Bridge the gris from top to bottom by correctly answering questions about expressions followed by the subjunctive.
10 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with the je form of the present subjunctive of 14 common verbs - to make this, take the ils part of the present tense, remove the final -ent and add -e.
11 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the je form of the present subjunctive, try this more than once to cover all 14 verbs.
12 Snap Play snap with the je form of the present subjunctive.
13 Multichoice How many of these present subjunctive verb forms can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
14 Labelling Spelling challenge on the je form of the present subjunctive of 14 verbs. Try this more than once to cover all 14.
15 Cloze Drag and drop monkey madness sentence building activity to practise the subjunctive and vocabulary connected to integration.
16 Hangman Hangman games to build your knowledge of vocabulary connected to racism.
17 Presentation Use this activity to practise vocabulary connected to racism before reading the text on page 32.
18 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the above vocabulary - play this more than once to practise all 20 words and phrases.
19 Syllabary The above vocabulary has been chopped up into little pieces - can you drag the syllables back into the right place?
20 Snap Play snap with the above vocabulary connected to racism.
21 SoundDrag Quels problèmes sont liés au racisme? Listen to these sound files about racism and drag the correct French phrases into place.
22 SoundDrag2 Listen to the same sentences about racism and drag the correct English meanings into place.
23 SoundSpell Listen to these soundclips about problems associated with racism and solve the related French anagrams.
 

24 Voki Listen to the above Voki recording. Which three of the above problems associated with racism are mentioned by Tassa?
25 Gaptext Now read a transcript of the above voki recording and drag the missing words into the right gaps.
26 Proselines Drag and drop the lines of the above text back into the right order.
 
 
  4) LES RICHES ET LES PAUVRES
1 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with key nouns for this topic.
2 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on the above words.
3 Multichoice How many points can you get matching the above nouns?
4 Anagrams Can you spell these key words?
5 Matchup Drag and drop activity on vocabulary to talk about the Third World.
6 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words about the Third World.
7 Snap Play snap with words about the Third World.
8 Labelling Translate words about the Third World into English - who will get the quickest time?
 
 
  5) CRIMES ET CHÂTIMENTS
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity on youth crime.
2 Memory Find the hidden pairs of words about delinquancy.
3 Snap Play snap with words about youth crime.
 
 
  6) LES TECHNOLOGIES NOUVELLES
   
   
 
 
  7) LA LITTÉRATURE ET LES ARTS
   
   
 
 
  8) PATRIE, EUROPE ET FRANCOPHONIE
   
   
 
 
  9) QUESTIONS DE POLITIQUE
   
   
 
 
  LE MONDE DU CINÉMA
   
   
 
 
  LE MONDE DE LA LITTÉRATURE
   
   
 
 
  LES RÉGIONS FRANÇAISES
   
   
 

Links to other useful websites:

Visit iTunes Music Store and download French podcasts such as Sebastien Babolat's FrenchPodClass. These are an interesting mixture of cultural information and language. Sebastien uses French rap and pop, movie clips and books to help you to learn French. You can actually download many different French podcasts from iTunes (Music Store ... Podcasts ... Education.. See all).
realfrench Grammar exercises and reference material provided by Manchester Metropolitan University (see top left of realfrench home page).
realfrench Worksheets and links to help you visit and learn from French websites (click on chosen topic under heading FRANCE VIRTUELLE).
realfrench Vocabulary games - choose advanced level!
realfrench Have a look through the collection of Teachers' Resources - many useful files for students here as well, including writing essays in French, false friends and verb tables.
La santé/les drogues Resources produced by Danièle Mead.
About.com:French Language Various resources including French verb calculator, French grammar and links to French newspapers, TV stations etc.