St James' RC Primary - Wednesday - French - Progress Report
CLUB: ST JAMES YEAR 1
TEACHER: AMANDA LAFOY
TERM: SPRING 2020
Our aim is to ensure children understand and learn to love the culture of France and to gain good
listening and speaking skills. We use lively role play, games, bingos, songs and activities to make
French culture both enjoyable and memorable.
It is a pleasure to teach your children and I hope they enjoy the sessions as much as we do. If you
have specific questions send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
TOPICS COVERED THIS TERM:
Parts of the body – we have learnt the following vocabulary: la tête – head, les yeux – eyes, le nez –
nose, la bouche – mouth, les oreilles – ears, les cheveux – hair, les mains – hands, les pieds – feet,
les bras – arms, les jambes - legs etc., as well as learning how to say something hurts, eg. J’ai mal à
la tête – I’ve got a headache.
The family – we have learnt words for the members of our family such as maman – mummy, papa –
daddy, la sœur – the sister, le frère – the brother.
FOR THE REST OF THE TERM WE WILL FIND OUT ABOUT
Animals – we are leaning to say what pets we have such as j’ai un chat – I have a cat, un chien – a
dog or un lapin – a rabbit. We are also learning the words for some farm animals eg. une vache – a
cow, un cochon – a pig etc, and for some wild animals eg. un singe – a monkey, un lion etc.
More colours and numbers and revision of the topic of food.
Easter in France and a Special celebration: Le Poisson d’Avril – literally the April Fish!
Happy Easter – Joyeuses Pâques!
Songs – Un Petit Pouce qui Marche, la Tête, les Epaules…, le Gouzi Gouzi.
ALL TERM DATES, REPORTS AND PRESENTATION DATES ARE ON THE WEBSITE
www.childrensclubs.com. Please remember that we expect half a term’s notice if you are not
We look forward to seeing you next term to continue your journey in French.
Last updated: 22/05/2020 08:00:05 PM