Jouez, Dansez et Apprenez le Françaisby Lynn Dryden
Drama and movement provide the ideal way to teach a foreign language. By actively involving the body, learning comes more naturally and it is easier to retain what has been learned. The simple routines in this book and DVD set combine movements with repetition of important phrases, making learning languages easy and enjoyable. You will love the activities in Jouez, Dansez et Apprenez le Français.
This link takes you to a part of the les couleurs video where Lynn Dryden, the author, demonstrates her dance routine.
Here you can watch how enthusiastic the children of Mountfield Primary School in Newcastle are as they learn the routine for les couleurs.
Jouez, Dansez et Apprenez le Français provides an active learning approach to learning popular French topics. For each topic, in addition to the main dance routine, there is also a bank of movement activities that introduce and reinforce the vocabulary, enabling the whole topic to be taught actively.
These tried and tested routines and activities have been developed by a language specialist who is also a qualified dance teacher. They have been used with students of all ages from Key Stage 1 to PGCE students. All have achieved outstanding results whilst enjoying language learning.
|Age Groups||7 - 11 years,|
|Market restriction||There are no market restrictions for this book.|
|Released date||2 January 2015|
Try this Bollywood/Bhangra routine to learn the French vocabulary for colours (914.06 KB)
Try your Bollywood/Bhangra style routine to this music (5.41 MB)
Watch these children performing their Bollywood/Bhangra routine (22.77 MB)
Watch and move along with the dancer to learn the Bollywood/Bhangra routine (27.02 MB)
Table showing which aspects of the Scottish ‘Curriculum for Excellence: Modern Languages – Experience and Outcomes’ are covered by Jouez, Dansez et Apprenez le Français (543.85 KB)