Year 10 French Miss O’Brien/ Miss Cutts

29 04 2010

Write a brief postcard message to the rest of your class about where you have been/ what you have done over the bank holiday weekend. (100 words minimum).

Use as many past tense phrases and opinions as possible BUT do it without access to your book to test yourself on what you can do/ say from memory.

Leave your message by clicking on the link below “Leave a comment/ 1,2,3, comment(s)”. You must write your first name and either O’BR or CUT to say which class you are in. Do not write your surname!!!

Bonne chance

PS   If you can, you coudl do it in Microsoft Word and insert the accents and then paste it onto the blog (that would make your writing more accurate).  Just a thought.

Year 10 French Homework Due Monday 26th April

22 04 2010

1. Complete translations into English of the ‘useful phrases with Y’.

2. Vocuabulary test. Page 86, Section ‘Des projets de vacances’.

1st word/ phrase= aller a la peche (to go fishing) Final word/ phrase= louer (to rent).


Year 10 French Work Experience/ Easter Homework

27 03 2010




As committed students I trust that you will all complete the tasks attached. You must bring all of the work to our first lesson together after the Easter Holidays.

1. Read the text ‘Qu’est-ce que vous voudriez faire en vacances?’ from page 78. Make a list of 15 words you had to look up in the dictionary.

2. Complete exercises 1a/ 1b on page 78.

3. Download the attached document ‘Extension Reading 27 Des projets de vacances ‘ and complete the exercises.

4.  Download the attached document ”Transcript for Listening Activity page 79’.  Read and annotate it with any words you had to look up.  Using the transcript you must complete exercises 2a/ 2b on page 79.

5.  Read the test on page 80 ‘On vous propose….’.  Make a list of 10 words you had to look up in the dictionary (write the French and English in your  Complete ex. 1a/ 1b in your exercise book.

6.  Download the attached document ‘Transcript for Listening Activity 2 Page 81’.  Read and annotate any unfamiliar vocabulary.  Use the transcript to complete ex. 2a/ 2b from page 81.


GCSE French Learning Mat: Environment

19 04 2009



The Imperfect Tense

17 04 2009

Instruction sheet and practice on the imperfect tense.  (10D/ Miss O’Brien)



Year 10 French: “Les loisirs”

15 04 2009

Here is an electronic copy of the class notes (Miss O’Brien/ 10D) on the topic of ‘leisure/free time’ (covered last half term).  Sorry that the hand-written pages are not attached!


Year 10 French: “L’environnement”

15 04 2009



To help you with the topic of environment, Miss O’Brien has uploaded a booklet which contains key vocabulary, phrases and sample GCSE speaking test questions.  This should help you greatly with the topic.  Bonne chance!

Welcome to the French section of the Carmel MFL Blog.

3 04 2009