Online learning

Bonjour tour le monde! I wanted to take this time to wish you all a ‘Joyeuses Pâques!’ (Happy Easter) Whichever mode of learning you are choosing for your child next term please know that I am available if you have any questions. My email address is amanda.marin739@schools.sa.edu.au Wishing you all a safe and relaxing break. Amités Madame Marin  

Duo Lingo

Duo Lingo is a great app you can try out. It is free to download, simple to use and you get daily points. If you keep it going every day you also get extra points! Let me know how many days in a row you can get 😀 Amités Madame Marin

French Website – Languages Online

Bonjour tout le monde! If anyone is working from home or would like some extra French to practise, this is a great website to try out: https://www.education.vic.gov.au/languagesonline/french/french.htm It has many different language topics plus worksheets that can be printed out or games that can be played. It usually works best on a computer but you might be able to try it on an ipad or another device. Let me know…

Welcome – Bienvenue!

A big welcome back to school to you all, and a special welcome to new students and their families too. I hope that everyone had a fun and relaxing break. I would like to share a story about a small town in France called Villers-Bretonneux. It has a very special connection to Australia and this is a picture of the Villers-Bretonneux school yard COLA area. It is where the French…

Why learn another language?

Bonjour tout le monde! My classes came up with many, many responses to the question I had for them today which was ‘Why learn another language?’ They all came up with so many reasons which was great! Different students also shared with us some other languages that they know and use. We were very lucky to hear songs and be taught vocabulary from other languages. One of my classes are…

Qu’est-ce que tu vois?

In Madame Hillman’s classes in week 1 we used a picture very similar to this one to come up with some French sentences about what we can see. Some great examples from our discussions were Cale in year 2 who said “Je vois une fille qui est contente” (I see a happy girl) and Josefina from year 3 who said “Je vois une famille” (I see a family) Qu’est-ce que…