New Facebook Page: Like, Love, Share!!

Dear Readers and Followers, I am delighted to announce the creation of my new author’s Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/EstelleBoxauthor   Come and join the page and enjoy book news, French words, quotes, offers, competitions and more! See you on Facebook!   Estelle

30 Tips to Prepare a (French) oral examination

Preparing for an oral examination can be very daunting as there is no place to hide! But don’t panic! It can be a stress-free experience provided you are well prepared and know what to expect. Below is a list of things to do in order to make your examination a much easier adventure!   Updated 27/08/2018Continue reading “30 Tips to Prepare a (French) oral examination”

Virelangues et Tongue-twisters !

 Chauffez les langues! A vos marques, prêts, partez!!!! Warm up your tongues! Ready, Steady, Go!   Qu’est-ce qu’un virelangue ? Le mot “virelangue” est un néologisme calqué sur le mot anglais “tongue-twister“, c’est-à-dire une suite de mots souvent incongrue que l’on doit répéter le plus longtemps et rapidement possible! Un défi lexical et ludique queContinue reading “Virelangues et Tongue-twisters !”

Vidéos rigolotes en français

  Aujourd’hui, je vous propose des vidéos rigolotes très diverses mais pour tous les goûts! Alors, amusez-vous bien et n’hésitez pas à me dire en commentaire laquelle est votre préférée ou n’hésitez pas à en ajouter! Today, I am presenting you with some funny videos for all tastes! So enjoy and feel free to commentContinue reading “Vidéos rigolotes en français”

7 Ways to Help Maintaining Your French

A foreign language that you are learning should really be practised on a regular basis so as to maintain a good level of proficiency. So here are some tips as to what you can do to ensure that this level is maintained! I have also included some very useful links. 1) READ This is anContinue reading “7 Ways to Help Maintaining Your French”

A poem to teach greetings to children in French

As I am currently teaching French at Year 3 Primary level and have already taught how to introduce yourself (name, age, residence), I thought that it would be nice for the children to learn a poem which would include all of those notions that they could show off to their parents! And to introduce theContinue reading “A poem to teach greetings to children in French”

Les expressions préférées des Ados !

«Crari», «staive, «wesh»… Les expressions… by liberation     REPORTAGE VIDÉO (cliquez ci-dessus) A l’occasion de la semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie, Libération a demandé à des élèves de 5e du collège Françoise Dolto dans le XXe arrondissement de Paris, quels étaient leurs mots ou expression favoris. Fanny LESBROS et Cécile BOURGNEUF Pour résumer: StaiveContinue reading “Les expressions préférées des Ados !”

Do you Busuu?

Have you ever heard of  “Busuu”? Busuu is a social network for learning languages based on a “Freemium” model (offering both free and premium services). The website is named after a Cameroon language with only three living speakers in 2005! This is how the Busuu describes their method: “Instead of studying alone at home withContinue reading “Do you Busuu?”

Liens utiles pour l’enseignement du français / Useful links for French teaching

Here are a few links of blogs and sites that I have bumped into recently and that I find very useful for teaching French. Some are quite hilarious! What would we do without the Canadians, seriously? Ci-dessous, quelques liens de blogs et sites sur lesquels je suis tombée récemment et que je trouve très utilesContinue reading “Liens utiles pour l’enseignement du français / Useful links for French teaching”