Your First French Lesson Survival Guide

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So, you’re finally a teacher.

You’ve dreamed of the day when you can stand in front of a class to share your passion for languages and enable others to learn French, giving them the key to a door that opens …

Laughter is the Best Teaching Assistant: 10 Funny French Commercials for the Classroom

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Humor can be hard to teach.

What one culture finds hilarious might seem totally baffling to foreigners.

French humor is certainly no exception. It can be quite sarcastic, broad and of course draws on cultural references that non-native speakers might …

8 French Movies to Introduce Middle School Students to the 7th Art

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“A movie? Thanks, madame!”

There’s no better way to please your French students than to let them know today’s French movie day—but choosing a movie is another matter entirely!

Picking a film that’ll please a gaggle of middle school students …

No Time? Use These 3 French Lesson Plans for Kids Today!

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No kidding: Kids are often the toughest students to teach.

You probably have noticed this if you’ve taught French to kids, especially little ones. They’re wiggly, they’re easily distracted and they do whatever they want.

It’s easy to …

4 French Dialogues for Students That Go Way Beyond Vocab

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Ready to move past “​Ça va ?​” “​Ça va !​” (How are you? Fine!) with your French students?

You’re in the right place.

Simple dialogues are a fantastic way to get students interested and involved in speaking French, but …

5 Ways to Explore French Culture in Your Language Lessons

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How many French clichés can you name in a minute?

Baguettes, berets, red wine, mimes, stinky cheese, stinky armpits… and that’s just off the top of my head.

Wouldn’t you love your French language students to have a broader, more …

Say Goodbye to Boring and Hello to These Lively French Pronunciation Activities

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Do your French learners need a little help to improve their French pronunciation?

Maybe they’re on the right track, but you’re looking for unique activities because your students are getting tired of repetitive, old school speaking drills.

Perhaps you really …