IB French French Honors
. Lapratiquefait la perfectionlThe goalof this projectis to keepyou involved
with reading writingFrench
and overthe summer.If you don'tuseit, you
planto do oneexercise week.
. A journal.Thiscanbe a spiral
3-ringbinder, scrapbook, a
handmade book. C'estvotrechoix!
. Access the Library Internet,
to and dictionary.
and a French-English
. Complete minimum 10 activities.
. The 1't activity required; others your choice, be completed any
is the are to in
order. Youcanchoose activity
. per to
You mustcomplete least1 activity week. Remember dateeach
journal entry. If you procrastinate the endof summer do all of the
activities once,you will not benefit
at from your French littleeach
Activitiesi En frangaisn'est-cepas!?
1. Required. 2 paragraphs
Write yourself. meyour
to introduce Tell age,
yourfamily, why you studyFrench, your futuregoal. Include
photo,drawing, collage represent
or to you.
2. Goto the library and readan afticlein Paris Match, French
magazine. Photocopy article include pagein yourjournal,
the and this
alongwith a vocabulary of at least
list 10 newwords,and a paragraph
to summarize article yourthoughts the adicle.
the or on
3. Cooka recipe from a Francophone country and serveit to yourfriends
and/orfamily. It can be breakfast, lunch, dinner, a desseft!Bon
app4titt Writeaboutthe experience, frangais.Includecomments
from yourfriends and/orfamily.
4. Goto the library Blockbuster) check (or rent)a French
(or and out
language film. Choose you
anything like,a comedy, drama, or
historicalpiece.Watchthe film andwrite 2-3 paragraphs aboutit.
Whoarethe maincharacters? Whathappened? you likeit?
it? you recommend to friends?
5. Writea paragraph aboutsomething you did, or somewhere
interesting wentthis summer.Remember usethe passd
composd the imparfait Plus-que-parfait be addedif you know
6. Writea paragraph you
aboutsomething will be doing, wouldliketo
do nextyearat school.In this exercise shouldyou makeuseof the
future and/or the conditionnel.
7. Visita French search Click
engine.http://fr.vahoo.com on anything
that looksinteresting to you. Read aboutnews,spofts, tourism,
enteftainment, horoscope, caftoons, anything!Printthe article to
include yourjournal, writeabout
in and whatyou learned fromit.
8. Goto http://www.tvS.frlTV5Site/proorammes/accueil continent.pho
andwatcha videoclip French, canbe aboutmusic,
in It cinema, or
current events, sports, the weather.O Laterwrite aboutwhatyou
9. Finda penpalonline.Goto www.mvlanguageexchange.com andfind
another student your own agethat is practicing or
French a nativelanguage. not try to meetthesepeople staft
as Do or
a romance!lust practice your French starting conversation.
by a Print
a copyof yourdialogue place in yourjournal.
10.Goto the library bookstore find a bookin French.I prefer
or and that
you readpoetry, a children's
or book(something shott,not a novel).
Include excerpt of the reading yourjournal
in andeither summarize
it or writea personal reaction it.
to and yourverbtenses.(S.V.P.)
Or betteryet, teachyourself newone! Printyour scores include
a to in
yourjournal andtell me whatyou learned, where
or you needto
12.Lastbut not least,if you comeacross French duringthe summer,
please me aboutit!!! Didyou overhear
tell some touristsspeaking
French a shopor restaurant? you travelto a French-speaking
country andtry to speak with the locals?Didyou translate your
friends and/orfamily?Didyou notice someone in
media?Howwastheirpronunciation, did theyusevocabulary
Grading: points mind....
Didyoureally to improve French?
. Didyoudo more thanthebareminimum?
. Didyou havefun? O Dites-moi oui!
o Thisis for a grade!Professional creative
and workis always
Please consider Wping yourhandwriting
if is illegible.
Remember thegoalis for youto practice
that French littleeach
a week.If youare
to paragraph, to 15sentences suffice. youfindan activity
10 will If
youlike,youcando that morethanoncel Boncourage!