ERIC Number: ED303047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
I Can Speak French.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
The guide presents content and techniques for teaching conversational French in the elementary grades. It contains an introductory section and 20 units for classroom instruction. The introduction includes notes on the overall objectives of the course, general guidelines on classroom procedure, and specific techniques for use of the materials included in the guide. The unit topics include: introduction to a new language; greetings, salutations, and farewells; names; classroom commands; the classroom; the days of the week; parts of the body; health and illness; numbers; family and friends; weather, seasons, and months; colors and other adjectives; clothing; animals; snacks; foods; places and transportation; holidays; and other celebrations. The units are designed for kindergarten but also contain information for adaptation for grades 1 and 2. Each unit consists of a list of specific objectives, notes on motivation, a list of necessary materials, procedural notes, a summary, follow-up activities, and additional materials for use with grades 1 and 2. Songs, games, and other activities are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adjectives, Animals, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Clothing, Conversational Language Courses, Family Life, FLES, Food, French, Friendship, Holidays, Interpersonal Communication, Lesson Plans, Numbers, Physical Health, Primary Education, Second Language Instruction, Songs, Transportation, Weather, Word Lists
New York City Board of Education, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, 131 Livingston St., Rm. 613, Brooklyn, NY 11201 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Note: For related documents, see FL 017 791-792.