13 June 2022 Newsletter
Here’s what’s happening today on Planet French/Voici l’actualité sur Planet French:
The biggest French music festival in the world happens right here in Canada! Come with us and visit “Les Francofolies”, meet musicians and music fans of all ages.
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/les-francofolies-rencontre-les-spectateurs/
For a follow-up video, watch “Caroline et la Voix”. We meet Caroline from New Brunswick who placed on the TV show “The Voice” in France. Here’s the link to THAT video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/bienvenue-en-acadie/lessons/acadie-02-les-acadiens-et-la-nourriture-copy-copy-copy/
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/281-hockey-creme-glacee/
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/lessons/le-titanic-et-la-brouette/
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/bienvenue-a-quebec/lessons/quebec-03-le-vieux-quebec/
But we recommend you start at the beginning with the first Quebec city video in the course. This is the link to the course: https://planetfrench.com/courses/bienvenue-a-quebec/
When you get in a course, you’ll see all the course components on the right-hand side margin, and you can click on them for easy access.
11 ans et elle gagne en Colombie-Britannique/Amy coiffe Terre-Neuve/Rodéo en Alberta/ in this episode, an 11-year-old girl upholds the family legacy of bowling champions, a Newfoundland girl wins a hairdressing competition and it’s the start of the high school rodeo competitions in Alberta!
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/lessons/280-bowling-cb-coiffure-tnl-rodeo-ab/
This is an advanced but short article. It’s about the right to bear arms in the US, with everything going on.
It was intended to be the “right to form an organized militia..” .
Here is the link to the article: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/le-port-darmes-usa/
This new video has it all. French culture in the heart of Montreal, summer sports, cycling, and the basic vocabulary about bicycles taught by a young teenager with an attitude! In easy French. There’s even a self-correcting quiz under the video.
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/le-tour-de-lile-15000-velos-a-montreal/
Basic vocabulary building around fruits. Apples, bananas and oranges. Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/lessons/cest-une-pomme-facile/
This advanced French course was built with the collaboration of student placement experts. In the video on building your profile we teach students what elements constitute a profile and how to build the right one to reach their career goals.
Here is the link to this video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/premier-job-comment-faire-un-cv/
It’s the queen’s jubilee, so we have high tea with Queen Elizabeth. We learn about tea, what to eat with it, how to prepare it and the proper way to drink it.
Students pick up explicit vocabulary laid out in the video, and there’s even a quiz under the video.
C’est le jubilé de la reine Elizabeth. Elle est la reine de l’Angleterre et du Commonwealth depuis 70 ans.
Une chose qui est sacrée chez les Anglais, c’est le thé. Alors Planet French décide de prendre le thé avec la reine Elizabeth. To watch the episode, click here: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/on-prend-le-the-avec-la-reine/
A pizza delivery man’s friends aren’t sharing a piece of their $1M lottery win and the “No mowe May” movement hits Canada’s maritime provinces.
What are insects good for? We go visit an expert and 3000+ special insects. This is a sneak preview of the fascinating new upcoming unit on insects. Students love it!
It’s also part of the “Le monde des animaux” complete French course. Here the link to this episode: https://planetfrench.com/courses/les-animaux-cours/lessons/273-lotterie-maritimes-tondeuses-insectes/
C’est le printemps. Here is part 1 of the basic vocabulary unit on spring. It’s easy, it’s fun, it’s spring!
Here is the link to the video: https://planetfrench.com/courses/nouvelles-actualite-cette-semaine/lessons/le-printemps-partie-1-niveau-facile-vocabulaire-de-base/