This kit has 12 videos in easy French and intermediate French, plus new ones added.
We keep adding new videos and easy French books to our kits. With online access, the kits are never stale, and always get new material. We don't remove any material either.
An eBook available online
The online eBook has an audio narration read by actors. It's a paced reading with a follow-me cursor, and you can adjust the reading speed.
Printed books and online books
You get both the printed and online versions of the book.
The activities use the latest neurolinguistic action-oriented approach. They feature step activities and an end of unit task.
All components are also online
Yup, you can access everything online, even from a smart phone, and it looks great!
Students can access from anywhere on all devices
You can even share access with your students. They can access it all together or individually, from anywhere.
Take a guess…
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How many pets are in the country?
That’s nearly 200 million total. You know the US population is about 300 million humans, right ? Pet ownership is at it’s highest in decades. Even Walt Disney would be shocked if he were defrosted today.
So what’s the number in Canada ? Ipsos Reid estimates that there are 7.9 million cats and 5.9 million dogs in Canada.
What’s in the kit:
- Sophie looks for a cat,
- We learn how to make a criteria list,
- When I tell an SPCA worker I want a pet that won’t shed, won’t make noise, isn’t dirty, doesn’t need to be walked, …she ends up giving me a plastic dog…
- Undaunted, the search goes on…We visit a dog shelter,
- get instructions on how to take care of a pet and what to buy at a pet store,
- meet a veterinarian,
- get a dog training lesson,
- go to a pet fair,
- Meet a sausage dog
- Learn about horse jumping,
- Meet an ambulance team specialized in animal rescues ! They show us all their equipment and tell us about their most memorable rescues…all in French !
- Buy pastries for dog birthday parties,
- We go to Africa to look for more exotic animals,
- We meet a zoologist who takes us on an African tour,
- We discover everything about lions, tigers, hyenas, giraffes, rhinos and elephants,
- …and finally I find THE PERFECT PET !!! What is it ? The answer is in the kit LE MONDE DES ANIMAUX
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You get the best of both worlds: printed books and online videos, eBooks, Narrated eBooks, video DVDs and more!
Narrated eBooks with actor narration, follow-me cursor and speed adjustment
You project the eBooks on any whiteboard, the audio follows with professional actors reading the text and the cursor leads. You can pause anytime and model listening and reading strategies for your students.
Your students are instantly engaged and now they can see French as relevant because they watch other Canadians (adults and students) interacting in French, in Canada, on the Booksmarts cultural videos in a variety of fun settings.
Watch this video to see excerpts of the NARRATED EBOOK, with cursor, and adjustable speed.
Students cycle through language and thematic activities. They also cycle through written, oral and video content as they go through the material.
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