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French Miscellaneous

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Autour de la littérature 3rd Edition
Overhead Transparencies
20 overhead transparencies of advertisements designed to complement the 3rd edition of the intermediate-level text Autour de la littérature, 3rd Edition (FR 1.075) by Schofer and Rice. These transparencies are identical to the 20 color slides that accompany the 2nd edition of this text.

Contacts — Communicative Support Package
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. © 1989
20 overhead transparencies and 10 black-line transparency masters correlated with lessons of Contacts, 4th Edition (Valette and Valette); transcriptions and translations of songs from the Contacts student song cassette; proficiency activities (3 situation cards per unit and 3 situation cards per “Vivre en France”).

Songs:
  • Un Canadien errant
  • Il est né, le divin enfant
  • Chevaliers de la table ronde
  • Ah! vous dirai-je, Maman
  • La mère Michel
  • A la claire fontaine
  • Auprès de ma blonde
  • Il était une bergère
  • Marche des rois
  • Les feuilles mortes

Cyrano De Bergerac: Lesson Plans
Judy Sugarman and Nancy Ward
Vernon Hills, IL: FilmArobics, Inc. © 1994
32 pages of lesson plans to accompany the study of the film Cyrano de Bergerac; includes overview, advance organizers, comprehension and discussion questions, suggested activities, composition topics; exercises designed to promote oral and written communication.

Destinations 1: Cartes-Éclair
Ontario: Copp Clark Pitman Ltd © 1990
100 flashcards organized under the following headings: animals/birds, clothing, fairy tales, flowers, food, fruit/vegetables, house, maps, objects, people, scenes, sports.

Discovering French — Blanc Overhead Visuals
Lexington: D.C. Heath © 1994
76 colorful overhead transparencies and black-line transparency masters correlated with lessons of Discovering French — Blanc (Valette and Valette); includes maps, original drawings and illustrations from the text.

Discovering French — Bleu Overhead Visuals
Lexington: D.C. Heath © 1993
56 colorful overhead transparencies and black-line transparency masters correlated with lessons of Discovering French — Bleu (Valette and Valette); includes maps, original drawings and illustrations from the text.

Discovering French — Rouge Overhead Visuals
Lexington: D.C. Heath © 1997
80 colorful overhead transparencies and black-line transparency masters correlated with lessons of Discovering French — Rouge (Valette and Valette) and À votre tour! (Valette and Valette); includes maps, original drawings and illustrations from the text.

Discovering French — Rouge: Teacher-to-Teacher
Patricia Deckas Becerra
Lexington: D.C. Heath and Co. © 1997
Book of activities designed as supplements to the ten units of the text Discovering French — Rouge (Valette and Valette); includes crossword puzzles designed for pair work, grid activities to drill structure and vocabulary and scavenger-type activities; 129 pages.

Emotions Flash Cards
Set of 15 black and white photographs (7" × 7") of an actor (i.e. “Ernest” in such films as Ernest goes to camp, Ernest celebrates Christmas, etc. [note: approximate film titles]) illustrating 15 basic emotions; identification of emotion printed on reverse of each card in English, French, German and Spanish.

French Magnetic Poetry Kit
Magnetic Poetry Inc.
French language kit developed by bilingual fans of Magnetic Poetry, comes with a mini-translation guide. This kit contains over 500 French magnetic word tiles.

Heath Situation Cards Level One: French, German, Spanish
120 situation cards, each of which focuses on a realistic communicative task; designed to function as a supplement to any first-year French, German or Spanish program; cards sequenced in order of increasing difficulty and complexity of assigned tasks; most cards considered to be at the “novice” to “low-intermediate” levels of the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; instructor’s guide contains indexes of cards arranged by (1) themes and related vocabulary, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar structures.

Photo Verb Flash Cards
Set of 40 color photographs (7" × 7") that illustrate 40 of the most common action verbs usually studied in first-year language courses; infinitive of each verb printed on reverse of each card in English, French, German and Spanish.

Situation Cards For Oral Evaluation: First-Year French, German, Spanish
144 situation cards, each of which tests discrete items related to vocabulary, grammatical structures, and/or linguistic functions; designed to function as a supplement to first-year French, German or Spanish programs and as achievement tests, not proficiency tests; most of the cards are considered to be at the “novice” or “intermediate” levels on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; cards are indexed by: (1) vocabulary topics, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar forms and structure; reference guide available.

Situation Cards For Oral Evaluation: Intermediate French, German, Spanish
99 situation cards each of which tests discrete items related to vocabulary, grammatical structures, and/or linguistic functions; designed to be used independently with a variety of textbooks as achievement tests, not proficiency tests; most of the cards are considered to be at the “intermediate” to “advanced” levels on the ACTFL Proficiency Scale; cards are indexed by: (1) vocabulary topics, (2) linguistic functions, (3) grammar forms and structures; reference guide available; Note: Cards are written in English.