Qui arrive si soir?
This comedic theatre piece deals with peer relationships and the common issue of the generation gap as we follow the lives of the main characters that appear in the previous play. The ending to the story is unfinished and it is up to the students to write their own!
Based on the Accelerative Integrated Method(AIM), “Qui arrive si soir?” is the 3rd kit in the “Jeunesse en action!”series for Secondary French students. Students who have completed the 1st kit can continue their rapid fluency development in “Qui arrive si soir?”Students who have completed the first two kits can continue their rapid fluency development in this 3rd kit. Vocabulary and grammatical structures are introduced and reinforced through gestures, drama and songs. Your class will love the second play in a trilogy about a high school student who wins a girl's heart with his talent and his caring attitude. In this play, she invites him home to meet her parents!
This program enables the students to:
- Express themselves orally in French from the first lesson, using high-frequency vocabulary
- Learn vocabulary in visual, auditory and kinaesthetic ways
- Participate in literature and dramabased activities in the target language
- Learn to think and write creatively, while practising oral communication
- Engage in activities that support Balanced Literacyin FSL
- Be part of a "learning community"
- Learn to apply and understand grammar concepts through error analysis
Examples of some of the grammar, language conventions and vocabulary in this kit:
- Present tense of irregular verbs including vouloir, pouvoir, partir, sortir and devoir with both singular and plural subjects
- Double-verb constructions, le passé
- Aller plus infinitive to form le futur proche
- Agreement of verb with compound subject
- Imperative of some regular -er, -ir and -re verbs
- Demonstrative and possessive adjectives
- Adjectives that precede the noun
- Object pronouns
- Singular and plural, feminine and masculine of some irregular adjectives and agreement in number and gender
- Subject-verb inversions
- The prepositions à and de plus the definite article
- Basic vocabulary (e.g. numbers from 0 to 1000; words associated with the arts, sports, food, hobbies)
- Vocabulary from the unit under study
- Use of related spelling patterns and sounds associated with accents
- Use of resources (e.g. text, personal dictionary)
Supplementary activities for advanced FSL students in this kit:
- Creative writing activities such as “Les gens en action!”, writing a rap “d'entrée en classe”; and book reports.
Each kit (a 50-hour course) in the Jeunesse en action! series contains:
- Whole-Class Activities Book
- Program guide
- 'Big Book' and PowerPoint™ presentation of the play
- Partner/Group Activities Book on blackline masters containing a vast choice of activities for individual, partner or group tasks
- Assessment Activities Book
- Audio CD, containing songs, raps, and sound effects
- Posters of rap and song lyrics
- DVD, containing gestures, plays, raps and dances, as well as an extensive instructional component that models each classroom activity in-depth;
- Student DVD
- Student textbook
- Game cards; and...
- Suggestions for Balanced Literacy activities.