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Describing a process using se + 3rd person. Finding out about a Mexican craft: papel picado. Pronunciation of consonants and consonant clusters.
Practising the imperfect to describe the past. Practising pronunciation of endings in the imperfect.
Practising the stress patterns of preterite and present verb forms.
Practising the intonation of questions and statements. Becoming aware of cultural differences in social behaviour.
Distinguishing "ei" and "ie" sounds and practising their pronunciation.
This a very easy to follow song that will help students practise linking words together (sinalefa).
Practise numbers 69-99 face-to-face or online. Students practise either numbers only or prices. Students work in pairs. Student A asks student B: C'est combien? Student B says a number from the worksheet. Student A points to the number asking for confirmation: c'est ça?. Student B confirms: oui, c'est ça!
This activity could be part of the first tutorial. Practise numbers and prices 0-20 as well as pronunciation including the liaison(euros).Could be used face-to-face or online. Students work in pairs. Student A asks student B: C'est combien? Student B says a number from the worksheet. Student A points to the number asking for confirmation: c'est ça?. Student B confirms: oui, c'est ça!
A short sound file (mp3) with some help as to pronounce the German Umlaute
Dyslexic friendly activity on how to pronounce the two Italian graphemes /gn/ and /ng/
This pronunciation aid is best used in face-to-face teaching of more advanced groups, as vocabulary is somewhat advanced. The pronunciation of the difference between ‘u’ and ‘ü’ presents many learners with difficulties. This sheet uses 12 sentences for practice of the two sounds. It is important that student first learn to hear the difference before reproducing the sound. The sentences used are deliberately nonsensical to add an element of fun. Students can be invited to make up their own sentences to challenge their partner’s pronunciation prowess in pair work.