This is a three page (double-spaced) first year French story that focuses on the structures: C’est ennuyeux / intéressant, Est-ce que tu veux…?, and Je peux / Je ne peux pas. Monsieur Bob is at home watching television, but there are only sports on. He doesn't like sports, so he decides to call several friends to see if they would like to watch a movie or play video games with him. The first two are busy, and can't, but the last friend can as long as he studies a little French with her first.
I use very simple French and have included a Matava-style / Mad Libs script that students or the whole class can fill out together to create your own version of the story. I have also included a "Choisis le bon mot" and a "Questions totales" (either/or) worksheet with the keys. There is also a sheet for students to create a small comic strip version of the story and a vocabulary list of some of the important vocabulary.