French Listening Comprehension - Arrival at Paris Airport - Aéroport

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This French listening comprehension activity about airports, public transportation and arriving at Charles de Gaulle in Paris, France includes differentiated activities including MP4 video, MP3 audio and student activity pages. This is a perfect lesson to have your students practice their listening comprehension skills and aéroport vocabulary.

This is a narration in which a traveler talks about her experience arriving at the Paris airport. Scroll down to read excerpts from the narration and to see all of the grammar points that are covered.

The speaking pace is just perfect for providing your students with a challenge that they can achieve, and they'll feel very proud of their accomplishment!

Included with this resource:

► Comprehensive lesson plan that makes it easy for you to carry out this activity with your students - See details in the preview

► MP4 video lecture - 8 minutes

► MP3 audio lecture - 8 minutes

► Transcript with important vocabulary highlighted and footnoted in English and French - 3 pages

► Quizlet study set to practice and master important vocabulary from the lecture

► PDF of 9 listening comprehension questions + answer key

► MP3 audio lecture of 9 listening comprehension questions without answers

► MP3 audio lecture of 9 listening comprehension questions with answers

► PDF of 20 vrai ou faux listening comprehension questions + answer key

► MP3 audio lecture of 20 vrai ou faux statements without answers

► MP3 audio lecture of 20 vrai ou faux statements with answers

► PDF of 6 bonus questions + answers

► MP3 audio lecture of 6 bonus questions without answers

► MP3 audio lecture of 6 bonus questions with answers

► PDF to print and record extra new vocabulary learned during the lesson

BONUS - Paris LOTO with 30 different printable games and call list

Teachers and students appreciate:

⭐ Clarity of speech and slower pace

⭐ Formative assessment

⭐ Sense of pride and accomplishment

⭐ Many opportunities for differentiation

⭐ Video AND audio experiences with the same text

⭐ A fun and unique way to introduce a travel unit

⭐ An authentic resource about traveling to Paris

⭐ A real life connection to what’s being taught in the classroom

Tenses used in the narration:

► Présent

► Futur Proche

► Passé Composé

► Imparfait

► Subjonctif following il faut que

► Futur Simple

Other grammar topics covered in the narration:

⭐  Reflexive Verbs

⭐  Descriptive Adjectives

⭐ Regular & irregular verbs

⭐ Demonstrative adjectives

⭐ Simple negation

⭐ Adjective «tout»

⭐ Il faut que + subjunctive

⭐ Indirect object pronouns

⭐  Possessive adjectives

⭐  Direct object pronouns

⭐ Interrogative words

⭐ Common adverbs

⭐ Pronoun Y

⭐ QUE + exclamation

⭐ Pronoun EN

⭐ Definite, indefinite, partitive articles

Excerpts from the narration:

“J’ai choisi la compagnie aérienne Air France et nous allons atterrir à Paris, «La Ville des Lumières.”

“Il y a beaucoup de monde dans cet avion, donc on va attendre un petit peu avant de pouvoir sortir.”

“Je prends mon sac à main, je prends mon petit bagage, je vérifie que je n’ai rien oublié.”

“Nous sommes tous fatigués, mais très contents d’être enfin arrivés.”

“Je lui montre mon passeport, je lui dis «bonjour», je souris, il me dit «bonjour» et il tamponne mon passeport.”

“Maintenant, avant de sortir de cet aéroport, il faut que j’aille chercher mes bagages.”

“J’avais deux valises avec moi.  Tout est bien arrivé, ça va super bien.  Tiens, je veux bien trouver les toilettes avant de sortir.”

“Ça y est, je les ai trouvées.  Je vais aux toilettes . . . j’en sors . . . et je cherche la sortie.”

“Il y a deux grandes portes qui vont s’ouvrir.  Ça y est, je suis sortie de la douane.”

Planning for student success begins with a well designed lesson plan!

► Students and teachers understand the goals of an instructional module

► The teacher translates the curriculum into learning activities

► The instructional materials align with the assessment

► The assessment aligns with the learning goal

► Assures that the needed instructional materials are available

► Teachers thoughtfully address individual learning needs among students

Check out my comprehensive lesson plan in the preview.

What teachers are saying about this lesson:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "The students appreciated the clarity and slower speech. It was a great activity to provide some formative assessment for my students."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "This was an awesome resource that was perfect for what I needed. Students felt a little overwhelmed at first but they got the hang of it and did great. They felt very accomplished at the end. I used the dictation and gave it to students who were struggling and I gave the challenging listening to students who need a little challenge - so it was GREAT for differentiation."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "What a wonderful listening comprehension activity/test! Loved having the questions read and the choice of using short answer or T/F! "

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "A great activity that we don't get to do (practice) very often. Unique and helpful."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "The pace of the speaking in these activities is perfect for my students!!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "It's difficult to find authentic resources like this. Thank you for providing one!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ "Kids found this very challenging but it was so practical and a great real life connection."

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. "Good authentic listening activity for my travel unit!"

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