Overview: A printable handout to be used with a video clip released by the Organisation internationale de la francophonie. The status of French of a world language is the focus of the handout and video clip. Clip not included, but link and instructions for viewing are included.
Objective: To identify and evaluate the importance of French as a world language by analyzing the figures presented in a video clip.
Estimated Time: 45 minutes
Suggested Teaching Activities:
1. Have the students discuss why they like French or why they have chosen to take it (Section A).
2. Discuss/have the students study the vocabulary given in order to understand the information presented in the clip (Section B).
3. Play the clip 3 times as per the instructions in Section C. Students fill in the blanks to the 20 statements.
4.Discuss and verify the answers. Call on students to read the statements.
5. Assign Section D (Evaluation) for homework.
Targeted Level: Advanced