The GIGN is France's answer to SWAT/special forces. They've played a role in hostage rescue, hijacking resolutions, and most recently in the Charlie Hebdo/Jewish supermarket crisis. Your students will want to learn about these amazing soldiers! A 2-page article in intermediate French about the GIGN and their missions. Suitable for intermediate to advanced French learners.
Along with the article, there is a 2-page worksheet with text-dependent questions. The worksheet is both in English and in French, so you can focus on reading skills or reading and writing.
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