Exploring... Films and Regions for KS3 French

Comprehensive project packs based around popular, contemporary target-language films and culturally rich regions. This carefully written, authentic and engaging target-language material is the perfect way to teach common KS3 topics and language – and meet the requirements of the new National Curriculum!

Each resource contains:

Accompanying PowerPoints with colourful images support the delivery of tasks and provide visual stimulation for Tahiti, Côte d’Azure, Midi-Pyrénées, Une Vie de Chat
  • ready-made scheme of work with clear outcomes, AfL and cross-curricular links where relevant
  • structured lesson plans – including starters, mains, plenaries and homeworks
  • student worksheets
  • end-of-project revision and assessment lesson
  • full answers make for quick and easy teacher-, peer- and self-marking
  • Available for Years 7, 8 and 9, with further differentiation within each pack – supports those who struggle while stretching the brightest; suitable for any class!
  • Fun, varied and original activities capture students’ interest while allowing practice of all four main skills. Aural, visual and kinaesthetic tasks appeal to learners of all types.

Exploring… Une vie de Chat (year 7)

Oscar-nominated French animated adventure film set in Paris. A gorgeous, hand-drawn production bound to engage your students. Its length (64minutes) and accessibility make this film perfect for study in early KS3.

Exploring… Tahiti (year 7)

Your year 7s will love exploring this French-speaking island and will learn useful KS3 vocabulary through topics such as wildlife, exotic culinary specialties, holiday activities and Paul Gaugin’s paintings.

Exploring… Côte d’Azur (year 8)

The most glamorous and coveted of Mediterranean playgrounds, French Riviera is bound to enchant and excite your students. Teach them all about film through talking about Cannes Festival and make sports vocabulary fun by discussing Olympique de Marseille!

Exploring… Kirikou et la sorcière (Year 8)

Students delve into the magic world of this francophone film set in rural Africa. Entertaining activities, such as dice games and roleplays, and GCSE-focused tasks, such as translations, make French language learning fun.

Exploring… Le Petit Nicolas (year 9)

Engage and entertain your year 9 students with this humorous French-Belgian production based on the famous series of children’s books. Your students will love learning French through little Nicholas’ amusing adventures!

Exploring… Midi- Pyrénées (year 9)

Packed with cultural and historical facts and perfect for late KS3 or early GCSE preparation. Accessible coverage of a fantastically wide range of enticing topics- from the Cathars in Middle Ages through the paintings of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec to the modern music group Zabda and Toulouse’s famous rugby club!