Category: FSL

kids love listening to music in the french as a second language classroom

The 10 BEST French Songs for FSL classes

Are you on the hunt to add some fun music to your French as a Second Language classroom? Today I am going to share with you my favourite ten French songs to use in the Upper Elementary core French classroom. I suggest using these songs throughout the year to review

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teaching French numbers to 100 in the FSL classroom

5 Fun Ways to Teach French Numbers to 100

Are you knee deep in your French numbers unit? Do you need some ideas to make practicing these 100 terms over and over again more engaging and fun? If yes, you are in the right place! Today I am going to share with you 5 fun ways to teach French

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5 Tips for Teaching French as a Second Language (FSL)

Tip 1:  Remember that oral language is the MOST important component of ANY second language classroom. After all, most of your students will only use their basic French skills while traveling. Yes, some will take University level classes. However, the majority are counting on you for when they backpack across

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Thanksgiving in the French as a Second Language Classroom

I absolutely LOVE celebrating holidays in my FSL classroom. Making the learning fun allows students to enjoy learning a second language and encourages them to continue this learning. Here are some ideas for celebrating L’Action de Grace in your French as a Second Language Classroom.  1) Receptive Language  I like

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French Emotions

Launching Event: I start this unit by watching the movie “Inside Out”. This film serves as an excellent launch event for our unit on emotions as my students LOVE watching it. I play the film in French with English subtitles. We pause it every so often to recap the different

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