Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Resources - Environment - Recyclage

Environment

Are you looking for some authentic French resources on the environment? Below you will find a copy of a notice from a recycle point in a small French town:-

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Eco-point

Triez, nous recyclons

-verre

- emballages ménagers

(métal, carton, bouteilles plastiques)

-journaux, magazines

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Ne pas déposer


-les bouteilles au contenu toxique

-barquettes en polystyrène

-pots en plastique

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Vocabulary

Une barquette en polystyrène            polystyrene tub/container      

L’emballage (m)                                   packaging

Les emballages ménagers                household packaging

Le bac de recyclage/ le bac de tri       recycle bin

trier                                                           to sort

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Note on: ne pas déposer:

The infinitive is often used for impersonal commands to the general public such as in a recipe book or instruction booklet.  This is instead of the vous form of the imperative.  For the negative commands ne pas precedes the infinitive.


Examples: 


Ne pas oublier de mettre la ceinture de sécurité.

Don’t forget to put on your seat belt


Ne pas marcher sur l’herbe                            

Do not walk on the grass


Laisser cuire à petit feu pendant 20 minutes  

Simmer for 20 minutes


Wednesday, 19 March 2014

French writing, piece of writing - Health - La Santé

GCSE Topic – Health   La santé - Vocabulary/writing

Below is a GCSE standard piece of writing of between 200 and 300 words based on the following question:

(remember to use opinions, linking words, tenses, a good range of vocabulary and give examples if possible - whether you are doing a written exam or a controlled assessment and have fun....)