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Unit 6 Syllabus

Here is the syllabus for unit 6.pdf

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Objectifs

Plan du Jour

Examens

le 13

fév

le 14

fév

  • I can write a poem in French.
  • I can identify some symbols and practices of Saint Valentin in France.

(1) Saint Valentin. Review Unit 5 Test. Write your own small love poem and write a quick letter to someone. Learn more about Valentine’s, songs, vocabulary, and more (https://goo.gl/0hk3yV).

CULTURE: Petite Carte D’Amour https://goo.gl/iZkXpA

 

le 15

fév

le 16

fév

  • I can name the major parts of a hotel.
  • I can name the different types of hotels and lodging in other countries.

(2) Compare & Discuss hotels using the Guide Rouge. Talk about what is in a hotel. Talk about the types of lodging available around France and Europe and how to book them. Talk about the parts of a hotel.

CULTURE: La Pluie http://goo.gl/OkBFcZ

Hotel Vocabulary

le 20 fév

Anniversaire de George Washington

le 17

fév

le 21

fév

  • I can compare several different types of hotels and share what I have learned.
  • I can compare hotels using direct/indirect objects.

(3) Continue to read reviews of hotels. Discuss what differences students learned about hotels from research. More reading practice with the Guide Rouge. Introduction to direct/indirect objects. Practice making sentences.

CULTURE: l’Hôtel Ritz à Paris https://goo.gl/wEpx3y

Hotel verb Vocabulary

Listening Quiz

(IL.IL.1)

le 22

fév

le 23

fév

  • I can ask a receptionist questions about a hotel when makinga reservation.
  • I can refer to objects I want or need using direct/indirect objects.

(4) Listen to a conversation to reserve a room in a hotel. Activities involving making reservations. Make a skit of your own. Pair/share with the class. Use of dir/ind objects.

CULTURE: French Pastries https://goo.gl/U2hBRM & https://goo.gl/Dc9Dic Video

Reading Quiz
(IL.IR.3)

Places Vocabulary

le 24

fév

le 27

fév

  • I can express an opinion about my stay at a hotel or place of lodging.
  • I can use subjunctive to talk about my opinions hotels and travel.

(5) Talk about the types of hotels you would possibly get and what you would if you were visiting France. Read hotel reviews, and practice giving our own. Introduction to the subjunctive.

CULTURE: Les échecs http://goo.gl/KC15CZ

Passport 1 – Make a Reservation
(IL.IC.3)

2nd Draft – Cultural Stereotypes (peer review)

le 28

fév

le 1

mars

  • I can express my opinion using direct/indirect objects.
  • I can describe some of the places in the world that celebrate Mardi Gras and talk about your emotions + subjunctive related to the holiday.

(6) Review hotel services and vocabulary. More practice with direct and indirect object pronouns to give opinions and write/say reviews.
CULTURE: Hôtel de Paris, Monaco, etc. Watch just some - https://goo.gl/zkK3xO

MARDI GRAS – le 28 fév 2017

Direct & Indirect Objects Quiz
(IL.PW.5)

Directions Vocabulary

le 2

mars

le 3

mars

  • I can simply describe major points of interest near a hotel.
  • I can ask/say where points of interest are located in relation to a hotel.
  • I can use subjunctive when discussing potential things to do near a hotel.

(7) Look at places of interest at a hotel in France. Continue to practice with subjunctive mood. Giving directions to points of interest.

CULTURE: Les docteurs http://goo.gl/f4RmKW

Subjunctive expressions Vocabulary

le 6 mars

Journée des Profs

le 7

mars

le 8

mars

  • I can use subjunctive to ask questions.
  • I can share my ideas/opinions about a current event using both subjunctive and indicative sentences.

(8) Review hotel vocabulary. Review subjunctive expressions. Identifying when to use subjunctive vs. indicative. Review writing with different tenses. Mini hotel scenarios. Practice with current events.

CULTURE: La nouvelle librairie http://goo.gl/vheD5y

Subjunctive Quiz
(IL.PW.5)

Passport 2 – Talking about hotels

(IL.IC.2)

le 9-10 mars

French National Exam - Library

le 9

mars

le 10

mars

 

Unit Six Review. Go over subjunctive, direct and indirect objects, the use of directions, hotel vocabulary, making reservations. FORM MOVIE GROUPS & START SCRIPTS!!!!

Current Event Presentation
(IL.PS.5, I.CIA.2, I.CP.1)

Culture Stereotypes Final Due

(IL.PW.4 & 5)

le 13

mars

le 14

mars

Unit 6 Exam. All mastery assignments & quizzes must be done prior to taking the exam.

le 15

mars

le 16

mars

Oral Proficiency Final Assessment. Attendance is mandatory.

Quizlet

Vocabulary

Unit 6 - Vocabulary pdf

Questions | Answers | Hotel | Verbs | Places | Directions | Subjunctive | Irregular Subjunctive | Expressions with Subjunctive | Review

I. Questions
*Note questions can be formal or informal. Be sure to learn both forms.
1-How long will you be staying?
2-What type of room would you like?
3-How much is the room?
4-Are there any restaurants around here?
5-What amenities do you have?
6-Is breakfast included?
7-How is the view from my room?
8-Do you have a pool? 
9-How do I find my room?
10-Is the room air-conditioned?
11-Can I get room service?
12-How will you be paying ?

I. Les Questions
*Note questions can be formal or informal. Be sure to learn both forms
1-Tu veux rester combien de jours ?
2-Quel genre de chambre voulez-vous ?
3-C’est combien pour la chambre ?
4-Est-ce qu’il y a des restos près d’ici ?
5-Quels agréments avez-vous ?
6-Le petit déjeuner est compris ?
7-Comment est la vue de la chambre ?
8-Avez-vous une piscine dans l’hôtel ? 
9-Et pour aller à ma chambre ?
10-Est-ce que la chambre est climatisée ?
11-Avez-vous le service de chambre ?
12-Comment allez-vous payer ?

II. Answers
1-I am staying for…
2-I would like…
3-The room costs…
4-There are several restaurants in the area. There is…
5-We have a pool, exercise room, etc.
6-Yes, from 7 to 10 a.m.
7-From the room, the view is great.
8-Yes, we have a pool.
9-You go to the second floor and…
10-Yes, there is information in your room.
11-Yes, I’ll call for someone.
12-With credit card.

II. Les Réponses
1-Je veux rester…
2-Je cherche une chambre…
3-Ça va coûter…
4-Il y a plusieurs restaurants près d’ici. Il y a…
5-Nous avons une piscine, une salle d’exercice,…
6-Oui, du 7 à 10 heures du matin.
7-De la chambre, la vue est magnifique.
8-Oui, nous avons une piscine.
9-Vous allez au premier étage et puis…
10-Oui, les détails sont dans la chambre.
11-Oui, j’appelle quelqu’un tout de suite.
12-Avec une carte crédit.

III. In the hotel
1-Maid
2-Room
3-Bed
4-Television
5-Amenities
6-lobby
7-floor
8-Housekeeping
9-Wireless Internet
10-Double bed
11-Separate beds
12-Concierge
13-Ice
14-Tip
15-Reservation
16-Room with a view
17-Room Key
18-Manager
19-Shower
20-Air-conditioned
21-Bill
22-Bathtub
23-Pillow
24-Blanket
25-Shower-cap
26-Sheets
27-Towel
28-Price
29-Room Service
30-A receipt

III. Dans l’hôtel
1-une femme de chambre
2-une chambre
3-un lit
4-une télévision
5-un agrément
6-le hall
7-étage
8-le ménage
9-l’accès Internet
10-un grand lit
11-deux lits séparés
12-le/la concierge
13-les glaçons
14-l’addition
15-une réservation
16-une chambre avec une belle vue
17-la clé
18-le gérant d’hôtel
19-une douche
20-climatisé (la clim)
21-la note
22-une baignoire
23-un oreiller
24-une couverture
25-un bonnet de douche
26-les draps
27-un essuie
28-le prix
29-le service de chambre
30-le reçu ou la facture

IV. Verbs
1-to get a room
2-to look for
3-to clean
4-to ask for
5-to not disturb
6-to eat breakfast
7-to eat lunch
8-to watch television
9-to relax
10-to price
11-to swim
12-to exercise
13-to get directions
14-to want
15-to inquire
16-to find out
17-to pay the bill

IV. Les Verbes
1-réserver une chambre
2-chercher
3-faire le ménage
4-demander
5-ne pas déranger
6-prendre le petit déjeuner
7-déjeuner
8-regarder la télé
9-détendre
10-demander le prix
11-nager
12-faire de l’exercice
13-demander son chemin
14-vouloir
15-se renseigner sur
16-découvrir
17-régler la facture

V. Places of Interest
1-City
2-Beach
3-City center
4-Park
5-Museum
6-Convention center
7-Gas station
8-Car Rental
9-Destination
10-Airport
11-National Park
12-Restaurant
13-Amusement Park
14-Countryside
15-Theatre
16-Historical Sites
17-Buffet
18-Concert
19-Barber Shop
20-Laundromat
21-The Louvre Museum
22-The Orsay Museum
23-The Pompidou Center
24-Paris Opera House
25-French Theater

V. Les Lieux D’Intérêt
1-la ville
2-la plage
3-le centre-ville
4-le parc
5-le musée
6-salle des congrès
7-la station service
8-une compagnie de location
9-la destination
10-l’aéroport
11-un parc national
12-le restaurant
13-un parc d’attraction
14-la campagne
15-le théâtre
16-les sites historiques
17-un buffet à volonté
18-un concert
19-la coiffure
20-la laverie automatique
21-Le Musée du Louvre
22-Le Musée d’Orsay
23-Le Centre Pompidou
24-Le Palais Garnier
25-Le Théâtre de la Comédie Française

VI. New Directional Words
1-just next to
2-through
3-at the corner of
4-on the right
5-on the left
6-(ten minutes) from here
7-all over / everywhere
8-by / through

VI. Nouveaux Mots
1-juste à côté de…
2-à travers
3-au coin de…
4-sur la droite
5-sur la gauche
6-à (dix minutes) d’ici
7-partout
8-par

VII. Example Subjunctive Verb
1-that I sleep
2- that you sleep
3- that he/she/one sleeps
4- that we sleep
5- that you sleep
6- that they sleep

VII. Un exemple d’un verbe au subjonctif
1-que je dorme
2- que tu dormes
3- qu’il/elle/on dorme
4- que nous dormions
5- que vous dormiez
6- qu’ils/elles dorment

VIII. Irregular Stems for Subjunctive
1-to go
2-to have
3-to be
4-to be able to
5-to do

VIII. Les racines irrégulières au subjonctif
1-aller - que j’aille  que nous allions
2-avoir - que j’aie   que nous ayons
3-être - que je sois que nous soyons
4-pouvoir - que je puisse
5-faire - que je fasse

IX. Expressions with subjunctive
1-I’m afraid that
2-It’s necessary that
3-It is possible that
4-I’m sorry that
5-I don’t think that

IX. Les Expressions au subjonctif
1-J’ai peur que
2-Il faut que
3-Il se peut que
4-Je suis désolé que
5-Je ne pense pas que

X Review
1-Directional Prepositions
2-Information question words
3-Expressions with pour
4-The verbs: pouvoir, devoir, vouloir, acheter, and vendre
5-Contractions with à and de
6-Reflexives

X. Révision
1-Préposition pour se diriger
2-Les questions
3-Les Expressions avec pour
4-Les verbes: pouvoir, devoir, vouloir, acheter, and vendre
5-Contractions avec à et de
6-Les Verbes Pronominaux

Practice - On va pratiquer!

conversation listening reading presentation writing

Conversations | Listening | Reading | Presenting | Writing

Select a topic for practice based on what you are studying in class or need help on.

 

Here is where you will find your homework for class. Be sure to follow your syllabus and homework sheet and keep up on the work that has been assigned. You will be studying vocabulary with quizlet, you will also need to complete these assignments and practices (other tab) on the date they are due.

 

homework tracking sheet

Link to Homework Sheet

Canvas

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Reading

PRATICE 1:

Michelin LogoLe Guide Michelin or Le Guide Rouge (because of the cover) was first created as a business strategy to encourage motorists to travel and buy Michelin tires (To read more about the history, click here). Soon, everyone was interested in it to find the best stops for restaurants or hotels along their way. In 1926, the star rating system was introduced. "(one star: 'a very good restaurant in its own category'; two stars: 'excellent cooking, worth a detour'; and three stars: 'exceptional cuisine, worth a special trip') and they haven't change since then."

In this unit, you will need to be able to read and understand the guide so that you could plan your hotel accomodations andrestaurant choices, along your travels in France.app

Go to their website to begin preparing: http://restaurant.michelin.fr/

You can also get the app for restaurants and hotels.

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Listening

PRATICE 2:

For this unit, you will need to be able to understand information about hotels, what prices are, the types of accomodations, and other information pertinent to your travels abroad.

 

Listen to the following dialogue and answer some questions at the end.

Dialogue - À l'hôtel - At the Hotel
Transcript

This dialogue is read by a man and a woman taking turns being the receptionist and student.

  • Réceptioniste: Bonjour Madame / Monsieur, je peux vous aider ?
  • Étudiant(e): Bonjour. Je m'appelle Madame / Monsieur Kalik. Je voudrais une chambre, s'il vous plaît.
  • Réceptioniste: Vous avez une reservation ?
  • Étudiant(e): Oui, Monsieur / Madame. J'ai une reservation pour deux nuits.
  • Réceptioniste: Ah, voilà la reservation. Deux nuits, une chambre avec une salle de bain.
  • Étudiant(e): Super, merci.
  • Réceptioniste: Vous avez la chambre 18, au premier étage.
  • Étudiant(e): Merci. Et à quelle heure est le petit déjeuner?
  • Réceptioniste: Le petit déjeuner est de 8h à 10h dans la salle à côté de la réception. 
  • Étudiant(e): Merci, Monsieur / Madame.

À la chambre

  • Réceptioniste: Voilà la chambre. Il y a un grand lit, une fenêtre, une petite table, et une salle de bain avec une douche et des toilettes. 
  • Étudiant(e): Oh, non ! Excusez-moi, mais il n'y a pas de serviettes !
  • Réceptioniste: Je suis desolé(e).
  • Étudiant(e): Et, il n'y a pas de shampooing. Je voudrais du shampooing.
  • Réceptioniste: Tout de suite, Madame / Monsieur.
  • Étudiant(e): Et la clé ?
  • Réceptioniste: Voilà la clé, numéro 18.  Un peu plus tard, en partant pour la journée
  • Étudiant(e): Bonne journée, Monsieur / Madame.
  • Réceptioniste: Excusez-moi, vous voulez laisser la clé ?
  • Étudiant(e): Oui, merci.
  • Réceptioniste: Merci à vous. Et vous allez où aujourd'hui ?
  • Étudiant(e): Je vais à la tour Eiffel et je vais au Louvre.
  • Réceptioniste: C'est formidable. Amusez-vous bien ! Bonne journée. 
  • Étudiant(e): Bonne journée. 
  1. Does the student have a reservation or need one?
  2. How many nights does the student need to stay?
  3. What floor is the room on? *Careful:
  4. Can the guest have breakfast in the hotel?
  5. What did the guest request that wasn't in the room?
  6. Does the room have air-conditioning or wifi?

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Online Practice

PRATICE 3:

Exercice compréhension orale A2 en ligne - A l'hôtel

 

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Communication

PRACTICE 4:

For this unit, you will need to be able to make a reservation by phone and ask for help. You will do this in French with a hotel employee.

Hotel PPT and Reception PPT

L'hotel handout - dialogue for fair

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Conditional Present

PRACTICE 5:

Tu prépares les détails de ton voyage à Paris. Il manque des verbes. Compléter les
actions en mettant les verbes au conditionnel présent.

1. À 7 h 00, je   (faire) mes valises.
2. À 8 h 00, j'   (aller) à l'aéroport.
3. Je   (rencontrer) mes amis au restaurant.
4. Nous   (manger) des croissants.
5. À 9 h 30, on   (choisir) un film à voir dans l'avion.
6. Mon ami Stefan   (dormir) pendant tout le voyage.
7. À 20 h 00, nous   (arriver) à Paris.
8. On   (chercher) l'hôtel.
9. Nous   (partir) de l'hôtel pour chercher le métro.
10. On   (prendre) le métro pour aller à la Tour Eiffel.
11. On   (monter) dans la Tour Eiffel.
12. Je   (voir) toute la ville de Paris.
13. Les autres touristes   (descendre) les escaliers.
14. Nous   (avoir) froid et nous  
(descendre) aussi.
15. On   (retourner) à l'hôtel parce qu'on  
(être) très fatigués. Bonne nuit !

Conditional phrases song

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Speaking

PRACTICE 6 & 7:

For this unit you will be adding to your travel presentation. In this presentation you will present information that you have been learning from last unit and this one. You will describe various places in France to visit, overview the transportation systems, the necessary details of booking hotels, arranging airfaire, as well as the local tips for places to eat and must-see sites.

Follow these guidelines:

  • Conjugate the conditional tense
  • Present 3+ transportation options on a trip
    Transportation: date, time, cost of airfare to and from X airport, and then by train or rental car to the city you choose.
  • Hotel: price, accommodations, name, etc. of hotel where you will be staying in Paris and other city.
  • Activities: name, cost, time, dates, hours of operation, etc. for various museums, restaurants, monuments, and other activities you will participate in throughout your stay. Be as specific as possible. Also include a description of how you will get to each of these places, by bus, walking, taxi, and perhaps even a route or map.

You should prepare this information BEFORE you take the quiz or be able to make up the information.

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The subjunctive vs. the indicative

PRACTICE 8:

Express Opinions - use subjunctive to give advice. Go to the grammar section to learn about forming the subjunctive (TENSES).

The subjunctive tense is a mood tense in French that is used to express Uncertainty, Want/wish, Emotions, Impersonal expressions, Requests, Doubt, and Order (This spells UWEIRDO!)

You have to remember this little acronym for uses of the subjunctive in French. 

Here are some examples:

U (Uncertainty)- CROYEZ-VOUS qu'elle dise la vérité? (do you believe that she is telling the truth?). This sentence implies uncertainty because its in the form of a question. There is a slight possibilty that she might not be telling the truth, so it is uncertain. Therefore, we use the Subjunctive

W (Want/Wish)- JE VEUX QUE tu sortes avec moi. (I would like you to go out with me) this expresses wishes/wants so we must use the subjunctive 

E- (Emotions) JE SUIS CONTENT QUE tu ailles en France (I am content/happy that you are going to France). The emotional statement(je suis content) implies subjuncitive

I (Impersonal Expressions) IL EST IMPORTANT QUE nous soyons à l'heure (Its important that we be on time) 

R- (Requests) IL VEUT QUE vous faisiez vos devoirs (He wants that you do your homework, or more properly said he wants you all to do your homework) This is a request made in the third person, so subjunctive needs to be used here.

D- (doubt) JE DOUTE que tu sois malade (I doubt that you are sick) This is expression of doubt. 

O- (Order with CONJUNCTIONS) Le professeur explique POUR QUE vous compreniez ( The teacher explains so that you understand) The conjunction, pour que, explains a reason why some thing is happening, therefore the subjunctive has to be used 

Now, that you see these sentences, its time to think about sentences with the indicative versus the subjunctive. The same sentences above will be explained had you used the subjunctive rather than the indicative.

U- CROYEZ-VOUS qu'elle dise la vérité?- HAd this sentence not had a question mark, you would use indicative because its a statement of fact, and you would need to change Croyez-vous to vous croyez :)

W- JE VEUX QUE tu sortes avec moi. lets say that the sentence read "je veux sortir" (I want to leave) this would require the infinitive because the wish concerns the subject, rather than someone else. (which where you would use Subjunctive)

E- JE SUIS CONTENT QUE tu ailles en France. Had the sentence read Je suis content d'aller en France (I am happy to go to France), the emotion is concerning the subject, therefore it has to be infinitive.

I- IL EST IMPORTANT QUE nous soyons à l'heure. Il n'est important que nous sommes a l'heure would require indicative, because IL n'est important que is not an impersonal expression.

R- IL VEUT QUE vous faisiez vos devoirs. If the entire sentence was in the imperative, such as "Faites vos devoirs!", this would be the imperative tense, which is the indicative and wouldnt require subjunctive.

D- JE DOUTE que tu sois malade. Je ne doute pas que tu es malade would make it indicative. Opposites of ALL doubtfull expressions are ALWAYS indicative.

O- Le professeur explique POUR QUE vous compreniez. Change the capitalized portion to PARCE QUE, and you would need indicative. Le professeur explique parce que vous comprendez.

Consider the following scenarios, and then give advice using the subjunctive IL FAUT QUE ou IL NE FAUT PAS QUE.

1. J’ai mal à la tête.

2. Je suis allergique au lait.

3. Je suis déshydraté.

4. J’ai une brûlure sur mon bras.

5. Je suis très fatigué.

6. Je me coupe le doigt.

7. J’ai le mal de mer.

8. J’ai une fièvre.

9. J’ai le nez qui coule.

10. J’ai mal à l’estomac.

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Writing

PRACTICE 9:

You are practicing writing questions to obtain information. In this unit, you will pratice a more formal letter to a hotel, requesting information regarding their services, accomodations, prices, and other important information. You will learn customary salutions and greetings.

 

Monsieur Ryan K. M. Rocque
Casablanca, le 10 mars 2013

Monsieur Georges UNTEL
Entreprise fictive
46, rue Jenesaisquoi
12345 UNEVILLE
Sonpays

Monsieur Untel [salutation],

J'ai l'honneur de vous informer [opening] faire connaître que [details of your visit]. C'est avec plaisir [express pleasure] que compte pouvoir [additional details].

Je vous prie de m'excuser pour [express regret]. Je serais disponible à partir du 13 mars 2013 [contact information]. N'hésitez pas de me contacter. Je vous prie d'avoir l'obligeance de m'envoyer [request].

Avec tous mes remerciements [pre-close], je vous prie d'agréer, Monsieur Untel, l'assurance de ma considération distinguée [close].

Ryan K. M. Rocque

mon adresse, mon numéro de téléphone et cetera

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Salutations:

Monsieur, Madame
Messieurs
Monsieur
Madame
Mademoiselle
Monsieur le Directeur
Monsieur le Ministre
Monsieur/Madame le* Professeur

To whom it may concern
Dear Sirs
Dear Sir
Dear Madam
Dear Miss
Dear Director
Dear Minister
Dear Professor...

Openings:

J'ai le plaisir/l'honneur de vous informer faire connaître que...
Je vous serais très obligé de bien vouloir...
Je vous prie de bien vouloir me faire savoir...
Je vous prie d'avoir l'obligeance de...

I have the pleaure/honor of informing you/letting you know that....
I would be obliged if you could be so kind as to...
Please let me know...
Please be so kind as to...

Express Pleasure:

Je suis (tout particulièrement) heureux de pouvoir...
Je m'empresse de...
Je suis tout disposé à...
C'est avec plaisir que je...

I'm (especially) happy to be able to...
I hasten to...
I'm quite willing/ready to...
It's with pleasure that I...

Express Regret:

Je regrette de vous faire savoir que...
Je suis malheureusement dans l'impossibilité de...
Je ne suis pas, à l'heure actuelle, en mesure de...
Je vous prie de m'excuser de/pour...
Je regrette vivement de ne pas pouvoir...

I'm sorry to inform you that...
Unfortunately, it is impossible for me to...
I don't currently have time to...
Please forgive me for...
I'm very sorry that I cannot...

Contact Information:

Je serais disponible à partir de...
Je demeure à votre entière disposition pour toute information complémentaire.
N'hésitez pas à me contacter...

I will be available beginning...
I would be happy to provide any additional information you require.
Don't hesitate to contact me...

Make a Request:

Je vous serais reconnaissant de bien vouloir...
Je vous prie d'avoir l'obligeance de...
J'espère que vous voudrez bien...
Prière de m'envoyer (de me livrer)...

I would be thankful to you if you could...
Please be so kind as to...
I hope you will...
Please send me...

Pre-close:

Dans l'attente de votre réponse, ...
Comptant sur une prompte réponse....
Dans l'espoir que vous voudrez bien répondre...
Avec tous mes remerciements...
En vous remerciant à l'avance...

Waiting for your response...
Counting on a prompt response...
Waiting to hear from you...
Thanking you for your confidence...
Thanks in advance...

Close:

Je vous prie d'agréer l'assurance de ma considération distinguée.
Je vous prie de croire à l'assurance de mes sincères salutations.
Veuillez agréer l'assurance de mes cordiales salutations.

I beg you to accept the assurance of my highest considerations.
I beg you to believe in the assurance of my sincerest greetings.
Please accept the assurance of my cordial greeting.

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Letter Writing Practice

Now you can practice writing your own letter: Fill in the blanks with your choice of missing phrases from those listed above.

 
Casablanca,   

Madame Bénédicte TAILLEUX
Entreprise fictive
46, rue Jenesaisquoi
12345 UNEVILLE
Sonpays

  ,

  ...je visiterai Paris en mai pour deux semaines avec ma famille. Nous sommes cinq personnes. Nous arriverons le 5 juin. Il nous faudra deux chambres, une pour les parents et une pour les enfants. Les âges des enfants sont entre 12 et 18 ans. Il nous faut alors trois lits dans la chambre d'enfants et un grand lit dans la chambre des parents. Aussi, il nous faudra une chambre qui   Je m'empresse de vous envoyer d'autres infos nécessaires pour compléter ma demande de réservation.

J'espère que vous voudrez bien....   . Je serais disponible à partir du   et vous pourriez me contacter par e-mail ou téléphone. Voilà mes coordonnés:   . N'hésitez pas de me contacter.

Avec tous mes remerciements   , Madame Tailleux,   .

 

mon adresse, mon numéro de téléphone et cetera

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Another example letter:

Regina, le 3 septembre

Bureau de la maison de la France
1981, avenue du Collège McGill
Bureau 490
Montréal, Québec
H3A 2W9

Monsieur/Madame,

Je m’appelle Stéphanie. Je suis en 11e année à l’école Notre Dame. Notre classe de français planifie un voyage dans un pays ou une région francophone. Je m’intéresse à votre ville, _______________. Est-ce que vous pourriez m’envoyer tous les renseignements possibles à propos de votre ville ? Nous préférons recevoir l’information en français si possible.

Je vous remercie à l’avance pour votre collaboration.

Merci bien,

Signature

Stephanie Lafayette
123, rue Dupont
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4R 3B1

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Assignments

Les Devoirs!

Here is where you will find your homework for class. Be sure to follow your syllabus and homework sheet and keep up on the work that has been assigned. You will be studying vocabulary with quizlet, you will also need to complete these assignments and practices (other tab) on the date they are due.

 

homework tracking sheet

Link to Homework Sheet

Canvas

Link to Canvas - to submit your work!

Canvas Join Code: BACH6Dor follow url: https://canvas.instructure.com/enroll/BACH6D

 

Assignment 1: Download the Travel Checklist in French. Go through it and see if you can come up with a simpler version that would apply to you if you were traveling in France. Present this to the teacher or the class.

excelTravel Checklist - Excel Spreadsheet

Assignment 2: Imaginez que vous travaillez pour une agence de voyage. Préparez un jeu de rôle entre vous et un client qui demande des questions pour planifier un futur voyage en France. Préparez ce dialogue pour la classe et présentez-le en classe ou filmez-le et envoyez-le au professeur.

agence de voyage

Assignment 3: Write a Travel Letter using the format you practiced. Send it to the French Embassy and see if you can get a response back. Your purpose would be to thank them for their help and find out if they can help you plan a trip abroad. Explain that you are a student and would like to know what opportunities exist for you to continue your study of French in France. Let them know you are doing this for a French project and that you appreciate having the immersion experience.

Consulat Général de France à San Francisco
88 Kearny St #600  San Francisco, CA 94108

Assignment 4: Tu prépares tes valises pour ton voyage.

Choisir les cinq (5) objets les plus importants à mettre dans les valises. Pour les numéros 16 à 18, c'est ton choix ! Justifie-le !

  1. une brosse à cheveux
  2. du shampooing
  3. un séchoir à cheveux en 220 volts
  4. un baladeur "walkman" ou mp3
  5. du rouge à lèvres
  6. un guide touristique sur Paris
  7. un appareil photo
  8. un chéquier (carnet de chèques)
  9. un rasoir
  10. un peigne
  11. un rasoir électrique en 110 volts
  12. un dictionnaire français/anglais
  13. un réveil-matin
  14. une carte de crédit
  15. une vidéo-caméra
  16. _________________________
  17. _________________________
  18. _________________________

Je choisirais ______, ______, ______, ______, et ______ parce que
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

Nous mettrions ______, ______, ______ et ______ dans nos valises parce que
____________________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________________

weatherAssignment 5: Before you go on vacation, it's a good idea to prepare for the weather. Check out the weather in an area in France. Watch the weather bulletins and see what the temperature and possibility for rain or snow might be. Now imagine you are traveling to that location for a week and you leave tomorrow. Describe what you would wear if the weather is what was forecasted. S'il fait beau, je vais apporter, mais s'il pleut, je vais apporter... Plan for the unexpected.

Bulletin de Météo

Link to online weather from France24.fr

Link to other videos from MeteoFrance.com

Assignment 6: You are planning a tour of Europe. You want to visit all the major cities, Paris, Berlin, Rome, London, Madrid, etc. You also plan to see all the sites in the major cities in France, Marseille, Lyon, Normandie, Provence. Using the travel websites below, create an itinerary for your trip. Figure out the trains you can take to get where you need to go. Include prices and other useful information. See if you get discounts because you're a student. Write out this itinerary and bring it in for credit.

Assignment 7: Beginning next unit you will be attending the French language fair. In preparation for the fair, go to the website and learn everything you can about it. Find out the contests that exist and see if there is one you want to do. Learn about the speaking activities. Write up what you learned and how you want to participate in the fair and share that with your teacher. http://frenital.byu.edu/langfair/frenfair.html

Assignment 8: NATIONAL FRENCH EXAM - Complete the practice test to be read to take the national exam. This is an intense listening test. The more you practice, the better you'll do. Just do your best and be sure to complete the test, even if you struggle.

Assignment 9: It's time to write your pen pal again. Prepare another letter with new information this time. Share what you have been learning about French. Ask them questions about their city, their family, and friends. Use the new letter writing techniques you learned to sound more formal.

Assignment 10: UNIT EXAM REVIEW - Complete the review packet prior to taking the Unit 6 Exam. It is also a good idea to review all of the vocabulary and your notes. pdf Here is the French 3 Unit 6 study guide to download.

Links

Les Sites-Web

Here are several additional websites that will allow you to look up additional content and information about the topic. When you finish your assignments or practice for the day, and wish to advance your French, check them out.

Objectives

UNITS 6 – At the Hotel
Students will learn about the different types of lodging in and around the target country. They will discuss the various amities available at those locations. Students will learn about the proper way to engage in formal business correspondence in the target culture, including making reservations, sending formal business letters, and communicating with businesses via the phone or Internet. Students will discuss and compare social norms in regards to business exchanges.
standards
LEARNING INDICATORS

  • IL.IC.2 – I can ask and answer questions on factual information that is familiar to me (repeat).
  • IL.IL.1 – I can understand the basic purpose of a message (repeat).
  • IL.IR.3 – I can identify some information from news media (repeat).
  • IL.PS.2 – I can express my needs and wants (repeat).
  • IL.PW.5 – I can write questions to obtain information (repeat).
  • I.CP.2 – I can make some generalizations about a culture (repeat).

GRAMMATICAL FORMS

  • Use of the conditional tense with verbs.
  • Creating hypothetical situations (if then).
  • Professional address for correspondence.
  • Formal register.
  • Contractions.