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Hugh Sexey Church of England Middle School
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Places in town

Task 1: Cherchez!

Find the words in a dictionary. Write whether they are masculine or feminine.

 

Task 2: Regardez!

Watch this video about the local town of Axbridge, to practise the names of 11 places in town.

 

Remember that:

il y a = there is    

il n'y a pas de = there is no

Bienvenue à Axbridge

Saying what there is in your town

Task 3: Écrivez

Watch again, and write down the French words for the following places. Stop the video as needed:

  1. a park = un __________
  2. a café = un __________
  3. a school
  4. a museum
  5. some shops
  6. a church
  7. a cinema
  8. a market
  9. a beach = une __________
  10. a swimming pool = une _____________
  11. a football club = _______________

Task 4:

 Écoutez!

 

Listen to the recordings and decide whether you hear place a, b or c.

Question 1.mp3

a)  b)   c) 

Question 2.mp3

a)  b)  c) 

Question 3.mp3

a)  b)  c) 

Question 4.mp3

a)   b)   c) 

Question 5.mp3

a)  b)   c) 

Task 5:

 Écoutez!

 

Listen to the recordings and decide whether you hear place a, b or c.

Question 1.mp3

a) Dans ma ville, il y a un musée.

b) Dans ma ville, il y a un marché.

c) Dans ma ville, il y a des magasins.

Question 2.mp3

a) Dans mon village, il n’y a pas d’école.

b) Dans mon village, il n’y a pas d’église.

c) Dans mon village, il n’y a pas de cinéma.

Question 3.mp3

a) Dans ma ville, il y a une piscine et une plage.

b) Dans ma ville, il y a une piscine mais il n’y a pas de plage.

c) Dans ma ville, il y n’a pas de piscine, mais il y a une plage.

Task 6: Lisez

 

Look at the description above, and answer these questions in English:

 

  1. Where could you eat in this town? (2 points)
  2. Is there a school? (1 point)
  3. What is the church like? (1 point)
  4. What is described as being big? (1 point)
  5. What do you think the three shops are?
  6. There is a supermarket – true or false? (1 point)
  7. What does the writer think of the town, and why? (3 points)

Task 6: Traduisez

EITHER Translate the 9 sentences in Task 4 into English;

OR Translate the paragraph above into English.

 

Task 7:

 Écrivez

Write a 5 or more sentences about a small town or village you know.

Say what is and isn't in the village, using il y a and il n'y a pas de.

Include the conjunctions et and mais to extend your sentences.

You could also include some adjectives. Use the examples above to help you.

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