Virtual Lessons by VIDLEARN®

French Virtual Lessons

Course content

Identity and culture

  • Myself, my family and friends
  • Personality and appearance changes
  • My relationships with family and friends
  • What makes a good friend?
  • Who are your role models?
  • Long-term relationships and marriage
  • My ideal partner

Free time at home

  • Technology and its uses
  • How I use technology
  • Social media: good or bad?
  • Staying safe online and making plans to be safer
  • What films and TV shows do you like?
  • A film/TV show I saw recently
  • What kind of music do you listen to?
  • Music appreciation: saying why I like certain songs
  • Music in the Francophone world
  • Do you play an instrument?
  • My reading habits
  • What I read recently

Free time out and about

  • Clothes and shopping
  • My hobbies and interests
  • What I do with friends
  • Functional Language: making requests
  • Functional Language: invitations and excuses
  • A recent trip to town
  • Sports and physical activity
  • Extreme sports: why they're exciting and what risks they pose

Customs and festivals in French-speaking countries/communities

  • Food in France vs the UK
  • Celebrating Christmas in French-speaking countries
  • Celebrating Easter in French-speaking countries
  • The festivals of France
  • French sporting events
  • Celebrating New Year's Eve in French-speaking countries

Home, town and neighbourhood

  • My daily routine
  • Helping out at home
  • Describing my house
  • Things to see in my town
  • Activities where I live
  • Improvements in my area
  • My town: past and present
  • What I think about my town and what I'd change

Social issues

  • What does healthy eating mean?
  • My food diary (past, present and future tense)
  • Functional Language: buying food at the market
  • Discussing smoking and alcohol use among young people
  • How to stay fit and healthy
  • Social issues: racism and prejudice
  • Voluntary work: the work of médecins sans frontiers
  • Social issues: poverty and homelessness
  • Voluntary work: getting involved

Global issues

  • Environmental problems: climate change and global warming
  • Environmental problems: renewable and nonrenewable energy
  • Helping the environment
  • Les Amis de La Terre
  • Climate change in my local area
  • Functional Language: writing letters to persuade

Travel and tourism

  • Functional Language: medical emergencies!
  • Where I usually go on holiday
  • Travel and accommodation
  • Functional Language: making reservations
  • The benefits of language learning/cultural exchange
  • Describing a disastrous holiday
  • My ideal holiday
  • A future holiday/school trip
  • Functional Language: asking for and giving directions

Current and future study and employment

  • My school and what I study
  • A typical day at school
  • Talking about school rules
  • School uniform: for or against?
  • What I'd change about my school
  • Discussing my future plans: work vs further education
  • Comparing the education system in France vs the UK
  • Jobs and responsibilities
  • Describing part-time work
  • An interview for a summer job