French Teaching Resources
Below are free French teaching resources for teachers in UK schools to help you save time spent on lesson planning for Key Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4. Primary or secondary school French teachers may find these websites useful for developing their own lesson plans or for signposting their pupils to innovative online content.
Key Stage 1
The BBC Primary Language page has plenty of activities for younger learners, including activities on Food & Drink, the school day and family members.
A great place for kids to have fun while learning french is to check out French-Games.net which has lots of activities for primary right through to secondary.
Key Stage 2
Nine interactive KS2 Whiteboard Resources are included on the Crickweb website. Topics covered include:
- Fruit and vegetables
The CCEA Primary Languages French pages have been developed to help primary school teachers to deliver language teaching. opics include House & Home, Animals and The Weather.
Key Stage 3
The BBC happily provide their usual Bitesize service though now it works on phones and tablets toom, letting you take their courses in Listening, Reading, Writing and SPeaking French on the go.
Another great resource from the BBC is Talk French which is a video guide to learning the language from beginner through to intermediate level. It is suitable for KS3 upwards and includes vocabulary and grammar games.
Key Stage 4
The Channel 4 French section is designed for 9 to 13 year olds and includes games based on key topics, such as family, food, colours, numbers, clothing and directions. It is mainly a collection of fun games and activities.
The BBC Bitesize page has a special section on grammar that can help out those students entering GCSE level.
We hope you find these free teaching resources for French teachers to be very useful when lesson planning for Key Stage 1, 2, 3 or 4.