Conversation Class
Lesson Summary

Language and Section: French 13 SP 12

Date: 01/26/12

Class theme/topics discussed: Health: Sports and workout
Goal of the class: learn about sports and rules in French

Structure of the class (unless you attach your lesson plan below):

-Warm up activity with the previous vocabulary (10 minutes)
-Mime different sports other have to guess (10 minutes)
-Conversation in pairs: what sports do you do, any trophies? Did your parents force you to do a sport you didn’t want to do? (10 minutes)
-Tell us in group about the rules of a sport (La Crosse, Hockey, Basket Ball) (20 minutes)
-Video of a populare French skit with Jean Dujardin (of the movie the Artist), Brice de Nice, a fake surfer in Paris (10 minutes)

What technology, media or props did you use? (satellite tv, internet resources, playmobiles, etc.)

-Paper Sheet to write down the vocabulary for warm up activities for next class
-TV and computer

What worked well in this class? What did not work?
-The mime, the video and the conversation in pairs was great. But some students didn’t know about the rules of Hockey, They had to use French Wikipedia.

How could this class be improved/ modified?

-The girls didn’t speak enough, next time, they will have to start the demonstration.