Conversation Class
Lesson Summary

Language and Section: French 13/ SP 12

Date: 03/29/12

Class theme/topics discussed: Political institutions.

Goal of the class: give the students and Idea of the French political institutions and the main political parties.

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

-Review of the vocabulary of animals (10 minutes)

-Conversation and explanations regarding the French political institutions compared to the united states (35 minutes)

-Screening of two videos regarding French politics from news website and the Zapping+questions(15 minutes)

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

-Whiteboard, tv screen and computer

What worked well in this class? What did not work?

-The students had the choice between this class or planning a trip to France. The intermediate class choose to talk about politics.

How could this class be improved/ modified?

-I should re-print the handouts from the French embassy I used during the first semester.