Working in Unit 1 page 29. Learning new vocabulary through reading (atricles, poems, short stories) and "l'expression du jour." We practise speaking every day with "la conversation."
Feb. 8, 2013
We are studying le conditionnel présent, conditionnel sentences with l'imparfait and le conditionnel présent, and polite sentences using this verb tense.
There is ongoing homework in Unit one pages 24 & 25.
Jan 22, 2013
We are having a test on conditional sentences using le présent et le futur simple.
We are recalculating our term 2 marks and writing our progress report cards. Student/Teacher interviews are happening in class. Students should be discussing with parents at home.
Vow of silence. $1.
Jan 9, 2013
We are studying "if" clauses with le présent et le futur simple. Homework: Ex. E p. 15 Unit 1.
Term 2 midterm marks have been discussed/shown. Some students received report cards. Some parents have been contacted.
We are learning about "les verbes pronominaux." Homework on Conjuguemos.com
Students writing a script/conclusion to Café des Rêves and performing play next week.
Students are presenting their debate topic this week. We are also writing our Progress Report Cards to be brought home to parents.
We had a quiz this week on some verbs in the present tense. Students are finishing their paragraphs for the debate. Please practise. Presentation due next Mon/Tuesday.
A website to help improve verb conjugation! Great exercises. Cut and paste link below into browser.
Homework from Present tense package Ex. VI 1-10. Block 1-3 # 21-30.
We will be working on debate topics this week and hosting an oral debate.
Homework: Different exercises in our present tense booklet are being worked on in-class and at home.
We are reviewing/learning verbs (conjugation and meaning) in the present tense. We had our first quiz this week on regular -RE verbs.
Welcome to Madame Bottoni's website.
Please bring your smart phone to class to use the following sites. If you do not have a smartphone, we supply dictionaries and Bescherelles. Smartphones may be kept on your desk or in your backpack/purse on your chair or at back of class. Please mute phones. No texting please.
Students are encouraged to use the following online dictionnary in and outside of class: www.wordreference.com
We also encourage the use of a grammar and spell check site called lebonpatron.com.
Please use leconjugeur.com to conjugate verbs properly.
At http://membres.lycos.fr/clo7/grammaire/idiomes.htm you will find a list of useful idiomatic expressions and proverbs in French!
Ongoing Homework for Français Langue 9 :
At least three times a week students should listen to French radio (CBC or satellite) or watch French t.v for 15-30 minutes. Apart from the assigned reading in Humanités 9, students should be reading in French 3 times a week as well . Our library has a wide selection of reading materials.
What kind of homework can you expect?
Students can expect a quiz once a week or once every two weeks to ensure that they are committing new vocab and grammar to memory.
Each month students will discuss their progress with me. They will write progress reports and bring them home for discussion and signatures. If a student is earning C- or lower, he/she should see me after school Monday- Thursday to rewrite an assignment or test.
I will send a report card home with students once a month if he/she is earning C- or lower. I will email or call home as well. Please be sure that the school has your current email and phone number : )
En français s’il vous plaît!
It is imperative that students speak in the target language in order to practice and improve their language skills. Students must do their best to speak to each other and the teacher in French during their one hour class. This evaluation will be worth 10% of the overall grade for each term