Week 16 - May 4 - May 8

French I - Spring 2015

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Welcome back to Week 16! We hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break! It's back to business as usual! Read below for more information about the upcoming week! All assignments are due Friday, May 8*!

Traditional Block:

This week Traditional students will finish work in Unit 9: Les Passetemps and begin the last unit, Unit 10: L'Ecole. Students will finish the Unit 9 project detailing a day in their lives in French, and begin lessons in Unit 10 regarding school vocabulary and ordinal numbers. Assignments due this week include:

1. Les Passetemps, Project 3D

2. Les Passetemps, Section 3 Quiz

3. Les Passetemps, Unit Exam

4. L'Ecole, TPR Quiz

5. L'Ecole, Discussion 1D

6. L'Ecole, Writing 1F

7. L'Ecole, Speaking 1G

8. L'Ecole, Discussion 1I

9. L'Ecole, Section 1 Quiz

Year Long:

Students in YL courses will continue work in Unit 10. In this Unit, they will expand on their knowledge of school vocabulary and activities. Assignments due this week include:

1. L'Ecole, Writing 2C

2. L'Ecole, Speaking 2D

3. L'Ecole, Section 2 Quiz

The final progress report of the quarter will be tomorrow, Tuesday, May 5. There are only 3 weeks left in the course, so this report is very important. It should be available in registration to schools on Thursday. Parents should inquire at their child's school about progress report distribution.

* Please note there is a misprint in the Traditional Due Dates Calendar - the end of Week 16 is Friday, May 8, NOT May 9.*
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Live sessions this week will cover a variety of topics. If students were unable to attend a session for a particular unit in the past, or if they cannot attend a session for the current unit, they need to contact their instructors.

* Tuesday, 5/5 @ 10am w/ Mme Mary Hansbrough (Unit 10)
* Tuesday, 5/5 @ 6:30pm w/ Mme Maria Yandell (Unit 9)
* Wednesday, 5/6 @ 10am w/ Mme Claire Driscoll (Unit 9)
* Wednesday, 5/6 @ 8pm w/ Mme Jean McDaniel (Unit 9)
* Thursday, 5/7 @ 8pm w/ Mme Karen Miller (Pronunciation Coaching)

Note that while the course calendars for Traditional and Year-Long courses do not align, students may choose to attend any live session of their choosing. Students are also welcome to attend more than one session for extra practice! Students need to log in with both first and last name to ensure they receive credit for attendance. Those who phone in using the teleconference option need to identify themselves to the instructor presenting so their attendance is documented!

L'Ecole en France

Nos Passetemps Préfèrés

Sections 1 & 2 - Mme Claire Driscoll

"Moi, j'aime faire beaucoup de choses. J'adore courir (running). Dans la photo, c'est mon beau-frère (brother-in-law) et moi. Nous avons fait une course ensemble (we completed a race together). Aussi, j'aime faire du yoga et j'aime faire de l'aérobic (aerobics). Je voyage de temps en temps (from time to time) avec ma famille....à la plage, aux montagnes, au Wisconsin, et partout (everywhere)"

Sections 3 & 4 - Mme Ashley Padgett

"J'ai beaucoup de passe-temps (I have many pasttimes). J'adore voyager avec ma famille (I love travelling with my family)! Nous aimons aller aux plages de Caroline du Nord (We love travelling to NC beaches), surtout celles d'OBX. Quand nous sommes à la plage (when we go to the beach), nous aimons nager dans la piscine et aussi dans l'océan (we love swimming in the pool and the ocean). C'est une photo de moi avec mon fils Benton à Avon, NC. J'aime passer du temps avec mes enfants (I like spending time with my kids) - nous aimons jouer aux jeux vidéos et lire (we like playing video games and reading). J'adore prendre des photos (taking photos), écouter la musique (listening to music) et cuisiner (cooking) , aussi!"

Section 5 - Mme Melissa Harrelson

"J'aime faire beaucoup de chose, mais surtout cooking (cuisiner), hiking (la randonnée), et reading (lire). Aussi, j'adore les montagnes et je vais aux montagnes chaque quatre ou six semaines and every holiday. Although je vais à la plage en avril et septembre, (I go to the beach in April and September), je passe la plupart de mon été dans les montagnes. (I spend most of my summer in the NC mountains). J'aime aussi voyager. (I also like to travel)."

Section 6 - Mme Karen Miller

"J'aime faire beaucoup de choses (I like to do a lot of things)! J'aime l'été quand il fait chaud (I like the summer heat) donc j'aime beaucoup nager (I like to swim a lot) et j'aime me reposer au soleil (to relax in the sun). Je lis beaucoup, surtout les romans de fantasy (I love fantasy novels). J'adore aussi toutes les choses françaises (I also love all things French)!"

Section 7 - Mme Jean McDaniel

"Moi, pour passer du temps libre (how I like to spend my free-time) j'aime nager dans la piscine, cuisiner, aller à la montagne, chanter avec mes amis, voyager, jouer aux jeux de cartes avec mes garçons et faire des croisières (cruises)!"

Section 8 - Mme Mary Hansbrough

"Mes passe-temps favoris sont passer du temps avec ma famille, jouer au tennis, regarder et jouer aux sports, voyager, diner au restaurant et en général, s'amuser avec mes amis et ma famille."