This is the second episode about celebrating teachers and pupils alike as they are going back to school in France. I’ll also some personal childhood memories with you, in both French and English so you can practice your French listening skills and learn some new vocabulary!
Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode
Le cartable = the school bag
Les fournitures scolaires (f) = the school supplies
un toboggan = a slide
un poêle = a wood-burning stove
un lit pliant = a foldable bed
une sieste = a nap
un porte-manteau = a coat hanger
un chausson = a slipper
une boite à chaussures = a shoe box
prêter = to lend
la cour de récréation = the recess playground
Jouer à la marelle = to play hopscotch
Jouer à l’élastique = play elastic, play elastics, play French elastic, play French skipping
la corde à sauter = skipping rope
jouer à chat perché = to play off-ground touch
jouer au chat et à la souris = to play cat and mouse
LINKS and RESOURCES
- French Voices, Episode 68: (Part 1) Discover the history of my hometown with greeter Marie-Christine Poisson: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode68
- French Voices, Episode 69: (Part 2) Discover the history of my hometown with greeter Marie-Christine Poisson: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode69
- French Voices, Episode 11 : Being a Primary School Teacher in Rural France: www.frenchvoicespodcast.com/episode11
- French Your Way Podcast, Episode 15: Wine Glass or Glass of Wine: www.frenchyourway.com.au/podcast15
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