Chantez Plus Fort!
20 easy-to-learn French songs for Primary Schools

Book & 2 CD set
ROSEMARY BEVIS, MARTIAL ROMANTEAU & ROS HOPWOOD
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£34.00
(incl. £2.26 VAT on 2 CD set)
Chantez Plus Fort! is a collection of 20 easy-to-learn songs specifically written aid in the teaching of French in primary schools and at Key Stage 3.

The songs link to the QCA schemes of work for modern foreign language teaching materials at Key Stage 2.

The songs introduce and reinforce vocabulary for:
  • greetings
  • family
  • names and ages
  • pets
  • numbers
  • myself
  • maths
  • food & drink
  • days of the week
  • classroom instructions
  • months
  • rhymes & sounds
  • dates & birthdays
  • classroom items
  • alphabet
  • weather
  • spelling
  • time
  • shapes, colours & sizes
 
(These downloads may take a while at dial-up connection speeds).
Click on the titles below to hear a short extract of 9 of the 20 songs . Please select the "low" options for quicker download time (but inferior quality) or "high" ones for longer download time but higher quality. (Broadband users only)
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Bonjour, ça va?
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Quel âge as-tu?
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Nous allons compter
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C'est combien?
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Voici les sept jours de la semaine
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Comment ça s'écrit?
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Miam, miam, c'est délicieux!
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La chanson des listes
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Quelle heure est-il?
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The 2 CDs contain over 90 minutes of recording:
CD one
  • 20 songs, sung by French children
 
  • 13 mini-dialogues which can be used for listening comprehension and role-plays
CD two
  • Instrumental tracks for the 16 original songs
Why use songs to teach French?
  • Starting the lesson with a song attunes the brain to the language
  • The use of songs and poems enhances the National Literacy Strategy
  • Songs are an enjoyable, natural and stress-free way to learn the rhythm and language, intonation and pronunciation and embedded complex structures such as questions and answers
  • Songs combine naturally with drama
  • Songs are fun!
The accompanying book contains:
  • Teacher's notes with ideas on how to introduce, use and extend the songs
  • Photocopiable illustrated song sheets. The illustrations can be used to make flashcards and worksheets
  • Photocopiable music sheets, including guitar chords
  • Scripts for the mini-dialogues
  • English translations of all the songs

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