Level 2 (Blanc) Unité 5 Les sports et la vie quotidienne Théme: 
Sports, health, and daily life

 

 

Le sport     Les sports de glisse     La santé     Le parapente

In-class activities for students: Try these activities with a classmate or two or on your own!  

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Le Sport

Because of their varied geography, France and Canada are countries whose people participate in all types of sports and outdoor activities. Read all about some favorite sports of French-speaking people by following the links below.

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Unité 5, Leçon 17, pp. 252-261.

 

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Les sports de glisse

Can you define les sports de glisse? In France and Canada, these sports are extremely popular. Make a list of the sports you think are included in this category, and check your answers at the sites listed below.

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Unité 5, Leçon 17, pp. 252-261.

 

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La Santé

In your opinion, are Americans healthier than French or Canadian people? Or are they less healthy? Use information from the sites listed below to support your claims.

Avez-vous la grippe?

Now try identifying French terms for common ailments. Using the maps available on the Sentiweb site, can you trace the spread of the flu across France?

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Unité 5, Leçon 17, pp. 262-271.

 

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La Parapente

Parasailing is a spectacular and exciting sport that is popular in France. By looking at the Web sites listed below, what can you learn about parasailing?

What equipment do you need?

How might you control your flight?

Where do French people go to parasail?

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Unité 5, Leçon 17, pp. 262-271.

 


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