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Video listening: Trotro part en vacances

Here's another example of the type of video listening worksheets I have on Trotro is a popular young children's show in France. Videos like this are great for classes: they amuse, they are clear and not too long and the language is fairly restricted to quite high frequency language. I hope this video displays in your territory! Apologies for any slight formatting issues.

1. tout à l’heure              a. toys
2. j’ai sommeil                b. big waves
3. faire ma valise           c. net
4. les jouets                   d. sand
5. emporter                    e. later
6. des grosses vagues    f. I’m sleepy
7. du sable                     g. to pack my case
8. un filet                        h. to take
9. des crevettes              i. spade
10. une pelle                   j. armbands
11. un seau                     k. teddy
12. un rateau                  l. shrimps
13. la baignoire              m. full
14. mes bouées              n. bucket
15. rempli                      o. rake
16. un nounours             p. bathtub

B. Vrai ou faux ?

1. Trotro va partir en vacances demain.  7.  Trotro va pêcher des crevettes avec un filet.
2. Il partira au bord de la mer.          8.  Il fera des châteaux de sable avec un canard.
3. Trotro est très fatigué.                      9.   La baignoire est plus amusante que la mer.
4. Trotro doit préparer son sac à dos.      10. Trotro va emporter son avion.
5. Maman va choisir les jouets de Trotro. 11. Trotro a une bonne idée.
6. Trotro va jouer Nounours sur la plage.  12. Il trouve le petit sac dans la cuisine.

C. Complétez ce paragraphe en choisissant des mots dans la case.

Aujourd’hui Trotro ________ partir en vacances au ________ de la mer. Il doit préparer son ________ à dos. Trotro veut ________beaucoup de choses, par ________ son avion, ses ________ voitures, sa pelle et son seau. Malheureusement il n’y a ________ assez de place dans son sac, alors il va chercher le ________ sac de Nournours. Alors c’est Nounours qui ________ les petites voitures.

exemple      portera       bord        pas        petit        emporter       petites       sac         va




1. F (aujourd’hui)  2. V   3. V (il a sommeil)   4. V   6. F   7. V   8. F   9. F   10. V   11. V  12. F

Aujourd’hui Trotro va partir en vacances au bord de la mer. Il doit préparer son sac à dos. Trotro veut emporter beaucoup de choses, par exemple son avion, ses petites voitures, sa pelle et son seau. Malheureusement il n’y a pas assez de place dans son sac, alors il va chercher le petit sac de Nournours. Alors c’est Nounours qui portera les petites voitures.

Able classes could do further work such as retelling the story with the aid of question and answer, dictation or translation


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