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Tricolore Total - Nelson-Thornes Learning Space

Nelson-Thornes vient de nous offrir un abonnement gratuit jusqu'au mois d'août à ses ressources en ligne pour le manuel Tricolore Total. Le format ressemble exactement à celui du French for AQA, le livre de AS level. Comme French for AQA cela consiste d'une sélection de documents Word, de présentations Powerpoint et d'activités interactives.

A première vue les ressources de Tricolore Total sont plus imaginatives que celles de French for AQA. Les powerpoints ont l'air pratiques, simples et parfois amusants. Le niveau n'est pas trop difficile. Il est dommage que les documents se téléchargent aussi lentement qu'avec French for AQA. Nelson-Thornes est au courant de ce problème et essaie de trouver des solutions techniques.

Quant à Tricolore Total - c'est une évolution naturelle par rapport à ses prédecesseurs Encore Tricolore (Nouvelle Edition), Encore Tricolore et Tricolore. La présentation devient de plus en plus claire et l'introduction de chaque point grammatical reste toujours aussi logique (toujours un point fort). Le manuel n'est pas sans erreurs. Dans l'unité sur la météo, par exemple, on demande aux élèves d'apparier un paragraphe avec une carte météo de la France. Aucun des paragraphes ne correspond à la carte!

French for AQA est moins réussi, à mon avis. Les textes et les exercices sont parfois trop faciles. Les feuilles de travail sont un peu simples et manquent d'exemples. Par contre, les vidéoclips marchent plutôt bien et les chapitres correspondent parfaitement au programme de AS AQA. Dommage qu'il y ait trop d'erreurs dans les ressources en ligne. Celles-ci ont été sorties à la hâte. Etant donné qu'AQA peut très facilement télécharger des fiches plus difficiles, ou même adapter les fiches existantes, les ressources pourraient ètre perfectionnées. On verra. De toute façon, pour le moment il faudra trouver d'autres ressources à exploiter. C'est normal.


  1. Cher Monsieur,
    Juste une remarque pratique :

    Le fond est en NOIR avec des lettres de petite taille et d'une couleur pas trop visible sur le fond NOIR.

    Voulez-vous que les gens puissent lire votre blog ou pas ? Personnellement, j'envoie ce commentaire et je sors du blog.



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