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Peppa Pig on frenchteacher

For me, listening is the number one language learning skill and should be at the heart of everything. I'm a bit of a "comprehensible input" fan and do believe that, in the longer term, for pupils studying a language over at least five years, a big diet of listening input is crucial. So I am always on the look-out for stimulating listening material for

Finding advanced level material is easy, but sources of authentic near beginner and intermediate level French listening are harder to locate.

For intermediate listening, the Peppa Pig videos in French work well and I know that teachers out there have been using my worksheets on these.

Not all the Peppa Pig videos work, though. You have to be selective and choose ones where the range and speed of language are approachable. It helps that many students are already familiar with Peppa Pig, so they should be well disposed to tackling a listening task based on it.

The episodes I have designed worksheets for so far are:

Papa Cochon accroche une photo (home life/DIY)
Papa Cochon fait de l'exercice (health and sport topic)
Une chasse au trésor (home life)
Polly va en vacances (holidays)
La fête de l'école (school)
A la plage (holidays)
Peppa Pig fait les courses (shopping/food)

My worksheets usually involve some vocabulary input, true/false, ticking correct sentences, correcting false sentences etc. They are aimed at very good Y9 to Y11 standard. You can easily edit worksheets as they are in Word.  Here are the exercises I did for La fête de l'école. Apologies for any dodgy formatting.


to meet up with – r_tr___v__                          face painting –  m_qu____age d_ v______ (m)

bouncy castle – l_ ch______ g__fl____          to have fun – s’am_______

see you later – à t___ à l’h_____                   unfortunately – m__heur__se_____

absolutely – abs___um_____                        of course – b___ ent______

a tiger – u_ t_____                                         drawing – d______ (m)

to make up – ma________                            woof woof – ou___ ou____   

if you want – s_ t_ v____                                without a noise – sans f____ de br____

to jump – s_______                                        to lick themselves - s_ lé____

fur – f___ rr____ (f)                                        happy – c__t____

to purr – r__r_______                                    to go and find – a_____ ch_____

yippee! – y__p_ !                                            kangaroo – k__gour___ (m)

lion – l____ (m)                                               parrot – per_______

I’m sorry – j_ re______                                  to make – fab_______

Corrigez ces phrases fausses? (Cross out the wrong words and put in the right ones)

1.         Aujourd’hui c’est la fête du village.                                                     de l’école

2.         Les amis de Peppa sont quatre animaux différents.                             _________

3.         Suzy Sheep préfère le château gonflable.                                            _________

4.         Georges aime le maquillage le plus.                                                    _________

5.         Papa Pig propose d’acheter un dinosaure.                                         _________

6.         Madame Rabbit maquille les enfants en lion.                                      _________

7.         Peppa voudrait être maquillée en dinosaure.                                       _________

8.         Georges voudrait être maquillé en tigre.                                             _________

9.         Les tigres s’avancent avec beaucoup de bruit.                                   _________

10.       Les tigres ronronnent quand ils sont tristes.                                        _________

11.       Papa veut aller chercher un ballon avec un tigre dessus.                     _________

12.       Peppa voudrait un ballon avec un dinosaure.                                      _________
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