Use French stories to describe one’s appearance

In J’ai les cheveux noirs et longs, the third story in Learn French with Luc et Sophie, 2ème Partie, Sophie and Nadine are playing on the computer. First they change their eye colour. Then they change their hair. What will Daniel and Luc think when they see the girls have changed their photos?

The story is told via speech bubbles and simple text and is a fabulous way of introducing describing how one looks.


As with all Luc et Sophie stories, there’s a twist at the end. Barbara Scanes, the author, says that she used her own children (who are now in their 20s!) as role models when thinking of what Luc et Sophie would do.

The book can be bought on it’s own, as part of the Year 5/6 Starter Pack or in a class set with all 14 storybooks for Years 5/6.



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