Decreasing dependency on Google translate

Or, to put it a different way « Diminution de la dépendance de Google traduit » (Note: actual Google translation of the blog title!)

Are you looking for a simple way of encouraging pupils to access the French vocabulary they need (without resorting to online translation packages)?

Mon Petit Vocabulaire - Brilliant Publications

Mon Petit Vocabulaire – mini French word book

Sample page from Mon Petit Vocabulaire - Brilliant Publications

Sample page from Mon Petit Vocabulaire

Primary children need to be able to access vocabulary to encourage them to speak, listen and write in French. But when they are just beginning to learn French, even the simplest bilingual French-English dictionaries can be overwhelming. It is understandable that some students feel the temptation to go online.

If you find this is the case, we have a solution for you. We publish Mon Petit Vocabulaire – mini (A6) books containing French vocabulary sheets for 33 popular primary school topics. Each page features 9-10 illustrations labelled with their French names. The booklets are colourful, fun to use  and support all French teaching schemes in use in primary schools.

Mon petit vocabulaire covers the following topics:

  • Salutations (Greetings)
  • Les nombres (Numbers 1 to 20)
  • Les nombres 20 à 100 (Numbers 20 to 100)
  • Les couleurs (Colours)
  • L’alphabet français (The French Alphabet)
  • Les jours de la semaine (Days of the Week)
  • Les mois (Months of the Year)
  • Les saisons (Seasons)
  • Noël (Christmas)
  • Les fruits (Fruits)
  • Les légumes (Vegetables)
  • Le restaurant (Restaurant)
  • Un pique-nique (Picnic)
  • Les boissons (Drinks)
  • Le temps (Weather)
  • Les vêtements (Clothes)
  • Les accessoires (Accessories)
  • Les parties du corps (Parts of the Body)
  • Ma famille (My Family)
  • Les animaux domestiques (Pets)
  • Les petites bêtes (Insects and Mini-beasts)
  • Les animaux sauvages (Wild Animals)
  • Les animaux de la ferme (Farm Animals)
  • Les animaux des bois (Woodland Animals)
  • Le système solaire (The Solar System)
  • Les objets de la classe (Classroom Objects)
  • Les matières (School Subjects)
  • Les sports – Je joue….. (Sports – I play…)
  • Les sports – Je fais ….. (Sports – I do ….)
  • Qu’est-ce que tu joues? Je joue … (Musical instruments – What do you play?)
  • Les formes (Shapes)
  • La France (Map of France)
  • Les Français célèbres (Famous French People)

Mon Petit Vocabulaire is available from Brilliant Publications in handy packs of 10 min-books.

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