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Teaching Foreign Languages K–12

A Library of Classroom Practices

Touring a French City

Video Summary
In this lesson, students practice how to give and follow directions. Students begin by describing several buildings in a classroom-sized model they built of a French city. Then they assume the roles of tour guides and tourists and take turns giving and following directions. At the end of the lesson, students randomly select a building name from a bag and describe the building to the class.

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Classroom at a Glance
Teacher: Robin Neuman
Language: French
Grade: 8
School: Concord Middle School, Concord, Massachusetts
Lesson Date: January 17
Class Size: 19
Schedule: 48 minutes, four days a week

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