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Massachusetts Foreign Language Association 2015 Fall Conference, October 29-31, Sturbridge, MA.
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Friday, October 30 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Songs, Games and Activities for the French FLES Classroom

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In the FLES classroom, engaging young students and motivating them to communicate in French is facilitated by incorporating music and games in the lessons and by establishing entertaining traditions to reinforce what has been presented.  Music is an excellent teaching tool as it enhances memory in a special way, and gestures help students associate French words with meaning.  Songs will be presented, so participants should come prepared to sing. TPR (Total Physical Response) effectively helps students associate actions with words.  Participants will learn and engage in a number of TPR activities and games. Participants in this session are encouraged to bring their own favorite French FLES songs and activities to share. In French.

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Judith Jeon-Chapman

Full Professor, Worcester State University
Although I have been teaching French at the university level since 1981, I taught French FLES classes for 12 years to K-5 students in Seattle and in Worcester. I will be sharing some of my favorite activities, including many songs and games. My presentation will be interactive, so come ready to sing, play games, and share some of your favorite FLES activities. Feel free to record us singing various songs so you will be able to sing them in the... Read More →

Friday October 30, 2015 4:30pm - 5:45pm

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