For French I students at 9:30 am! (NOTE: FRENCH II students will take the Chapter 5 exam on TUESDAY, the 31st, please watch for exam preview guide this weekend for the 10:30 class!)

Examen 1 Review Guide for lundi, le 30 janvier:

I. Oral part: Dictation, focus on the vocabulary of the classroom (objects /student /teacher)

II.  Questions personnelles:  5 Questions written in French, you write the answer in French.  Based on various themes from Chpt. 1.

Example:1.   Comment vous appelez-vous?  Answer:  Je m’appelle …………..

2.  Quel jour sommes-nous? Answer:   Nous sommes mardi.

3.  Comment allez-vous?       Answer: Tres bien, merci.

III. A.  Les nombres 0-60 : 5 Questions: Write out in word form  math problems.  NOTE: Spelling is important but I will forgive small errors in this section!)

Example: 3 + 2 = 5 >>>trois plus deux font cinq

B.  Multiple choice: Given a hypothetical situation in English, you choose the correct French phrase that goes with it.

IV. Vocabulary: 5 questions on objects in the classroom.  MAKE SURE TO KNOW GENDER!

V.  Cognates!  Define this word and be able to recognize a cognate in French.

Example: Je parle au telephone  avec ma mere au cafe.  Elle etait tres contente! Cognates: telephone, cafe, contente.

VI.  Writing assignment, about 5-8 sentences: Describe a classroom.  Use numbers as well.  Use the expression ‘il y a’ (there is/ there are) and the expression ‘c’est’ or ‘ce sont’

Example: Il y a un professeur et douze etudiants.  Il y a un bureau et deux fenetres.


1.   Here is the audio link for your workbook:

2. Remember to have completed your workbook entirely through chpt. 1  (i.e. do all lessons through chpt. 1)

Tear it out and staple before coming to class on Monday!

Bon week-end chers etudiants,