Le Message

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Le Message

Contributor: Steven Fawkes

Language of text: French
Type of text: Poem
Author or source: Jacques Prevert
Intended age of students: Key Stage 3/4
Source reference: I found it here:
along with language activities

Attached files:

File nameFile typeSize
Jacques Prévert Le Message gapped.docxNo description12.96 kBInfo

I have marked this bilingual text up with gaps to challenge them to use the clues in the text to fill the gaps by translating the missing words.
Instructions (in English) are on the text sheet attached.

Learners need to be developing skills translation in both directions

Translation and thinking about text clues and repetition.
They can also move on to reading the text aloud.

Topics or themes:

Relative clause with que
Preceding direct object rule


How much time required:
30 minutes

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