Target language practice for non-specialists


This resource is designed for non-specialist language teachers in the primary school, or those teaching a language other than their main foreign language.


French

Recorded by Khadija Dris


Classroom management

Asseyez-vous (Sit down, plural)

Assieds-toi (Sit down, singular)

Levez-vous (Stand up, plural)

Lève-toi (Stand up, singular)

Taisez-vous (Be quiet, plural)

Tais-toi (Be quiet, singular)

Tournez-vous (Turn around, plural)

Tourne-toi (Turn around, singular)

Venez ici (Come here, plural)

Viens ici (Come here, singular)


Praise and encouragement

Bravo (Great)

Fantastique (Fantastic)

Super (Super)

Très bien (Very good)


Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing

Écoutez (Listen, plural)

Écoute (Listen, singular)

Écoutez l'histoire (Listen to the story, plural)

Écoute l'histoire (Listen to the story, singular)

Répétez (Repeat, plural)

Répète (Repeat, singular)

Lisez (Read, plural)

Lis (Read, singular)

Écrivez (Write, plural)

Écris (Write, singular)


Card, picture and number games; pair work

Prenez une carte (Take a card, plural)

Prends une carte (Take a card, singular)

Regardez les cartes (Look at the cards, plural)

Regarde les cartes (Look at the cards, singular)

Cherchez la bonne carte (Find the right card, plural)

Cherche la bonne carte (Find the right card, singular)

Touchez l'image (Touch the picture, plural)

Touche l'image (Touch the picture, singular)

Dites le chiffre (Say the number, plural)

Dis le chiffre (Say the number, singular)

Lancez le dé (Throw the die, plural)

Lance le dé (Throw the die, singular)

Montrez-moi (Show me, plural)

Montre-moi (Show me, singular)

Trouvez un partenaire (Find a [male] partner, plural)

Trouve un partenaire (Find a [male] partner, singular)

Trouvez une partenaire (Find a [female] partner, plural)

Trouve une partenaire (Find a [female] partner, singular)

A vous de jouer (It's your turn, plural)

A toi de jouer (It's your turn, singular)

On va jouer au loto (We're going to play bingo)

On va jouer au morpion (We're going to play noughts and crosses)

Jouons (Let's play)

Bonne chance (Good luck)

Recommencez (Start again, plural)

Recommence (Start again, singular)


Ball games

Lancez le ballon (Throw the ball, plural)

Lance le ballon (Throw the ball, singular)

Attrapez le ballon (Catch the ball, plural)

Attrape le ballon (Catch the ball, singular)

Passez le ballon (Pass the ball, plural)

Passez le ballon (Pass the ball, singular)


Other useful words and phrases

En anglais on dit ... (In English we say ...)

Quelle est la date? (What's the date?)

Un sondage (A survey)

Pourquoi? (Why?)

lentement (slowly)

rapidement (quickly)

vite (quick)

Spanish

Recorded by Miguel Ángel Gomes


Classroom management

Sentaos (Sit down, plural)

Siéntate (Sit down, singular)

Levantaos (Stand up, plural)

Levàntate (Stand up, singular)

Daos la vuelta (Turn around, plural)

Date la vuelta (Turn around, singular)

Ven aqui (Come here, singular)


Praise and encouragement

Estupendo (Super)

Fantástico (Fantastic)

Muy bien (Very good)

Fenomenal (Great)


Listening, Speaking, Reading & Writing

Escuchad (Listen, plural)

Escucha (Listen, singular)

Escuchad el cuento (Listen to the story, plural)

Escucha el cuento (Listen to the story, singular)

Repetid (Repeat, plural)

Repite (Repeat, singular)

Leed (Read, plural)

Lee (Read, singular)

Escribid (Write, plural)

Escribe (Write, singular)

Subrayad (Underline, plural)

Subraya (Underline, singular)


Card, picture and number games; pair work

Coged una carta (Take a card, plural)

Coge una carta (Take a card, singular)

Mirad las tarjetas (Look at the cards, plural)

Mira las tarjetas (Look at the cards, singular)

Buscad la tarjeta correcta (Find the right card, plural)

Busca la tarjeta correcta (Find the right card, singular)

Tocad el dibujo (Touch the picture, plural)

Toca el dibujo (Touch the picture, singular)

Decid el numéro (Say the number, plural)

Dis el numéro (Say the number, singular)

Tirad el dado (Throw the die, plural)

Tira el dado (Throw the die, singular)

Enseñadme (Show me, plural)

Enséñame (Show me, singular)

Buscad una pareja (Find a partner, plural)

Busca una pareja (Find a partner, singular)

Es vuestro turno (It's your turn, plural)

Es tu turno (It's your turn, singular)

Vamos a jugar al bingo (We're going to play bingo)

Vamos a jugar a Tres en raya (We're going to play noughts and crosses)

Vamos a jugar (Let's play)

Buena suerte (Good luck)

Volved a empezar (Start again, plural)

Vuelve a empezar (Start again, singular)


Ball games

Tirad la pelota (Throw the ball, plural)

Tira la pelota (Throw the ball, singular)

Coged la pelota (Catch the ball, plural)

Coge la pelota (Catch the ball, singular)


Other useful words and phrases

En ingles se dice ... (In English we say ...)

¿Que fecha es? (What's the date?)

Una encuesta (A survey)

¿Por qué? (Why?)

lentamente (slowly)

rápidamente (quickly)