A-Z French film titles

LES CHORISTES,BARRATIER

Both linguascope photocopy master and resouces to right available

french a level, cinema, essay, summary

Resources have been written with the needs of busy teachers in mind. They are available:

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  • to receive on CD with access to the online version also
  • to receive as a VLE version (moodle, firefox etc) with access to the online version also

One of the successful feel-good films of the early 2000, Les choristes has remained a popular work to study.   The ever popular Gérard Jugnot plays the chief role of the melancholic Clément Mathieu who is just taking up his job as a new classroom supervisor (pion) in a school for maladjusted children in post war France.

Mathieu quickly realizes that he can use his music composing and teaching abilities to good effect when he catches the children mocking him in the dormitory.  Following auditions  a choir takes shape and he even finds a soprano with exceptional abilities.

Popular with students of all abilities this film has some interesting themes ot discuss.

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  • Detailed summary of film with verbs gapped (infinitives given)
  • Comprehensive questions on each scene
  • Character study guide with wide range of adjectives

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  • Multi-tense practice tool
  • A-factor builds in practice of more complex structures
  • Direct-indirect speech exercise encourages reported speech

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  • Matching quotations to themes to prepare for paragraphing
  • Essay planning guide including template
  • Essay plan and sample essay

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  • Examplar scenes analysed
  • Scene analysis template

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Mark schemes are provided for:

  • the gapped summary
  • character guide
  • multi-tense exercise
  • A-factor
  • direct-indirect speech exercise
  • themes exercise

Answers are NOT given for the questions which are intended to elicit an individual response.

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English subtitles

No subtitles but making of, director's commentary and interview

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