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Colour: watching DVD to introduce new vocabulary

Uploaded by Emily Hillier, Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK)


This video clip took place in the context of a lesson learning the vocabulary for different colours in French.  This activity was from the first activity of the lesson where the teacher used a DVD to introduce the new vocabularly. The first part of the clip shows the learners watching the DVD and the latter part of the clip shows the word of the colour being presented in the associated colour, and the learners repeating the vocabulary alongside the teacher. 





Target language: French

Resource language: English

Native language of learners: English

Age range: 9+

Language level: A1 - beginner

Educational context: Primary Education

IWB Features: Image, Sound, Video

Teaching methods: Whole class instruction

Language area: Listening/Viewing, Pronunciation, Vocabulary

IWB board used: Promethean

Teacher comment

It’s ... another way of doing the same thing ... and to make it more interesting.

I ... wanted to demonstrate the use of the IWB to reinforce and consolidate learning.

Learner comments

If you just had a bit of paper you wouldn’t be able to hear it.

We like watching the film, we sing ... song[s] every French lesson.


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