Ça Marche ! 1 is a first-year French package that ensures students have what they need to meet the statements of learning, key skills and learning outcomes for the three strands of the Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages:
Socio-Cultural Knowledge and Intercultural Awareness
Written using recommended Assessment for Learning (AfL) methodologies
Ensures alignment with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)
Comes with an assessment-focused students Mon Portfolio
Bespoke videos, video blogs and photo stories bring the language and culture to life
Drama, poems, games and cultural activities ensure students are immersed in culture and language.
Ça Marche ! 2 completes the series.
Includes a FREE PORTFOLIO BOOKLET where a range of diverse, creative activities allow students to demonstrate real language use, skills and learning. Various presentation modes encourage the use of the target language and ICT.
There is a FREE EBOOK with this textbook with embedded videos, narrated photo stories, audio and weblinks.
TEACHERS: there is FREE eBOOK ACCESS for a limited time to the eBooks of Ça Marche 1 ! and the accompanying Mon Portfolio booklet.
THE TEACHER'S RESOURCE BOOK
The Teachers Resource Book provides invaluable support and planning including:
An overview of the Junior Cycle Framework
An introduction to the MFL Specification
Connection between the Specification and CEFR
Guidelines to accompany the strategies in the textbook
Information on the New Spelling/Réforme de l Orthographe
Unit-by-unit resources supporting differentiation for teaching at a common level: schemes of work, assessment and feedback rubrics, activities/games, graphic organisers, targets and placemats, pronunciation guides, ICT and oral activities, cultural projects, student certificates, class tests, solutions
The full CD and video scripts
The Teachers Resource Book, PowerPoint presentations with relevant vocabulary and grammar for each unit we well as all videos, photo stories and audio is available to teachers on www.gillexplore.ie.