French & Spanish for Children

Free online French and Spanish for young people aged 7 – 14.
Songs and Activities for children under 7.

The resources  are for independent practice and revision, use in class, creative ideas, and homework (flipped learning).

–  Accessible KS2 and KS3 French and Spanish Listening and Oral Practice
–  Beginner and Intermediate l
anguage resources to challenge and engage students, and encourage participation and interaction in class.
–  French and Spanish stories, grammar, topics, activities and vocabulary, with subtitled video clips for students to join in with.

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A Green Mouse became a Content Partner on TESConnect in September 2012, and was mentioned in the February 2013 issue of  The Times Educational Supplement Magazine:

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Access to all Resources:
French for Children
Spanish for Children

Tasters in SPANISH

1.  Introduction to Food in Spanish:  Breakfast, lunch, tea …
Click  El Desayuno, El Almuerzo, La Merienda, La Cena   to see the video in context with vocabulary and follow-up questions. Everything is online and free.

2.  Meet Billy in Spanish:  Find out about his family, where he lives, his interests and his friends
Click  ¡Hola!  Me llamo Billy   to read the words online and answer free comprehension questions.

3:  The Future with IR
Introduction in the past tense before lots of practice using the Near Future:   IR a + infinitive

Tasters in FRENCH:

1. A friendly ‘story’ about an old dog who compares himself to a younger, faster one.  Click Comparisons in French to read through the grammar next to the video clip and answer free online questions.

2. French Food and Drink Practice:

Eating out, in a restaurant, in the open air, takeaways, and doing chores at home.
Click Going to a café in French for a second video clip with each phrase repeated twice, a video transcript, and online comprehension questions.

3.  Meet Billy in French!  Find out about his family, where he lives, his interests and his friends.  Click Je m’appelle Billy for comprehension questions and the video transcript:

More examples of the range of resources:
Spanish:  Ser and Estar for Beginners
French:    Avoir Practice: J’ai

More Advanced:
Spanish:  Spanish Listening Practice: Las Fallas
French:    Reflexive Verbs in French

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French and Spanish listening resources for children