French holiday resource: Fire in the mountains!

KS3 French holiday Resource: Fire!

This is a story in French about a forest fire and its causes during a hot summer holiday:
–  Three video clips in French (subtitles in French and/or English)
– Video Transcript in French +  French Worksheet
–  Translation Practice:  English transcript
List of Vocabulary:
la plupart du temps    most of the time
tout à coup                      suddenly
à cause de                        because of
au-dessus                         overhead, above
l’un après l’autre           one after the other
quelque part                   somewhere
partout                               everywhere

les feux de forêt                 forest fires
l’incendie                               the fire
la foudre                                 lightening
la négligence humaine    human negligence
les cigales                               the cicadas
un canadair                           a fire-fighting plane
vos déchets                           your rubbish
un hélicoptère bombardier
a fire-fighting helicopter

Faites attention à vos déchets!
Watch out with your rubbish!

1.  French Audio with French and English subtitles:

2. With French subtitles only:

3. With NO subtitles:

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For a French holiday resource using 3 tenses go to:
French Holiday Resource – past, present & future

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