French holiday resource: Fire in the mountains!


KS3 French holiday Resource: Fire!

Free French story and listening practice about a forest fire during a hot summer holiday.
Three video clips to choose from for listening practice in context.
Useful vocabulary and phrases are printed below, and transcripts of the words on the video clips can be accessed here:
Transcript in French + Questions: French Worksheet
Transcript in English: English transcript

How did the fire start?  Human negligence is so often the cause of wild fires …
Watch the video and find out:

1.  French Audio with French and English subtitles:

2. With French subtitles only:

3. With NO subtitles:

Useful French phrases & vocabulary included in the video

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
un hélicoptère bombardier    -   a fire-fighting helicopter
vos déchets                           –   your rubbish

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

A Green Mouse French - Holiday Resource!

KS3/4 French Resource: Fire in the Mountains

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

French for Children 

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