KS2 French Story – My Dog

KS2 French Story – My Dog

Meet Maggie, a seven week old puppy, and follow her as she settles in with her new family.
Story, video clips + worksheets for practice using French verbs in the 3rd person present tense, including aimer, être and avoir.
Aimer:  to love
Elle aime
   she likes
Elle n’aime pas
she does not like

Être: to be
Elle est
   She is
Elle est belle
She is beautiful
Elle est dans le linge!
She is in the washing!

Avoir: to have
Elle a
     She has
Elle a peur
She has fear  = She is frightened
Elle a peur du jardin
She is frightened of the garden

My Dog in French Video

French Subtitles only:

French + English subtitles:

Audio + Subtitles in French and English:

My Dog in French Quiz


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Have another go! Do some practice reading work with the video first: A New Puppy in French

#1. She arrives at our house. She is beautiful. ? Beautiful is an adjective. In French it is Belle for a girl, Beau for a boy

#2. Everything is new. She doesn't know anybody. ? A negative statement in French needs a NE or N' before the verb

#3. She is frightened. She is frightened of the garden. ? Instead of saying 'she is frightened', in French you say 'she has fear'.

#4. I love my dog. Do you like dogs? ? Je becomes J' if the verb starts with a vowel

#5. She likes the countryside and the beach. She doesn't like baths. ? Just like Je, Ne becomes N' if the verb starts with a vowel

#6. She grows up very fast. She likes to play with me.

#7. Where is she? She is in the washing.

#8. I like dogs and I like cats.

#9. I don't like dogs.

#10. Do you have a pet?


Downloadable Worksheets:
My Dog in French Translation Worksheet

My Dog in French Story + Questions

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For practice learning to use AVOIR go to:
J’ai – Avoir Practice