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
#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?
My Dog in French Translation Worksheet
For practice learning to use AVOIR go to:
J’ai – Avoir Practice