KS2 French Story – My Dog

KS2 French Story – A New Puppy

A puppy = un chiot (m)
A new puppy = un nouveau chiot

Meet Maggie, a seven week old puppy, and follow her as she settles in with her new family.
Story, video clips, online quiz + worksheets for practice using French verbs in the 3rd person present tense, including aimer, être and avoir.


to like
Elle aime
   she likes

Elle n’aime pas
She does not like


to be
Elle est
   She is

Elle est belle
She is beautiful

Elle est dans le linge!
She is in the washing!


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.


Subtitles in French AND English:

Audio + Subtitles in French and English:

Subtitles in French:

My Dog in French Translation Worksheet

My Dog in French Story + Questions

Online Quiz

This quiz is also available on its own separate page here:
Online 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.

#3. She is frightened. She is frightened of the garden.

#4. I love my dog. Do you like dogs?

#5. She likes the countryside and the beach. She doesn't like baths.

#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?



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A New Puppy in French

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J’ai – Avoir Practice