French Story About a Forest Fire

Present Tense French Story about a Fire

French Story, Video Clip + Vocabulary about a Forest Fire and its causes during a hot Summer Holiday:
–  Three video clips in French (subtitles in French and/or English)
French Video Transcript + Worksheet
English transcript for Translation Practice

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:

Free Downloadable Worksheet:

KS3 French Story Gap Fill Worksheet – Fire in the Mountains

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