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French GCSE Study Morning: Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas

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Recommended for GCSE and equivalent level French

This study morning aims to ignite students’ interest in watching French films.

Isabelle Vanderschelden will introduce the film mainly in English. Students will be provided with contextual information, key French phrases and relevant vocabulary on French cinema and film plot, all of which will help students to watch the film in French with subtitles.

The screening will be followed by a few French language exercises around the characters of the film the character and the themes of childhood, family, friendship and holidays.

Led by Isabelle Vanderschelden, Head of French at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Screening: Les vacances du petit Nicolas (PG)
(Nicolas on Holiday)
Dir Laurent Tirard/France 2014

93mins/French with English Subtitles
Valérie Lemercier/Kad Merad/Dominique Lavanant
Little Nicolas, his parents, and Grandma go for a holiday by the seaside. On the beach, Nicolas quickly makes some new friends including Isabelle, a little girl who Nicolas is convinced his parents want him to marry. Misunderstandings and humour pepper this light-hearted look at friendship and family life.

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