French verb conjugation - regular ER, IR and RE verbs in the PRESENT tense

The resources in this post are based on French ER, IR and RE verbs in the present tense. The pdf files (and particularly the interactive exercises) provide loads of verb conjugation practice.

There are 4 pdf files in all, all printed using dopdf - - a matching exercise, write in the words, dominoes and a blank conjugation grid (which can be used for all sorts of exercises in class).

French - discussion & debate resources on "L'environnement" -- A level (advanced)

If you're looking for resources to help your advanced French students (A2 in the UK) with discussions / debates etc, check out the many resources available from . A while back I came across a word doc containing vocab and a variety of opinions on a whole range of A2 topics to help students to prepare for discussion.

I've taken this vocab and these discussion / opinion phrases and made them into a load of TaskMagic3 exercises. They're on the ready-made exercises page of the TaskMagic website at The many files available on this link require TaskMagic3. If you haven't got it, you can get a 30-day trial download from

I printed out a load of pdf worksheets from the TaskMagic3 files based on the 3 environment sub-sections of the word doc mentioned above (pages 4, 5 & 6). There are 19 pdf files in 3 groups of 6 (ie. 6 pdfs per text) + a vocab list (matching exercise).

French recipe resources (ratatouille)

Here are some resources that I made based on a recipe sent to the mflresources group earlier this year. (If you don't know this group, it really is worth joining - there are over 4000 members and lots of sharing of ideas and resources for language teachers.)

The resources are based on a recipe in French for ratatouille. (The same idea can be applied to any recipe, letter, poem, song, etc.)

There are 8 pdf files in all, all printed using dopdf -

Exploiting authentic texts - French - Les All Blacks champions du monde de Rugby

A fairly short post, but packed full of free resources. You can easily produce your own interactive and print resources like those below - based on authentic texts, news stories etc. It's so quick and easy to do with TaskMagic3. Here's what I did...

I made a TaskMagic3 Mix&Gap file based on a news story from BBC Afrique.

I printed out 11 worksheets as pdf documents using doPDF -

Les quatre petits amis - Resources based on a simple story in French

The pdf files below are based on the 'Quatre petits amis' story, which is one of the 20 French stories available with a trial log-in on the Grow Story Grow website -

Grow Story Grow is an online language-learning library. There are over a 100 French animated stories in total (with animation and audio), each with interactive games, worksheets etc. The site also has stories in German, Spanish, English, Italian, Polish and Mandarin.

The idea behind the stories is that there is lots of repetition of