• Classroom Resources
  1. Sending a postcard and getting lost

    Duration: 04.55

    Watch Clip duration: 04.55

    Michael buys a postcard, which he sends to his French teacher.

  2. Shopping at the market and the supermarket

    Duration: 03.36

    Watch Clip duration: 03.36

    Jourde family shop at a local market in Lyon and Hakim M'Barek shops at the supermarket.

  3. Shopping for presents

    Duration: 04.19

    Watch Clip duration: 04.19

    Michael goes to the shops to buy Isabelle and her mother thank you presents.

  4. Shopping for supplies in Marseille

    Duration: 01.38

    Watch Clip duration: 01.38

    What people buy in Marseille to take across to the Îles du Frioul just off the coast.

  5. Shopping preferences

    Duration: 01.29

    Watch Clip duration: 01.29

    The Jourde family and Hakim M'Barek are interviewed about their shopping preferences.

  6. Shops closing for the siesta

    Duration: 03.43

    Watch Clip duration: 03.43

    An introduction to the afternoon siesta in France, when the shops close at lunchtime.

  7. Solving problems over the telephone

    Duration: 03.19

    Watch Clip duration: 03.19

    How to solve problems over the telephone including dealing with a car breaking down.

  8. Speed dating conversations

    Duration: 03.14

    Watch Clip duration: 03.14

    Philippe Dorier runs speed dating sessions in Lyon known as 'turbo-dating'.

  9. Sport and leisure activities

    Duration: 04.12

    Watch Clip duration: 04.12

    Michael talks about sport and leisure activities as he makes his video diary.

  10. Staying at a campsite

    Duration: 04.50

    Watch Clip duration: 04.50

    Michael asks for directions to various amenities around the campsite.