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Working in a ski resort

Working in a ski resort
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Key Info
  • Working in a ski resort
  • Duration: 03:14
  • We talk to a range of people who help to run a ski resort, Le Grand Bornand in the Haute Savoie. We hear from a man who is responsible for safety, a ski instructor, the driver of the piste basher and a secretary. Each person explains what they do during and after the ski season, and how much they like their jobs.
  • Subject:

    French

       Topic:

    Jobs and Careers

  • Keywords: moniteur de ski, monitrice de ski, saisonniere, le ski, le travail, métier, les pistes, secrétaire, ski, été
Ideas for use in class
  • Comparison of different jobs, working during the day and at night, having a summer job, being a seasonal worker. Practice of commencer à, terminer à. Practice of some reflexive verbs: se lever. Practice of 'depuis' + present tense. There are more resources available related to this clip from the Ma France website: bbc.co.uk/languages/french/mafrance.
Background details
  • Clip language : French
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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