Bistro Escargot 1 Book & DVD (Episodes 1-3)
Join Chef Escargot and waitress Suzette as they attend to Jasmine and Daniel at Le Bistro Escargot. Jasmine and Daniel become lost on a school trip with their French class. They happen upon a bistro where a zany chef and an impatient waitress treat them to an experience they won’t forget. The scripts are in French but written and spoken for beginning level students. Topics and themes include name, age, likes, music, weather, food, clothing, geography, numbers and more.
There are two books with DVDs, each including 3 episodes, complete with script and activities that promote oral skills and comprehension: pre-reading/viewing, comprehension, and post-reading/viewing.
In episode 1 Daniel and Jasmine are two students on a class trip to a French speaking city. They become lost and stumble upon a small bistro named Bistro Escargot where they meet Chef Escargot who speaks only French in his restaurant. Students will hear common greetings and introductions in French and how to introduce oneself. (6.30 minutes)
In episode 2 Daniel, Jasmine and chef Escargot continue their conversation in the bistro. They discuss the weather, seasons and how they travelled with their class on this trip. Students will learn common weather expressions, the four seasons and methods of transportation. (6.10 minutes)
In Episode 3 a new character, Suzette, is introduced. Daniel and Jasmine are having difficulty understanding the menu and food choices in French. Students will hear common foods on a French menu, how to place an order and polite expressions. (6.15 minutes)
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Video clips of episodes from Book1 and Book 2