Bistro Escargot 2 Book & DVD (Episodes 4-6)
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 4, Daniel and Jasmine are seated at their table in the bistro. They deal with some problems after their meals are served. Students will hear expressions that express need, vocabulary for some eating utensils and dessert items. (5.10 minutes)
1. avoir faim/avoir soif/avoir besoin de/d’
2. une fourchette/un couteau/une serviette
3. les desserts
In Episode 5, Daniel and Jasmine are presented with their restaurant bill and suddenly realize that they have no money to pay. In order to settle the tab, they must work in the bistro. Students will hear about paying (or not paying) a bill, making excuses, doing chores, and types of music. (6.20 minutes)
1. C’est combien ? C’est cher.
2. Je n’ai pas d’argent. Je ne peux pas payer.
3. Des excuses
4. laver la vaisselle, balayer le plancher, laver les toilettes, mettre la table
In Episode 6, Daniel and Jasmine sing outside the bistro to attract customers and pay their bill. Their teacher is looking for them. Students will hear articles of clothing and descriptions of people, directions, and time. ( 6.25 minutes)
1. Qu’est-ce qu’il/elle porte ? Il/Elle porte ..
2. Il a les cheveux noirs etc.
3. à gauche/à droite/tout droit ?
4. Quelle heure est-il ? Il est ____ heures.
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Video clips of episodes from Book1 and Book 2