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Allons-y! Episode 5: The Farm

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In this lesson, Madame Jocelyne introduces animals of la ferme (the farm) and the career of le fermier (farmer). Two new friends, Thibaud le Chat (Thibaux the Cat) and Marie l’Oiseau (Marie the Bird) arrive and introduce themselves. Madame Jocelyne reads a book about la ferme (the farm) and teaches students the words for le fermier (farmer), le chat (cat), l’oiseau (bird), le cheval (horse), and la vache (cow). Students learn how to describe the animals using the adjectives grand (big) and petit (small). Madame Jocelyne practices the new vocabulary with students, leading them in a game of Oui ou non ? (Yes or No?).

Allons-y! Episode 1: The School

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In this lesson, students meet Madame Jocelyne (Ms. Jocelyne) and Bruno l’Élan (Bruno the Moose). Students learn the basic greetings bonjour (hello) and au revoir (goodbye). Madame Jocelyne introduces the career of professeur (teacher) à l’école (at the school) to les élèves (students). Students learn other school-related expressions such as écoute (listen), regarde (look), and réponds (respond) by listening, watching, and mirroring hand gestures. Madame Jocelyne also introduces the phrases assieds-toi (sit down) and lève-toi (stand up).

Allons-y! Episode 3: The Museum

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In this lesson, Madame Jocelyne and Bruno l’Élan investigate art at a local art museum. Students learn the primary colors rouge (red), bleu (blue), and jaune (yellow) in the context of making and looking at art. Building on their number skills from Episode 2, students are introduced to the number quatre (four) as they count paintings. Students use oui (yes) and non (no) as they navigate le musée (museum) and investigate the career of l’artiste (artist). Students will also learn to explain how much of a color they would like to use, employing the expressions un peu de (a little bit of) and beaucoup de (a lot of).

Allons-y! Episode 2: The Ballet

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In this lesson, Madame Jocelyne introduces the numbers un, deux, trois (one, two, three) and the career of ballet dancer. With Bruno l’Élan (Bruno the Moose), Madame Jocelyne counts les danseuses (dancers) au ballet (at the ballet). Then, students visit a dance studio where dancers demonstrate the actions saute (jump) and tourne (turn). Students practice these actions along with what they learned in Episode 1 by listening and repeating terms and doing the actions themselves.

Allons-y! Episode 6: The Stadium

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In this lesson, Madame Jocelyne introduces students to les sports (sports), the career of l’athlète (athlete), and the number cinq (five). Bruno l’ Elan and Madame Jocelyne count different kinds of balls for le foot (soccer), le volley (volleyball), and le basket (basketball). Then, students visit a local stade (stadium) and watch as an athlete counts from one to five while kicking soccer balls. Madame Jocelyne practices the new vocabulary with students, leading them in a game of Oui ou non? (Yes or No?) and asking students to act out the different sports.

Allons-y! Episode 4: The Pastry Shop

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In this lesson, Madame Jocelyne and Bruno l’Élan introduce a visit to un chef (a chef) à la pâtisserie (at a pastry shop). Students learn the terms Je m’appelle… (My name is…), and Comment t’appelles-tu ? (What is your name?). They revisit the phrase Comment ça va ? (How are you?) from previous episodes. Students continue learning the colors violet (purple) and rose (pink) and numbers by exploring macarons.

Le casse-tête | Charlie s'adapte

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Dealing with a puzzle with no arms. Charlie has no arms, and he adapts to different situations. Solving a puzzle. This video is brought to you by Mini TFO.

C'est l'été : La cachette | Les saisons de Mini

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Cachette. Louis and Josée introduce the four seasons. They introduce summer. This video is brought to you by Mini TFO.

Pieds, ventre et épaules | Louis dit

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Louis and Josée discover and introduce the main parts of the body. Louis and Josée play Louis Says. Louis Says: Touch your feet, your belly, and your shoulders. This video is brought to you by Mini TFO.

L'heure du dodo | Papi danse

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Josée and Lexie help Grandpa get ready for bedtime. When the lights go out, Grandpa has a dance party of one in the dark. Grandpa always waits for Josée and Lexie to leave the room so he can act blissfully young. He dances, he plays video games, he works out... This video is brought to you by Mini TFO.

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