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Learning Exercise

Material: Chateau Versailles
Submitted by: Laura Franklin on Jan 20, 2003
Date Last Modified: Mar 06, 2005
Title: Une journée typique d'un courtisan à Versailles
Description: Do you wonder what it must have been like to spend days at court in the Versailles of Louis XIV? The Education page of the official Versailles web site provides several "Day in the life" lessons. The assignment here invites the student to absorb the cultural information and then to share it by narrating in the past imperfect.
Time Required One hour
Topics: French History and Civilization
French language
Course: Second Semester
Prerequisites Skills: French language proficiency with ability to narrate in the past.
Learning Objectives: The student will learn about life at Versailles and practice past time narration in French.
Text of Learning Exercise: Avant d'ecrire:

Comment imaginez-vous la vie d'un courtisan à la cour de Louis XIV?

Découvrez la réalité:

Allez a cette page:

2. Lisez les details sur la vie d'un courtisan.

3. Mettez tous les verbes qui sont au présent à l'imparfait pour raconter
l'histoire de la vie quotidienne d'un courtisan.

4. Corrigez votre histoire en classe ou envoyez-la à votre prof dans un
courriel, selon les indications de votre prof.
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