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PeintureFLE

PeintureFLE

Interactive modules using Fine Arts to teach French language. From the creators of POLARFLE, with rich use of media to teach French.
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Meekyoung Yi
Meekyoung Yi (Faculty)
5 years ago

This is a fun site for everyone but is designed for beginner level French students or children. An excellent resource those who like to draw, and who tend to learn visually/aurally. I have used this site before for my class and everyone liked it and I believe that my students go back to it for fun.

Time spent reviewing site: 40 minutes
Claire Kew
Claire Kew (Faculty)
9 years ago
A wide array of activities that beginning French students could use at home as an enjoyable review of artistic vocabulary and concepts! I would especially recommend the color palette activity and the reading of Le Corbeau et le Renard, both of which are accompanied by audio clips recorded by native French speakers.

Technical Remarks:

Overall, the site is very user friendly. A few of the activities in the "jeux" section (matching the holidays and matching the expressions) contained French words whose accents did not display themselves correctly on my computer. Also, the activity following the reading of Le Corbeau et le Renard would not allow me to fill in the missing pieces of the fable.
Time spent reviewing site: an hour
Chely Chryssikos
Chely Chryssikos (Student)
14 years ago
I reviewed this site for about 30 minutes on two separate occasions. It was so
fun I actually caught myself wanting to try more of the activities. This is a
great site for use in a French class at any age. There was such a wide variety
of activities that any group of students could find something valuable to try.
I do wonder, however, how often the material is either changed or added too.

Technical Remarks:

A small basic knowledge of the French Language is needed in order to sift your
way through the site. The activities are pretty simply to operate and there is
room for error. I especially enjoyed the fact that there was a short lesson
before a small quiz on each area of material. There is also opportunity to see
the correct answer to any incorrect responses given.
Used in course? Yes