French as a Second Language
Francophones to Discover!
Select a field which interests you: Arts, sports or politics.
Find the name and address (electronic and regular) of a francophone in Canada who is involved in that field.
Click Links for some useful sites. You can also refer to other sites, other books, magazines, and your class textbooks for ideas!
Fill in the information file about the person you have selected. Click on Information File.
Write a message and send it to the person that you have selected. Click on Message.
When you receive an answer to your question, write it down in your information file.
Starting with the links given below, other links that you will find and other resources at your disposal (such as the school library), find a francophone who is involved in sports, the Arts, or politics, according to your choice of area. Here are some examples:
|Les sports||Jacques Villeneuve||http://www.jv-world.com/?base=1|
|Les sports||Myriam Bédard||http://www.collectionscanada.ca/
|Les arts||Jean-François Soucy||http://www.jfsoucy.com/|
|Les arts||Édith Butler||http://www.edithbutler.com/|
|Les arts||Michelle Boudreau Samson||http://www.teleco.org/michelle/|
|La politique||Jean Charest||http://www.premier.gouv.qc.ca/
1. Write the name, address and field for the person you have selected.
Area: ____________________________ (sports, arts or politics)
2. Give some information in the "We know" column of the table below. You will find this information on the Internet or in books. Important! You do not need to fill in every box.
3. Note down some information that you would like to find out about this person in the column "We want to know" on the right.
|We know||We want to know|
|Original Province||In which city were you born? In which Province would you like to live?|
|Speciality (for example, which sport?)|
|Preferences (music, performer, animal, etc.)|
4. Write a question to get the information you need in one of the categories.
Write a message to send to the person you have selected. Do not forget to identify yourself, to write why you are writing, why you have selected that person, and your question or questions. Here is a model: