This Coronavirus French reading will teach your students about the COVID-19 virus The news is full of stories about the spread of COVID-19, the newest strain of coronavirus. But what is a coronavirus, and how dangerous is it? What can we do to protect ourselves from it? It is suitable for novice-high/intermediate-low students with teacher guidance and higher-level students to work independently. If you teach AP French, this reading can be useful in giving your students practice reading nonfiction articles for the interpretive section of the test. The reading can lead to discussion or writing activities to include the other two modes of communication.
This reading for intermediate and advanced French learners (year 2 and above) will explain where the virus came from, how it became a pandemic, and what the symptoms are. Learn about the heroic doctor in China who revealed that this new disease was rampant, despite threats from the Chinese government. The article is four pages long and followed by 2 pages of comprehension activities in both French and English versions. Includes answer key as well as links to related videos about the virus.
Includes a printable reading with vocabulary, comprehension questions in both English and French, answer key, and links to related videos and websites.
The print version includes:
- 4-page article in French about coronavirus
- 31 comprehension questions in English
- 31 comprehension questions in French
- Answer key
- Resources page with links to videos and website
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