These Activities to accompany French Duolingo Podcast Episode 79: La Coureuse de Bamako will help your students with their listening comprehension skills while also entertaining them.
Each podcast is in both English and French – so even novice-high students can enjoy the stories. The podcasts are approximately 24 minutes long and are available for free on the Duolingo podcast site. This set of activities it meant to accompany episode 798, which tells the story of a young woman who dreams of winning an Olympic medal for her country.
The activities include both pre- and post-listening activities. To prepare your students to listen to the podcast, you will find:
- vocabulary list
- vocabulary matching activity
- links to vocabulary set on Gimkit, Blooket and Quizlet so students can practice
- a crossword puzzle to practice the vocabulary
During the podcast, students can take notes on the sheet provided in the activity if you wish them to do so.
After listening, students can do the comprehension questions. There is a set of 1o questions, in both English and French to check for understanding. There is also a page with 10 true and false questions and 10 fill in the blank questions.
If you would like the students to read the complete transcript of the podcast, you will find it on the Duolingo Podcast site.