In this Les tirailleurs sénégalais French reading your students will learn about a forgotten unit that fought for France.
This French reading comprehension activity for Google™ drive will teach your students about the history of les tirailleurs sénégalais, a group of soldiers from Africa who fought for France. 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.
Units of African soldiers fought in both World Wars, helping France achieve victory – but most Americans have never heard of these brave men. Learn about their history, their actions, and what happened to them after the wars in this reading for intermediate and advanced French learners. Written in the passé composé and imparfait.
This Les tirailleurs sénégalais French reading Includes a version with French questions, a version with English questions and answer key.