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Teaching resources for intermediate level French

These French resources from Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) UK are free and can be downloaded for use in the classroom with intermediate French speakers.

Click on the boxes below to access the exercises.

MSF en Haiti

mirlanda >

These two worksheets are based on the story of Mirlanda, a young girl injured in the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 and treated by MSF. It provides preparation for the exercise in the Advanced French section.

josie >

These three worksheets are based on interviews with Josie, an English nurse, who set up a temporary children’s hospital in Port-au-Prince after the earthquake in Haiti.

MSF en affiches

msf en affiches >

This series of posters in French illustrates aspects of the work of MSF, such as the use of an inflatable field tent, treatment of malnutrition and the transport of vaccines to the field. Each poster is accompanied by comprehension activities for students.

10 moyens d'atteindre les patients

teacher's instructions >

guided notes for students >

script >

This package of resources consists of teacher's notes to guide speaking and writing exercises, a student worksheet, and a transcript, based on the above video - Top 10 Ways We Reach Our Patients. 

Vivez votre premiere mission

premiere mission >

Building on a video about a nurse's first mission, this resource facilitates students' listening, writing (with an emphasis on passé composé), and speaking skills.