Song “L’amoureuse” by Carla Bruni + Music

How did you pick this theme or topic?

Music is always a good topic because students like listening to songs and it’s also a good way for them to practice their listening skills. They also like to know more about the music culture of France, or what is famous at that moment.

How did you present the material? (Handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)


How did students react?
They reacted well, I think they liked knowing what was on the radio this summer.

Did they engage with each other and you?
They engaged with me about vocabulary, and with each other when getting to know the new students.

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)

White board
Youtube video

Please attach a copy.

Would you recommend this activity for a future class?

Why or why not?

Music always works

Intermediate 09/07

1. expression du jour

2. song with blanks
L’amoureuse (lyrics)

• 1 ecoute, discussion
• 2e ecoute, fill in the blanks
• 3e ecoute, fill in the blanks
• correction
• 4e ecoute + video

• Discussion
→ what do you think of this song
→ do you know Carla Bruni?
→ what’s you favorite style of music?