Dominique Guillemant / Illus. Chiara Nocentini
This is a Level 1 book in the ELI Young French Readers series. It is a French edition of the story of The Ant and The Grasshopper, retold for young learners of French and includes multimedia content to support the story.
It’s very hot in summer but the ant works hard. Grasshopper doesn’t like working; she prefers singing. But then winter arrives and it’s very cold. Ant has got lots of food; her house is warm and nice. Grasshopper knocks at the door. She’s hungry. She doesn’t want to sing and dance now!
Themes covered in this title: friendship / jobs
- Lexical content
- Fruit and vegetables
- Weather & Seasons
- Grammatical content
- J’aime / Je n’aime pas
- La forme négative
- Le présent de l’indicatif
- du / de la / des les articles
The book includes the story, an art and craft activity, a short simple play script and five pages of activities to consolidate learning of new vocabulary and grammar.
La Cigale et La Fourmi is aimed at young French beginners who are able to read short stories in French with up to 100 words. If online access is available, you can access resources including the full story read by a native speaker and other multimedia activities to enhance learning.
Flexi-back, 32pp, 150 x 210mm
The ELI Young French Readers series is divided into 4 levels which are graded according to the number of headwords used. Beautifully illustrated, these readers are accompanied by multimedia resources (accessed online), featuring the story read by a native speaker. Each title includes 5 pages of revision exercises and fun activities.
- Level One (orange) 100 words - below A1
- Level Two (purple) 200 words - A1
- Level Three (blue) 300 words - A1.1
- Level Four (green) 400 words - A2