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Children learning to read in French will love the Gafi Raconte series. These fun, enchanting adventure stories feature Gafi the friendly ghost and his friends; each story is told in words and pictures to aid comprehension .
In Gafi à la piscine, Gafi the ghost and his friends are at the swimming pool. Rachid is terrified of the water and Kevin keeps playing practical jokes that aren't helping the situation.
This title is ideal for children who are just starting to read French. The text is fairly simple and new words are explained in a (monolingual French) glossary at the back. At the back of the book, there are a few activity pages to extend the learning.
Gafi Raconte: Gafi à la piscine is intended for native French speakers who are learning to read. It would suit a child aged 5+ if they were fluent in French. Otherwise, this would be excellent reading material for advanced Key Stage 2 and even for Key Stage 3 students who are learning to read their first French books.
Paperback, 32pp, 120 x 180mm