SUEZ CANAL BLOCKED

Suez Canal Blocked

LE CANAL DE SUEZ BLOQUÉ THE SUEZ CANAL BLOCKED   Le canal de Suez bloqué par un embouteillage après l’échouage d’un énorme porte-conteneurs Suez Canal blocked by traffic jam after massive container ship runs aground Un porte-conteneurs géant de la longueur de quatre terrains de football s’est coincé dans le canal de Suez en Égypte,…

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French Notes from Facebook Livestream

Blog post from Facebook Livestream

Bonjour tout le monde!  As we are still in a very critical situation with Covid 19, I am going to continue doing a Facebook Livestream every evening at 8pm. Thank you for watching yesterday’s livestream. Here are the French notes to accompany it. We focused on the 2016 Diary Entry for Leaving Cert students, and…

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FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL

The fall of the Berlin Wall

  THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL LA CHUTE DU MUR DE BERLIN 1989. Cette année marque le 30ème anniversaire de la chute du Mur de Berlin, qui est tombé le 9 novembre, 1989. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, which fell on the 9th of November, 1989.…

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VIDEO GAMES

video games

A l’heure actuelle, les enfants passent beaucoup de temps devant le téléviseur, les jeux vidéo et les ordinateurs. Nowadays children spend too much time infront of the television, video games and computers. L’OMS a décidé en 2015 de classer l’addiction aux jeux vidéo comme une pathologie au même titre que l’addiction à la cocaïne ou…

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FRENCH LEAVING CERT LISTENING 2010

French Leaving cert listening 2010

LEAVING CERT LISTENING 2010 – ALTERNATIVE PAPER These alternative listening exercises are for students or teachers who have completed particular years of the listening, but might like to re-visit some of the past papers. The exercises are taken from the past papers. Some of the listening questions are the same as in the paper, but…

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LEAVING CERT FRENCH – DATA CENTRES

LEAVING CERT FRENCH SENTENCES NEW CONTENT! Leaving Cert Sentences on the topic of Data Centres  Please click on these links for more information on our 3 different plans, which will give you 365 days peace of mind, whatever stage you are at. https://www.frenchnotes.ie/subscriptions/ As a member of the Leaving Cert or Teacher Plan, you would…

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Illegal Downloading – Leaving Cert French Sentences

Illegal Downloading – le téléchargement illégal. C’est un fait avéré que le piratage des œuvres musicales par Internet semblait en voie d’affaiblir l’industrie à un point tel, qu’on commençait à craindre pour sa survie. It is a well-established fact that illegal downloading of music files from the Internet seemed to be undermining the industry to…

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FRENCH LEAVING CERT WRITING SKILLS

Leaving cert French Revision Course

LEAVING CERT FRENCH – WRITING SKILLS What is it with students writing French? They freeze up and find the whole process so daunting. It really doesn’t have to be! Once a student has an idea of their tenses and how to use them properly, the rest should be plain sailing! However, this is not the…

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Leaving Cert French Sentences on Inequality

LE MOVEMENT DES GILETS JAUNES – UNE MANIFESTATION CONTRE L’INÉGALITÉ PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE SENTENCES ARE NOW RESTRICTED TO OUR SUBSCRIBED MEMBERS.    Take a look at some of the titles available in the shop section of our website, and if you purchase three or more essays, you receive a 20% discount https://www.frenchnotes.ie/buy-now-resources/ https://www.frenchnotes.ie/buy-now-resources/leaving-cert-opinion-questions/does-racism-still-exist-in-ireland/ https://www.frenchnotes.ie/buy-now-resources/leaving-cert-opinion-questions/poverty-and-third-world-debt/…

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MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH – LA SANTÉ MENTALE   Le rétablissement de la santé mentale doit être une préoccupation pour la société en générale. Restoration of mental health should be a concern for society in general. Être mentalement sain est vraiment une composante essentielle de la vie. To be mentally well is really an essential component of…

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POVERTY

Poverty

POVERTY – LA PAUVRETÉ   La pauvreté est un problème grave dans le monde entier. Poverty is a serious problem all over the world. Dans les pays de l’Ouest cependant, je crois que l’éducation est clé afin de sortir de la pauvreté. In western countries however, I believe that education is vital in order to…

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URBAN VIOLENCE

urban violence

URBAN VIOLENCE LA VIOLENCE URBAINE Les gangs et les drogues en banlieues sont abondants. La stigmatisation liée à la vie en banlieue fait difficile pour les jeunes de trouver un emploi parce qu’ils sont connectés à la violence et la pauvreté. Gangs and drugs in the suburbs are everywhere. Stigmatisation linked to life in the…

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ST. VALENTINE’S DAY AROUND THE WORLD

St valentine

St. Valentine’s Day – Traditions from around the world. This reading practice is aimed at students in either 5th or 6th year. It contains the following tasks: Finding the verb in English Key words from the text Important grammatical constructions from the text LES TRADITIONS DE ST-VALENTIN DANS LE MONDE READING PRACTICE Source: Canal Vie…

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CARBON TAX

CARBON TAX TAXE CARBON En Irlande, le gouvernement n’a pas augmenté le taux de la taxe carbone lors du dernier budget. In Ireland, the government did not raise the rate of carbon tax in the last budget. Le principe derrière un taxe carbone est de sensibiliser les consommateurs d’énergie fossile pour les inciter à changer…

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