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Concours de la francophonie

From 24 October 2019 (00:00) to 31 March 2020 (00:00)


Concours de la francophonie 2020

The Institut français d’Ecosse launches le Concours de la Francophonie, a national school competition to encourage all young French learners and their teachers around Scotland and to celebrate the international day of la francophonie.

  • Who can take part? All Scottish primary and secondary schools offering French may enter this competition by submitting a short video of a classroom activity in French.
  • 4 Categories: P1/P4 - P5/P7 - S1/S3 - S4/S6
  • Eligible entries: A video in French of maximum 5 minutes (classroom activities as conversation, poetry, songs, etc). The learners should speak/sing clearly in French. The level of French will be adapted to the learners. We will also value the participation of ALL learners in the class and the creativity of the piece.
    • In primary, you may want to film a regular activity in French: a song you have prepared in class, a game, or a small dialogue etc.
    • In secondary, students need to show their communication skills in French and may want to conduct interviews in their school or create a short drama.
  • How to take part?
    Send your video by email to concours.ifecosse gmail.com before 20 January 2020.
    Please name your file(s) with the name of the scholl and classes involved. Best way is to use file trasfer website such as wetransfer or another one (we do not have a GLOW access and will not be able to access those files).
  • Prizes:
    • First prize in each category: invitation to attend a French immersion day on 20 March 2020 in Edinburgh to celebrate the international week of la francophonie at the French Institute. Transport and lunch for the entire classroom will be offered. Winners will take part in French workshops organized at the French Institute and will receive a selection of French books.
    • Second prize in each category: a selection of French books

This school competition is sponsored by TOTAL E&P, the Franco Scottish Society and is organised in partnership with the Alliance française de Glasgow, SALT, SCILT, the University of Edinburgh.

Previous edition reports are available here for 2019, here for 2018 and here for 2017,

Bonne chance à tous !

Institut Français Écosse 2019