Still life with blackberry pie (1660), Willem Heda Claeszoon, famous painter for his rendering of reflective surfaces ..© DR
The art of French table: UNESCO heritage
- Brainstorming around the French gastronomy
- Overall understanding: general characteristics of the extract
- Detailed understanding: world heritage
- Detailed understanding: the steps of the meal
- Production: speak of gastronomy
- Production: some literature
- Production: speak a gourmet Remember
In 2010, the gastronomic meal of the French came on the Representative List of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Through the explanations of Jean-Robert Pitte, you will discover the characteristics of French meals by understanding and creative activities exercises.
Brainstorming around the French gastronomy
#TO EXCHANGE IDEAS
Mobilize knowledge of your students on the theme of French gastronomy. This is an opportunity to mention dishes, flavors and culinary impressions!
ACTIVITY PRE-LISTENING / PICTURES OF TYPICAL DISHES, GREAT RESTAURANTS, DESSERTS / WHOLE CLASS
Overall understanding: general characteristics of the extract
Affordable questions at the A2 level to identify the communication situation with sounds and voice and identify the main features of the extract (who and what).
ACTIVITIES 1 AND 2 / INDIVIDUAL CLASS AND ANY / ALL EXTRACT
Detailed understanding: world heritage
Expertise, art of living. After discussing these expressions, detailed understanding of your activities bring students to explore the concept of World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Detailed understanding: the steps of the meal
# DESCRIBE PHENOMENON
Appetizers, appetizers, coffee grows: after some activities to understand the different stages of the French culinary meals, your students can create in turn their own words! They also wonder about this question: is the theme of food considered “noble” in all cultures?
ACTIVITY 4 AND 5 / INDIVIDUALLY AND WHOLE CLASS / 2E 3E AND PASSAGES
Production: speak of gastronomy
What comparison can you make between meals in your country and the French meal? “The world belongs to those who have no fixed time for meals. “So many questions and quotes to share with your students about the food!
ACTIVITY 6 / OF PROVERBS / IN GROUPS
Production: a little literature
#TELLING A MEMORY
Your students do they know Proust’s madeleine? A discovery of the famous French writer extract bring your students to tell their own memories gastronomic meals, tasting a dish, a dessert, a biscuit or another that marked them! The opportunity for them to express the lived sensations and flavors.
ACTIVITIES AND 8 7 / EXTRACT FROM THE SWAN IN RATING Marcel Proust / IN GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALLY
Production: speak a gourmet Remember
#TELLING PAST EVENT
And you, what is your “Proust’s madeleine”? Tell a culinary and gourmet moment until today that awakens feelings in you!
ACTIVITY 7A / IN GROUPS