Silence, s’il vous plaît!
Level 1 and up / Novice Mid — Novice High
Life in Cairo, Egypt is anything but quiet. Day and night Samir hears continuous noise in spite of his attempts to ignore or eliminate it. Even his family is noisy! Desperate to sleep and
study, Samir makes a bold attempt to escape the noisy city– even if it requires abandoning his family. He soon discovers that living without family in a constant state of ‘quiet’ is not as wonderful as he thought.
The low unique word count and high frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in this Comprehension-based™ reader, "Silence, s'il vous plaît", make this an ideal read for novice and intermediate French learners. Each page is loaded with cognates (words that are similar in English and French), recycled vocabulary, and illustrations, which makes this read highly comprehensible!
- Level 1 and up
- Present tense
- Culture-based adventure
- Total word count: 4700
- Unique word count: 136
- Page count: 64
- A 259-page Teacher's Guide is also available!
Silence, s’il vous plaît! Teacher's Guide
Our Teacher's Guides are loaded with resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience.
In Every Chapter:
Vocabulary, cognates, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions slideshow
Slideshows: Égypte, Les Pharaons égyptiens
Readings: "Alexandrie, Égypte", "Le Caire, Égypte", "Les sphinx"
Features and Highlights:
“Placement Test“ Activity, Avant ou après?, Comment? Quand? Où?, Common Words, Complete the Paragraphs, Dessine les phrases, Eventful, Freeze Frame, Games (Bazinga!, Find it!, Les tweets de Samir, Petit basket, Photo Finish, Slap!, The Copier), Gauche ou droite?, Il aime? , Imposters, Logique ou illogique?, Musical Chairs Retell, Numbered Heads Together, Password, Picasso of Plates, Picture Clues, Scene it! Writing Assessment, Scene Machine, Scrambled Sentences, The Splits, Théâtre du lecteur, Trivia Game Show, Two Truths and a Lie, Vocabulaire, Which Sitch is Which?, Whose line?