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Concours d’art oratoire Impromptu
Impromptu Division of Le Concours d’art oratoire 2020In recent years the paradigm shift in the teaching and learning of French has had an impact on the classroom. The professional discussions taking place across Ontario and nationwide about the action-oriented approach, spontaneous discussions and authentic tasks have been instrumental in the creation of this division in 2017. This division promotes fluency and the ability to speak on the spot.
- Impromptu Evaluations:
- Important Dates
- Checklist for School Board Contact
Below you will find the resources on how to organize the Impromptu Division of le Concours d'art oratoire at the school and school board levels.
Organizing the Concours at the Board Level:1-Concours countdown for School Boards 2-Organization of the Impromptu Category
Organizing the Concours at the Classroom/School Level:A Teacher's Guide for Conducting the Concours d'Art Oratoire: 1-Concours countdown for Schools How to Build Spontaneous Talk 1-How to Build Confidence for Spontaneous Talk 2-How to Build Confidence for Spontaneous Talk (French) 3-Questions for Talking Cube How to Prepare for the Concours Impromptu Activities 1-How to Read a Photo 2-Comment Analyser les Photographies, French Version 3-Criteria for Choosing Photographs for Classroom Practice 4-Communication Orale 5-How to Explore Oral Comprehension Sources (Audio or Video) 6-Guide pour explorer les sources de compréhension orale (audio ou vidéo) 7-Criteria for Choosing Audio or Video Documents for Classroom Practice
Lesson Plans for the Concours Impromptu CategoryVideo Lesson Plans 1-A1+ Video Lesson Plan 2-A2 Video Lesson Plan 3-B1 Video Lesson Plan 4-B2 Video Lesson Plan Cube Lesson Plan 1-Lesson Plans for Talking Cubes A1+ to B2 2-A1+ Cubes Grades 4-8 Core 3-A2 Cubes Grades 4-8 Extended/Immersion 4-A2 Cubes Grades 9-10 Core 5-B1 Cubes Grade 9 Extended/Immersion 6-B1 Cubes Grade 10 Extended/Immersion 7-B1 Cubes Grade 11 Core 8-B1 Cubes Grade 12 Core 9-B2 Cubes Grade 11 Extended/Immersion 10-B2 Cubes Grade 12 Extended/Immersion Practice Photos 1-Lesson Plans Photos A1+ to B2 2-A1+ Practice Photos Grades 4-8 Core 3-A2 Practice Photos Grades 4-6 Extended/Immersion 4-A2 Practice Photos Grades 7-8 Extended/Immersion 5-A2 Practice Photos Grades 9-10 Core 6-B1 Practice Photos Grades 9-10 Extended/Immersion 7-B1 Practice Photos Grade 11 Core 8-B2 Practice Photos Grade 12 Core 9-B2 Practice Photos Grade 11 Extended/Immersion 10-B2 Practice Photos Grade 12 Extended/Immersion For additional information, please contact Alayna Cameron. E: [email protected] T: 905.366.1012, x 6 or 1.800.667.0594 x 6.
Concours d’art oratoire Traditional
Our 36th annual Concours et festival d'art oratoire will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at York University's Glendon Campus in Toronto. The Concours d'art oratoire is an annual French public-speaking event for students from grades 9 through 12 studying French as a Second Language in Ontario schools. It is organized by the Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association and Canadian Parents for French (Ontario). There are four categories - Core, Extended, Immersion and Francophone. Students in grades 9 through 12 participate in the competitive concours format for cash prizes. Winners from the grade 11-12 categories move on to represent Ontario at the CPF National competition held in Ottawa. Click on the green text to learn more about the Impromptu Division. Please be advised that a student cannot compete in both the Traditional and the Impromptu Divisions.
School Board InformationClick on the green titles below to access the following information:
- Important Dates
- Category Placement/Hours of Instruction/French Language Experience
- Checklist & Information for School Board Contact
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