French Dance - DVD
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French Dance in the Primary
Classroom - DVD

featuring Yannick Minvielle-Debat & Robin Shepherd
(French KS2 and KS3)

This DVD, for classroom use, will help teachers and children to learn five simple French dances:

  • Farandole (suitable for any age of children)
  • Jean Petit qui Danse (recommended for Year 3)
  • Polka des Bébés (recommended for Year4)
  • Cercle Circassien (recommended for Year 5)
  • Galop Nantais (recommended for Year 6)

The dances can also be incorporated into cultural celebrations or off-timetable events in KS3.
Once the dances have been learned in easy stages, using the DVD, the accompanying audio CD can be used to provide the music for the children to dance to.

Yannick Minvielle-Debat has a wealth of experience in teaching French dance to children in Key Stage 2, making it simple and fun to learn. She provides a clear rationale for the inclusion of French dance within the Key Stage 2 curriculum, linked to the Key Stage 2 Framework for Languages (Intercultural Understanding strand) and the P.E. programme of study.

Robin Shepherd is a talented musician, well experienced in providing folk dance music. On the DVD Robin uses a melodeon and a fiddle, and on the audio CD he makes use of a variety of instruments.

The DVD and accompanying audio CD can help teachers bring cultural and social experiences into the French classroom in an enjoyable way using music and movement.

RRP £30+VAT (inc p&p)

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