Les Trois Mousquetaires!


Age group - Years 7, 8 & 9

Audience size   up to 200 students

Length of performance – approx 1 hour 10 mins

Aim
Supports the Aims and Purposes of  French at Keystage 3 by
listening to the sounds and grammar of the French language .

Objectives

The objectives are to :

-  develop a positive attitude to learning French

   -  motivate learning and increase cultural awareness

  - give the opportunity to use knowledge with growing confidence to understand what they hear

- experience and understand a wide range of vocabulary and differing tenses in an enjoyable manner

Areas covered include : 
numbers, days of the week, time, directions, food, modes of transport, weather

The Story
We are in Paris, France. The year is 1629. Difficult times for the Queen. For even as we speak the evil Cardinal de Richelieu and his sidekick Camembert, are plotting to steal the fabled red jewel - known as The Star of France, and thus overthrow the monarchy. The Queen needs help. Urgent help. And here it comes … 

Style of performance
A fun packed adventure with a variety of characters from the original story engaged in comedy, swordplay, treachery and illusion. And of course all in French!!

Learning Materials
A Synopsis of the story, Vocabulary list and Wordsearch


Feedback Dates

A very enjoyable performance – students gained a great deal in terms of both language and entertainment. Visually engaging with great acting which was well pitched for Y7/8 Level. Cowley Language College, St Helens

Well acted, clearly enunciated, good diction, bags of enthusiasm. Good repetition of key words. Bickley Park School,Kent.

Absolutely outstanding from beginning to end. You engaged Year 9’s throughout . Variety and pace incredible. In 30 years of teaching I have not enjoyed a performance so much ! This is how education should be. Head of Learning Partnerships, New Charter Academy, Manchester


Thank you so very much for an outstanding, professional performance, which has both enriched our pupils MFL experience and thoroughly entertained them. The culmination of drama, humour and pure hilarity in your performance is simply sensational and we would recommend the experience to any school seeking to enrich their Modern Foreign Languages Curriculum.   Oundle and Kingscliffe Middle School. June 2010