Gr 5 Au Café

Au café

In this unit, students will learn vocabulary related to food, café and restaurants.

Les mots-amis:

·    un restaurant

·    un café

·    le décor

·    un menu

·    le service

·    un sandwich

·    un muffin

Les vocabulaires:

·    un client/ une cliente (customer)

·    un serveur/une serveuse (waiter/ waitress)

·    un aliment (food)

·    une banque alimentaire (food bank)

·    de la tarte (some pie)

·    du gâteau (some cake)

·    du lait (milk)

·    de la limonade (lemonade)

·    du jus (juice)

·    du café (coffee)

·    du chocolat chaud (hot chocolate)

·    du thé (tea)

·    de l'eau (water)

·    une commande (food order)

 Les phrases:

·    Vous êtes ______ (You are____)

·    Nous sommes _____ (We are_____)

·    Qu'est-ce que vous choisissez? (What will you have?)

·    Tu choisis_____. (You choose _____)

·    Je vais prendre _______. (I will have/take ____)

·    Moi, je ____. (Me, I ___)

·    Toi, tu ___. (You, you ___)

·    Il va prendre ____. (He will have ____)

·    Elle va prendre ____. (She will have ____)

·       Qu'est-ce que je mange quand j'ai faim? (What do I eat when I'm hungry?)

·        Je mange... (I eat)

·    J'ai faim. (I'm hungry.)


to be : être (present tense)

1.  I am = Je suis

2. You are = Tu es

3. He is = Il est

4. She is = Elle est

5. We are = Nous sommes

6. You are = Vous êtes

7. They are = Ils sont

8. They are =Elles sont

Click on the links below for a variety of on-line resources:

ER Verbs Games:

·  Millionaire : See if you can be a millionaire by answering questions related to ER verbs

·  Matching : Match verbs with English translations

·  Jumbled Words : See how many verbs you can unscramble

·  Hangman

·  Battleship : Answer questions to sink the enemy's ship

ER Verbs Practice:

·    ER verbs pronunciation : Click on this link to listen to common ER verbs, tips on conjugations, and quizes for more practice


1. Millionaire : Play millionaire by answering questions about food and drinks

2. Hangman: Use food and drink vocabulary to play hangman

3. Battleship: Use fruits and vegetable vocabulary to play battleship

4. Digital Dialects: Listen to the French word and match the correct picture (choose "food" vocabulary) 

5. Paires-Eclairs : Fun, matching game- click on "les fruits" or "les légumes"

6. Zut! : Variety of games related to food (Website is free after in the evening only)

7. AMDSB : Great links to games and resources to practice basic vocabulary


1. Picture Dictionary 1: Learn more food vocabulary and listen to the pronunciation (part 1)

2. Picture Dictionary 2: Learn more food vocabulary and listen to the pronunciation (part 2)

3. Videos: Watch three videos on French cooking

4. Conversation: Watch a video of a conversation about lunches 



·    Video on Family : Watch a video to help you remember the family vocabulary in French

·    être - listen to a presentation on "être"

Oral Resources:

·    Listen to Anything you want! : Type in any French words or phrases, and listen to how it's pronounced by several French speakers.