Sports in French and German – MFL activity PowerPoint

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KS3, KS4


Years 7-11


There are multiple international sporting events taking place in summer 2024. Use them to inspire your students to practise talking about sports in French, German or any other target language.

Dip into this selection of fun games and classroom activities as starters, stand-alone activities or for a whole lesson. Some activities may also be suitable for flipped learning or homework.

The answers are provided after each activity and some tasks include printable PDFs. Keep track of student scores if you wish to find and reward an overall class winner.

Sport activities

  • Bonjour from Paris – Explore greetings, introductions, and basic questions in French
  • Sport word search – Can you find nine French words?
  • Allez less langues! – Name as many countries participating in the summer games, the name of the country in their own language and the language they speak.
  • Say hello – Match the greetings to the language. Click on the links to practise your pronunciation of each greeting.
  • Welcome! What is your story? – Create your own sports story, explaining who you are, what part of the world you’re from, what sport you’re competing in and more.
  • Who is your mascot? – Pick a team taking part at the Olympics and design your own mascot.
  • Team up – Research the 24 national football teams playing to be the best in Europe
  • Stadium snacks – Research popular snacks from Germany and other participating countries
  • Auf geht’s! Let’s go! – Match the German football saying with their English translation
  • Guten tag from Germany – Explore greetings, introductions, and basic questions in German.
  • Broadcasting to the world – Roleplay as a TV presenter explaining what is happening across Europe this summer of sport.
  • Where next? – In your chosen language, pitch why your chosen country should be the host of the next Olympic / Paralympic games

Pearson offers a variety of resources and guidance to support you in teaching the 2024 Pearson Edexcel MFL GCSEs. Browse more Olympics resources.

Sports in French and German PowerPoint
Sports in French and German – MFL activity PowerPoint

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