Petites Pièces de Théàtre contains 45 short, simple and very sunny skits that are written for the enjoyment of beginning and intermediate French speakers of all ages.
Petites Pièces de Théàtre examines fifteen content units that are universal to all beginning French curriculums. The units, which are referred to as "Acts," include:
- Ça va? (introductions)
- L'alphabet (the alphabet)
- La salle de classe (the classroom)
- Les numéros (numbers)
- Les couleurs (colors)
- Le corps humain (body parts)
- "Avoir" idioms
- Quel temps fait-il? (weather)
- Les mois et les saisons (months, seasons)
- La famille (family)
- Les vêtements (clothing)
- Les chambres et les meubles (rooms,
- Les fruits (fruits)
- La cuisine (food)
More about Petites Pièces de Théàtre...
- Skit performances range from 2-7 minutes
- Skits contain roles for 2-8 student actors
Additional features include:
- Rehearsal and production suggestions
- Pre-productions creative drama activities
- A comprehensive French-English glossary
Each "Act" contains three skits. Skit A is the shortest and simplest. Skit B is often a bit longer and slightly more complex. Skit C is usually still somewhat longer, and tends to unite content objectives, vocabulary and structures within a more complex dialogue and/or plot. Each skit deals with totally new characters and a new situation. Most skits when performed are between three and six minutes long.