Intermediate FSL EBOOKS & Resources


In the beginner series, Marc introduced his cousin Julie who lives in Paris, France. The intermediate thematic ebooks explore Julie's life and interests as she shops, runs errands, and dines in Paris.

Each of our eBooks comes with accompanying worksheets, lesson plans and assessments.  Our engaging collection is geared for students aged 11 - 14, and matches themes covered in the classroom. 

C'est moi, Julie!
FSL eBook - C'EST MOI, JULIE!
1B - C'est moi, Julie!

Meet Marc's cousin, Julie Pelletier. Learn about her family, her friends and her interests.

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  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: About me, Family, Friends, Interests
  • French Vocabulary: Describing one's self. Introducing one's family and friends. Expressing likes and dislikes.
  • French Grammar: Adjectives. Adjectival agreement. Definite articles.
  • Click below for accompanying worksheets, lesson plans and assessments.


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Julie s'amuse à Paris
FSL eBook - JULIE S'AMUSE A PARIS
2B - Julie s'amuse à Paris

Find out why Julie loves living in Paris.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Activities, City, Tourism
  • French Vocabulary: Describing things to do in the city.
  • French Grammar: Prepositions. Adjectives.
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Le repas à Paris
FSL eBook - LE REPAS A PARIS
3B - Le repas à Paris

What does Julie like to eat for breakfast during the week? On the weekend? Where does she normally eat lunch? What does her family usually have for dinner? Read to find out.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Food, Routines
  • French Vocabulary: Talking about food preferences. Describing meals.
  • French Grammar: Adverbs. Partitive articles. Prepositions.
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Bienvenue chez moi!
FSL eBook - BIENVENUE CHEZ MOI!
4B - Bienvenue chez moi!

Explore Julie's apartment in Paris. Discover how many rooms there are, and what furniture items are in each room.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Furniture, House/Apartment
  • French Vocabulary: Rooms in a house/apartment. Describing household objects.
  • French Grammar: Adjectives. Adjectival agreement. Indefinite articles. Prepositions.
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Les corvées
FSL eBook - LES CORVEES
5B - Les corvées

In the Pelletier household, everyone has chores to do. Learn who does the laundry, who does the cooking, who washes the car ... and more!

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Family, Chores
  • French Vocabulary: Household chores. How often one does something (once a week, every day...).
  • French Grammar: Adverbs. Present tense (regular/irregular verbs). Definite articles.
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Julie fait les courses
FSL eBook - JULIE FAIT LES COURSES
6B - Julie fait les courses

Julie and Michel are going to run errands. Find out where they need to go and what they need to buy.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Errands, Shops, City
  • French Vocabulary: Running errands.
  • French Grammar: Near future tense. Transition words (d'abord, ensuite...). Prepositions.
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Julie fait les magasins
FSL eBook - JULIE FAIT LES MAGASINS
7B - Julie fait les magasins

Julie and Pauline went shopping yesterday. Read about what they bought and how much each of the items cost.

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Shopping, Clothing
  • French Vocabulary: Clothing preferences. Articles of clothing.
  • French Grammar: Compound past tense. Adjectives. Adjectival agreement.
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Julie achète des cadeaux
FSL eBook - JULIE ACHETE DES CADEAUX
8B - Julie achète des cadeaux

Julie needs to buy everyone in her family a Christmas gift. Learn where she goes to shop, what she buys and how much each of the gifts cost.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Shopping, Clothing, Accessories, Gifts
  • French Vocabulary: Asking for/Offering help. Making purchases. Colors. Price.
  • French Grammar: Object pronouns. Asking questions. Adjectives.
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Au café
FSL eBook - AU CAFE
9B - Au café

Julie and Alexandre are at a café. Find out what they order and if they enjoy their meals.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Food, Restaurant
  • French Vocabulary: Food/Drinks. Ordering food. Asking for/Making a recommendation. Expressing likes.
  • French Grammar: Partitive articles. Indefinite articles. Asking questions.
  • Click below for accompanying worksheets, lesson plans and assessments.

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Julie discute des vacances
FSL eBook - JULIE DISCUTE DES VACANCES
10B - Julie discute des vacances

Julie is having trouble deciding what to do for the summer. Pauline gives her some advice.

  • Book Style: Conversational
  • Connecting Themes: Holidays, Making plans
  • French Vocabulary: Making a phone call. Discussing future plans. Asking for/Giving advice.
  • French Grammar: Near future tense. Asking questions. Prepositions.
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La France
FSL eBook - LA FRANCE
11B - La France

Read about France. Learn about its climate, what a typical meal consists of and what there is to see and do!

  • Book Style: Reading Comprehension
  • Connecting Themes: Tourism, Weather, Food, Activities, Transportation
  • French Vocabulary: Climate. Activities. Food.
  • French Grammar: Adjectives. Definite/Indefinite/Partitive articles. Prepositions.
  • Click below for accompanying worksheets, lesson plans and assessments.

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