February 22, 2017

Ça Roule ! 1

Ça roule ! 1 has been developed to address the needs of today’s French teachers and their students


Student Textbook

  • Adopts a communicative approach which focuses on oral proficiency, listening to and understanding the spoken language, so students learn to communicate effectively in conversation
  • Uses interdisciplinary teaching methods and an integrated approach to the development of language skills (reading, writing, listening, speech and conversation)
  • Suitable for mixed-ability classes
  • Modern, full-colour design with student-friendly layout, vibrant photos and creative illustrations
  • Each unit begins with a checklist of the conversation, speech, listening, reading, and grammatical skills the student will learn
  • Reading and writing exercises incorporate students’ own lived experiences, bringing the real world into the classroom
  • Uses authentic texts and covers themes that provide the building blocks for language learning
  • Culture sections throughout each unit teach students about French habits and customs, therefore developing socio-cultural knowledge and promoting intercultural awareness
  • Group and pair work fosters peer-to-peer teaching and communicative language learning
  • Task-switching, problem-solving, mini-projects and self-assessment tools develop critical thinking skills
  • Students learn to use grammar in context, supported by exercises in their Journal de bord
  • Includes glossary of vocabulary


Journal de bord

  • FREE learning diary that allows students to put their new knowledge into practice
  • Develops reflective and independent learning and is integrated with the textbook
  • Test your knowledge activities and vocabulary exercises for each unit offer assessment opportunities


Student CDs

  • Two FREE student CDs with integrated listening exercises that focus on both conversation and pronunciation
  • Allow students to listen to native French speakers and practise their vocabulary at home



  • FREE mini-whiteboard with the student textbook to encourage whole class participation and feedback


Teacher’s Resource Book

The student textbook is supported by the Ça Roule ! 1 Teacher’s Resource Book:

  • Summative assessments for Assessment of Learning
  • Sample lesson plan and a scheme of work
  • Additional cultural information and photocopiables
  • Aligns to the Junior Cycle MFL Specifications
  • Solutions to activities


Digital Resources

Ça Roule ! 1’s wide range of digital resources support the New Junior Cycle Specification’s emphasis on the use of modern technology in the classroom and are designed to cater for different learning styles.
Each unit is supported by digital resources and they are integrated for easy reference and lesson planning. Teachers can access the Ça Roule ! 1 interactive e-book at www.edcolearning.ie, plus a bank of free digital resources, including:


  • FREE student website with interactive grammar and language activities and quizzes
  • Easy-to-use, ready-made editable PowerPoints for the classroom
  • Unique interview videos with students for each unit to support oral communication
  • Follow-up worksheets for every video
  • Solutions to activities
  • Audio CD tracks available in digital format.


FREE e-book