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Teaching students French as a second foreign language after English through the use of cartoons with subtitles


The effectiveness of the cartoon teaching method is considered. The positive influence of interlingual subtitles on the study of a foreign language is analyzed and revealed. An exemplary algorithm for working with video material is presented. The planning of a lesson based on this method is described, as well as exemplary exercises for the development of skills in two foreign languages are considered.


teaching, English, French, subtitling, cartoons, methodology

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