Designing a Lesson Plan About Teaching French Grammar as a Foreign Language from a Social Constructivist Approach

Dilek Soylu Baştuğ, Jonathan Broutin


In modern methods, in line with the social constructivist and action-oriented approaches, knowledge should be (co-) constructed by the learner in interaction with his or her learning environment which has been established by the teacher prior to the session. A social constructivist approach can be described as learning-centered. This approach indicates learning as an interactive process. This study aims to define how learners build instructional sequences based on the European Common Language Reference Framework (CEFR) and action-oriented methods by using authentic documents including metalanguage. The sequence is for adult learners at A2 level. They are Turkish students who are at least 19 years old and they have participated in a one-year preparatory class with the aim of reaching B1 level. We will analyze the context of the procedure teaching and the profile of the learners to whom it will be passed. At the end of these introductory analyzes, which are important for the development of an audience-specific learning sequence, we will create a sequence guide with additional activity sheets for students.


French as a Foreign Language, Social Constructivist Approach, Grammar, Authentic Source, Language Teaching, Interaction

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