Tour de France, Stage 3 – Orcières-Merlette

Welcome to the course: “Tour de France, Stage 3, Orcières”. This course is designed for level B2 upwards.

In our Tour de France, we leave the Provence and head towards the Alps. We stop at the ski resort in Orcières. Are you ready for some fun?

In this course you will:

  1. Translate 24 words describing what you can see.  
  2. Answer 10 questions connected to the article.
  3. You are planning a trip to the resort and have your first ever skiing lessons. You ring a friend to ask what you should do to prepare. And you receive a reply.
  4. Part of the preparation is also planning. How detailed you plan and what you write to your travelling companion will provoke a reaction. But what?
  5. Contribute to a discussion by reading and writing any comments left by other participants.

  6. Watch some videos about Orcières.
  7. Click on some of the websites mentioned in the article.
  8. You can download the lesson outline to do offline.
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Teacher Frank