C'est moi!




Contact Information

  • sarah.hayes@springbranchisd.com
  • 713-251-3400

About Me

  • I'm having a baby this year! It's a girl!
  • I love to run, road bike, hike, and do yoga.
  • I am a terrible bowler and swimmer.
  • Ideal vacation: skiing
  • I love dumb jokes
  • Book nerd. Majorly.
  • I lived in France for 2 years
  • I grew up an Air Force Brat
  • I'm good at estimating volumes but not so great with time or distance.
  • I attended home school, private school, and five different public schools
  • I've lived in Washington state, Montana, Oklahoma, & Germany
  • I wanted to be a pilot, a professional ballerina, and a paleontologist when I was little
  • I play a little piano (badly) and cello (even worse).
  • I can draw a pretty good elephant.

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Madame Hayes


5th 7th 6th 8th
French IV/V French II French 1 French III


By appointment

Links for Practice


Regular Verbs

Les Verbes en -ER Study Stack (Anglais/Français)

 Les Verbes en -ER Study Stack (conjugaison)

Study Stack Conjugations IR RE

Study Stack Definitions IR RE

Reflexive Verbs-Practice

Reflexive Verbs-Study Stack

Pratique: Savoir & Connaître

Study Stack: Savoir or Connaître?

Study Stack: Savoir/Connaître Conjugations

Irregular Verbs

Study Stack #1

Study Stack #2

Study Stack #3

Study Stack #4

Quizlet: present tense irregular verbs

Quizlet: regular & irregular -ir, -re, -er verbs

Verbs like Venir Study Stack

Quizlet: irregular verbs

Study Stack: irregular verbs

Verbs like Ouvrir Study Stack

Miscellaneous Grammar

Quizlet: PC w/être

PPT presentation: Past Tense with Reflexive Verbs

Accord des Adjectifs-Study Stack

Participes Irréguliers

Le Partitif

Conjuguation Practice: PC w/être

Pratique : PC avec les verbes pronominaux

Quizlet: à/de contractions

Imperfect Nous Form Practice

Imperfect Conjugation Practice

Vidéo pour les notes et le devoir: Le pronom "En"

Irregular Past Participles


Video: Au marché

Podcast: faire les courses

Exercises: faire les courses (faites #1-3)

Train Travel in France

Vidéo: D'où vient le français?

Vidéo: Les Taches

Audio et lecture: Acheter une place au cinéma

Lecture: Les Genres Cinématographiques

Audio: Les bandes-annonces

Parties du corps --utilisez un ordinateur pour cet exercise

La Medicine

Chez le docteur

Chez le médecin --utilisez un ordinateur pour cet exercise

A la pharmacie

Activité: Les technologies

Les Nouvelles Technologies

Audio: à la gare

Video: Les Études

La grenouille

 Une journée typique



Please email sarah.hayes@springbranchisd.com if any one of these links is inactive or malfunctioning.

How to Type French Accents

Online Dictionaries

News in Slow French (transcripts included) http://www.newsinslowfrench.com/

Word Reference: This is a great online dictionary.  www.wordreference.com/

Dictionnaire Vivant de la Langue Française  http://dvlf.uchicago.edu/

Linguee: English/French dictionary www.linguee.fr/


Grammar and Vocabulary Practice

Français Interactif: Detailed explanations and practice for grammar and vocabulary. www.laits.utexas.edu/fi/

Conjuguemos: Practice conjugating verbs and vocabulary by chapter. conjuguemos.com/

Duolingo: Create your own account and learn languages here or download the app for your phone. www.duolingo.com/

Grammar & Vocabulary Practice www.studyfrench.com

Tennessee Bob’s Famous French Links www.utm.edu/departments/french/french.html


News and Radio Sources

Francophone radio and podcasts http://www.comfm.com/

· Ra Radio France Internationale http://www.rfi.fr/

Radio France http://www.radiofrance.fr/

City Audio Guides iaudioguide.com/

Radio Canada Podcasts  ici.radio-canada.ca/mesAbonnements/baladodiffusion/

French podcasts http://www.ambafrance-us.org/

Journal Jeune Afrique  (African news journal) http://www.jeuneafrique.com/

      Le Monde, French newspaper article www.lemonde.fr/

French and Francophone news online www.france24.com/fr

      TV5 Monde http://www.tv5.org/

Parlons Français http://parlons-francais.tv5monde.com/webdocumentaires-pour-apprendre-le-francais/p-1-lg0-Accueil.htm

Merci Professeur http://www.tv5.org/cms/chaine-francophone/lf/Merci-Professeur/p-17081-Merci-Professeur.htm

Africa News www.tv5.org/TV5Site/afrique/

Print and Audio Magazine www.champselysees.com

Television Broadcasts Around the World www.scola.org



How To French website http://www.commentcamarche.net/

AP resources apcentral.collegeboard.com

Centre national de la recherche scientifique http://www.cnrs.fr/

Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques  insee.fr

French Diplomacy Site diplomatie.gouv.fr

·     French poetry link  poesie.webnet.fr/auteurs/liste.html

·     Official Francophone Website  www.francophonie.org

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