«Le Grand bol d'air»: a new virtual and interactive survey to play with the French language!
This educational video game, «Le Grand bol d'air», is open to all Francophones of different ages, levels and backgrounds! Thanks to this, you will learn new words or new expressions of our language!
This video game offers you to guide Solo, Melody and Tempo in their quest for the «big air». Living on an island of Philharmonie where the air became suffocating following the explosion of a perfumery, they must find the reason for the catastrophe and try to purify the air. They embark on a journey across the five continents to eliminate this environmental pollution.
By following their adventures, you will discover new French words and expressions. You will exchange with characters from various cultures and find new objects requiring to mobilize your knowledge of the French language. Thus, you will help them to progress in their quest.
Summary of the story
The story is composed of 5 chapters, each taking a word from the air domain. Philharmonie is a small island state of the Pacific Ocean founded in the 18th century by a shipwrecked luthier. It is on this peaceful island that the adventures of Mélodie, Solo and their classmates from the Collège Sans Faux Note take place. A few years ago, a tragic accident plunged Melody into a deep lethargy. Her parents took her to Paris in the hope of being able to revive her one day.
One day, Solo, Melody’s best friend, made a supernatural discovery. When he wears her cap, he can communicate with her through the mind... which is very useful for him to pass the school tests.
Chapter 1: Philharmonie’s usual tranquillity was disturbed one morning by a terrible explosion. Covering the island with a mysterious and disturbing cloud of perfume... Will you manage to find the culprit of this explosion? There are two possible suspects...
Chapter 2: You are now looking for the famous Grand Bol d'Air! During this trip, you will meet a Adventurous aeronaut and a new suspect is added to your list... Soon you will go to Quebec in an aerostat called the Flying Penguin.
This game is the first of the series Franco-Symphonie, it was developed especially for the Semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie 2021 which has the theme «l'air». In tune with the 2021 edition of “Dis-moi dix mots”, he hides the ten words that everyone can have fun finding in the different dialogues.
It’s up to you to find the reason for the disaster and try to purify the air!
A game accessible to all francophone audiences
Target audience: this game is aimed at the general French-speaking audience (French mother tongue and learners), with a target heart 12-18 years.
Challenge: 3 levels are offered (beginner, intermediate and confirmed), which makes this game accessible to FLE teaching.