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Translation pairwork template

Translation pairwork template

Pupils work in pairs. Give them a text to translate on the sheet individually to start with, then they swap for their partner to check (in their opinion). Their partner puts a mark in the box (my pupils like drawing sad faces for some reason!) for each error they think their partner has made. Encourages discussion.

By TheMFLTeacher

Translation aid

Translation aid

I use this to do 'walk-throughs' with classes, especially GCSE. Show them the first section to translate, discuss and then show them how you translated it. Feedback from my classes has been great for this. They have found it very useful. It's almost like doing 'workings out' in maths.

By TheMFLTeacher

Tarsia puzzle template

Tarsia puzzle template

Type in a word/phrase it the TL on one line and then the equivalent in English opposite it (as in the example). Do this within each inner section and then cut it up into cards. Pupils must then form a triangle with the cards by matching the TL to the English. Instructions are in the notes section of the PPT. It's worth Googling 'Tarsia puzzles'!

By TheMFLTeacher

Le passé composé - Irregular verbs 2 (that take 'avoir' as an auxilary)

Le passé composé - Irregular verbs 2 (that take 'avoir' as an auxilary)

This worksheet deals with some further common verbs with irregular past participles (that take 'avoir'). All the past participles are given, along with the auxilaries and vocabulary to produce meaningful sentences. There are 2 translations exercises (French to English and English to French). Suitable for all levels. Answers provided.

By vettyjames

Le passé composé - Irregular verbs 1 (that take 'avoir' as an auxilary)

Le passé composé - Irregular verbs 1 (that take 'avoir' as an auxilary)

This worksheet deals with some common verbs with irregular past participles (that take 'avoir'). All the past participles are given, along with the auxilaries and vocabulary to produce meaningful sentences. There are 2 translations exercises (French to English and English to French). Suitable for all levels. Answers provided.

By vettyjames

Speaking Trivial Pursuit template

Speaking Trivial Pursuit template

Good for revision for speaking exams. Pupils can do this in pairs. In advance, choose the topics or sub-topics. Their partner decides if their answer is good enough. If so, they colour in the segment in the relevant colour. If not, they discuss why and may try again. This is just one of many possible activities.

By TheMFLTeacher

Sentence Race - template

Sentence Race - template

Groups of 3 or 4. Choose a pupil at random to choose a number. Click on the number (on your computer) to reveal a word. All pupils have 30 seconds to write a sentence using that word. The most impressive (and correct) sentence wins a point for their team.

By TheMFLTeacher

Sentence Builder - template

Sentence Builder - template

Students choose a number and have to make a sentence with the word shown. Depending upon ability, they could make new sentences with the following words chosen, or they could try to make a story with the following words.

By TheMFLTeacher

Sentence Auction - template

Sentence Auction - template

You must buy sentences at every shop. Each sentence costs 1€. Each sentence is worth a different amount of winnings. Draw your Euros into your winning column. If you run out of Euros in your bank, you can use your winnings to buy sentences. The winners have the most Euros. Full instructions in the notes section of the PPT.

By TheMFLTeacher

Say Something - Dice pairwork

Say Something - Dice pairwork

Pupils roll the dice and then: ask a question, give a statement, say something positive, say something negative, say something in the future, say something in the past about a given topic.

By TheMFLTeacher

Say Something - cards

Say Something - cards

Make these into cards. Then pupils have to pick one at random and say something: a question, a statement, a positive thing, a negative thing, something in the future or something in the past (each represented by a symbol).

By TheMFLTeacher

Say Something - Random images

Say Something - Random images

Use this as a random picture selector: Press F5 and then ‘s’ randomly. Whatever the picture is and the symbol at the bottom of the slide, pupils must take it in turns to say something – a question about the picture, an exclamation, a positive, a negative, something in the future and something in the past.

By TheMFLTeacher