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High quality resources for French written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith, authors of The Language Teacher Toolkit. Each paid-for resource is around eight dense pages long. Answer keys are provided.

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High quality resources for French written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith, authors of The Language Teacher Toolkit. Each paid-for resource is around eight dense pages long. Answer keys are provided.
AS/A-level French translation units
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AS/A-level French translation units

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This is a bundle of ten AS/A-level French units of work which support the sub-themes of the three English examination boards. All AQA units (year 1) are covered. Each unit consists of 7 to 9 pages of densely packed activities centred around a text and with an ultimate focus on translation into French. Tasks include matching, definitions, gap-fill, grammar drills, translation both ways, questions, comprehension, speaking and writing and vocabulary list completion. Each unit builds up in difficulty and features pre-reading and pre-translation tasks leading to three translation passages into French, graded in difficulty. You would use these during the first year of a two year course, or for revision in the second year. The 10 topics are: family, cyber-society, education, work, volunteering, music, cinema, literature, personal identity and cultural heritage. Every unit comes with answers, so you could hand these out for independent work or use them in class with little preparation. You might like to put the units together as a booklet (about 110 pages) to be kept in class or given out to students. Separately, each unit costs £3. We are selling the bundle of 10 units for £20. Once photocopied they will last you several years. The units were co-written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith and apply some of the principles laid out in their book The Language Teacher Toolkit.
French Call My Bluff vocabulary game
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French Call My Bluff vocabulary game

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This is for A2 students with reasonable fluency. An adaptation of the old TV panel game wherein students give definitions of obscure words, only one of which is correct. Should provoke lots of good listening and talking, plus vocab building. This is a free sample from frenchteacher.net
A-level French Unit 3 Cyber-society
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A-level French Unit 3 Cyber-society

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of eight pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with the Pearson and AQA A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
A-level French Unit 5 Voluntary Work
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A-level French Unit 5 Voluntary Work

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of seven pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with AQA A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
GCSE French bundle of translation/narrow reading units
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GCSE French bundle of translation/narrow reading units

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This is all eight of our GCSE (Higher Tier) units which can be purchased separately for £3. Each unit contains 6-8 pages of exercises (matching, translation both ways, gap-fill, comprehension) leading up to five graded translations into French. The concept of "narrow reading" is key here. Each unit contains a number of short reading texts, each one designed to recycle similar language items based on a unifying theme. The final translations may look hard to some, but students will manage them after the tightly structured preceding tasks. These units could be set for homework or done in class. All answers are provided for self-marking. We think you'll find them a very useful supplement to your other resources. At £15 they are an extremely good value, photocopiable resource.
GCSE French home study pack (Foundation Tier)
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GCSE French home study pack (Foundation Tier)

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A 45 page editable booklet containing listening, reading, speaking and writing resources. Answers are given where relevant. Specifically, there are 5 listening worksheets linked to free online audio and video, reading passages with exercises, a reading exam, conversation questions, a “how to do a good essay” guide and translation sentences. These are collated from frenchteacher.net where you can find many more similar resources.
A-level French Unit 4 Contemporary French Music
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A-level French Unit 4 Contemporary French Music

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of eight pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with the Pearson and AQA A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
French A-level - stereotypes
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French A-level - stereotypes

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This is a video listening worksheet from frenchteacher.net linked to a Youtube video. Students could do it in class or at home. It is pitched at AS-level (low advanced). The teacher's answers are provided.
A-Level French Unit 11 How criminals are treated
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A-Level French Unit 11 How criminals are treated

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit upper sixth students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of nine pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with the AQA A-level French specification in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
A-level French Unit 6 Cinema
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A-level French Unit 6 Cinema

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of eight pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with AQA and Eduqas A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
A-level Unit 7  Cultural Heritage
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A-level Unit 7 Cultural Heritage

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology, and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of seven pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with AQA and Edexcel/Pearson A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
GCSE French home study pack (Higher Tier)
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GCSE French home study pack (Higher Tier)

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A 48 page study pack with answers. There are five listening tasks linked to online audio and video, four reading tasks and one GCSE-style reading exam, conversation questions to practise , a “how to write a good essay” guide and 20 short translation into French paragraphs.
A-level French Unit 8 Education
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A-level French Unit 8 Education

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A unit of work with the ultimate focus on translation into French. Pre-reading vocabulary and syntax manipulation tasks, a text, comprehension tasks, grammar and micro-translation tasks leading to three paragraphs for translation graded by difficulty. Activities include communicative practice, matching, word completion, syntax and morphology and gap-fill. This would suit sixth form students (advanced level) or first year university/college students and could be used in class or for independent practice. All the answers are provided. It will form part of a whole bundle of units for AS and A-level French which will be an invaluable supplement to your chosen course. There are two versions, a pdf and an editable Word document. The unit consists of eight pages, plus answer key. This resource is designed to go with Edexcel/Pearson A-level French specifications in England , but could be issued to any A-level, college or undergraduate French student. It was written by Gianfranco Conti and Steve Smith.
Front cover for our A-level bundle
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Front cover for our A-level bundle

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This is a front cover page you could use if you download the bundle of 10 A-level translation units of work. You could also use it if you buy a smaller selection of units. Feel free to edit it for your school.