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passe compose practice KS4
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passe compose practice KS4

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This is NOT an explanation of the passe compose, but a double worksheet for your studens to practise the perfect tense with avoir and etre auxiliaries. Also includes some irregular past participles, translation, and thinking skills. Ideal to practise in class or as a homework. Past tense, perfect tense, for higher ability Y9 or KS4, may be useful in Y12 as a reminder when revising past tenses.
Candide chapters 1 to 6
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Candide chapters 1 to 6

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Detailed reading aid for the first six chapters of Voltaire’s Candide ou l’optimisme. What you get: an introduction exercise, with gaps to fill about Voltaire and his life, and key ideas a worksheet for each new chapter with short summary, comprehension questions, grammar exercises, translations, quotes etc. answers to all questions Written by a native speaker for advanced / A-level students of all countries and languages (as a reference, the translations answers are provided in English, but all other answers are in French) Next chapters coming soon!!
Saint Valentin activities
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Saint Valentin activities

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A bumper worksheets pack with fun activities to get pupils engaged and thinking. This is “meatier” than just your basic vocab matching up activities. It covers a bit of historical background, film titles, a letter template with lots of good reusable expressions. For the fun part there is also a wordsearch and some easy vocabulary translation. All answers provided on the last page
ER verbs ending practice / test
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ER verbs ending practice / test

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20 ER verbs to conjugate in the present tense, two tests on each page to save the trees! Easy sentences, perfect for your KS2 or KS3 beginners, high frequency verbs and easy vocabulary with plenty of cognates.
French Culture Quiz
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French Culture Quiz

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Ideal as an end of term treat for your secondary classes, this French culture quiz covers several topics from sport to geography among others. There are 30 questions altogether, all in English. Some of the quiz may be challenging for KS3 but will work perfectly for Years 10 to 13. Answers provided in the last page.
Song lyrics quiz - translation skills
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Song lyrics quiz - translation skills

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“N’arrête pas de croire, accroche-toi aux sentiments”…if you can do some basic French to English translation, then you will know which song those lyrics belong to! (but just to make sure, it was Journey with Don’t stop believing) Another fun, musical activity for your older or gifted and talented pupils to get their teeth stuck in and test not only their translation skills but also their musical knowledge!! There are 20 famous song lyrics to translate, decipher and recognise. It’s always been a hit with my classes, and I hope your students will love it too. (Answers included on the second page) quiz, songs, music, translation, tenses, pop culture, pop, fun, gifted, end of term, intro to music, lyrics
Grammar recap Years 8 and 9
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Grammar recap Years 8 and 9

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Perfect to reinforce, revise, or review three time frames for your KS3 classes. Enclosed in this comprehensive worksheet pack: tables, exercises, exam tips, games and translations. Get your students thinking about their verb endings, irregular verbs, past and near future tenses. You could mix and match and only use the first two sheets for a Year 7 class, or offer all to a struggling KS4 pupil to help revise simple tenses.
Ma valise - holidays
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Ma valise - holidays

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Perfect if you are teaching about summer holidays, this activity sheet has 3 exercises, each focusing on a different skill: writing (spelling practice with a list of holiday vocabulary), listening (gap fill with a song) and translation. It’s ideal for KS4 but would work with younger or older depending on ability.
Le bien-être  (well being)
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Le bien-être (well being)

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5 different activities to introduce your beginners to well-being in French. The activities revolve around vocabulary and should last a whole lesson or provide ample work for a couple of homework tasks. This is a perfect worksheet to get your students thinking in French about their lifestyle and what makes them happy / how they relax. All answers provided on the last sheet.
Top speaking tips
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Top speaking tips

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Give your students the best chance to succeed in their AQA speaking exam. In this document I go over the three parts of the exam and give specific, easy tips to get top marks along with some examples of answers, and a useful bank of expressions to use in the general conversation, that the examiners will love. Your students will thank you for having this document, and provided they know their basics and vocabulary, they WILL improve their marks if they follow my recommendations.
Ma ville : rêve ou cauchemar?
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Ma ville : rêve ou cauchemar?

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Ideal for Year 10 (intermediate students) to revise town description and introduce town problems and solutions using “on doit” and “il faut” . A series of 7 incrementally more challenging exercises and a final writing prompt, this resource is a must have for the topic of town/local area. Written by a native speaker, with ALL ANSWERS provided.
50+ starters / revision exercises for KS3
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50+ starters / revision exercises for KS3

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50+ easy starters to get students engaged and settled quickly at the strat of the lesson. Super easy to use - copy and paste the content of a box and get your class thinking while everyone gets ready. Alternatively project all on your screen and use as a quick revision before your end of year exams. Topics covered include: animals, food and drink, town, family, colours, numbers, possessive adjectives and many more. Suitable for Year7, Year 8 and Year 9
End of Year Fun pack
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End of Year Fun pack

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Ideal for setting extra work for your students to boost their thinking skills in French during study leave or to sum up the end of the year, this pack includes some top selling resources. You will get: a French culture quiz a lyrics game (excellent for 6th formers to work on their translation skills) a movie titles game The quiz can be used from beginner level (questions are in English) but the song and movie resources are more for intermediate to advanced levels. ALL ANSWERS PROVIDED
A year in France
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A year in France

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Covering most French cultural events and celebrations, this document is the ideal handout for both beginners and intermediate. The summary calendar is in English with some French words - it details the main festivals pupils need to know about, and represents an excellent foundation for those who will continue with French studies at GCSE level. There are two short activities to reinforce learning, and a link to a French website dedicated to young learners. A more in-depth document with reading exercises for more confident students. Includes a wordsearch, pictures and gap-fill / multiple choice exercises.
holiday activities using nous + present tense
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holiday activities using nous + present tense

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I created this resource to support Y8 on their unit 5 in the Studio book. Starting with the very basic nous + present tense expressions, I made a table with more complex structures to show students how they can extend their sentences. This worksheet has a big match-up exercise and a writing task. Ideal for beginners. Covers the topic of typical holiday activities.
Movie names
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Movie names

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This is a fun activity to introduce the topic of cinema, or to set your older students as an end of term treat! I’ve compiled a list of 30 super famous (mostly American) movies…but not under their original name, rather how they are known in France. Your students will have to use their knowledge to work out the original title.
Egalite des chances (intermediate)
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Egalite des chances (intermediate)

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Conversation starters in the form of statements in French. Ask your students o translate them into English first, then discuss in pairs. This activity fits in perfectly within the curriculum, especially when discussing job opportunities, feminism etc. equal opportunities
near future practice
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near future practice

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Perfect as a follow-up homework or class work once you’ve introduced the near future, this worksheet has three comprehensive activities which really engage students in their learning: exercises include translation, jumbled-up sentences, colour-coding, time markers, and writing. Ideal for beginners , this worksheet also allows your more gifted students to use complex sentences in their writing.