Speaking activity involving a range of tenses. Timed conditions make it more fun and challenging
Speaking activity. It includes cards to cut up and give to students and grid to fill in. First three students to find the people carrying the cards with the answers win,
Find someone who game. Sheets with cards to laminate and cut up and tally sheet.
Find someone who game. Cards must be cut up and distributed randomly. Under time constraints, students need to go around and fill the grid with the names of the people with the correct detail on their card.
Cards and grid-sheet to fill in. Used it with my year 8s.
Speaking activity / icebreaker. The person who completes the grid first wins. IMPORTANT: a student cannot ask another student more than one question.
A grid with questions to fill in and a set of cards.
Students to ask questions in French and answer in French even though cards have prompts in English. Cards can be used for both the find-someone-who activities and the interviews.
Cut the cards up and distribute with one grid sheet per student. To do under time constrants.
Find someone who with cards.
A communicative activiy to be carried out under time constraints. Cards are cut up and distributed randomly. Students have 5-8 minutes to find who has the details required to win the game. They can only ask questions in French (you can delete the questions already given on the sheet - I do - if you want to encourage spontaneous speaking).
Find someone who on clothes meant for year 5-7 children. First three students to fill in grid get a merit/treat.
Speaking activity for absolute beginners to practise places in town and the expression 'il y a&'. Students are given the cards on the first sheet and must go around in an attempt to find someone who lives near the places listed. The first three students to complete the list get a reward/merit.
Speaking activity to practice three tenses in the context of holidays. Studends have to find the people with the correct details in 8-10 minutes by speaking solely in French. First three persons win and get rewarded. NOTE: better give students a few minutes before starting the activity in order to for them to fully understand what's on their card to avoid any hiccups during the activity.
speaking activity against the clock.
Speaking activity against the clock. 1. Cut up cards; 2. Give one card per student (24 cards, some are duplicates); 3. Give one grid sheet per student; 4. Students go around asking one question max per classmate; 5. Each time they find a person they write the NAME ON THE CARD in the appropriate box; 6. at the end of the 5-10 minutes allocated, the person with the most correct names on the sheet, wins. Question to ask: ? Que pasa ?To practise the same vocabulary online through self-marking activities go to my forever free website:www.language-gym.com (intermediate vocab work-outs - Health )
Pool of resources on adjectives
A sentence builder for a first lesson on Passato Prossimo conti style + narrow reading texts + consolidation + find someone who
This resource includes a Power Point which is a set of lessons on the topic of festivals and events. This includes a very comprehensive sentence builder modelling new language chunks aimed at describing present, past and future festivals and events. This takes KAPITEL 8 EINE WUNDERBARE WELT- Festivals und Events + Die Olympischen Winterspiele as a starting point. I created a find someone who activity, a narrow translation, card thieves (see Dr Conti’s approach on https://gianfrancoconti.wordpress.com/2018/03/16/my-favourite-read-aloud-task-and-how-i-use-them/) mixed with some activities from the STIMMT AQA textbook.
- A sentence builder to introduce je vais acheter/je veux acheter / j'ai acheté with translation activities to go with it - A find-someone-who with cards to practise the target vocabulary receptively - A set of communicative drills to recycle the same language orally
Find someone who with cards - It consists of a grid to fill in and a set of cards