Christmas activities for MFL

Explore cultural Christmas traditions and festive language with these French, Spanish and German lesson resources

Tes Resources Team

European Christmas market to represent French Spanish and German MFL Secondary Christmas lessons and activities

Seasonal teaching resources to explore traditions and festive language in French, Spanish and German

As pupils' excitement about Christmas gains momentum, it presents the perfect opportunity to capture their enthusiasm in MFL lessons. That’s why we’ve hand-picked a selection of Christmassy resources to help raise your students' cultural awareness, expand their vocabulary and practise core language skills.

French

Christmas Vocabulary
RonnieTheRedPanda

Christmas Vocabulary

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Powerpoint to introduce and practise simple Christmas-related vocabulary items. Written with Key Stage 2 in mind but could also be used with key stage 3.
French Christmas Traditions.
cgazzal

French Christmas Traditions.

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This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various French Christmas traditions, in English, including some French words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 18 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have underst...
French Christmas GCSE-style activities
katelanguages

French Christmas GCSE-style activities

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Reading, writing, translation and speaking GCSE-style activities on the theme of Christmas, including answers. Can be used with Key Stage 3 or 4 as end of term revision, assessments or incorporated into Christmas-themed lessons.

Spanish

Spanish Christmas Traditions
cgazzal

Spanish Christmas Traditions

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This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various Spanish Christmas traditions, in English, including some Spanish words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 16 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have under...
La Navidad/Christmas - full lesson
jessicakate1x

La Navidad/Christmas - full lesson

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Full lesson on Christmas for high ability year 9/KS4. Follows on from previous lesson on festivals. Lesson comes with full worksheet plus powerpoint with embedded games. Activities include; - vocabulary recall - comprehensions - translations - listening (questions included but class teacher to ta...
Navidad - Christmas
Profesora Spanish

Navidad - Christmas

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A powerpoint showing the main aspects of Christmas (see Levirgiene for the original French Version)- vocabulary learning as well. I have used it for group vocab learning where students in groups of 4 split the learning using slide 18 and groups are tested on slide 20. Includes phrases to write a C...

German

KS3 German- Christmas booklet
languages11

KS3 German- Christmas booklet

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- Fun activities + answers on Christmas. There is also a free vocabulary sheet available online. The tasks are varied and some of them make references to other topics such as numbers or colours. As the answers are provided on Powerpoint, students can participate and self-assess their work. - 15 ac...
German:  Christmas Traditions
lmd030190

German: Christmas Traditions

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Powerpoint describing the German Christmas traditions from Advent and Nikolaus to Food. Gapfill for O Tannenbaum included. Works well with the German Christmas Booklet: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/german-christmas-booklet-updated-11182472
Frohe Weihnachten
mk2e11

Frohe Weihnachten

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A Powerpoint to teach simple German vocabulary about Christmas. To go with the Linguascope worksheet.

Christmas fun

Christmas Bingo
LlanguageLlamas

Christmas Bingo

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For that week before Xmas when students can't settle! Great for practicing listening skills or for practicing classroom vocabulary in any language. This set includes 30 color bingo game boards and a teacher s master board. Whole class activity or small groups - students practice listening skills a...