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Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (France)

Who Wants To Be a Millionaire (France)

A 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' themed quiz on everything French.This students can play in teams, independently teacher V's the class, etc.All the questions and answers have been created but they can be easily changed to suit the level and interest of the pupils. It is also a great formative assessment tool at the end of a lesson or topic.

By conortrg1

What is the Date? (Game for French / Spanish / German / Italian / Other Languages)

What is the Date? (Game for French / Spanish / German / Italian / Other Languages)

10 Four in a Row game boards for practising saying the date in French, Spanish, German, Italian and lots of other languages. I originally created this to help pupils answer the French question 'Quelle est la date?' but there is no reference to French on the boards so they can be used for other languages. Pupils will practise calendar vocabulary - months, days of the week and numbers to thirty-one.Includes:5 boards with the month and date5 further boards with the month, date and dayA fun language learning activity which is ideal for a starter, early finisher task, main lesson consolidation work or as part of a bank of revision activities. Print in either A3 or A4 and laminate for regular use. Individuals or pairs play against each other, taking it in turns to roll a dice before choosing a date in the correct column (columns are labelled 1-6) to say in the target language. If correct, they could put their symbol or initial over it in a wipeable pen or cover it with a counter of a different colour to their opponent. The first player/team to get 4 in a row vertically, horizontally or diagonally is the winner. With 10 boards in total, they can swap with other pairs/groups when finished to have another game.I hope your pupils enjoy playing this if you choose to buy it. I would be so grateful for a review if you get a spare moment. Many thanks.If teaching French, you might be interested in some of my other resources (games, worksheets, presentations, activities, puzzles) for that language. The number / mental maths bundles include a link to a free differentiated number crossword:French Numbers and Mental Maths BundleFrench Numbers and Mental Maths Bigger BundleFrench Weather Lesson Plan and Activities (La Meteo)For lots more engaging, great value Maths, Literacy and French resources, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf

French language flashcards and posters

French language flashcards and posters

Five sets of French posters and flashcardsThe pack includes:A set of number posters up to 20A set of animal cards- 20 includedA set of fruit and vegetable cards- 20 includedDays and month cards in both French and EnglishTwo sets of colours resources- one set of colour crayons with the colour name in French and another set of colours posters with the colour name and pictures of items in that colour

By robbyn

French Date Loop Games

French Date Loop Games

2 sets of 40-card loop games/ follow me cards / dominoes for reinforcing French calendar work - dates, months (les mois), days of the week (les jours), as well as numbers to 31. One set features the date and month, the other (which has different dates) also includes the day. This game works especially well as a fun activity to teach the difference between the two ways of answering the question Quelle est la date? (What is the date?), which depends on whether you are including the day:C'est samedi cinq avrilC'est le cinq avrilAnother teaching point reinforced with this activity is the fact that days and months do not start with capital letters in French.Print and laminate the sets for repeated use. There is no start or end card in either set; they are continuous loops so you can start wherever you want. I also have a pack of 10 Four in a Row game boards for practising saying dates in French (or lots of other languages too): What is the Date? Four in a Row GamesHere are some other French resources you might be interested in. Follow the link through the French maths / mental maths bundles if you'd like a free differentiated French numbers crossword:French Numbers and Mental Maths BundleFrench Numbers and Mental Maths Bigger BundleFrench Weather Lesson Plan and Activities (La Meteo)For lots more engaging, great value Maths, Literacy and French resources, visit FullShelf Resources

By FullShelf

Il fera beau demain

Il fera beau demain

Lesson based on the Edexcel new GCSE.Lesson observation with a range of listening, reading, writing and speaking activitiesAll activities are differentiated.Listening track provided

By mariannelavigne

La date et l'anniversaire (The date and birthday in French) 4 lessons! USA version 2nd Grade

La date et l'anniversaire (The date and birthday in French) 4 lessons! USA version 2nd Grade

This topic is about the date and how to say when your birthday is in French. (Numbers 0-20 and Numbers 20-50 should have been done before this topic.) These lessons are suited for 2nd Grade and beyond. This is the US version as the date is said differently in the UK. This topic will last 4 weeks (1 hour lesson per week).There are lots of activities, songs, dialogues and games. The 5 skills (listening, understanding, speaking, writing and reading) are all present. With cute and happy cartoons, the topics are adapted for children and motivate them to learn French while having fun! It is made for teachers who speak French but also those who don't! The lessons are all very easy to follow. The lesson plan and audio sounds of the vocabulary are there to help you learn and pronounce the words beforehand! It includes:- 4 Powerpoint presentations- 1 lesson plan- 1 lesson sheet (for the children to stick in their book ) - 1 HA worksheet (Assessment)- 1 LA worksheet (Assessment)- 1 word search- 2 smartboard activities (Smart Notebook software)- Audio clips of vocabulary (in the powerpoints to practice beforehand)- Information documents (About, Advice and tips, Copyright)

By Mr-French

Les jours de la semaine

Les jours de la semaine

Teaching the days of the week in KS1 (and KS2).The lesson includes practical tips on teaching efficiently the days of the week, a nice PPT presentation and a link for a song to learn.

By Florentina03

Se présenter en français

Se présenter en français

Powerpoint with 23 slides to help students introduce themselves and other people. This is useful to revise basic French, greetings, where you live, nationality description personal information and social French at both KS3 and 4 level. This is very interactive, so students can practice role plays in pairs in class. You can spend the whole lesson on it.My GCSE students found it useful for preparing for the role play part in the exam.

By jeromsauvin

L'heure

L'heure

French time display. Also includes clock for pupils to cut out and make so that they can respond when they hear the time in French.

By j_pooley58

Basic personal information: Le Tour de France, interview avec un cycliste.

Basic personal information: Le Tour de France, interview avec un cycliste.

This resource was developed as part of a primary visit and focuses on reading skills. It involves setting the class in small groups of three or four. Each group has to fill in detail in the cyclist's ID card by moving round the classroom and reading three short interviews, each displayed on the wall in different corners of the room. Upon completion of the information required in the ID card, pupils have to identify the collage which is associated with the cyclists out of 4 different collages also displayed on the classroom walls.This activity can also be done by handing in all the material to pupils if the teacher needs to minimise movement around the room.

By val64

French Key Vocabulary Keyring

French Key Vocabulary Keyring

French Key Vocabulary Keyring: A series of 144 mini cards featuring key French vocabulary including: days of the week; months of the year; colours; numbers; shapes; weather; seasons; greetings; body parts and clothes. A handy reference tool.Laminate and cut out the cards, then punch the holes indicated and attach to a keyring or treasury tag to have a handy resource which can be used for assessment, spelling practise, as a reference tool or for a variety of games.For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit my website www.teachersvault.co.uk

By helenrachelcrossley

6 x battleships games in French (colours, numbers 1-16, days of the week, weather, seasons, months)

6 x battleships games in French (colours, numbers 1-16, days of the week, weather, seasons, months)

Battleships is a great game to get students talking because it is both fun and competitive. The games in this pack include a stimulus question to start the conversation, key transactional language to play the game in French, grammar explanations and extension tasks to lead into writing activities. There are also links to carefully selected songs on YouTube and opportunities for real-world application of the language. Topics: colours, numbers 1-16, days of the week, weather, seasons, months.

By darbonator

French Basics - 11 comprehensive and engaging resources to get started

French Basics - 11 comprehensive and engaging resources to get started

This bundle contains resources for the following topics: classroom instructions, school equipment, days of the week, numbers 1-31, time, colours, days of the week and weather. There are PowerPoint presentations with audio files built into them, worksheets and battleship grids for fun practice. Finally, there are lots of links to YouTube for carefully selected songs that are great for learning the basics in French.

By darbonator

FRENCH VOCABULARY (1-3) - 297 WORDS & PHRASES - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

FRENCH VOCABULARY (1-3) - 297 WORDS & PHRASES - GAMES & ACTIVITIES

297 ESSENTIAL WORDS AND PHRASES FOR BEGINNING FRENCH LEARNERS - PERFECT FOR PRACTISING AND REVISING FRENCH VOCABULARY!This combined pack of vocabulary games and activities really do help students to develop and embed their beginning FRENCH vocabulary in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way. They’re ideal for independent learning, and perfect for pair and small-group work. Students can quiz/test themselves and each other on a regular basis - they're a very popular alternative to more traditional vocabulary 'drilling tasks', and really do help to create a lively language learning environment.The pack features 297 BEGINNING WORDS AND PHRASES that students are likely to meet in the INTRODUCTORY stages of their FRENCH learning:SET 1* Les salutations* Les jours de la semaine* Les mois de l’année* Les quatre saisons de l’année * Les nombres 0-20* Ma famille* Mots fréquents (1) * Les phrases pour la salle de classe (1)* Questions et réponses (1) SET 2* Les salutations (2)* Les couleurs* Les parties du corps - singular & plural* Les nombres 21-40* Le temps* Les phrases pour la salle de classe (2)* Questions et réponses (2)SET 3* Le français pour la salle de classe (3)* Les animaux - definite & indefinite article* Les matières scolaires* Les fruits et légumes* Les nombres 41-60* Bavarder ensemble ! I've described the resource as suitable for ages 7-14, but it does depend on the age at which your students begin FRENCH - the games and activities work well with any appropriate learning group, depending on their starting point. Each set comprises the following non-editable files:- FRENCH and ENGLISH game cards, with all the words and phrases to use in a variety of games and activities - I've suggested a range of games and activities that have worked well for me. This file also includes the game card template, which encourages your students to apply their developing knowledge of FRENCH practically and creatively- An 18-page REFERENCE, RECALL & WRITE booklet, with 3 differentiated RECALL & WRITE activities:CHILLOUT CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in ENGLISH from a FRENCH prompt - all the words/phrases are in their language categoryCHAMPION CHALLENGE: students write from memory all the words and phrases in FRENCH from an ENGLISH prompt - again, all the words and phrases are in their language categorySUPERCHARGED CHALLENGE: all the words and phrases appear in random order, and switch from FRENCH to ENGLISH at each questionThe sets are also available separately if you prefer, each priced at £3.00. MERCI BEAUCOUP ET BON DIVERTISSMENT !

By LivelyLearning

French Games

French Games

KS3 resources to revise and practice French with games.Ready to print board games and memory games to practice basics.Ready to print battleship games to practice the present tense.

By audebie

Easter in France - Paques en France KS3 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9

Easter in France - Paques en France KS3 Year 7 Year 8 Year 9

A fun and entertaining Easter lesson to learn about the French traditions :- lesson starter : match the English and the French key words of the lesson- Guess the missing words activity to talk about the Easter bells - 4 slides with questions like 'describe what is on the picture' to look at what French people do and eat- Easter vocabulary drill- a recap grammar point on masculin/feminin - an exercise to identify masculin and feminin words- a more challenging exercise: agree the noun/adjective- an entertaining reading activity : decorate your easter egg (the students read a text an follow the instructions to decorate an egg in their books)- a writing activity to talk about what you would like for Easter- a plenary on your way outIt is a great complete lesson which is suitable for Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 if you adapt the different activities to your groups !

By Cynthia-G

La météo (3 tenses)

La météo (3 tenses)

KS3 French lesson on the weather.A 31 slides PPT on the weather with 3 tenses (present, past and future) with revision of seasons and months.Memory cards (3 tenses).A worksheet to accompany the PPT.

By audebie

L'heure - time in French

L'heure - time in French

Some things I've made - some I&'ve pinched from other people on here. I apologies, I&';ve forgotten where these have come from! If you think it's yours, let me know.

By anon874

Studio 1 Homework Booklet

Studio 1 Homework Booklet

Homework for Studio 1 French course - can be printed as a booklet or as worksheets for each of the fivemodules. Could be used as homework for any French KS3/S2 course.

By alexanderdj

Expo 2 French Homework Booklet

Expo 2 French Homework Booklet

Homework for Expo 2 French course - can be printed as a booklet or as worksheets for each of the six modules. Could be used as homework for any French KS3/S2 course.

By alexanderdj

"JOYEUSES PAQUES!" - French Easter Bundle

"JOYEUSES PAQUES!" - French Easter Bundle

This bundles includes: 1- A "general" Easter quiz; 2- A Christian Easter quiz (ideal if you are looking for an activity which links in with RE); 3. An Easter activity folder (3 activities including an Easter wordsearch, a coded Easter words activity - reinforcing maths operations as well as a colouring activity focusing on colours and basic numbers in French).

By Binou

French and Spanish GCSE Essentials Booklets with interactive lessons

French and Spanish GCSE Essentials Booklets with interactive lessons

This bundle contains the comprehensive essentials booklets I created with exercises to practise revision. Having studied many years' worth of listening and reading exams in French and Spanish, it was apparent that common language kept appearing. These booklets contain the non-negotiable vocabulary all students really need. I have added in some interactive lessons as well that can be used to recap the basics. These can be uploaded on a VLE for students to practise their pronunciation at home.

By darbonator

French & Spanish Verbs booklets and online video tutorials

French & Spanish Verbs booklets and online video tutorials

This bundle contains 2 extensive booklets for practising verbs that students need for GCSE and A-level success as well as links to interactive online video tutorials in which students mark and correct their own work. Both approaches have proven to be highly successful with students I have taught. I have also added in the GCSE essentials booklets that students can use for learning the basics they need for GCSE success.

By darbonator

French Bundle

French Bundle

BINGO: French NumbersCounting in FrenchFrench Days of the Week Presentation with Sounds

By ChrisWat

Les saisons - seasons, months, weather and activities.

Les saisons - seasons, months, weather and activities.

A 36 slide Power Point about the seasons, months and weather. Includes sentence work on things that happen in the different seasons. Likes and dislikes about the different seasons. Includes speaking, reading and written activities. Enough material for 3-4 lessons. Suitable for KS2 and KS3.

By skirky