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Le Patrimoine- Comment la culture reflete le patrimoine- AS FRENCH

Le Patrimoine- Comment la culture reflete le patrimoine- AS FRENCH

This resources contains teaching material for the THIRD PART of the topic 'Le Patrimoine: comment la culture reflete le patrimoine'.It includes a PPT presentation of approx. 35 slides including some answer slides. with:Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing activitiesvideo comprehension activitiesdata analysis and discussionTranslations from French to English and English to French with Markschemesa link to an online course for vocab practicea vocab test linked to the course. Activities are exam-style and differentiated. The first 10 files are a preview of what is included in the PPT and .zip folders

By laprofdefrancais

Erasmus (globalisation in the education)/ Erasmus

Erasmus (globalisation in the education)/ Erasmus

This resource is destinated for IB and A-Level students to work on the topic of international education programmes. This resource includes a video resource and a worksheet with different exercises that help to learn more about one of the most famous programme - Erasmus+.

By olgab8

French election  Final round Macron VS Le Pen / Les elections françaises 2eme tour.

French election Final round Macron VS Le Pen / Les elections françaises 2eme tour.

The French have voted for their 2 favorite candidates for the presidential elections. It is now quite hard to tell the future and if you are teaching French you may find it hard to explain the programs of each of the candidates. This resource will help you teach about the elections by putting the results into the French context and by explaining the birth of each political party. This resource is aimed at intermediate-advanced level students. This resource contains a PPT with 24 slides with different activities. It also contains a booklet for students so that they can keep a track of their learning. All the activities are corrected to save you time. Here's what you will get:1. a matching up activity with the 5 main political parties that were competing (texts with main ideas and political trends)2. a true/false activity about the political campaign3. a reading with questions about Marine Le Pen and her program4. Two video clips: Students need to answer questions about her political trends and main concerns for the voters of the Front National5. A mini-biography to reorder about Marine Le Pen6. A reading about the history of the FN and how it is presented now7. A text about Emmanuel Macron and his program with questions8. A brainstorming about what students may know about him9. A video clip with questions10. a mini-biography to reorder about Emmanuel Macron11. A text giving some insight about his Party En Marche12. The results as a conclusionEnjoy. I am sure it will help you teach about the elections and their importance not only in France but also on the international scene. I suggest you also use this resource that gives you a clear idea of the political system in France.Check here French election Process

By foxtrotters

French presidential election - comparison of electoral promises

French presidential election - comparison of electoral promises

This resource looks at selected parts of recent authentic newspaper reports and compares the manifestos of Le Pen and Macron on a number of issues. It is aimed at able Sixth From pupils. It starts by giving details of the two candidates' views on the issues and comprises 11 exercises including answering questions in French/summarising ideas/translation into English/finding synonyms/recycling phrases and also includes questions asking for pupils' personal responses on the criteria for deciding on immigration quotas and family reunification. It is designed to give pupils an idea of the issues on which the French election is being fought. An answer sheet is included.

By Journalactuel

iPhone 6 - La technologie est partout

iPhone 6 - La technologie est partout

A GCSE Lesson on new technologies (notebook and PPT) based on the iPhone 6 and 6Plus and authentic Apple adverts in French. It focuses on understanding authentic materials.Starter: match verbs with objects, Main: Listening (put the activities in order), adjectives match up and gap fill, Plenary: GCSE reading paper on Apple Watch. Links to the videos from the French Apple website are enclosed.

By MrJGarnier

les jeunes en galère

les jeunes en galère

A listening and a reading about life difficulties encountered by young people in France. All real material published on the web.

By kessia

French New GCSE Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas... Topic 3 - Global Issues

French New GCSE Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas... Topic 3 - Global Issues

This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 3 – ‘Global Issues’.The PowerPoint is very lengthy (58 slides) and contains work for six or seven lessons. The PowerPoint is broken down into four sections: 1) Grammar; 2) Listening; 3) Reading and Writing; and 4) Speaking. There are several different worksheets to accompany a broad range of exercises on the PowerPoint, as well as a transcript for the listening and answer sheets also appear on the PowerPoint. The exercises include: vocabulary match-ups; grammar exercises; a listening comprehension with different tasks; several reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations into English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); two role-play cards (foundation and higher); six photo cards for speaking activities and finally questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.

By cgazzal

Elections Francaises 2017 et  Republique Francaise

Elections Francaises 2017 et Republique Francaise

Powerpoint presentation on the values of the French Republic and the main candidates and their programmes for the upcoming 2017 elections. This is suitable for A Level French students and can be used to introduce the concept of "laicité", and to start a conversation on the difference between the French and British political system. My students found it vfery useful and enjoyed the part on the candidates for the election.

By jeromsauvin

French Presidential Elections, les élections présidentielles lesson

French Presidential Elections, les élections présidentielles lesson

French elections are just around the corner and it can be tricky to explain in French how the whole political system works. You will find in this resource all the tools you need to help your students understand the role of the President and the voting process. They will also learn about the different official candidates for 2017. They will get an overview of the programs of the 5 main candidates and will get to grasps with what a political party is and the influence of the media on the political elections. Here is what you will get in this resources:a 20-slide PPT with:- a brainstorming as starter- an overview of the way the political system works with a graph with explanations about the roles of the President, Prime Minister, National Assembly, Senate etc.- a presentation of the former Presidents with a matching up- explanations about the advantages of becoming a president with a video to apply as a candidate- explanations about the main concerns for French people- an introduction to the main candidates with a reading and matching up- a critical explanation about how the media can shape/influence politics- an explanation about what the Left Wing/Right Wing is- a review of objectives in pairsHave fun!

By foxtrotters

Le Septieme Art/ 7eme Art/ cinema - AS French- FULL TOPIC

Le Septieme Art/ 7eme Art/ cinema - AS French- FULL TOPIC

In this bundle: 1. Le septième art- transition lessons 2. Pourquoi le septième art? 3. Les grandes lignes 4. une passion nationale each part includes: PPT presentation of approx. 40 slides (with some answer slides): speaking, reading, listening, writing activities, video comprehensions, vocab tests, homework tasks, translations English to French and French to English, link to vocab learning course. Activities are differentiated Each parts are also available individually for £2 each . Click on preview to see more

By laprofdefrancais

L'Ordre Public- FULL TOPIC- A2 French

L'Ordre Public- FULL TOPIC- A2 French

This bundle contains all three parts of the topic 'L'Ordre Public'.Part1: La délinquance: causes et effetsPart2: La criminalité en baisse?Part3: Crimes et ChatimentsEach parts includes: a PPT presentation (approx. 20 slides with some answer slides)Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking activitiesStatistics discussionvideo comprehensionTranslation French to English and English to French with markschemesan online vocab learning course linka vocab test linked to the course.Activities are exam style questions and differentiated. Each parts are also available individually for £2.Click on preview to be able to see what is included in the .zip folders

By laprofdefrancais

French presidential elections 2017 (Full lesson with student exercises)

French presidential elections 2017 (Full lesson with student exercises)

French elections are just around the corner and it can be tricky to explain to our students how the whole political system works. You will find in this resource all the tools you need to help your students understand the role of the President. They will also learn about the voting system and the different official candidates for 2017. They will get an overview of the programs of the 5 main candidates and will get to grasps with what a political party is and the influence of the media on the political elections. Here is what you will get in this resources:a 20-slide PPT with:- a brainstorming as starter- an overview of the way the political system works with a graph with explanations about the roles of the President, Prime Minister, National Assembly, Senate etc.- a presentation of the former Presidents with a matching up- explanations about the advantages of becoming a president- explanations about the main concerns for French people- an introduction to the main candidates with a reading and matching up- a critical explanation about how the media can shape/influence politics- an explanation about what the Left Wing/Right Wing is- a review of objectives in pairs*updated 29/03/17*Added Student Booklet If you bought it before the update don't forget to get your booklet (it's free for you)Have fun!

By foxtrotters

L'ordre public- La criminalité en baisse?- A2 French

L'ordre public- La criminalité en baisse?- A2 French

This resource file contains teaching material for the SECOND PART of the topic 'L'ordre public- La criminalité en baisse?'. It includes a PPT presentation (approx. 20 slides with answer slides)Listening, reading, speaking and writing activitiesVideo comprehension activitiesstatistics discussionstranslations French to English and English to French with markschemesa link to an online vocab learning coursea vocab test linked to the courseActivities are exam style and differentiated(the first 9 files are a preview of what is included in the .zip folder)

By laprofdefrancais

French GCSE New Specifications -Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas of interest

French GCSE New Specifications -Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas of interest

This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topics 1- 4. The work contained in this large bundle is enough for at least a complete half term. The bundle contains lengthy Power Points for each topic/ sub-theme. The Power Points are broken down into sections: 1) Grammar; 2) Listening; 3) Reading and Writing; and 4) Speaking. There are a large number of different worksheets to accompany exercises on the Power Points; and transcripts for the listening activities as well as answers for the activities. The wide range of exercises include: vocabulary match-ups; verb and tenses exercises; listening comprehensions with different tasks; numerous reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations into English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks; role-play cards (foundation and higher); photo cards for speaking activities and questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.

By cgazzal

sample essay A 2 globalisation French

sample essay A 2 globalisation French

this sample essay explores the advantages and disadvantages of globalisation. It is designed to help students preparing for their A2 exam explore relevant vocabulary and essay writing techniques.

By suzepotter

L'ordre Public- Crimes et chatiments- A2 French

L'ordre Public- Crimes et chatiments- A2 French

This resource file contains teaching material for the THIRD part of the topic: 'L'ordre public: Crimes et chatiments'. The file contains a PPT presentation (20 slides approx. including some answer slides)It includes:Reading, listening, speaking and writing activitiesvideo comprehension activitiesstatistic discussiontranslations: French to English and English to French with Markschemesa link to an online vocab learning coursea vocab test linked to the courseActivities are differentiated and exam style questions(the first 10 files are previews of what is included in the .zip folder and do not need to be downloaded)

By laprofdefrancais

AQA A2 French revision pack

AQA A2 French revision pack

A level revision pack -summarising three A2 text books and links to associated vocabulary lists for each subtopic uploaded to Quizlet. please let me know if you spot any errors.

By maryjane1969

AS Level / New / AQA / Full course /with Speaking/ French / Français

AS Level / New / AQA / Full course /with Speaking/ French / Français

This bundle covers aspects of the topics in the New AS Level French AQA specifications, through a variety of activities and texts and preparation for the Speaking component of the AS level examinations. The topics are: 1) La famille en voie de changement The changing nature of family 2) La « cyber-société » The ‘cyber-society’ 3) Le rôle du bénévolat The place of voluntary work 4) Une culture fière de son patrimoine A culture proud of its heritage 5) La musique francophone contemporaine Contemporary francophone music 6) Cinéma: le septième art Cinema: the 7th art form 7) Essay writing skills at AS Level 8) A booklet of 'Expressions utiles' for Writing and speaking. 9) Added on 15/11/16 A summary of the new 2016 AS Level French for the AQA Specifications: Themes, assessment content and assessment criteria within one PowerPoint. 10) Added on 11/03/17 Speaking preparation and practice with questions and stimulus cards. A "Speaking preparation and Practice" bundle is available separately here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/as-level-french-full-speaking-preparation-and-practice-all-topics-new-aqa-french-2016-11406692

By madarun

French GCSE Essential Revision Vocabulary

French GCSE Essential Revision Vocabulary

This is a PowerPoint of over 650 words, essential vocabulary for GCSE. There are 64 slides of vocabulary and 12 words/phrases per slide. Each word/phrase comes on to the screen one at a time and all vocabulary is in French only. The vocabulary in quite a random order, as it would be to pupils when they hear or read texts in the listening and/or reading exams. It is really useful to recap what vocabulary they know, and then get pupils to record vocabulary that is new to them. You can then go back next lesson to those slides to confirm what they have retained. It can also be use in a competitive way, in teams to see which team knows the most vocabulary. However you use it, it covers a very wide range of essential vocabulary, a key to successful revision at GCSE level.

By cgazzal

NO et MOI {Part 1} - Etude des chapitres 1 à 5 {New A-level and A2}

NO et MOI {Part 1} - Etude des chapitres 1 à 5 {New A-level and A2}

NO et MOI {Part 1} - Etude des chapitres 1 à 5New A-level and A2A study of the first five chapters of the book with a power-point presentation with questions to guide students and resources to help you analyse the book.This resource includes:- A power-point with plenty of questions to guide your students through the book- A booklet with all the main quotes from the first two chapters- An article study on the social topic studied in the book to have a better understanding of the context- Two comprehension exercises of extracts- A written analysis of chapters 3, 4 and 5I will soon add more resources on No et Moi so please do not hesitate to visit my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/MllePierreI hope you will enjoy my resources and if you have a question on a particular slide or activity, please do not hesitate to contact me or leave me a message. I would really appreciate some feedback :-) Thank you very much.@EloCamden

By MllePierre

GCSE French Revision 4 Tenses

GCSE French Revision 4 Tenses

KS3/KS4 resources to revise and practice 4 tenses in French.4 PPT on the present tense (regular verbs), the imperfect tense, the conditional and the subjunctive.+ worksheets to accompany the PPT.

By audebie

NO et MOI {Part 2} - Etude des chapitres 6 à 10 {New A-level and A2}

NO et MOI {Part 2} - Etude des chapitres 6 à 10 {New A-level and A2}

NO et MOI {Part 2} - Etude des chapitres 6 à 10 New A-level and A2 A study of the next five chapters of the book with a power-point presentation with questions to guide students and resources to help you analyse the book. This resource includes: - A power-point with plenty of questions to guide your students through the book - Different worksheet with main quotes from the chapters to analyse or questions that lead your students to analyse - A written analysis of all the chapters to help you answer the questions and understand the book- Two quizzes to check students' understanding of the chapters I will soon add the next chapters so please do not hesitate to visit my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/MllePierreIf you would like to purchase chapters 1 to 5 or the bundle, you can find them in my shop too. I hope you will enjoy my resources and if you have a question on a particular slide, activity or worksheet please do not hesitate to contact me or leave me a message. I would really appreciate some feedback :-) Thank you very much. @EloCamden

By MllePierre

A2 translations and vocab prompt

A2 translations and vocab prompt

This is a series of English to French translations which I designed to revise both grammar as well as all A2 topics. I have included all topics covered on the A2 AQA course, with ten translations per sub-topic, from Pollution to Scientific and Tecnological Progress.

By fisparrow

le patrimoine- le patrimoine sur le plan national, régional et local- AS FRENCH

le patrimoine- le patrimoine sur le plan national, régional et local- AS FRENCH

This resource files contains teaching material for the FIRST PART of the topic: Une culture fiere de son patrimoine- la patrimoine sur le plan national, regional et local. the folder includes a PPT presentation (approx. 35 slides including some answer slides)Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing activitiesVideo comprehension activitiestranslations: French to English and English to French with MarkschemesHomework tasksan online course for vocab learning on Memrise (you can create an account for free and share the link with your students)a vocab test linked to the coursevocab cards (Tarsia file)Activities are exam-style and differentiated(the first 11 files are a preview of what is included in the .zip folder and do not need to be downloaded)

By laprofdefrancais