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French GCSE New Specs Theme 3 - Current, future study /employment, Topic 2 – Life at school/college

French GCSE New Specs Theme 3 - Current, future study /employment, Topic 2 – Life at school/college

This covers the whole of Theme 3, Topic 2 – ‘Life at school/college’.The PowerPoint is very lengthy (74 slides) and contains work for at least 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); five photo cards for speaking activities and finally a whole range of questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.

By cgazzal

French text about ideal school uniform

French text about ideal school uniform

A detailed text in French about a student's ideal school uniform. Information is given about current uniform in the present tense, then ideal uniform is described in the future conditional. Could be used as a translation text (may need cutting into shorter chunks), good revision material, or a lesson starter with comprehension questions made up by the pupils.

By jac42

L'univers d'Harry Potter

L'univers d'Harry Potter

PowerPoint version for visual support that we have used for a year 7 Gifted and Talented French day along with the updated booklet. I have also added a task that they had to complete at the end of the day. This can be used as a standalone day or as a series of lessons on to revise and practice school.

By MrJGarnier

GCSE French conversation questions with model answers

GCSE French conversation questions with model answers

KS4 revision for speaking conversation questions task. Questions with model answers on the 5 themes. Model answers can help pupils who need ideas for their answers. These answers can also be used for reading comprehension or to recap tenses/adverbs/vocab...

By audebie

GCSE French translation 'my school'

GCSE French translation 'my school'

KS3/KS4 translation practice on the topic my school.Each sentence has got a number of points (according to difficulty) and pupils have to choose which sentences they are going to translate to reach a certain amount of points.+ 18 sentences to translate on talking about school with answers

By audebie

GCSE French 6 speaking role plays

GCSE French 6 speaking role plays

6 different role plays to practice for the speaking part of French GCSE (cinema, restaurant, shop , school, hotel, tourist office). A model conversation with Pupil A and Pupil B cards. It's really helpful to introduce the topics and to practice pronunciation. Then a GCSE role play paper type with two cards (candidate and examiner).

By audebie

NEW GCSE TOPICS French with AQA (2016+)

NEW GCSE TOPICS French with AQA (2016+)

This bundle covers aspects of the topics in the New GCSE French (AQA specifications), through a variety of activities and texts in line with the new Exam guidance + the conversation questions for the three themes.In addition, it is also an ideal resource to support effective revision across the three themes.The topics are:* Famille & amis* Fêtes et traditions* La nourriture* La technologie* Le mariage* Passe-temps / Loisirs / Sport* L 'environnement* Le bénévolat* Là où j'habite* Mode de vie* Inégalités / Pauvreté* Voyages et tourisme* Emploi et avenir* Le règlement et l'uniforme* Ma vie scolaire* Theme 1 conversation: Identity and culture* Theme 2 conversation: Local, national and global areas of interest* Theme 3 conversation: Current and Future study and employment+ 30 Higher Photocards+ A*/9 ambitious structures+ Literary texts (NOW with answers - 6/03/2017)

By madarun

French GCSE New Specifications - Role Plays - Theme 3.

French GCSE New Specifications - Role Plays - Theme 3.

This is a set of 30 role-plays in a printable format to use for mock/ preparation/ class practice for speaking exams. These are all based on Theme 3 – Current and Future Study and Employment. They have been complied by studying exemplar materials given by all exam boards. There are 15 foundation tier and 15 higher tier role-plays. There is a teacher’s pack for each set of role-plays, giving the teacher’s part for each conversation. There are also two Power Points, one for the foundation role-plays, one for the higher set. Each PowerPoint starts with an explanation of the role play section of the exam and then shows each role play card, followed by showing the (!) unknown question so that students can also prepare for that/ start to predict what the unknown question could be.

By cgazzal

French GCSE New Specifications - Speaking Exam - Role Plays, Photo Cards, General Conversation.

French GCSE New Specifications - Speaking Exam - Role Plays, Photo Cards, General Conversation.

This bundle contains everything for the French GCSE New Specifications Speaking Exam:1. A Complete Set of 90 Role-Plays, covering Themes 1, 2 and 3. Foundation and higher tier role-plays and teacher’s packs for all. All complied by studying exemplar materials given by all exam boards. 2. 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions and there are a wide range of questions to cover both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all 12 topics/ sub-themes. 3. This is a booklet that can be printed for each student and contains approximately 200 general conversation questions. These questions have put together by researching all exam boards specifications. The questions are in themes and in the 12 topics/sub-themes. They have also been classified into tenses so that pupils can be clear of the tense they need to use to answer the relevant question.

By cgazzal

GCSE French preparation for shop role play

GCSE French preparation for shop role play

KS3/KS4 resources to be prepared for the speaking role play on buying clothes in a shop. A vocab list on clothes, accessories, description and useful sentences to use in a shop. 4 worksheets to practice buying clothes in a shop. Happy family game to practice clothes and colour agreement. A model conversation to practice role play with two cards (examiner and student).

By audebie

GCSE French translation (4 tenses)

GCSE French translation (4 tenses)

KS4 translation practice on present, perfect, imperfect and future tense. Different topics for each tense (school, past and future holidays, work experience, free time activities...).18 sentences to translate into French for each topic.+ answers.

By audebie

GCSE French Complex Sentences

GCSE French Complex Sentences

3 PPT to help students to use complex sentences: how to use three tenses (present/perfect/future) with different topics. how to use negatives (based on school topic). how to improve writing and speaking skills (adverbs of frequency and time, negatives, opinions...) + worksheets

By audebie

GCSE French how to use negatives

GCSE French how to use negatives

KS4 lesson on negatives based on the topic 'My school'.A 21 slides PPT to recap negatives, use them into full sentences and write a paragraph about school using them.A worksheet to match up French negatives to English + an exercise to change sentences into negatives.

By audebie

GCSE French speaking role play (school)

GCSE French speaking role play (school)

A role play practice for the speaking part of French GCSE.A model conversation to talk about school with Pupil A and Pupil B cards. It's really helpful to introduce the topic and to practice pronunciation.Then a GCSE role play paper type with two cards (candidate and examiner).

By audebie

French Revision  Present Tense

French Revision Present Tense

KS3/KS4 French resources. A PPT to introduce the present tense with regular verbs (ER, IR, RE). Posters with present tense endings and color coding. A mind map to recap how to use the present tense. A worksheet with activities (with answers). 10 battleship games to revise the present tense with different topics. Translation practice with 4 topics (with answers).

By audebie

French reading task: opinions of school uniform

French reading task: opinions of school uniform

A reading task with 14 sentences in French which give opinions about school uniform. Pupils have to tick or cross the sentences to show whether each opinion is for or against uniform. Could be extended to use as a translation task into English, or a basis for a pair work discussion. Save money photocopying: 2 copies of the task fit on one page of A4.

By jac42

FRENCH GCSE New Specifications - Role-Plays.

FRENCH GCSE New Specifications - Role-Plays.

This bundle – A Complete Set of 90 Role-Plays, covering Themes 1, 2 and 3.Foundation and higher tier role-plays and teacher’s packs for all. All complied by studying exemplar materials given by all exam boards. A good reduction by buying all three packs at once.

By cgazzal

GCSE French 3 speaking role plays

GCSE French 3 speaking role plays

3 different role plays to practice for the speaking part of French GCSE (cinema, restaurant, school).A model conversation with Pupil A and Pupil B cards. It's really helpful to introduce the topics and to practice pronunciation.Then a GCSE role play paper type with two cards (candidate and examiner).

By audebie

GCSE French translation present tense

GCSE French translation present tense

KS4 translation practice on present tense.4 topics (school, new technologies, sports and free time activities, town).18 sentences to translate into French for each topic.+ answers.

By audebie

French revision colours and clothes

French revision colours and clothes

KS3/KS4 revision on colours and clothes.Ready to print happy families game to revise how to make adjectives agree to nouns.Good way to practice (agreement and pronunciation) by repeating 'Dans la famille verte, je voudrais les chaussures vertes'.At KS4, you can ask pupils to make a sentence: 'Dans la famille verte, je voudrais les chaussures vertes en taille 37 s'il vous plait'.This game can be played in groups (maximum 6 players).Rules are included.

By audebie

GCSE French revision 'Mon école'

GCSE French revision 'Mon école'

KS4 French revision on the topic 'My school' to be prepared for the speaking and writing papers.A mind map with vocabulary lists and revision on the present tense, adjectives and the immediate future.A worksheet with a translation exercise and a writing task with questions.

By audebie

GCSE French revision subjunctive

GCSE French revision subjunctive

KS4/KS5 revision on the subjunctiveA mind map (how to form the subjunctive, expressions used with the subjunctive, irregular verbs).A worksheet with answers

By audebie

French School Dice Games Bundle

French School Dice Games Bundle

Four dice games to practise speaking on the topic of school.Included:- School subjects dice game- Clothing dice game- Time (hour) dice game- Time (half past/thirty) dice game

By lisadominique

French clothing dice game

French clothing dice game

Pupils throw two dice and use the grid to tell them what to say in French. To make it more exciting pupils could win points or stickers for each correct answer or there could be a time limit involved.

By lisadominique

French vocabulary cards

French vocabulary cards

Vocabulary cards are great to help pupils learn vocabulary, practise spelling, reading, listening and speaking as well as dictionary skills. Included: vocabulary lists, ways to make the most of your vocabulary cards, cards (image only, vocabulary only, image and vocabulary). Vocabulary is designed to support non-language specialists.

By lisadominique

French school uniform vocabulary cards - clothes

French school uniform vocabulary cards - clothes

*Note: The cover image is of the French pets vocabulary cards. Vocabulary cards are great to help pupils learn vocabulary, practise spelling, reading, listening and speaking as well as dictionary skills. Included: vocabulary list, ways to make the most of your vocabulary cards, cards (image only, vocabulary only, image and vocabulary).Vocabulary is designed to support non-language specialists.

By lisadominique

GCSE French revision pronouns and adjectives

GCSE French revision pronouns and adjectives

KS4/KS5 French revision on pronouns and adjectives (subject pronouns, direct object pronouns, indirect object pronouns, possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns).A mind map with examples.A worksheet (with answers).A blank grid to complete to recap all the pronouns and adjectives.

By audebie