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Local Area (French)

Local Area (French)

Series of lessons on Local Area (House, Town, Neighbourhood) using different tenses and giving extended justifications.

By romainlister

Ma maison idéale (Conditional tense)

Ma maison idéale (Conditional tense)

Sixth lesson on local area. Comparison between the future tense and the conditional through activities and grammar rules. Use of time markers and opinion starters. Focus on grammatical rules.

By romainlister

Où habites-tu ? (Location, Types of house and Adjectives)

Où habites-tu ? (Location, Types of house and Adjectives)

First lesson exploring location and types of house for Year 9/Year 10. It starts with a matching up of different locations, followed by reading tasks, introduction to new vocabulary and a focus on adjectival agreements to describe a house and create a piece of writing on a specific area.

By romainlister

Décris ta maison (Furnitures and Prepositions)

Décris ta maison (Furnitures and Prepositions)

Second lesson lesson exploring the local area for Year 9/Year 10, now focusing on furnitures and prepositions. It starts with a matching up of the rooms in the house, followed by introduction to the new vocabulary, a short speaking task, introduction to prepositions and a translation task.

By romainlister

A Complete Guide to the French GCSE New Specifications - Themes 1-3, All Topics.

A Complete Guide to the French GCSE New Specifications - Themes 1-3, All Topics.

This bundle covers all 3 themes and is broken down into all 12 topics of the new GCSE specifications, which are all sold separately. The work contained in this huge bundle is enough for two or three terms. The bundle contains lengthy Power Points for each topic/ sub-theme. For each of the 12 topics there is: a 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

La maison

La maison

Describing features of a house - what there is/isn't - il y a une cave, un balcon, un jardin, une piscine etc.Ideal for low to middle ability groups - lots of visual support and interactive games, co-operative learning. True/False celebrity house reading exercise and culminating in written work about pupils' chosen celebrities houses.

By j_pooley58

French New GCSE Theme 2 – Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region.

French New GCSE Theme 2 – Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region.

French New GCSE Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas of interest, Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region.This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 1. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (69 slides) and contains work for certainly 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 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; verb and tenses exercises; grammatical terms exercise; a listening comprehension with different tasks; several reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations in English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); four role-play cards (foundation and higher); five photo cards for speaking activities and finally questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.

By cgazzal

J’habite près de…

J’habite près de…

LO: Can I say where my house is in relation to other things? Powerpoint to teach vocabulary to give a more precise location, following on from house and area.La banqueLa posteLa gareL’égliseL’arrêt de busLe supermarchéLe collègeLes magasins près de / loin de /à côté de / en face dedu / de la / de l' /desMatching activity, Splat, O&X games, translation activity.

By j_pooley58

20 French vocabulary sheets

20 French vocabulary sheets

20 vocabulary sheets designed for all learners. Use as support for lower attaining pupils throughout the topic, as extra challenge for more able (give them to them ahead of the forthcoming topic) and as revision at the end of a unit.Excellent support during speaking activities and as an aid during extended writing.

By betsybelleteach

French - Rooms of the house

French - Rooms of the house

Use this PowerPoint to introduce the rooms of the house in French. The first two slides are plans of the ground floor and the first floor. Click on each room to take you to the words to introduce to the students. Click on the red arrow to return to the plan.When the introduction of the vocabulary is complete, there is a '4 in a row' game to practise the words.

By kross

French GCSE New Specifications - Role Plays - Theme 2.

French GCSE New Specifications - Role Plays - Theme 2.

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 2 – Local, national international and global areas of interest. 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

French food and meals full lesson for beginners

French food and meals full lesson for beginners

Teaching about food is always fun. It’s even more fun with beginners! The question is where do we start? How can we be sure that we have integrated all the vocabulary and grammar relevant to their level? How about having the context, the vocabulary and the grammar in just one place with explanations, exercises and feedback? This flexible resource with a PPT and booklet will help you teach about food items, meals and food habits. This resource is aimed at helping teachers to complement their textbook or to give enough material for those who are not lucky enough to have access to textbooks/material.The resource contains a PPT with 39 slides and a booklet with 14 pages full of activities for your students so that they can keep a track of their learning. The activities are corrected in the PPT to save you time.The approach is communicative to allow students to develop their speaking skills but it also contains reading and writing activities to consolidate their grammatical skills and improve their writing skills.You will find different types of activities to allow a greater differentiation in your class:- A brainstorming with a shopping list as a starter- A classification of items- A dictionary contest- A reading about breakfast with a comprehension grid- A matching up activity with breakfast items- An introduction to quantifier words (box, can, bottle, tube…)- A grammar point about indefinite articles (du, de la, des)- A practice about the grammar point- A ranking activity with likes, dislikes and opinions- Vocabulary about other meals (lunch, snack, dinner)- Further vocabulary matching up about fruit and vegetables- A conversation with opinions in pairs- 2 writing activities about food and favorite dishes.- A review of objectivesHave fun!

By foxtrotters

Home in French  Worksheets, Games, Activities and Flash Cards (with audio) Bundle (6 sets)

Home in French Worksheets, Games, Activities and Flash Cards (with audio) Bundle (6 sets)

A bundle of 6 sets of Home in French worksheets, games, activities and flash cards (with audio). This bundle contains the following individual sets of resources:- Bathroom in French- Bedroom in French- Garden in French- House in French- Kitchen in French- Living room in FrenchFor each of the above sub-topics, you receive the following:- Online games (with audio)- Poster- Flash cards- Matching activity- Label the images worksheets X 2- Word search- Spelling worksheetA PDF and an editable version of each file is included.To see what these resources are like, please visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/numbers-0-10-in-french-worksheets-games-activities-and-flash-cards-with-audio-11241817 and download the similar resources on Numbers 0-10 for free.To find other French vocabulary resources, please visit the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

Buildings and Structures in French  Worksheets, Games, Activities and Flash Cards (with audio) Bundle (5 sets)

Buildings and Structures in French Worksheets, Games, Activities and Flash Cards (with audio) Bundle (5 sets)

A bundle of 5 Buildings and Structures in French worksheets, games, activities and flash cards (with audio). This bundle contains the following individual sets of resources:- Buildings in French 1- Buildings in French 2- Buildings in French 3- Structures in French 1- Structures in French 2For each of the above sub-topics, you receive the following:- Online games (with audio)- Poster- Flash cards- Matching activity- Label the images worksheets X 2- Word search- Spelling worksheetA PDF and an editable version of each file is included.To see what these resources are like, please visit https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/numbers-0-10-in-french-worksheets-games-activities-and-flash-cards-with-audio-11241817 and download the similar resources on Numbers 0-10 for free.To find other French vocabulary resources, please visit the Save Teachers' Sundays website.

By SaveTeachersSundays

Neighborhood/ Voisinage

Neighborhood/ Voisinage

The resource was created for intermediate students (KS4, IGCSE), but it can be also interesting to advanced students. The objective of the resource is to work on the topic 'Neighborhood/ Voisinage' in French. The resource includes several parts: 1. a text about 'La Fête des voisins' (students need to fill the gaps using the words before the text). Then a teacher can ask some questions about similar holidays in students' countries.2. an activity based on a song 'Les voisines' by R.Luce (with answers for a teacher)3. an activity to improve students' vocabulary about house with a visual support.This resource will be interesting for students as it helps to learn difficult things easily.

By olgab8

AQA GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81

AQA GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81

This is a complete lesson which is designed to be taught alongside AQA GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81. The lesson includes:- Starter - Introduction to important vocabulary - Vocabulary reference for students- Games and activities to practise using vocabulary - Flashcards - Picture battleships game to practise vocabulary - Running dictation activity - Vocabulary and translation worksheet - Dream towns in France reading comprehension - Link to video and associated activity - Page 81 Exercise 5 Reading with answers- Page 81 Exercise 6 Listening with answers and transcript - Page 81 Exercise 7 Reading with answers- Page 81 Exercise 8 Writing - Plenary

By ftbnemesis

EDEXCEL GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81.

EDEXCEL GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81.

This is a complete lesson which is designed to be taught alongside EDEXCEL GCSE Studio (Higher) - Module 4 - Ville de reve ou de cauchemar? - Page 81. The lesson includes:- Starter - Introduction to important vocabulary - Vocabulary reference for students- Games and activities to practise using vocabulary - Flashcards - Picture battleships game to practise vocabulary - Running dictation activity - Vocabulary and translation worksheet - Dream towns in France reading comprehension - Link to video and associated activity - Page 81 Exercise 5 Reading with answers- Page 81 Exercise 6 Listening with answers and transcript - Page 81 Exercise 7 Reading with answers- Page 81 Exercise 8 Writing - Plenary

By ftbnemesis

Acces Studio consolidation worksheets for units 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 and 12

Acces Studio consolidation worksheets for units 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 and 12

Six worksheets (12 pages; print two pages per sheet) containing a range of sequential vocabulary matching, short reading, short writing, translation and basic grammar activities to revise and consolidate language and structures from Acces Studio units 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 and 12 (greetings, how you are, age and birthday, family members, (who) is called / are called, where I live, countries and nationalities). I use them in the run-up to assessments to support pupils writing in sentences.Instructions are in English. Later activities are supported by earlier ones. Please note that formatting is optimised for printing two pages per sheet, hence the 12 pages - mostly because I live for A5-sized worksheets.

By twainman

Advantages and disadvantages of a town / Dream town / Nightmare town / Problems in a town

Advantages and disadvantages of a town / Dream town / Nightmare town / Problems in a town

This lesson teaches students how to describe advantages and disadvantages of their town or area in French. The lesson includes:- Introduction to important vocabulary for describing problems in a town - Vocabulary reference for students- Games and activities to practise using vocabulary - Flashcards - Picture battleships game to practise vocabulary - Running dictation activity - Vocabulary and translation worksheet - Dream towns in France reading comprehension - Link to video and associated activityFor a version of this lesson designed especially for the AQA / EDEXCEL Studio textbooks, please see my online shop.

By ftbnemesis

Allez 1 - Units 1, 2, 3 + Transition pack and speaking and writing mats

Allez 1 - Units 1, 2, 3 + Transition pack and speaking and writing mats

A bundle worth £27 with speaking and writing mats and a transition pack from primary school to secondary school offered (£5 worth) - A starter activity for each lesson on the first slide + learning objective + challenge activities throughout the power-point - Vocabulary games and worksheets with challenge activities - Speaking and writing activities to be able to talk about yourself (age, name, family) - Learn this alphabet (link to songs on the power-point) - Countries + game on flags - Talk about your nationality (gender and adjective agreement) - Definite and indefinite articles (le/la/les - un/une/des) - Say where you live and where you used to live (survey activity with editable worksheet) - Work on formulating simple questions in French - Avoir with a dice game and grammar activities to practise this irregular verb - Numbers up to 31 + months + seasons + birthday + date - Talk about your favorite object - Colours + adjective agreement - A worksheet to accompany each power-point - A revision worksheet to practise the vocabulary and grammar points seen in the unit - Writing end of unit test + a vocabulary test - Mon autoportrait (description of your hair and eyes) - An adjective agreement game to do in class with all the students (see explanation under the slide) - Grammar explanation on adjective agreement - A lesson on the verb "être" with various activities to practise the irregular endings (also some activities with être and adjective agreement) - A written activity on yourself and your family with a nice worksheet. - A fun Kinesthetic game on possessive adjectives (see explanation under the slide) - A listening activity on family with transcript - A slide on how to build a fun family tree with a sample - Vocabulary worksheet on family - A lesson on teachers and comparatives to build up the vocabulary range of your students - Some fun mini-whiteboard games on opinions (speaking activity) - explanation under the slide - A role-play activity on school subjects and teachers - Sentence building activity on comparatives (see worksheet) - A lesson on friendship and adjectives to describe your friends - A written activity and competition game with mini-whiteboard on friendship - A worksheet to accompany each power-point - A revision worksheet to practise the vocabulary and grammar points seen in the unit - Reading and grammar end of unit test - countries - types of accomodation - j'habite + prepositions - à + town - au, en + country - introduction of the imperfect (avant, j'habitais...) -giving opinions - Grammar explanation on infinitives and conjugating -er verbs - A fun mime the verb game - A worksheet with a writing activity to use longer sentences and verbs of opinion + infinitive - A mini-whiteboard game to practise conjugating -er verbs - Homework on verbs to follow up what has been seen in the lesson - A survey activity on pets to get the students talking in French - Guess what is missing game with pets - Practise asking questions in French and answering them about pets - Adjective position in the sentence with a written activity to practise - Create a column chart with the most popular animal in the class - A reading activity to work out the meaning of colors and adjectives - A full grammar explanation on adjective agreement - Fill the gaps reading exercise on adjectives - A power-point on numbers from 0-60 with possibility to use mini-whiteboards - A written activity in the past tense on a day at the zoo. - Fun games to get the students to speak in the target language (see explanation under the slide) - A listening activity on what you saw and did not see at the zoo - Vocabulary slides with lovely pictures - Plenty of mini-whiteboard games on colours with animals and on opinions about animals I 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

la maison French reading tasks and mark scheme

la maison French reading tasks and mark scheme

Eight reading tasks on the topic of house followed by an answer sheet. I wrote these texts and questions following the AQA Foundation GCSE French style of texts and questions. Useful for end of topic test/revision, for GCSE mock/exam practice or just for homework or cover work. Can also be used with Year 8 or 9 if you are studying the vocabulary of house (rooms, types of house, adjectives, opinions, activities in the house).

By sandraparish