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Essential French Grammar - Pack 1.

Essential French Grammar - Pack 1.

A bundle of 5 resource packs which cover a range of important grammatical terms, essential for students studying the new GCSE or AS level. This bundle includes: 1) Adverbs, 2) Adjectives, 3) Comparatives and Superlatives 4) Quantifiers and Intensifiers and 5) Conjunctions. Each resource pack contains a lengthy PowerPoint, with grammar notes that pupils can record in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using these grammar points. Each resource pack has a worksheet that accompanies each PowerPoint. Essential grammar to progress independent learning.
cgazzal
Expo 2 Vert - Year 8 French - Module 1 'Salut' Famille et Domicile. 5 resources for a full lesson.

Expo 2 Vert - Year 8 French - Module 1 'Salut' Famille et Domicile. 5 resources for a full lesson.

5 resources, covering different skills, which can be used to create a whole lesson. All resources are intended for use with Expo 2 VERT, although could be adapted for Rouge. 1) Starter gap-fill - good starter for revision from key language covered in Year 7 and then revised on Page 6 of Expo 2 Vert. Could be done before or after the exercises on that page. 2) Reading Grid for Page 7, exercise 4 - texts to read in exercise book. There are 2 grids with Easier and More Difficult Levels. Easy one is multiple choice and other one requires answers in English. Pupils can then stick grids in books. 3) Personality Agreement Grid - Revision of Etre and some key personality adjectives from Expo 1. They are the ones used on page 7 in Expo 2 Vert. Rules explained and pupils have to fill in some feminine endings, following patterns and also need to give the English. Can do a quick Q&A of this afterwards, to get pupils used to hearing and recognising the different endings. 4) Sentence Maker in Pairs - sheet with English on left and in blue, the French on right hand side. Cut up and give to pupils to match up as an activity. Either on tables or one set each to stick in books. Extension could be to change some of the details in the French sentences. 5) Sondage - survey for pupils to do around class, using information learned from pages 6 and 7. One grid to each child and they ask questions in French and note answers in English. The info they need to give in French is under the grid and there is a line, on which they can note the French they need to say, prior to beginning the survey. There are 30 grids, 2 to a page and the details under each grid are different. Some are more difficult than others and a few are quite easy, so you can differentiate accordingly. Good idea to practise pronunciation of the questions before they start. Extension - read back answers in the 'il/elle' form, if class able to do so.
cathyp78
Expo 1, Module 1(p.8, 9,16 and 17) 'Dans mon sac' and 'Les Couleurs' - 4 resources

Expo 1, Module 1(p.8, 9,16 and 17) 'Dans mon sac' and 'Les Couleurs' - 4 resources

4 activities to introduce and practise the language included in 'Dans mon sac', as well as 'Colours' and rules about these (gender, agreement etc). (1) Intro to Bag Items worksheet. Pictures to label, using the French vocab at bottom of page. Masc and Fem highlighted with red and blue. Labelling can be done by copying or cutting and sticking. Encourage students to match language without using book, as many words can be recognised as cognates or near-cognates. This activity gives students the independence to work out new language and to work as a team, with a partner. (2) Battleships speaking game in pairs. **Students need to know 'J'ai, Tu as, Il a and Elle a' for this** 3 levels of game (Gold - more able, Silver - middle ability and Bronze - less able). Students make sentences in French, saying what items are in a school bag. (3) Word document with 2 sets of large-font sentences in French, using bag items, numbers, colours and connectives. This could be used in different ways... a) Running dictation in 2 teams b) Cut up sentences for 2 teams and they have to re-order sentences correctly, by standing in a line and holding up the words. Give a time limit. c) Running translation in 2 teams d) Class in groups with both sentences on table. Quickest student to put hand up and give French or English that you ask for, gets a point. Extension - students could adapt details in sentences. (4) Colours Info with Bag Items - worksheet. 3 parts to sheet, can be printed 2 pages into 1 (font size 14) so students have both pages on one A4 sheet. These sheets again promote Independent Learning and not using a textbook or teacher for the most part. Get students to discuss in pairs and work out new language and patterns, rules etc. Activity 1 More difficult colours to work out by using bag items already known. Example given. Reflection on Learning box to complete. Activity 2 Using activity 1 and also cognates etc, choose correct French colours to match with each coloured shape. Example given. Reflection on Learning box to complete. Activity 3 Translation and Spot the Mistakes in sentences. Use the first 2 activities and knowledge of bag items, to complete this. Extension could be to make own sentences in French, using items, colours and quantities. I hope these activities are useful :) More resources to follow, including Reading exercises/games.
cathyp78
French - Describe the painting

French - Describe the painting

Using Monet's painting, 'Jardin à Sainte-Adresse' and example sentences underneath the painting, pupils have to change one word (if it’s a noun, they can change le/la) to make a sentence of their own. This activity focuses in particular on colours and agreements.
TheMFLTeacher
GCSE Grammar Literature quotes

GCSE Grammar Literature quotes

Pack of grammar activities that can be used as activities, revisions, or homework covering 29 grammar points from the new French GCSE (covering the entire curriculum), using quotes from French books (classics, best-sellers, children and young adult literature...) to develop the use of authentic resources in the classroom. Every activity is based on five to six quotes containing that specific grammar point. Some questions are fairly easy and some quite challenging to cover all abilities, but you can also design your own questions about the quotes. The word document (and PDF) contains the question sheet with the quotes for the students, the teacher's guides with the answers, and the quotes are annotated to answer some questions the students might have, or to push the more able linguists. All the quotes are also presented on a PowerPoint.
margotmarousez