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French GCSE differentiated knowledge organisers/model texts on School (W./S.)

French GCSE differentiated knowledge organisers/model texts on School (W./S.)

This resource was created for my Y10/11 students as a way to help them prepare for the Writing and Speaking components of the new AQA GCSE French examinations. Contains 2 Word documents: Foundation level Higher level with a colour coded system to highlight the more complex structures and extra tenses. Both texts include opinion phrases, different tenses and are translated in English to help comprehension. I have added the AQA recommended vocabulary from the “My studies”, “Life at school” and Education post-16" sections. It is fully editable and once downloaded just remove the boxes to see the texts.
marion1602
Talking about aspcts of school in French, year 8

Talking about aspcts of school in French, year 8

This unit of work includes a workbook, a breakdown of the topics and the main vocabulary and the assessment to go with it. It was created for a top set year 8 but can easily be adapted for other year groups, especially with foundation GCSE in mind. Please remember the listening activities in the assessment are taken from past papers, the tracks can’t be included as they are protected by copyright but are all available online.
acavelierdesclavelles
French Conversation Activity Bundle 3

French Conversation Activity Bundle 3

18 x French Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. 1) Les nombres 2) La nourriture 3) Les pays 4) La personnalité 5) La politique 6) La publicité 7) Les quartiers 8) La religion 9) La santé 10) La science 11) Le shopping 12) Le sport 13) La technologie 14) La télévision 15) Les transports 16) Le travail 17) Les villes 18) Les voyages Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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French Conversation Activity Bundle 2

French Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x French Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Les fêtes 2) Le futur 3) La géographie 4) Les habitudes 5) L’histoire 6) L’humour 7) Internet 8) Les inventions 9) Les langues 10) Le logement 11) Les loisirs 12) Les médias 13) La météo 14) La mode 15) La musique 16) La nature Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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French Conversation Activity Bundle 1

French Conversation Activity Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Les affaires 2) L’ amour 3) Les animaux 4) L’argent 5) L’art 6) Les bâtiments 7) La campagne 8) La célébrité 9) Les couleurs 10) Le crime 11) Le divertissement 12) L’éducation 13) Les émotions 14) L’enfance 15) L’environnement 16) La famille Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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La science - French Conversation Activity

La science - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: La science Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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Les langues - French Conversation Activity

Les langues - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: Les langues Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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L’éducation - French Conversation Activity

L’éducation - French Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: L’éducation Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using French Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Premièrement, Deuxièment,Pour finir Cependant, D’autre part, Alors que De plus, En outre, Par ailleurs Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS (in French)
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GCSE French revision 'School, Future aspirations, study and work'

GCSE French revision 'School, Future aspirations, study and work'

KS4 French revision on the themes ‘School’ and ‘Future aspirations, study and work’ to be prepared for the speaking and writing papers. 3 mind maps with model answers and grammar revision. 3 worksheets with translation exercises and writing tasks with questions.
audebie
50 Days of French Revision Plan

50 Days of French Revision Plan

With the GCSE exam coming up, I’ve put together a daily plan for my Y11 students so they can do 15-30 minutes revision each day on a different topic from the Edexcel GCSE French course. Hope it proves useful.
blaggers12
Le système éducatif Français

Le système éducatif Français

Lesson for KS4 on the French educational system. I will explain clearly how the number in terms of classes in the French system works compared to the British system, what happens at the end of year 11 and does it happen in France. What happens at the end of year 10 in France and does it happen in GB and what are the advantages and disadvantages of the British and the French educational system.
mariemoison