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French: Demonstrative pronouns

French: Demonstrative pronouns

This presentation focuses on demonstrative pronouns in French which is covered at IGCSE and A-level French. It explicitly highlights the main demonstrative pronouns in question followed by subsequent activities with differentiated levels. Happy teaching and learning!
KRIS240680
Essential French Grammar - Pack 2.

Essential French Grammar - Pack 2.

A bundle of 3 resource packs which cover a range of important grammatical terms, essential for students studying the new GCSE or AS level. This bundle includes: 1) Prepositions, 2) Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns, 3) Pronouns y & en. 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
Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns. in French - a complete guide.

Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns. in French - a complete guide.

This PowerPoint introduces pupils to direct and indirect object pronouns in a step-by-step format (except y & en, as these feature as a separate resource). The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using these pronouns. The PowerPoint goes through all uses of direct object pronouns and then there are exercises to check comprehension, with answers. The PowerPoint then goes through indirect object pronouns in the same format. There are further exercises to ensure comprehension of using more than one pronoun in different situations. There is also a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint (45 slides). This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently form both direct and indirect object pronouns.
cgazzal
Primary French LEARNING MAT:Year 4 About Ourselves

Primary French LEARNING MAT:Year 4 About Ourselves

An illustrated double sided A4 colour pupil vocabulary learning mat with all the vocabulary in the Year 4 Autumn 1 French series: About Ourselves. The pdf continues the "Learn as you teach" French resources for non-language specialist primary classroom teachers and HLTAs and is ideal for supporting both presenters and learners. (Other recommended resources which can be used with this resource include the whole lesson resources for the unit).
scwebster
Primary French CLASS DISPLAY/FLASHCARDS: Year 4 About Ourselves

Primary French CLASS DISPLAY/FLASHCARDS: Year 4 About Ourselves

An illustrated double sided A4 colour pupil vocabulary learning mat together with larger A4 and A5 colour flashcards and posters for all the vocabulary in the Year 4 Autumn 1 "learn as you teach" French series: About Ourselves designed for non-specialist primary classroom teachers and HLTAs. The pdf includes 52 full colour pages. (Other recommended resources designed to support this resource include the whole lesson resources for the unit).
scwebster
GCSE French Photo description key phrases & helpful language. A* constructions.

GCSE French Photo description key phrases & helpful language. A* constructions.

A support sheet for pupils who are describing a photo in French. There are lots of useful phrases to help with describing the photo itself, as well as lots of complex language and A* constructions for pupils to include. The structures and language are in groups: phrases to introduce a photo, past tense expressions, weather phrases, A* constructions to include, useful connectives, opinion phrases etc. My own pupils have found this very useful and it provides an excellent scaffold for them producing high quality work.
RL6
A1 poster for describing appearance with 65 different figurines

A1 poster for describing appearance with 65 different figurines

A1 poster for describing appearance with 65 different figurines. This poster is useful to practise description in class. The teacher could describe a figurine and the students try to say which one is on the grid. Very visually appealing design and could be used as a display in the classroom, too.
chawki
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
Studio 1 module 1.1 Mon autoportrait - nouns, pronunciation and memorising

Studio 1 module 1.1 Mon autoportrait - nouns, pronunciation and memorising

At least two lessons that introduce Year 7 (ages 11 and 12) to definite articles, pronunciation and four memorising techniques. The second attachment can be printed off nine slides to a page and turned into cards that enable students to practise the correct pronunciation and then create their own games to practise further. This is an active lesson with lots of speaking and plenty of opportunities for students to familiarise themselves with the language.
Mazarine
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