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GCSE Revision Spanish Speaking Practice New AQA

GCSE Revision Spanish Speaking Practice New AQA

I created these resources for use with my own year 11s coming up to their speaking exams. I wanted to provide them with sample role plays, photos and general conversations so they could physically have the handouts in front of them containing the role play and photo, as well as instructions on the back so they could practice the whole speaking with their partner. The main idea was to facilitate a practice as close to the real thing as possible for my students AND provide them with exemplar answers and key vocab and verbs to help them improve their speaking answers before or after they had practiced with one another. The handouts include the following: FOUNDATION STUDENTS: The themes of the photo, role play and general conversation are: Family and relationships (role play) , Technology (Photo) and Where I live (Part 2, general conversation). HANDOUT 1: Foundation role play and photo for Student A on page 1, with page 2 containing the questions which A will ask their partner B. Clear instructions are there for each part of the speaking exam, together with the unpredicted questions. These will be different from the unpredicted questions which B will have on their handout. HANDOUT 2: Foundation role play and photo for Student B on page 1, with page 2 containing the questions which B will ask their partner A. Clear instructions are there for each part of the speaking exam, together with the unpredicted questions. These will be different from the unpredicted questions which A will have on their handout. HANDOUT 3: Sample answers for both A and B foundation students with key vocab provided. In my lessons, I got students to prepare their answers first (gave them 12 minutes) then got them to read through the sample answers and use these to improve their own answers. Then they practiced the speaking with their partners. HIGHER STUDENTS: The themes are as follows: Future / Marriage (role play) , Technology (Photo) and Where I live (Part 2, general conversation). HANDOUT 4: Higher role play and photo for Student A on page 1, with page 2 containing the questions which A will ask their partner B. Clear instructions are there for each part of the speaking exam, together with the unpredicted questions. These will be different from the unpredicted questions which B will have on their handout. HANDOUT 5: Higher role play and photo for Student B on page 1, with page 2 containing the questions which B will ask their partner A. Clear instructions are there for each part of the speaking exam, together with the unpredicted questions. These will be different from the unpredicted questions which A will have on their handout. HANDOUT 6: Sample answers for both A and B higher students with key vocab provided. You could do as suggested above for foundation students or use it as a reading / translation exercise.
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New Spanish A Level: Year 1 fact file (Aspects of Hispanic society, Artistic culture Hispanic World)

New Spanish A Level: Year 1 fact file (Aspects of Hispanic society, Artistic culture Hispanic World)

This resource contains 18 pages full of information (facts and statistics) covering all aspects of the themes covered in year 1 of the new Spanish A Level course. There are nine pages about Aspects of Hispanic society (three pages about Traditional and moden values, three oabout Cyberspace and three pages about Equal rights) and nine pages about Artistic culture in the Hispanic world (Modern day idols, Spanish regional identity and Cultural heritage). I wrote this resource to help students include enough cultural information to score well in AO4 in paper 3 (the speaking exam), but information included in the resource can be easily adapted to a variety of reading and translation activities.
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AQA GCSE Spanish Revision Resources for Speaking and Writing Environment Family Technology Culture

AQA GCSE Spanish Revision Resources for Speaking and Writing Environment Family Technology Culture

This bundle contains revision resources based on the following themes: environment, family, technology and festivals and culture. They are differentiated, with sample speaking role plays, photos and general conversation questions which you can guide your students through. There are also notes included for each theme which provide key vocab, great complex expressions, key verbs for those four themes for the students. The bundle is based on the AQA exam criteria for the speaking.
Miriam81
New Spanish A Level - Aspects of Hispanic Society: fact file (Paper 3, speaking exam).

New Spanish A Level - Aspects of Hispanic Society: fact file (Paper 3, speaking exam).

This resource contains a lot of factual information about Spanish society, focusing on the three topics that cover the sub-theme Aspects of Hispanic Society in the new Spanish A Level course (Traditional and Modern Values, Cyberspace and Equal Rights). I wrote this resource to help my students revise for their upcoming speaking exam (Paper 3), specifically to ensure that they include enough information to score well in AO4 of the paper. The file also includes an overview of the course and of Paper 3.
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New Spanish A Level: Aspects of Hispanic society - Fact file

New Spanish A Level: Aspects of Hispanic society - Fact file

This bundle consists of three files containing a lot of factual information about the topics covered in the Aspects of Hispanic Society theme in the new A Level course. Focused on Spain, it should provide the students with plenty of opportunities to develop Assessment Objective 4 in their Paper 3 (speaking exam)
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New Spanish A Level - Cyberspace: Fact File. Paper 3 (Speaking exam) support.

New Spanish A Level - Cyberspace: Fact File. Paper 3 (Speaking exam) support.

A three-page file with a lot actual information about Spanish culture and society, focusing on the topic Cyberspace, part of the theme Aspects of Hispanic culture of the new Spanish A Level. It provides students with facts and statistics, which should be very helpful in preparation for Paper 3 (the speaking exam).
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Mi Tecnología - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Tecnología - Spanish Speaking Bundle

5 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Tecnología Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Futuro 2) Technología 3) Inventos 4) Ciencia 5) Internet 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 Spanish 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: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más 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 (explicado en español)
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Mi Diversion - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Diversion - Spanish Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Diversion Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Entretenimiento 2) Televisión 3) Aficiones 4) Humor 5) Fiestas 6) Viajes 7) Moda 8) Compras 9) Internet 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 Spanish 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: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más 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 (explicado en español)
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Mi Trabajo - Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle

Mi Trabajo - Spanish Speaking Activity Bundle

6 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Trabajo Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Negocios 2) Publicidad 3) Trabajo 4) Noticias 5) Technología 6) Dinero 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 Spanish 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: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más 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 (explicado en español)
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Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking  Bundle

Mi Vida - Spanish Speaking Bundle

11 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Vida Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1, Rutinas 2. Familia 3. Vecinos 4. Personalidad 5. Amor 6. Sentimientos 7. Casas 8. Fiestas 9. Aficiones 10. Comida 11. Infancia 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 Spanish 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: En primer lugar, En segundo lugar, Finalmente Sin embargo, Por otra parte, Mientras que Además, También, Es más 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 (explicado en español)
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