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Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 School uniform and school day p51

Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 School uniform and school day p51

What do you do when your students are overwhelmed by the textbook? Teach from the revision guide! This series of lessons are based on the material from 1 or 2 pages of the purple Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spanish 9-1. They cover all or most of each page mentioned in the title. Most effective if used with the Edexcel Revision Guide. This covers page 51.
LTarantini-Amor
Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 School subjects and facilities p50

Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spa 9-1 School subjects and facilities p50

What do you do when your students are overwhelmed by the textbook? Teach from the revision guide! This series of lessons are based on the material from 1 or 2 pages of the purple Edexcel Revision Guide GCSE Spanish 9-1. They cover all or most of each page mentioned in the title. Most effective if used with the Edexcel Revision Guide. This covers page 50.
LTarantini-Amor
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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Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas - Spanish Speaking Bundle

9 x No prep pairwork speaking activities Topic: Mi Escuela & Las Asignaturas Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1) Educación 2) Idiomas 3) Religión 4) Historia 5) Geografía 6) Ciencia 7) Arte 8) Números 9) Musica 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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Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

Problemas Sociales - Spanish Speaking Bundle

7 x No prep pairwork speaking activities: Topic: Problemas Sociales Encourage fluency and confidence using Spanish with thematic conversation activities. 1. Crimen 2. Educación 3. Política 4. Salud 5. Dinero 6. Religión 7. Futuro 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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4 GCSE SPANISH HIGHER TIER ESSAYS WITH TRANSLATION

4 GCSE SPANISH HIGHER TIER ESSAYS WITH TRANSLATION

This resource consist of 4 GCSE sample essays based on popular topics: Holidays, School, Hobbies, Health& Fitness and Visits. It follows the NEW GCSE format for the essay writing Higher Question 2: 4 bullet points in target language, around 140 words and use of 3 tenses Each essay includes a range of A star structures highlighted and has the translation in English below. Some essays have also got some useful tips on the side about the structures. My students found this resource very useful to expand their complex structures and build a range of set phrases before their exam. This resource is also suitable both for Edexcel and Cambridge IGCSE students. Enjoy!
jeromsauvin
Que hay en tu instituto

Que hay en tu instituto

Lesson starter to introduce and reinforce the vocabulary to describe your school with Y7 using “HAY un/una/unos/unas…”. Good companion to Viva 1 pages 58 and 59
mflteacher972
Que hay en tu instituto

Que hay en tu instituto

Lesson (but enough material for two lessons) to introduce and reinforce the vocabulary to describe your school with Y7 using “HAY un/una/unos/unas…”. Good companion to Viva 1 pages 58 and 59
mflteacher972
Spanish Role Play Practice - School

Spanish Role Play Practice - School

A role play task based on the AQA specimen speaking exam covering vocabulary for school. The sheet is laid out in the same way as the exam paper with suggested questions at the bottom to be deleted before being given to students. Could be used for modelling, practice assessments or pair work in preparation for the speaking assessment.
MFLActivities
KS3+4 - En el insti - profesores

KS3+4 - En el insti - profesores

A whole lesson focusing on describing teachers at school including adjectives to describe them and understanding adjective agreement. Excellent for years 7 and 8 in KS3 and great for KS4 revision in Module 2
richhannigan08