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Hello! I am new here. French and Spanish teacher in the UK (GCSE, IGCSE, A-Level, Pre-U). I produce worksheets, quick activities and sentence builder sheets to help other teachers spend less time on lesson prep! I have recently started to upload my work to TES, so if you like my resources, I'd be so grateful if you could leave a quick review. Thanks for visiting and I hope my stuff will help you do great lessons and save some time!

Hello! I am new here. French and Spanish teacher in the UK (GCSE, IGCSE, A-Level, Pre-U). I produce worksheets, quick activities and sentence builder sheets to help other teachers spend less time on lesson prep! I have recently started to upload my work to TES, so if you like my resources, I'd be so grateful if you could leave a quick review. Thanks for visiting and I hope my stuff will help you do great lessons and save some time!
Multiple choice starter activity template
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Multiple choice starter activity template

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This is a template for a multiple-choice lesson activity (could be used as a starter or plenary, or a short recap exercise). I have included examples of how I have used it in the past with Spanish, in a gap-fill style to consolidate vocab previously learned. You could keep the gap-fill aspect or get rid of it and just put questions.
Julieta Almodóvar Activities on Style, Plot, Production, Themes and Settings
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Julieta Almodóvar Activities on Style, Plot, Production, Themes and Settings

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A set of 5 activities and answers in Spanish for students studying Almodóvar’s film Julieta, at A level, Pre U or similar level (16+), intended for when students are about to watch the film or have just watched it. This is an alternative to my previous resource which used the same overview material, but was in the format of a traditional reading comprehension. This format incorporates 5 different activities, each of which allow for more active manipulation of the language, so it is important that the activities are not completed superficially – allow sufficient lesson time during each activity to focus on the content of the texts as well as the grammatical or syntactical aspects of the language. This content could be used for 1-2 lessons or 1 lesson and homework.
Maître Gims - Caméléon lesson
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Maître Gims - Caméléon lesson

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A worksheet on Maître Gims's new song 'Cameleon' from December 2017. Filling in the blanks in lyrics, matching up new vocab, and some short 'find the vocab' activities. You could also spend some time at the start of the lesson discussing French music, Maitre Gims, Black M and Sexion d'Assaut to see if any students have discovered their music before.
Regular verbs and hobbies topic Spanish
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Regular verbs and hobbies topic Spanish

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Lesson activity or homework task with YouTube video for pupils to learn verbs relating to free time and hobbies, and to practise understanding the different verb conjugations (this is for the very early stages of using regular verbs in Spanish, ideal for beginners)
Ser or estar, haber or tener mi colegio / school Spanish
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Ser or estar, haber or tener mi colegio / school Spanish

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Short grammar exercise + answers and extra teaching ideas! Worksheet to be done either projected onto the board on mini whiteboards, or printed off and completed. Pupils can practise using ser or estar correctly, and haber and tener correctly. It is within the context of the school topic.
Unjumble the sentences quiz Spanish describing people
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Unjumble the sentences quiz Spanish describing people

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Sentence unjumbling task can be done orally as per instructions on slide 1, or printed and done in writing. Or pupils can write answers on mini whiteboards and do it live. Vocab is on topic of describing people. Can be done as a quiz or competition.
Introduction to Film Analysis in Spanish with Bilingual Glossary
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Introduction to Film Analysis in Spanish with Bilingual Glossary

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Intended for the study of films in Spanish, this handout provides introductory steps to analysing film, and a comprehensive glossary of vocabulary in English and Spanish with detailed explanations and examples. The examples relate to the Almodovar film, Volver, but the principles can be applied to any film. It is roughly aimed at students studying for A-Level, Pre-U or IB (aged 16+). Whilst this resource is designed to provide information, you can also create activities from it, for example, by mixing up the Spanish and English words to match up, or match words to definitions. Or, you could assign different students certain terms and ask them to produce a short analysis of these aspects in one key scene to present to the class.
Spanish listening / writing / translation tasks on physical description and personality
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Spanish listening / writing / translation tasks on physical description and personality

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Two ways of using this resource: LISTENING: project the doc on the board / print copies for pupils, choose one of the people, say ‘Antonio, number 1:’ and give a short sentence or phrase in Spanish that matches one of the lines in Antonio’s profile. Pupils must find the detail and write ‘1’ next to it. Continue with all the details in his profile in a random order to practise recognising them. To make the activity harder, say a sentence in Spanish from any of the descriptions and pupils have to write the name of the person. WRITING: This activity should be completed once pupils have had extensive practice on vocab for describing physique and personality and could be used as assessment. Pupils can select one of the four people and complete sentences covering as many aspects mentioned as possible in Spanish. You could project the doc and annotate with bits of vocab in Spanish as support if necessary.
Talking about teachers sentence builder and activities school French
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Talking about teachers sentence builder and activities school French

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A mini sentence builder on topic of parler des professeurs, including vocab to describe people’s hair and eyes as well as opinion phrases and school subjects. French school topic, with some translations, list of possible teaching ideas, and mosaic translations à la Conti! Answers included, of course. Enough work for 1-2 lessons depending on ability.
Short translation worksheet to practise descriptions with ser
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Short translation worksheet to practise descriptions with ser

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Spanish to English translations short activity to consolidate vocab on describing people with ser. Answers included. This activity could be done as a competition/quiz in pairs or as a ‘one pen one dice’ activity (Google it! Great game) After you’ve corrected them, you could practise listening by asking pupils to turn the sheet over, then you read out one of the sentences from the sheet in Spanish, and on the back or on a miniwhiteboard, pupils translate it into English - good listening practice.
Los colores interactive lesson activities Spanish colours beginners
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Los colores interactive lesson activities Spanish colours beginners

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Interactive activities to introduce the colours in Spanish - for the flashcards, you could do a number of listen & repeat, call & response style activities eg. choral repetition, individual repetition, whispering repetition, shouting repetition, team repetition etc. then there are some recall activities to practise / consolidate.
Mi familia oral drill activities Spanish beginners
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Mi familia oral drill activities Spanish beginners

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Repetitive oral drills to practise sentence structures for talking about family members - you can use the sentences to do oral translation - there are some in Spanish followed by some in English, in which pupils must use the vocab in previous sentences to help them. Then, there are questions pupils should answer orally using the vocab they have just practised. You could also use the first slide for listening tasks: say one of the green sentences in Spanish and pupils must point out which sentence you said. Or, don’t show the powerpoint, and read some of the sentences aloud for pupils to translate into English on scrap paper or miniboards. You could even do them as dictations if pupils aren’t yet able to translate - all good consolidation of the language.
être, avoir, faire, aller - basic speaking activities - present tense
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être, avoir, faire, aller - basic speaking activities - present tense

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A short sequence of teacher-led oral drilling activities to practise/revise the present tense of the big 4 irregulars in French. This activity should be after pupils have seen the tables of conjugations and are familiar with the English meanings. Possible sequence: model the pronunciation of the sentences 1-5 on each slide, do some listen & repeat oral drills (choral repetition, individual repetition, whispering, shouting etc. to drill pronunciation) pupils translate orally into english in pairs pupils given 30 seconds / 1 minute to ‘memorise’ the verbs and their meanings on the sentences memory task - recall the verbs repeat for the other verbs matching task to reinforce verb meanings - pupils do orally in pairs gap-fill task - you could cold call pupils for this one. If it’s too hard, give them 2 options orally in French eg. ‘J’ai sept cours’ or ‘Je suis sept cours’ ? matching task to summarise on other ppt.
Julieta Almodóvar plot bullet points
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Julieta Almodóvar plot bullet points

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A useful bullet point summary of the plot of Julieta (Almodovar) - each bullet point is designed to get students to recall what happens in each scene and put the story back together. You could use project a scene onto the board as a lesson starter and pupils have to discuss in pairs what each point refers to, or you could get students to study the sheet as homework and make notes on each point.
Julieta Almodóvar study questions to develop understanding
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Julieta Almodóvar study questions to develop understanding

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For students studying Julieta by Almodovar - 8 questions. You could get each student to choose 1 question to discuss in pairs and develop during a lesson after watching the film, or set it as a homework task to complete whilst watching the film. Students can develop some bullet point notes in Spanish in response. The idea is to get them to explore the questions in as much detail and depth as possible and to consider some of the main themes of the film that these questions elicit.
Julieta Almodóvar teacher study notes for scenes
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Julieta Almodóvar teacher study notes for scenes

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Teacher notes in English on all of the scenes of Julieta by Almodovar - roughly 1 page per scene. You can use these notes to create your own questions in Spanish to get students to analyse the scenes. For example, you could get them to watch a scene for homework and then ask questions on it pertaining to different aspects of the scene eg. describe the music used here, what is the impact? why is there a close-up of x? what could it symbolise? etc. how is Xoan dressed? what does his appearance tell us about him?