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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. 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 in your lesson planning!

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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. 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 in your lesson planning!
Flashcards to introduce vocab in Spanish physical descriptions
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Flashcards to introduce vocab in Spanish physical descriptions

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Basic ppt. with flashcards to introduce vocab and model pronunciation. You could do a variety of listen and repeat activities such as choral repetition, repeating whispering, repeating shouting, or get different pupils or teams to repeat to practise pronunciation. Then, on the blank slides with only the images, do a ‘this or that’ activity - say TWO phrases in Spanish and they have to write down/shout out which one matches the picture.
Spanish listening describing people beginners
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Spanish listening describing people beginners

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Listening gap-fill activity to practise vocab on describing people - read out the transcript included and pupils fill in gaps. Afterwards you can ask them true or false questions about each of the descriptions, or they can write their own true or false statements for each person. Following this, you could give them the same blank copy and repeat the activity but substitute the gaps for other vocab to practise!
Listening comprehension  & oral translations physical description, Spanish eyes hair other details
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Listening comprehension & oral translations physical description, Spanish eyes hair other details

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Worksheet with table to fill in in Spanish, and completed table - teacher uses completed table to read out sentences describing each person. Teacher can make the sentences very short phrases, or include linking words and other details depending on ability level of group. Pupils note details in Spanish, then correct. You could do this activity before asking pupils to write their own description of someone. Speaking worksheet to be cut in half so opponent cannot see answers to the questions they will be asked - pupils take turns to ask each other the translations. You can make this into a game or quiz by seeing how quickly pupils can complete all translations orally correctly. Pupils can tick each line when their opponent gives an answer correctly, or you can create a rule that they have to go back to any previous answers they got wrong in order to move on etc.
Descriptions listening comprehension
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Descriptions listening comprehension

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This listening comprehension tests a range of topics that would have already been taught by the time pupils complete this - it can be used as an end-of-topic assessment and covers age, birthday, languages, family members, pets and physical description. The teacher reads the transcript and pupils answer, or you can record the transcript onto an audio file and set it as homework.
Descripciones de la familia short reading comprehension
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Descripciones de la familia short reading comprehension

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Quick reading comprehension task to consolidate vocab on describing family members. Also draws attention to adjectives and verbs. You could extend the activity by asking pupils to translate the boxes orally into English, or to rewrite each box changing TWO details in Spanish for each person.
Julieta Almodóvar Background notes Spanish reading comprehension
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Julieta Almodóvar Background notes Spanish reading comprehension

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A reading comprehension in Spanish on some bullet points providing general background information about Almodóvar's 2016 feature Julieta. Intended for students studying the film at A Level or Pre-U. This is a good activity for homework or classwork to be completed either before watching the film or just after.
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 settings and places teacher notes
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Julieta Almodóvar settings and places teacher notes

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1-2 pages of notes for teachers to use to teach students about the different settings used in Almodovar’s Julieta - you could use these notes to create questions adapted to your students to prompt discussion, or ask them questions relating to this before watching a section of the film.
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?
Resources on ser and physical descriptions of family members - several activities
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Resources on ser and physical descriptions of family members - several activities

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Several activities which could last a few lessons / homeworks to introduce physical descriptions using ser, all teacher instructions and answers are included. Activities consolidate the vocab. You could also substitute the translation worksheets for aural translation - instead of pupils seeing the sheet, you read one of the sentences from the sheet in Spanish and they write the English, or you could use it to do dictation sentences.
Big culture quiz Spanish-speaking world / Hispanic world quiz
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Big culture quiz Spanish-speaking world / Hispanic world quiz

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A big quiz of 30 questions on the Spanish-speaking world - can be used for beginners, done aurally in class or as a research task. Answers are included in the document. Great for starting off beginners in Spanish to get them interested in Hispanic world, or as an end-of-term fun activity!
Rutina diaria en el colegio / mi rutina / el colegio - worksheet
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Rutina diaria en el colegio / mi rutina / el colegio - worksheet

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Worksheet introduce and extensively practise vocab to do with daily routines and school. The aim is for pupils to learn all this language, including the verbs as vocabulary, BEFORE you go on to unpack the grammar of reflexive verbs and practise the conjugations. This helps avoid cognitive overload (which often happens when trying to teach grammar rules and meaning at the same time) Answers included, of course.