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We are two highly experienced language teachers and authors. We have written the Hodder AQA Spanish A-level textbook and workbooks 1 and 2, Cambridge IGCSE and Edexcel IGCSE Spanish textbooks and revision guides, OUP ¡Claro! Spanish KS3 textbooks 1 and 2, and study guides for Volver, El laberinto del fauno and Ocho apellidos vascos. We are also speakers at conferences for language teachers and students, designers of spectacular classroom displays and innovators in exam technique.

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We are two highly experienced language teachers and authors. We have written the Hodder AQA Spanish A-level textbook and workbooks 1 and 2, Cambridge IGCSE and Edexcel IGCSE Spanish textbooks and revision guides, OUP ¡Claro! Spanish KS3 textbooks 1 and 2, and study guides for Volver, El laberinto del fauno and Ocho apellidos vascos. We are also speakers at conferences for language teachers and students, designers of spectacular classroom displays and innovators in exam technique.
SPANISH PRESENT TENSE INTRO ppt
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SPANISH PRESENT TENSE INTRO ppt

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Amazing ppt with HD visuals and GIFs to introduce the PRESENT TENSE for the first time. 15 slides that will last you two lessons to start the topic on a high. Some slides can be turned into worksheets. UNPROTECTED DOCUMENT, easily tweaked.
SPANISH GCSE AQA SPEAKING INSTRUCTIONS
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SPANISH GCSE AQA SPEAKING INSTRUCTIONS

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With this clear sheet your students will 100% understand what they need to do in their Foundation or Higher speaking test plus some advice. This sheet explains in PLAIN English how to tackle the role-play, photo card and conversation. With a role-play and photo card prototype we have added notes and advice to provide timings, procedure and instructions. PERFECT to give to your students as they prepare for the test and provide answers to the most common questions about the test. Easy to tweak into another language. UNPROTECTED word document.
SHAKIRA ME ENAMORE SONG worksheet
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SHAKIRA ME ENAMORE SONG worksheet

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With this iMPRESSIVE worksheet your students will be able to understand the lyrics as well as learn new vocabulary. Beautifully presented, it contains different activities including a match up with pictures taking straight from the lyric video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0ivG4Ew-Lk) . Check our FREE ME ENAMORE presentation to GO with this sheet and you will have a 30 minute activity, including an explanation about the ending ITO in Spanish. Perfect for a last lesson of a term before a holiday, or even in between topics to give your students a break.
SPANISH A LEVEL TASTER LESSON -ARGENTINA and TANGO
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SPANISH A LEVEL TASTER LESSON -ARGENTINA and TANGO

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This OUTSTANDING four page booklet is designed to be a Y11 A level taster lesson but also as a Y12 lesson to introduce TANGO and facts about ARGENTINA. The listening questions are based on the first 3 minutes of the video ARGENTINA, DEL NORTE ANDINO A LA TIERRA DE FUEGO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qCfdfFBtX4 HD pictures, lots of cultural references and an original well researched text about Tango and Argentinian Spanish. Quirky, clever and original lesson to make Spanish appealing to choose it for A level or to do in Y12 to introduce the topic. Booklet: Cover with cultural references to Evita, Mafalda, Pope Francisco and gauchos. Page 2: Reading about Tango with two activities including Argentinian slang. Page 3: Listening activity link to the video. Page 4: Summary of A level topics, nicely laid out to sell the subject to Y11 students.
SPANISH A LEVEL CINEMA INTRO with LABERINTO DEL FAUNO sheet
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SPANISH A LEVEL CINEMA INTRO with LABERINTO DEL FAUNO sheet

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OUTSTANDING triple worksheet to introduce the topic of CINEMA and THE ARTS to Y12. Using EL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO as the example film, it contains a cinema review, the introduction of 16 CINEMA SPECIFIC terms and a reading activity, as well as a table to fill in with details about a film trailer. Also ideal to introduce EL LABERINTO DEL FAUNO before watching the film to AS students.
LABERINTO DEL FAUNO WALKTHROUGH GIF PRESENTATION part 1
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LABERINTO DEL FAUNO WALKTHROUGH GIF PRESENTATION part 1

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19 slides on this SPECTACULAR powerpoint presentation. Each slide is a GIF from the film with notes that will take you and your students through the FIRST HALF of the film. Perfect to use in class to explain the plot, characters, cinematography and themes. Also ideal for your students to individually access it and understand the film fully in clear Spanish. The perfect addition to our LABERINTO DEL FAUNO booklet, it also links well to any other materials or revision guides out there. Ideal for both AS and A2 students of Spanish with any exam board or anyone who wants to fully understand the film.
SPANISH KS3 PRESENT TENSE module
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SPANISH KS3 PRESENT TENSE module

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PRESENTATION and SHEETS to introduce the present tense in full for the first time. Worth at least 2-3 lessons, you have all you need: clear explanations, HD pictures, GIFs and MEMES and the sheets to go with it. Your students will be impressed and totally respond well to this colourful resources.
SPANISH KS3 WEATHER UNIT
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SPANISH KS3 WEATHER UNIT

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Pack with three items: Full presentation with all weather phrases, including GIFs and animations, translations and readings, plus two worksheets: Map of Spain to create a weather forecast and a revision one with all pictures. At least 4 lessons worth of resources.
LABERINTO DEL FAUNO revision booklet
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LABERINTO DEL FAUNO revision booklet

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This booklet will provide teachers and students with all the necessary information to quickly grasp the essential information about the film. . 8 pages in full colour with great graphics and information about characters, director, cinematography and main themes. It links to any exam board. Teachers will find it easy to print it as a booklet or even make posters with each page. VOLVER booklet also available.
A LEVEL New wave FLAMENCO ROSALIA
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A LEVEL New wave FLAMENCO ROSALIA

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Superb sheet about Rosalia, the new face of flamenco. This worksheet explains the success and controversy about the song MALAMENTE by Spanish singer ROSALIA. An exam style reading with blanks to fill in followed by a ´find a synonym´ activity. Not only this sheet will provide valuable exam technique, but also initiate debate on the ´new´ flamenco and Spanish cliches like bull fighting, religion, Semana Santa and feminism. Strongly recommended to view the videoclip after completing the sheet in class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rht7rBHuXW8
CORONAVIRUS IN SPAIN - Easing restrictions
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CORONAVIRUS IN SPAIN - Easing restrictions

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10 slides on a simple presentation including the new measures as of Monday 4th of May 2020 in Spain to ease some lockdown restrictions. Questions and answers in English about the four phases to follow from the Spanish document. Also a summary activity based on an official video by the Ministerio de Sanidad in Spain (Link added on the presentation. Ideal to upload as an individual task for years 10-12 or use in a classroom environment.
VOLVER INTERACTIVE PACK
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VOLVER INTERACTIVE PACK

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Pack includes our bestseller celebrated HD booklet with all the information about characters, cinematography and themes and our GIF walkthrough presentation showing the film from start to finish with notes in Spanish. Worth 2 or three lessons, also perfect for students to revise individually or as a refresher after watching the film. Unique and unseen resources that will transform your lessons.
AQA SPANISH A LEVEL SPEAKING INSTRUCTIONS
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AQA SPANISH A LEVEL SPEAKING INSTRUCTIONS

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This SUPERB worksheet will answer all the questions you and your students might have about the new AQA speaking exam (paper 3). It comes with a blind speaking card as an example, a breakdown, times and requirements of each section and valuable advice. A complete must-have for all your students or members of your department to clarify all about the orals and save you lots of time reading the specification.
SPANISH A LEVEL IMMIGRATION ACTIVITIES
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SPANISH A LEVEL IMMIGRATION ACTIVITIES

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A great way to introduce the tricky topics of immigration and racism for the A-level course! Students match key concepts to definitions on a clear and effective word document, then open the PowerPoint ‘Definiciones y ejemplos’ and discuss which of the key concepts from the sheet each photo best represents. Also part of the package is a another really engaging activity: students look at images A-D on the PowerPoint and discuss with each other what they believe each image represents. They then read a list of real Spanish headlines (Word document) and match each headline to the correct image A-D.