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I am a native speaker of French, currently based in India. I am an IGCSE and IB French teacher and I have been teaching for 7 years. I am also Curriculum leader for the IBDP in my school and Head of the MFL Department. I am an IB examiner. I rarely use textbooks and I prefer to create my own SoW and my resources, using current material, such as songs, videos and news articles.

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I am a native speaker of French, currently based in India. I am an IGCSE and IB French teacher and I have been teaching for 7 years. I am also Curriculum leader for the IBDP in my school and Head of the MFL Department. I am an IB examiner. I rarely use textbooks and I prefer to create my own SoW and my resources, using current material, such as songs, videos and news articles.
L'Étranger, Albert Camus - Workbook
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L'Étranger, Albert Camus - Workbook

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I created this workbook when I studied L'Étranger with my Year 13 French B Higher Level class. The aim of this workbook is to provide a variety of activities to help students understand the novel, the style and philosophy of its author. There are comprehension exercises, writing tasks, grammar activities (use of tenses in the novel) and one interactive oral activity. It is geared towards French B Higher Level students, but could easily be used for A-level students. Working through this workbook would take 3 to 4 weeks.
Les clauses avec "si" --> Grammar worksheet linked to the topic of the environment (Higher Level)
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Les clauses avec "si" --> Grammar worksheet linked to the topic of the environment (Higher Level)

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This grammar worksheet starts with a brief revision of the imperfect, the future simplet and the conditional tenses/modes, which students often tend to confuse. It then introduces the 3 different types of "si" clauses: - Si + present + future --> Si nous continuons de gaspiller l’énergie, nous aurons de gros problèmes. - Si + imperfect + conditional --> Si nous continuions de gaspiller l’énergie, nous aurions de gros problèmes. - Si + pluperfect + conditional past --> Si nous avions continué de gaspiller l’énergie, nous aurions eu de gros problèmes. The explanation is followed by 2 fairly difficult exercises on the topic of the environment. I have created and used this worksheet with my French Higher Level group in Year 13. It could also be used for a French SL able group or for differentiation purposes (see worksheet on 'si' clauses for Standard Level)
The world of work - (I)GCSE Extended Booklet
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The world of work - (I)GCSE Extended Booklet

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This booklet covers: - Jobs (masculine/feminine) - Useful vocabulary to describe what you do - The conditional past - Summer jobs - Advantages and inconvenients of different jobs - Verbs followed by the prepositions 'à' and 'de' - Talking about work experience (mon stage) - Understanding when to use the imperfect and when to use the perfect tense - Understanding the different uses of past participles (advanced) - 2 listening activities (about summer jobs - B1 level) - 1 reading comprehension (true or false - my work experience) - 1 scaffolded writing comprehension (modeled on section 2 from paper 4 - my work experience) I have created this booklets for 3 of my year 10 students who are working at an advanced level. It covers advanced vocabulary and grammar and includes reading and writing exercises. It is designed so that students can work independently, with limited teacher support. It can also be used for IB/AS level or as cover work. There is a markscheme for all the exercises at the end of the document.
Stéréotypes de genre: les jouets genrés
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Stéréotypes de genre: les jouets genrés

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This pack contains 2 differentiated activities based on an article from December 2016 on gendered toys in toy magazines. These are aimed at IB French B classes, but could also be used for A/AS-levels. The first one is at Standard Level, the second is at Higher Level Standard level: Reading comprehension based on Paper 1 + vocabulary building tasks + translation (English to French and French to English) Higher level: Reading comprehension based on Paper 1 + vocabulary building tasks + translation (English to French and French to English) + introduction to/revision of the passive voice + practice exercises (within the context of the text) Both these activities can be completed by a class discussion on the issues raised by the text, and by watching the ad for gender-neutral toys by the Magasins U (available on YouTube). The whole activity should take 60 to 90 minutes.
Who wants to be a Millionaire?
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Who wants to be a Millionaire?

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Great game, to revise pretty much any topic! I used it to revise the past tense with 'avoir' and -ER verbs with my Year 8, but it can be adapted for any purpose. Switch off the lights, let the suspense penetrate the classroom and get the kids in a competitive mood! They'll love it...
Education and future plans
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Education and future plans

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PowerPoint presentation to revise the future with aller + infinitive, along with taking about your plans after you finish GCSE. Reading activities as well as grammar exercises.
Halloween
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Halloween

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These are two simple PowerPoint presentations to introduce Halloween vocabulary, both in French and in German. Each PowerPoint contains an introduction of vocabulary, a game of 'what's missing?' and a game of SPLAT.
Smoking in Schools - Reading comprehension for IB French B
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Smoking in Schools - Reading comprehension for IB French B

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This article looks at how certain French schools have started to allow students to smoke on the premises after the November terrorist attacks in Paris and the state of emergency, alleging that students would be safer smoking at school than outside. Ideal as a preparation for French B SL Paper 1 when covering the topic of health and smoking, or looking at current affairs. It could also match the difficulty of Text A in an HL paper. The questions are modelled exactly on the comprehension questions in the exam. Can be used for a mock exam or an end of unit assignment. Can also be used in class. I have included a markscheme at the end.
Les catastrophes naturelles
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Les catastrophes naturelles

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Activity based on an article published in Le Monde in Sept 17 which explores the relationship between the rise in natural catastrophes and climate change in the aftermath of the series of deadly hurricanes which have hit the US and the Caribbean in the Summer of 2017. This resource is an IB-style (Paper 1) reading comprehension for French B Higher Level students. It can also be used for A2 students, or students wanting to take the DELF B2/C1 exam.
Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry - Feuilles de travail
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Le Petit Prince, Antoine de Saint Exupéry - Feuilles de travail

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This is a series of activities to guide the reading of Le Petit Prince. Each worksheet goes in pairs: the students' sheet and the teacher's notes. The focus of these worksheets is to help students understand the book, but also to develop their vocabulary and ability to write creatively in French. There is some literary analysis of the text to give students the opportunity to transfer the skills developed in English. There are also a few grammar exercises, based on the text (irregular plural of nouns and adjectives, adjective agreements and pronouns). This represents 3 - 4 weeks worth of work with students. At the end, I chose to show them the animation movie which came out in July 2015. I created this resource for my Year 12 French B Higher Level group, but I have also used it (with modifications) with my Year 11 advanced IGCSE group.
Reading comprehension (IB French B SL Paper 1 - style) on Smoking in schools
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Reading comprehension (IB French B SL Paper 1 - style) on Smoking in schools

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Ideal as a preparation for French B SL Paper 1 when covering the topic of health and smoking. It could also match the difficulty of Text A in an HL paper. The questions are modelled exactly on the comprehension questions in the exam. Can be used for a mock exam or an end of unit assignment. Can also be used in class. I have included a markscheme at the end.
Midi 20,  Grand Corps Malade - Practising understanding the time with a song.
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Midi 20, Grand Corps Malade - Practising understanding the time with a song.

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I created this resource for my Year 12 ab initio class, after we learnt to tell the time in French. The purpose of this activity is to get students used to recognising simple sentences/words in a text spoken at normal speed, as well as revising key vocabulary linked to activities and daily life. The video clip also helps students associate words with visuals. At the end, there is a creative activity aimed at getting students to use the time in French, as well as what they learnt in the song, to produce a piece of creative writing. Grand Corps Malade is a famous French slammer (slam is spoken poetry with music) and his diction is very clear, making his songs ideal to work on with students. My students really loved this song and went on to downloading it for themselves later on. It could also be used with a GCSE/MYP group.
Google Street View treasure hunt to practise directions!
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Google Street View treasure hunt to practise directions!

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This is a fantastic way to get kids to practise directions and places in town in a foreign language. Find a town where Google street is operational and make a list of instructions for kids to navigate, as if they were actually navigating in that town. It's a little time consuming to make, but kids really enjoy it and it's the next best thing to actually visiting the place in person! The follow-up activity is to get kids to plan one of their own in a town of their choice, to get them to practise places in town, using directions, and using the imperative. I have used it with my Year 8 group, as well as my Year 12 ab initio group, but it can be adapted to any year group by changing the level of difficulty of the questions.
Les programmes télé - Understanding a TV guide
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Les programmes télé - Understanding a TV guide

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This activity is based on an authentic French TV guide and contains 4 tasks aimed at developing students' vocabulary (types of TV programmes), practising the telling the time in French and checking understanding. The last task tests the students' thinking skills and logic in French. I have included corrections for each of the activities. I created this activity for my Year 12 ab initio when we covered the unit on leisure and pastimes, but it could easily be used with a GCSE group, or even KS3 with more able students.
La presse en France - Vocabulary building
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La presse en France - Vocabulary building

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I made this lesson as an introduction to my unit on the media and the press. The text is about the press in France and the difference between newspapers and magazines, dailies, and weeklies, etc. It is an excellent opportunity to revise or introduce some key vocabulary related to this topic (hebdomadaire, mensuel, la Une, la police, les faits divers, etc.). There is a vocabulary exercise, as well as a comprehension task, and a gap-fill summar of the text at the end.
La personnalité - Advanced Crosswords
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La personnalité - Advanced Crosswords

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Crosswords to practise personality adjectives and adjective agreements. Students have to complete the sentences using the correct adjective with the correct adjective agreements. This gives them an opportunity to see these adjectives used in context and in idiomatic turns of phrase, which they can later reuse for a speaking or a writing activity. I used it at the beginning of Year 10 as an extension task while revising how to describe someone, but it could also be used in KS3 with a more advanced group.
Health - (I)GCSE booklet
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Health - (I)GCSE booklet

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This booklet covers: - Parts of the body - Illnesses and injuries - Food and drinks - Healthy eating - Smoking and addictions - The partitive article - Past tense of reflexive verbs - The present participle/The gerund - The pronoun 'en' - The subjunctive in context - Modal verbs and modal expressions I have created this booklets for 3 of my year 10 students who are working at an advanced level. It covers advanced vocabulary and grammar and includes reading and writing exercises. It is designed so that students can work independently, with limited teacher support. It can also be used for IB/AS level or as cover work.
Les clauses avec 'si' --> Grammar worksheet linked to the topic of the Environment (Standard Level)
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Les clauses avec 'si' --> Grammar worksheet linked to the topic of the Environment (Standard Level)

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This worksheets offers students the opportunity to revise the formation of the imperfect, the simple future and the conditional, which they often confuse. It then explains 3 structures with 'si': - Si + present + future: Si le gouvernement ne met rien en place, les températures vont continuer d’augmenter. - Si + imperfect + conditional: Si le gouvernement ne mettait rien en place, les températures continueraient d’augmenter. - Et si + imparfait? : Et si les températures continuaient d'augmenter? There are 2 practise exercises (gapfill and fairly substantial translation exercise) for students to practise. Examples and exercises are all based on the topic of the environment and therefore provide students with the opportunity to revise the basic vocabulary on this topic. It can be used along with the same worksheet I have uploaded for Higher Level if you wish to differentiate the lesson.
Roméo kiffe Juliette - Grand Corps Malade
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Roméo kiffe Juliette - Grand Corps Malade

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I used this song as part of my unit on relationships and love with my IB first year group (French B SL). There is a listening activity, as well as vocabulary and comprehension exercises. I have also included a short revision task on possessive adjectives. This song could also be used to introduce a topic on French slang. Grand Corps Malade is always well liked by students as his music is relevant and engaging. As a slammer, his pronunciation is also very clear, making his songs very useful teaching resources.