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Materials for a variety of lessons in English, Spanish, Italian and French.

Materials for a variety of lessons in English, Spanish, Italian and French.
English GCSE transactional writing
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English GCSE transactional writing

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Includes a transactional writing guide that clearly shows students how to lay out their writing. Also reviews language devices/persuasive techniques that could be used and their effects. In addition, there is another activity sheet with practice transactional writing exercises for students. Suitable for AQA and Edexcel specifications.
Spanish GCSE - The Environment
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Spanish GCSE - The Environment

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Material for AQA Spanish KS4. Topic: the environment. Grammar: the subjunctive. Includes a PPT to present useful phrases and vocabulary related to the environment and environmental issues. Also includes an environment worksheet with reading texts and vocabulary review. In addition, there is a handout that explains the present subjunctive form/use and allows students to practice forming the subjunctive in Spanish.
Spanish GCSE Social issues
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Spanish GCSE Social issues

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Lesson material for GCSE Spanish topic: Social issues. Includes a PPT to introduce new vocabulary, with worked examples and speaking practice. Also includes a worksheet with reading exercises on the topic and an additional worksheet for practice of the subjunctive.
Italian prepositions
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Italian prepositions

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A worksheet that explains how to form Italian prepositions when they are followed by the article. Also includes some practice exercises for students.
GCSE AQA English Unseen poetry
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GCSE AQA English Unseen poetry

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Includes two poems that would be included in the unseen poetry section of the AQA GCSE exam. Also includes a question about the first poem and another question that asks students to compare the similarities/differences between the poems.
English GCSE AQA Paper 1 Q.3
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English GCSE AQA Paper 1 Q.3

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Includes an animated PPT that focuses on the structure of a text and includes detailed questions for analysis. Also includes a practice exam question and accompanying text from 1984.
English grammar - Adverbs of frequency
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English grammar - Adverbs of frequency

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Two worksheets for EAL students to practice using adverbs of frequency. Includes a writing exercise in which students re-write the sentences using adverbs, a re-ordering exercise, answering questions and a writing exercise. Also includes an additional worksheet with pictures to practice speaking using adverbs of frequency and verbs, and word cards with adverbs for speaking activities or games.
EAL Daily Routine
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EAL Daily Routine

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A selection of resources about daily routine suitable for young learners. Includes a reading text and comprehension questions, a matching exercise, pictures that can be used to play Pictionary and picture dominoes.
English GCSE AQA Paper 2 material
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English GCSE AQA Paper 2 material

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Practice material for English language AQA paper 2. Includes two practice papers and two mark schemes. Each paper has two reading texts and practice questions 1-5. Also includes a mark scheme for the teacher.
Spanish A2 - The environment
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Spanish A2 - The environment

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Three useful worksheets about the environment for Spanish Alevel. Featuring: a reading text about global warming with new phrases and a translation exercise phrase matching exercise to talk about the energy crisis. a gap fill exercise, translation and an essay topic questions about pollution, match the phrases, translate 2 letters and writing practice
Italian KS4 family material
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Italian KS4 family material

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Two worksheets for students to learn and practice Italian family members. includes a reading with family vocab and phrases. A writing exercise in line with GCSE questions (including future plans). Also includes a reading comprehension with questions, a Who Am I activity and an additional writing activity.
EAL action verbs
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EAL action verbs

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An EAL worksheet with verbs/pictures related to action verbs. Includes gap fill and positive/negative/interrogative sentence formation practice.
Spanish GCSE School description & routine
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Spanish GCSE School description & routine

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A Spanish GCSE PPT to present useful phrases to describe school and school routine. Also includes writing and speaking exercises. Accompanied by a worksheet with reading material related to school descriptions/routine and comprehension exercises.
Italian GCSE marriage reading text
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Italian GCSE marriage reading text

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An Italian reading text about an upcoming wedding. Links to Theme one AQA Italian GCSE - Topic 2: Marriage and partnership. After searching for the new phrases in the text and answering the comprehension questions, the text could be used for a noticing activity. E.g. students have to underline the past/present/future tense used in the text. (The future tense features heavily in the text).