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French Basics: Dates and Festivals
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French Basics: Dates and Festivals

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A collection of materials to present, practise and assess language based around French dates and festivals. Speaking, listening, reading and writing tasks to a variety of levels. Used together, builds language to good quality sentence level. Fully differentiated and with self-assessment and teacher assessment opportunities. Includes powerpoint presentations, worksheets, support mats and some teacher guidance.
German basics - numbers 1-20 in figures and words
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German basics - numbers 1-20 in figures and words

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A pack of resources to introduce and practise German numbers up to 20 in both oral and written forms. Includes powerpoint presentations, flashcards, mini-word cards for matching activities, maths symbols to aid the use of German numbers for simple mathematical problems and a handy poster which could also be printed as a reference sheet for pupils. The figure and word flashcards could be printed back-to-back so you always have them both to hand!
C'est combien Lesson Planning - KS2 French unit of work on numbers and prices
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C'est combien Lesson Planning - KS2 French unit of work on numbers and prices

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Planning for a French unit of work which uses numbers 1-20 and multiples of 10 to 60 in prices, together with a small number of age-relevant nouns. The unit develops a number of aspects of the KS2 Programme of study and takes pupils from word to sentence level. The planning suggests the sequence for a series of lessons and details resources which could be used at each stage. It is written with the non-specialist primary teacher in mind, and the resources include detailed notes for use. The resources are available separately on TES and provide clear links to the Programme of study and KS2 Assessment criteria to enable progress to be monitored.
C'est combien Bingo  - numbers in prices of  whole euros and euros and cents
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C'est combien Bingo - numbers in prices of whole euros and euros and cents

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A pack of 2 sets of bingo strips, each set comprising 4 different strips and each strip providing 3 games. One set practises comprehension of prices in euros from 1-20, the other prices in euros and cents, using multiples of 10 to 60. These bingo strips offer a way of applying and practising knowledge of numbers and can be used as part of a shopping topic or as a stand-alone activity. This resource also forms part of the C'est combien unit of work. The planning for the unit is available as a free resource.
Student self-evaluation sheet - MFL learning behaviours: editable
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Student self-evaluation sheet - MFL learning behaviours: editable

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For KS3 students to use to evaluate their own behaviour and working patterns in MFL - if laminated, students can use a board marker to evaluate their performance intermittently or regularly and record improvements. A useful tool with poorly motivated classes and/or individuals to help pupils to recognise their own and others' behaviours and to understand what alternative behaviours are expected. Left editable so it can be adapted to different systems.
Learning to use a bi-lingual dictionary - pupil worksheets (French)
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Learning to use a bi-lingual dictionary - pupil worksheets (French)

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A set of 3 worksheets for KS2 and KS3 pupils in the early stages of learning French grammar, designed to introduce them to using a bi-lingual dictionary for nouns, adjectives and verbs. Pupils are encouraged to work things out for themselves and the staged mini-tasks, each with an extension option, allow pupils to work at their own pace. The sheets can be used individually, at appropriate points in your scheme of work, or could be used together, as part of basic French grammar consolidation or revision of dictionary use.
French Basics - French festivals: information and reading tasks
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French Basics - French festivals: information and reading tasks

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A powerpoint presentation which provides basic information in English about key French festivals and another which stages a reading activity based around the festivals. All resources for the reading task are differentiated and provided as powerpoint slides. Teacher notes to the slides are included for clarification. Develops dictionary and literacy skills as well expanding vocabulary and laying the foundations for translation. Editable.
C'est combien - KS2 Unit of work
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C'est combien - KS2 Unit of work

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A complete KS2 French unit of work allowing pupils to apply and extend their knowledge of numbers within a context. Takes pupils from word to sentence level. Includes planning, powerpoint presentations, pupil sheets, games and stimulus materials for speaking, listening, reading and writing activities. Also provides detailed notes for use to support the non-specialist primary teacher. Clear links to the National Curriculum KS2 Programme of study and Languages in Primaries' KS2 Assessment Criteria enables teachers to monitor progress.
French verb patterns in 6 tenses
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French verb patterns in 6 tenses

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Devised as an aid to understanding how these 6 tenses relate to each other in meaning and formation, this table presents patterns for conjugating regular and irregular French verbs in an accessible format. As the focus is on seeing patterns and relationships, the information given for each is distilled so that the student can see how knowledge can be transferred, rather than being overwhelmed by too much detail. For any student of French who needs an overview of French verbs and tenses.
German basics
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German basics

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Materials to teach and reinforce basic but key German vocabulary. Includes many resources which focus on the often-overlooked consolidation of the written words, therefore encouraging the early development of reading skills. Presentations, flashcards, display, worksheets, activities.
French basics - numbers 1-20 in figures and words
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French basics - numbers 1-20 in figures and words

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A pack of resources to introduce and practise French numbers up to 20 in both oral and written forms. Includes powerpoint presentations, flashcards, mini-word cards for matching activities, maths symbols to aid the use of French numbers for simple mathematical problems and a handy poster which could also be printed as a reference sheet for pupils. The figure and word flashcards could be printed back-to-back so you always have them both to hand!
French basics - birthdays/festivals: speaking/listening and reading/writing with differentiation
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French basics - birthdays/festivals: speaking/listening and reading/writing with differentiation

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Survey sheets and follow-up work-sheets, designed to practise and consolidate basic questions and answers on birthdays (dates) and favourite festivals. A support card is also included. All tasks are differentiated to allow for achievement at all levels and the activities come with 'I can' statements for self-assessment and to guide teacher assessment. The activities would work well if used together but can also be used individually. Most suitable for KS2.
KS2-3 French - Tu aimes....? Adaptable Activities with Differentiation
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KS2-3 French - Tu aimes....? Adaptable Activities with Differentiation

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A set of resources for KS2-3 French which can be used in a variety of topics to practise, reinforce and apply the opinions phrases j'aime/je n'aime pas/j'adore/je déteste. They can be used for speaking. listening, reading and writing activities and support progression in language production. They come with suggestions for use and some examples of how they would work with food, leisure and school topics. The pack includes differentiated resources and ideas for further differentiation and extension. Time-saving resources which can be used over and over again.
Building Better Sentences – French qualifier flashcards and support sheets.
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Building Better Sentences – French qualifier flashcards and support sheets.

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Encourage pupils and students of all ages to create better quality sentences in every topic area with this set of flashcards and support sheets presenting 8 commonly used French qualifiers. Each word is presented differently, to provide a visual aid to memorisation and recall. Use one or more of the flashcards to introduce or consolidate the words, to stimulate longer sentences in whole class speaking activities, alongside other word cards to model sentence building, or for display. The word sheets present the qualifiers in 2 groups, so you can select which ones you want to print, and provide a stimulus for spoken and written work. Other 'Building better sentences' resources are available.
French pronouns - prompt cards and support cards for speaking activity
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French pronouns - prompt cards and support cards for speaking activity

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3 sets of prompt cards and support cards to encourage the selection, use and recognition of a range of French pronouns. The prompt cards can be used to practise the conjugation of any verbs with singular, plural or mixed pronouns. The support cards demonstrate the pronouns used in simple sentences in common topic areas but can easily be adapted for use in any context and to encourage more complex sentences. Notes for use included.
French Basics - KS2 Pupil self-assessment profile cards -  beginners
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French Basics - KS2 Pupil self-assessment profile cards - beginners

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Pupil self-assessment profile cards for Lower KS2 or Upper KS2 beginners. 2 versions are included for differentiation or to use with different year groups. 1 card could be used over 1 or 2 years. These generic profile cards include 'I can' and 'I know' statements for a number of common language areas and areas of skill development. They are intended to be printed back to back and the pages are duplicated so that they could be printed in A5 size for cheaper and easier copying, especially if copying to card. Upper KS2/intermediate Profile cards available separately. Also available as part of the Primary French Starter Pack bundle.
C'est combien Fortune Tellers - KS2 activity to practise asking for and giving prices
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C'est combien Fortune Tellers - KS2 activity to practise asking for and giving prices

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The Fortune Tellers are pre-printed templates which provide a fun speaking activity to practise numbers and asking for and giving prices of a small number of age-relevant items. 4 versions are provided to allow for differentiation. Clearly linked to the National Curriculum KS2 Programme of study and Languages in Primaries Assessment Criteria (available separately on TES), the Fortune Tellers can be used as a stand-alone resource but also form part of the C'est combien unit of work. The planning for the unit is available as a free resource.
English: Word Families Lesson - Powerpoint and worksheet (differentiated)
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English: Word Families Lesson - Powerpoint and worksheet (differentiated)

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A powerpoint presentation and worksheet looking at the roots of words. Encourages children to look carefully at words and apply existing knowledge to search for clues about meaning. Develops literacy and investigative skills. Differentiated task - a number of extension opportunities built into sheet. Answers provided on powerpoint to lead to whole class discussion.