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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 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.
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 Reading and Writing - KS2 Resources and Activities for asking for and giving prices
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C'est combien Reading and Writing - KS2 Resources and Activities for asking for and giving prices

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This pack provides a range of reading and writing activities and resources to practise asking for and giving prices from word to sentence level. They offer a way for pupils to apply and extend their knowledge of numbers within a context. Written with the non-specialist primary teacher in mind, the pack includes detailed notes for use and exploitation of the resources as well as suggestions for differentiation. The resources are clearly linked to the National Curriculum KS2 Programme of study and Languages in Primaries KS2 Assessment Criteria (also available on TES) to enable teachers to accurately monitor progress. The pack also forms part of the C'est combien unit of work. The planning for the unit is available as a free resource.
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 - KS2 Pupil self-assessment profile cards -  intermediate
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French Basics - KS2 Pupil self-assessment profile cards - intermediate

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Self-assessment profile cards for Upper KS2 intermediate or more advanced pupils. 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. Lower KS2/beginners Profile cards available separately. Also available as part of the Primary French Starter Pack bundle.
KS2-3 French: Francophone Countries - Lessons and Resource Pack ADAPTABLE
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KS2-3 French: Francophone Countries - Lessons and Resource Pack ADAPTABLE

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A powerpoint presentation and set of resources to introduce some of the French-speaking countries, adaptable to enable substitution of alternative countries and able to be used both as a stand-alone context and as a spring-board for application of grammar knowledge (gender) in a number of contexts e.g. geographical location, climate, transport, personal identification etc. Th powerpoint offers a carefully structured lesson or set of lessons (depending on how much use the teacher wants to make of the resources and cross-curricular opportunities), which will enable pupils to understand, recognise and read aloud the words for some French-speaking countries, as well as developing dictionary skills to find gender identifiers. Each resource comes with notes and suggestions for use (notes are also given on individual slides in the powerpoint) and some are differentiated. Most suitable for KS2/lowerKS3
Mixed Irregular French verb bingo cards
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Mixed Irregular French verb bingo cards

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aller – avoir – être – devoir – faire – mettre – prendre – pouvoir – venir – vouloir: 10 present tense irregular French verbs on mixed bingo cards. 28 different bingo cards, each with a mix of irregular verbs. Call verbs in French for recognition or in English for comprehension. Ideal for revision or to use instead of a test.
Languages Day Activities
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Languages Day Activities

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Assorted activities with differentiation, focusing on language and cultural awareness. Suitable for KS2 or lower KS3 for a European Day of Languages or anytime.
KS2 French Generic Pupil Support Mats
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KS2 French Generic Pupil Support Mats

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This resource comprises 3 support placemats provided as a powerpoint, intended to be printed and laminated and routinely made available to pupils. Together, they offer graduated support, starting with commonly used vocabulary i.e. numbers, colours, days and months; moving on to help with improving basic sentences, for example via the use of conjunctions, opinions, frequency phrases, and the selection of determiners; and finally, providing assistance and models for more independent and varied sentence building, including the selection of verbs, the addition of adjectives, and the application of some grammar. The placemats can be used in conjunction with resources from any topic area to encourage independence, support differentiation, and help pupils to achieve the progression in their writing and speaking required by the National Curriculum Programme of Study.
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 - 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.
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.