French A level taster session - new AQA specification

French A level taster session - new AQA specification

This bundle of resources includes a PPT to introduce the new French A level from AQA, followed by an activity using a popular song in the French charts. There is also a worksheet to go with the song activity. The booklet is designed to accompany the PPT and includes information about the new A level in French from AQA.
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French - Advantages & disadvantages of social media

French - Advantages & disadvantages of social media

On the first slide, in line with the GCSE speaking photo card, pupils give sentences about the picture. This is an introduction to the topic of the advantages and disadvantages of social media. On the following slide, phrases have been taken from a text about social media. Students decide whether the statements are advantages or disadvantages. Students then use mini whiteboards to recap the vocab. To finish, students challenge each other for the next lesson. They all write a phrase from this lesson on a Post-It and stick it to the back wall. These are then randomly given out to the students as a starter in the following lesson to be translated.
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French - Simple future sentence auction & practice

French - Simple future sentence auction & practice

This PPT is on the topic of tenses, in particular the simple future. It starts with a translation challenges and then is followed by a sentence auction (instructions below). You must buy sentences at every shop. Each sentence costs 1€. Each sentence is worth a different amount of winnings. Draw your Euros into your winning column. If you run out of Euros in your bank, you can use your winnings to buy sentences. The winners have the most Euros. Full instructions in the notes section of the PPT. Students then use mini boards to translate the simple future phrases.
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French - Music genres reading challenge

French - Music genres reading challenge

The text is on the topic of different music genres and is aimed at KS3 or 4. In 2 teams, pupils choose a word to find in the text. The pupils don’t know what each word is worth. Click on the word they have chosen when they have correctly identified it in the text and their score will be revealed. The winning team is the team with the highest score once all words have been found in the text.
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Translate & score template

Translate & score template

In teams, pupils choose a number. Click on the number and reveal a phrase to translate. Whether they are right or not, click on the translation to reveal a score. If their translation was correct, they get the revealed score (good or bad!). If their translation was incorrect, the other team get that score. There are 3 wipeouts (clears their score – positive or negative) and a ‘swap score’. To add your phrases to be translated, select and move the red shapes (the editable translation shapes are underneath).
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French - Freetime & frequency hangman

French - Freetime & frequency hangman

There are four different slides with phrases about how often you do different activities. Simply click on the lines to reveal the letters and click on different parts of the 'hangman' to slowly build it up.
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French - Buying an ice cream

French - Buying an ice cream

This PPT introduces the vocab necessary for buying an ice cream. It begins with a dice-throwing translation activity, which can be easily edited for your own vocab. There is then a conversation buying ice cream, which students must put into the correct order. Then the vocab is introduced. Finally, students play noughts and crosses in two teams to practise the vocab. Simply click on the relevant O or X when students answer correctly.
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French - Clothes reading peer homework

French - Clothes reading peer homework

In this reading homework, students write questions about the texts (in French or in English, depending on the group's ability) for their partner, who then answers the questions when in class when the homework is due. They then both write a WWW & EBI for each other's answers.
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French - Christmas facts & fun

French - Christmas facts & fun

This PPT introduces some facts about Christmas in France and can be used in conjunction with the Christmas wordsearch, where a lot of the vocab used is introduced. For the wordsearch, students use a school French dictionary to look up the English Christmas words and find the French words in the grid. The PPT starts by introducing and then practising some facts about Christmas in France, followed by a video of a Christmas market in Mulhouse, Alsace. There is then a Connect 4 game, practising the vocab and facts, followed by an Advent Calendar team game. Instructions are in the notes section of the PPT.
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French - Christmas wordsearch

French - Christmas wordsearch

This wordsearch is designed to be used with a school-sized dictionary. Students look up the English Christmas words at the bottom of the sheet and find the French words in the wordsearch.
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French - Music genres & opinions lesson

French - Music genres & opinions lesson

This is a whole lesson on different genres of music and how to give your opinion about the different genres. You will need access to the internet and speakers, as there is music for them to listen to in silence at the start and 3 different French singers/groups on YouTube (Louise Attaque, MC Solaar & Lilian Renaud). The accompanying worksheet is there to help pupils throughout the lesson.
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French - Free time & clothes writing wheel

French - Free time & clothes writing wheel

Give these as printed sheets to students. They then start from the inner circle to begin to write their own paragraph, based on this guidance. The topic here is saying what you did last weekend and what you bought, then saying what you're going to do next weekend and what you're going to wear. Different tenses used.
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German - Simple opinions about clothes Battleships

German - Simple opinions about clothes Battleships

On the first slide, pupils must decide whether the opinion word is positive or negative. Pupils then give a sentence, giving their opinion, to play Battleships. For example, “Ich finde das Hemd altmodisch.” Use that grid reference to reveal a square by clicking on it. If there’s an exploded battleship underneath, that team gets the point. If not, move over to the other team. There are 5 to find.
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German - Clothes 4 in a row

German - Clothes 4 in a row

Pupils must get 4 in a row to get a point for their team. Click on the relevant colour to make the shape change to that colour. 5 in a row could mean 2 points! This topic is clothes.
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