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Every resource I upload must be relevant and current. It must look attractive. It must be straightforward to use for the teacher (so you can download during lunch and use it straightaway!) It must be effective. I only upload resources that I use myself in the classroom, resources that create a buzz and drive the learning forward.

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Every resource I upload must be relevant and current. It must look attractive. It must be straightforward to use for the teacher (so you can download during lunch and use it straightaway!) It must be effective. I only upload resources that I use myself in the classroom, resources that create a buzz and drive the learning forward.
French Greetings Bundle

French Greetings Bundle

All you will need for a strong and engaging first lesson with your new classes. That first lesson back can be a bit flat because they resources for greetings and simple questions and answers can be pretty dull. Whether you buy this bundle to use with beginner learners or as a refresher lesson for new classes, you won't be disappointed. I have included a great video with music and robots for immediate impact- pop it on as they walk in. The PowerPoint introduces the vocab so you can drill and then includes some classic language games and a chance for you to get them to listen and match up (and copy the lang into their books if you wish). There is a 'one page learning' great for differentiation, as a support tool, a revision sheet, homework, learning mat...whatever you like! An interactive quiz for a snappy start or memorable exit game and two versions of follow me cards (small class or large class). Second PowerPoint to introduce days of week and months of year also included. GREAT VALUE!!! Please consider leaving a review :)
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One Page Learning Mat: the Basics

One Page Learning Mat: the Basics

A fantastic support for the first few lessons. Print and laminate and use as a learning mat to boost confidence amongst new learners in the classroom. Great differentiation technique when dealing with mixed ability classes. Use it as a speaking frame / a writing frame / a learning mat / a revision aid / an extension tool. The PDF is in colour but looks nice printed in greyscale as well. I usually print and photocopy in greyscale but put the colour version on the IWB.
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French Paques Easter PowerPoint

French Paques Easter PowerPoint

Amended to correct a mistake. If you have already purchased this resource, please download it again. Then you can email me at betsybelleteachesfrench@hotmail.com and I will send you a free resource by way of apology. Introduce and practise French Easter vocabulary with this gorgeous PowerPoint. Includes; Vocabulary Qu'est-ce que c'est game Flying words game Qu'est-ce qui manqué game Listening grid Noughts and Crosses Please see co-ordinating activities or consider saving money by purchasing my Easter Bundle
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Tour de France Bundle **now updated for 2018**

Tour de France Bundle **now updated for 2018**

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED THIS BUNDLE YOU ARE ENTITLED TO THE UPDATED 2018 VERSION. PLEASE EMAIL ME AT betsybelleteachesfrench@hotmail.com SO I CAN SEND YOU THE NEW DOCUMENTS. 5 quality Tour de France resources inlcuding: Video with music to introduce; Design a Tour de France jersey activity (with vocab provided to describe design in French); Colouring sheets (colour by word) Beautiful poster to display or print off ad support sheet Board game where pupils race against each other to complete the Tour de France (2 versions). Please visit my website at betsybelleteach.com for a post about this and some links to videos you may find useful
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French Easter Board Game Paques

French Easter Board Game Paques

A board game to practise vocabulary for Easter. Pupils roll the dice and say the French for the picture they land on. Extra challenge given as they progress through the game and have to describe the pictures and give opinions. Great lead on from my Easter PowerPoint. Great speaking and listening practice. Increased enthusiasm and engagement. Adds dimension of competition. Could be used as a reward for early finishes. This resource is available as part of an Easter bundle, saving you money.
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French Interactive Quiz: Food

French Interactive Quiz: Food

An interactive quiz to use as snappy starter, fun plenary or engaging revision tool. 12 French sentences about food, each has a multiple choice answer. If the pupils selects the correct answer hey are sent o a celebration page. If the wrong answer is selected they are sent to an 'oh no' page with a funny voice. The pupils love this quiz. There are other versions available in my TES shop. You could turn it into a game of noughts and crosses of connect 4 by drawing a quick 3x4 grid on the whiteboard and pupils compete to see which team can complete a row first by answering their chosen question correctly first time. Please consider leaving feedback- it helps other users make an informed decision and really means a huge amount to me!
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French: Les Fruits Smoothie Challenge (NEW extra: les fruits PowerPoint)

French: Les Fruits Smoothie Challenge (NEW extra: les fruits PowerPoint)

*NEW EXTRA: I have added a fruit PowerPoint to bring more value to the resource. * Pupils race against the clock and each other to find the meaning of 22 fruits. Task 1: work on your won to find as many of the words as you can in the allocated time (teacher to set classroom timer and provide dictionaries). Task 2: work with a partner to share answers in the allocated time. Task 3: circulate the classroom and exchange words with others in an attempt to fill in the blanks (at this point I offer my own services and offer one exchange with each pupil- they have usually left the trickier ones to the end and might need you to support in this way in order to translate all 22). Most are fruit, some are liquids- enabling them to create a simple but delicious fruit smoothie. Task 4: select 5 ingredients for a fruit smoothie (you could reward the winner). Great for developing dictionary skills; increasing vocabulary; encouraging pupil interaction and using language creatively. 3 sheets are provided- 2 in colour (a pink version and a blue version) and 1 in black and white.
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Tour de France: design your own jersey

Tour de France: design your own jersey

Pupils design their own Tour de France jersey and then use the vocabulary provided to describe it eg. 'C'est un maillot multicolore à slogan. Tu portes ce maillot avec un short ou un jogging. N'oublie pas d'ajouter des lunettes de soleil et un bandeau.' This activity is great for pupils who aren't particularly interested on the sporting event to engage in something more creative and use language effectively to describe their design. Other Tour de France activities include a free video, a board game and some colouring sheets.
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The Basics: greetings Presentation New Slides added!

The Basics: greetings Presentation New Slides added!

All you need to introduce the vocabulary for . Greetings and initial questions and responses 1.Individual slides with essential nouns on. 2.A slide with all vocabulary on one page (for 'qu'est-ce que c'est? OR an opportunity for pupils to copy into books) 4. In the spotlight activity 5. Match up activity 6. Create a dialgoue activity 7. Link to Voki website for pupils to make French avatars. Perfect introduction to my other resources on greetings and initial questions and responses including One page Learning Mat, Follow me Cards, Word Cloud, Odd one-out and A flow chart quiz.
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French: the basics Follow Me Cards 'I have Who has'

French: the basics Follow Me Cards 'I have Who has'

35 unique cards covering the basics including greetings, first questions and responses, days of the week and months of the year. Distribute the cards. The person with 'DEBUT' begins and asks the first question 'Qui a bonjour?' this prompts the next person who has the phrase 'J'ai bonjour' written on their card. They shout this out followed by their own question, 'Qui a au revoir?' The game continues like this until the last person ends with 'La Fin!' Excellent for vocabulary consolidation and to inject energy into the lesson. Gets pupils interacting and speaking and listening. Brilliant for revision lessons for all year groups.
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The Basics: Days and Months Presentation

The Basics: Days and Months Presentation

All you need to introduce the vocabulary for Days and Months in French . 1.Individual slides with essential nouns on. 2.A slide with all vocabulary on one page (for 'qu'est-ce que c'est? OR an opportunity for pupils to copy into books) 4. In the spotlight activity 5. Match up activity 6. Days of the week video link 7. Months of the year video link Perfect introduction to my other resources on greetings and initial questions and responses including One page Learning Mat, Follow me Cards, Word Cloud, Odd one-out and A flow chart quiz.
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Word Cloud & Odd-one-out: The Basics, French

Word Cloud & Odd-one-out: The Basics, French

Versatile worksheet: use to consolidate language following presentation / a homework / a revision sheet / a starter. Top half is a word cloud with 'the basics' vocabulary. Instructions to cross off words they know, circle and look up ones they don't. Bottom half is an 'odd one out' table prompting them to decide which is the odd one out and be prepared to explain why they made that choice.
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French Board Game: Tour de France (plus free video)

French Board Game: Tour de France (plus free video)

A fun and cultural activity for the summer term. 2 versions of this tour of France which replicates the 2017 route. Pupils start in Dusseldorf and finish in Paris. The simple version is simply a race to get to the Arc de Triomphe the fastest, the second version requires pupils to move backwards and forwards several spaces if they land on a hilly or mountainous stage. I have included mini certificates/medals in the shape of a jersey. 1st place is yellow, 2nd green, 3rd spotty and 4th white. There is also a sheets of mini jerseys in many colours which you may wish to use as counters. I must stress that this game requires no use of French but it will be perfect for teachers planning to do a cultural lesson on the Tour de France. All you need to provide is the dice and you can sit back and watch the pupils work independently, collaboratively and competitively. any other board games available, just scroll through my shop or search ‘French Board Games’ and look for Betsy Belle products. Thank you for your purchase!
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Tour de France Colouring Sheets

Tour de France Colouring Sheets

4 different Tour de France themed colouring sheets . Each design is included as a blank version and a ‘colour by word’ version. The colour by word versions are in French, English and Spanish. 2018 versions included (just the sheet no colour by word just yet)
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French Easter Puppet Show- An Egg Hunt

French Easter Puppet Show- An Egg Hunt

A simple story with 9 paper puppets for pupils to cut out, colour and label. Pupils cut out, label and glue the puppets (option for teacher to use pre-coloured or black and white templates) Teacher reads the story (email support available for non specialists who are unsure of pronunciation) Pupils listen and each time they hear a character they place them on the scenery mat. The story tells them exactly where to position each paper puppet but the PowerPoint acts as a visual support if hey need it. Options to differentiate- suggestions given.
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