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I have over 25 years language teaching experience in UK secondary schools and 12 years as a Curriculum Leader. I was also a GCSE examiner for many years. I love languages and have enjoyed creating these resources. I am working on lots of resources for the GCSE new specifications.

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I have over 25 years language teaching experience in UK secondary schools and 12 years as a Curriculum Leader. I was also a GCSE examiner for many years. I love languages and have enjoyed creating these resources. I am working on lots of resources for the GCSE new specifications.
The  Imperfect Tense/ l'imparfait in French - A Complete Guide.
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The Imperfect Tense/ l'imparfait in French - A Complete Guide.

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The first Power Point gives a step-by-step guide to understanding and forming the imperfect tense. The PowerPoint can be used for pupils to makes notes from in order to form accurate grammar/ resource notes in their books, which they can then refer back to when working individually to form the imperfect tense. On the PowerPoint, there is a whole range of different exercises to complete to allow lots of practice and also to check comprehension. The second PowerPoint is to show the use of both perfect and imperfect tense verbs within sentences and texts. Again, there are lots of exercises for pupils to complete to check comprehension and there is a worksheet to accompany the PowerPoint. The exercises on both Power Points include translation and photo cards to describe, which are in line with the new GCSE specifications.
Home / Classroom Learning German – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.
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Home / Classroom Learning German – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This is a set of resources to introduce and practise food & drink items. The PowerPoint initially introduces food and drink items in categories, with practice exercises to follow each set. In total there are over 70 food and drink items and the resource is easily adaptable if you want to introduce less. The work in this pack of resources will certainly cover several lessons. There is a wide range of activities on the PowerPoint and an accompanying worksheet, with 15 different exercises. Also included in the pack is a word search, and an odd one out activity. The PowerPoint introduces questions about food likes and dislikes; a café conversation and then an activity for pupils to make their own conversations in pairs; reading comprehension exercises; and a ‘design your own menu’ activity in a step-by-step format. The PowerPoint goes on to introduce quantities with examples and practice activities as well as a shop/ market dialogue that pupils can then replicate in pairs. Pupils will gain an excellent knowledge of a wide range of food and drink items, and will be able to recognise and use them in a range of situations.
Home or Classroom Learning French – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.
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Home or Classroom Learning French – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This is a set of resources to introduce and practise food & drink items. The PowerPoint initially introduces food and drink items in categories, with practice exercises to follow each set. In total there are over 70 food and drink items and the resource is easily adaptable if you want to introduce less. The work in this pack of resources will certainly cover several lessons. There are a range of activities on the PowerPoint and an accompanying worksheet. Also included in the pack is a word search, an odd one out activity. The PowerPoint introduces a café conversation and then an activity for pupils to make their own conversations in pairs; reading comprehension exercises; and a ‘design your own menu’ activity in a step-by-step format. The PowerPoint goes on to introduce quantities with examples and practice activities as well as a dialogue ‘au marché’ that pupils can then replicate in pairs. Pupils will gain a good knowledge of a wide range of food and drink items, and will be able to recognise and use them in a range of situations.
Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns. in French - a complete guide.
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Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns. in French - a complete guide.

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This PowerPoint introduces pupils to direct and indirect object pronouns in a step-by-step format (except y & en, as these feature as a separate resource). The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using these pronouns. The PowerPoint goes through all uses of direct object pronouns and then there are exercises to check comprehension, with answers. The PowerPoint then goes through indirect object pronouns in the same format. There are further exercises to ensure comprehension of using more than one pronoun in different situations. There is also a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint (45 slides). This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently form both direct and indirect object pronouns.
French – Conversation Cards – Questions and Answers.
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French – Conversation Cards – Questions and Answers.

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This is a set of 28 question cards and 28 answer cards to get your pupils speaking to each other in French and great to use as starters for target language practice. They include questions about name age, likes, favourites, preferences, family, daily routine, and many more. These fun colourful cards can be printed and cut into individual question and answer cards to be used in several different ways, depending on the ability and confidence of your students: Both question and answer cards can be given to students in pairs to practice a conversation. (Easier level) Question cards only given to pairs to practice a conversation. Students will need to form their own answers. (Middle level) Students are only given the answer cards and need to use these to form the relevant questions. (Harder level) It is essential that pupils can ask questions (not just answer them). Regular practice of these question and answer sessions will allow them to get used to asking questions and be able to formulate further questions independently. CORRECTED AND UPLOADED
Ideal for Home Learning - French – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.
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Ideal for Home Learning - French – Describing People – Physical Descriptions & Characteristics.

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This is a set of resources to introduce describing others and oneself. There is a lengthy PowerPoint (79 slides) that goes through describing height, build, hair and eyes with reinforcement activities, match up activities, gap fills, translations and a reading comprehension. It then goes on to introduce 16 characteristics with listening activities, match ups, snake sentences and reading comprehensions. The final activity is the creation of a wanted poster for students to complete. There is an 8-page worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint. These resources are enough for several lessons and start for the introduction through to pupils confidently using all of the new language, creating whole descriptions of themselves and others.
Home / Classroom Learning French – Years 8 or 9/ KS3 Magazine Project .
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Home / Classroom Learning French – Years 8 or 9/ KS3 Magazine Project .

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This is a fun, creative project for students of all ability ranges. It is a great project for pupils in years 8 or 9 and takes 2 – 3 weeks to complete. Pupils work in pairs or small groups to make their own French magazine. The PowerPoint goes through the different types of magazines pupils could create (fashion, sport, tech, healthy lifestyle, music, travel) and explains in a step-by-step format the different features each magazine should include. Example and ideas of features/ articles to include are also given. The PowerPoint is a complete introduction to pupils for the creative work they will be doing, in the form of a magazine, and there is also a worksheet to print for each group to keep to guide them through everything they should include. It is ideal to do at the end of term as it allows pupils to work independently from the teacher; practise the French they have learnt; and they really enjoy this creative task.
French 9 - 1  GCSE Speaking Exam Photo Cards
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French 9 - 1 GCSE Speaking Exam Photo Cards

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Based on the new specifications of exam boards for French GCSE, I have produced 40 different photo cards, all have 5 questions and are a range of questions to cover both foundation and higher tiers. The cards cover all 3 themes and all sub-themes. The questions are based on information from several exam boards. The assessment criteria for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC are included on the mark schemes document.
Reflexive Verbs in the Present Tense in French - A Complete Guide.
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Reflexive Verbs in the Present Tense in French - A Complete Guide.

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This resource pack will ensure students have a full understanding of recognising and conjugating reflexive verbs in the present tense. The first PowerPoint introduces pupils to reflexives verbs, in the infinitive and then demonstrates how to form the present tense of reflexive verbs, using a step-by-step method. The slides contain grammar notes that students can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using these verbs. There are a range of exercises to complete, as well as a reading comprehension and a writing task. There is a worksheet that accompanies the PowerPoint. The second PowerPoint contains pictures of daily routine activities with the appropriate phrases, in the first person, and then moves on to tasks to complete using all subject pronouns with a wide range of reflexive verbs. This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and the ability to confidently form the present tense with reflexive verbs.
French GCSE 9 - 1 Specifications - Theme 3, Topic 4 - Jobs, career choices and ambitions.
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French GCSE 9 - 1 Specifications - Theme 3, Topic 4 - Jobs, career choices and ambitions.

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This covers the whole of Theme 3, Topic 2 – ‘Jobs, career choices and ambitions’. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (76 slides) and contains work for at least six or seven lessons. The PowerPoint is broken down into four sections: 1) Grammar; 2) Listening; 3) Reading and Writing; and 4) Speaking. There are several different worksheets to accompany a broad range of exercises on the PowerPoint, as well as a transcript for the listening and answer sheets also appear on the PowerPoint. The exercises include: vocabulary match-ups; grammar exercises; a listening comprehension with different tasks; several reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations into English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); four role-play cards (foundation and higher); five photo cards for speaking activities and finally a whole range of questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.
Adverbs in French - A Complete Guide.
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Adverbs in French - A Complete Guide.

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This PowerPoint introduces pupils to adverbs; what they are, how to recognize them, and how to form them. The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using adverbs. The ways to form regular adverbs are demonstrated and also irregular forms are introduced. There is also a worksheet, which accompanies the PowerPoint. This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently recognise and form adverbs.
Home or Classroom Learning French – Body Parts, Illnesses, Chez le médecin and À la pharmacie.
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Home or Classroom Learning French – Body Parts, Illnesses, Chez le médecin and À la pharmacie.

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This is a set of resources to introduce and cover the topic of body parts, illnesses, going to the doctor and going to the chemist. The PowerPoint resource introduces and practises: 26 body parts; avoir mal + body parts; 14 other illness expressions; conversations at the doctor’s and at the chemist’s; and different medications. There is a range of different types of activities to complete and a worksheet that accompanies all of the exercises on the PowerPoint.
The  Subjunctive in French - A Complete Guide.
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The Subjunctive in French - A Complete Guide.

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This PowerPoint introduces pupils to the subjunctive in a step-by-step format. The slides contain grammar notes that pupils can note in their exercise books and use as a reference for all future work using the subjunctive. The regular and irregular forms of the subjunctive are introduced, as well as the range of verbs, expressions etc that are followed by the subjunctive. There is also a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies a lengthy PowerPoint (41 slides). This is a tried and tested method to ensure comprehension and check the ability to confidently form the subjunctive, through an extensive range of exercises.
Ideal for Home Learning German numbers, Die Zahlen, 1 - 100
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Ideal for Home Learning German numbers, Die Zahlen, 1 - 100

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This is a set of resources to introduce and cover numbers from 1 – 100. There is a lengthy PowerPoint (74 slides) that covers initially 1 – 10 and then 11 – 20, followed by lots of practice activities. The numbers up to 100 are then introduced in stages. The PowerPoint has a whole range of activities, which are accompanied by a 6-page worksheet and a word search sheet. The activities include sums, number patterns and sequences, match-ups, true/false activities and oral practice. A great way to introduce numbers and build up to some challenging activities; ensuring the comprehension and use of all numbers up to 100.
French Perfect Tense – All you need!
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French Perfect Tense – All you need!

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This bundle will take several lessons and contains detailed resources that introduce each aspect of the Perfect Tense – regular avoir verbs, irregular avoir verbs, être verbs, reflexive verbs, and the negative with all verb types. Furthermore there is a murder mystery pack based on the perfect tense. The murder mystery set of resources was used for both Ofsted and internally reviews lessons, which were rated as 'outstanding'. Each resource set contains Power Points with accompanying worksheets. It introduces, explains and tests understanding of all aspects of the perfect tense in a step-by-step format.
French GCSE 9 - 1 Specifications Theme 2 – Topic 4 – Travel & Tourism.
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French GCSE 9 - 1 Specifications Theme 2 – Topic 4 – Travel & Tourism.

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Easily adaptable for home learning. This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 4 – ‘Travel & Tourism’. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (67 slides) and contains work at least six or seven lessons. The PowerPoint is broken down into four sections: 1) Grammar; 2) Listening; 3) Reading and Writing; and 4) Speaking. There are several different worksheets to accompany a broad range of exercises on the PowerPoint, as well as a transcript for the listening and answer sheets also appear on the PowerPoint. The exercises include: vocabulary match-ups; verb and tenses exercises; a listening comprehension with different tasks; several reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations into English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); four role-play cards (foundation and higher); six photo cards for speaking activities and finally questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.
Using Both the Perfect and Imperfect Tenses.
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Using Both the Perfect and Imperfect Tenses.

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This resource enables students (who have learnt both the perfect and the imperfect tenses in French) to practise using them together and to reinforce the differences between the two tenses. The PowerPoint gives a step-by-step guide to using both tenses together and there is a whole range of different exercises to complete to allow lots of practice and also to check comprehension. All exercises are also on a printable worksheet. The exercises include translation, photo cards and free writing/speaking practice, in line with the new GCSE specifications.
French – Zoo Animals.
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French – Zoo Animals.

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Great for home learning. This PowerPoint introduces pupils to 20 zoo/ wild animals. The animals can be practised via pictures and then are followed with a listening activity. There is a word document that can be used for pupils to complete with the PowerPoint. There are anagrams of the words and a match up activity. The plurals for the animals are introduced and then adjectives to describe them. There are translation exercises, a speaking task and reading comprehensions. Different animal habitats are introduced and then matched to different animals. There are also snake sentences to unjumble and write out. By the end of the PowerPoint (78 slides) pupils should be able to confidently speak/ write about these animals.
Pets in French.
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Pets in French.

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This resource introduces 14 pets with a range of practice activities. It introduces the question ‘As-tu un animal?’ and a range of possible answers. There are pair work speaking activities, reading activities and writing activities, all based on the pets. A word search also accompanies the PowerPoint.