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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.
Noël  / Christmas in French.
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Noël / Christmas in French.

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This Christmas resource is suitable for both French specialists and non-specialists as all the words and phrases have sound icons, which can be played for the introduction/ repetition of all the words and phrases. Answers for all activities appear on the PowerPoint. This resource initially introduces 18 Christmas words with many practice activities. There is a match-up listening activity for these words too. The PowerPoint goes on to introduce 12 Christmas phrases, with another listening activity and a reading activity. There is then a ‘create a Christmas card’ slide and a word search. 12 further words for popular Christmas presents are introduced, followed by a reading activity. There is also a slide to encourage pupils to create a Christmas picture, labelling with French words. There is a lengthy worksheet, which accompanies the activities on the PowerPoint and a separate word search document. The PowerPoint has 71 slides.
French Christmas Traditions.
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French Christmas Traditions.

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This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various French Christmas traditions, in English, including some French words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 18 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have understood and/or information they have retained. The quiz is on the PowerPoint (as are the answers) but there is also a separate worksheet version of the quiz. There is a writing / drawing activity for pupils to do at the end and a separate word search document which has words from the activities.
German Christmas Traditions
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German Christmas Traditions

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This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various German Christmas traditions, in English, including some German words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 16 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have understood and/or information they have retained. The quiz is on the PowerPoint (as are the answers) but there is also a separate worksheet version of the quiz. There is a writing / drawing activity for pupils to do at the end and then a separate word search document which has words from the activities.
Christmas Quiz - The Ultimate Christmas Quiz
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Christmas Quiz - The Ultimate Christmas Quiz

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This is a fun quiz all about Christmas, suitable for all pupils. There are 100 questions. It is divided into four sections: 25 multiple-choice questions; 25 true/ false questions; 25 open-ended questions; and 25 Christmas-themed anagrams. The quiz is all on a PowerPoint (44 slides), which is presented in a fun way with lots of pictures. The answers to each section are on the PowerPoint and there is also a worksheet with all of the questions, which can be printed. However, the quiz can easily be completed without the worksheet.
French – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.
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French – Food & Drink - A Complete Pack.

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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.
French GCSE A Complete Guide to Theme 1, Topic 4 – Customs & festivals in French-speaking countries
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French GCSE A Complete Guide to Theme 1, Topic 4 – Customs & festivals in French-speaking countries

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This covers the whole of Theme 1, Topic 4 – ‘Customs & festivals in French-speaking countries/ communities’. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (57 slides) and contains work for 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 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 in English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); two role-play cards (foundation and higher); five photo cards for speaking activities and finally questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.
Spanish Christmas Traditions
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Spanish Christmas Traditions

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This is a fun cultural resource that goes through various Spanish Christmas traditions, in English, including some Spanish words. This is aimed at pupils in both KS2 and KS3. There are 16 slides of information and pictures. After that, there is a multiple-choice quiz to check what pupils have understood and/or information they have retained. The quiz is on the PowerPoint (as are the answers) but there is also a separate worksheet version of the quiz. There is a writing / drawing activity for pupils to do at the end and a separate word search document which has words from the activities.
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.
French GCSE (9 - 1)Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas Topic 2 - Social Issues
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French GCSE (9 - 1)Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas Topic 2 - Social Issues

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This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 2 – ‘Social Issues’. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (68 slides) and contains work for 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 in English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); two role-play cards (foundation and higher); five photo cards for speaking activities and finally questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.
French – Years 8 or 9/ KS3 Magazine Project .
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French – Years 8 or 9/ KS3 Magazine Project .

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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.
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.
The French Future Tense with Aller and The Simple Future - A Complete Guide.
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The French Future Tense with Aller and The Simple Future - A Complete Guide.

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This resource pack will ensure students have a full understanding of recognising and conjugating verbs in the future tenses. Each PowerPoint takes you through how to (1) form the future tense with ‘aller’ and (2) form the simple future tense on a step-by-step basis, all grammar notes could be copied into ex books. There are lots of follow on exercises to check comprehension and a reading comprehension in each. These Power Points have been put together after using the grammar notes on which they are based for many years. This is a way of ensuring pupils understand and can easily use these tenses. Each PowerPoint has an accompanying worksheet for all of the exercises.
French  GCSE (9 - 1)  Theme 2 –  Topic 3 - Global Issues.
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French GCSE (9 - 1) Theme 2 – Topic 3 - Global Issues.

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The resource is based on the new specifications GCSE and covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 2 – ‘Global Issues’. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (51 slides) and contains work for five or six 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; reading comprehensions; translations into English and into French; photo stimuli for written tasks; blog writing tasks (foundation and higher); two 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.
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 GCSE (9 - 1) Theme 2 – Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region.
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French GCSE (9 - 1) Theme 2 – Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region.

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French New GCSE Theme 2 – Local, national, international and global areas of interest, Topic 1 - Home, town, neighbourhood and region. This covers the whole of Theme 2, Topic 1. The PowerPoint is very lengthy (69 slides) and contains work for certainly 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 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; grammatical terms exercise; a listening comprehension with different tasks; several reading comprehensions with different types of exercises to complete; translations in 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 questions related to the general conversation section of the speaking exam.
French GCSE – Higher Tier - French Literature – Reading Comprehensions.
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French GCSE – Higher Tier - French Literature – Reading Comprehensions.

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As part of the new specifications for GCSE, students will have extracts from literary texts to answer questions about in the reading comprehension exams. This set of resources has extracts from 5 well known books with different activities to do on each of them. The resources are firstly presented on a PowerPoint, with all texts and questions appearing on the slides, as well as answers to the given activities. They also appear as 5 accompanying worksheets, which can be used independently and individually. Activities include: matching vocabulary, questions in French, questions in English, find the French from the text, multiple choice questions (in French and English), gap-fills and true or false. This is aimed at higher tier students.
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.
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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This a sample of the resource packs that I have created for the GCSE New Specifications for each topic area within each theme. This sample contains many of the slides from the original PowerPoint and aims to give you an insight into these resources so you can ‘try before you buy’. In this PowerPoint there are still 51 slides, but this is quite a lot less than the payable resource and the listening section as well as parts of reading and speaking sections have been omitted. Also in the original resources there are always answers and a whole range of worksheets to go with the PowerPoint. I hope it’s useful.
Pets in German.
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Pets in German.

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This resource introduces 14 pets with a range of practice activities. It introduces the question ‘Hast du ein Haustier?’ and a range of possible answers. There are tables to show the plural forms of the pets and a slide to show the use of the accusative form with Ich habe…. There are pair work speaking activities, reading activities and writing activities, all based on the pets. A word search also accompanies the PowerPoint (56 slides).