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French resources for secondary
Noel en France
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Noel en France

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Suitable for both KS3 and KS4 students, this is a great Christmas pack to get your pupils working on Christmas in France. Activities include: Vocabulary searches, translation, looking words up and drawing them, reading about French Christmas, and puzzles. This activity pack will easily last a whole lesson and students will tick the cultural box needed for GCSEs. ALL ANSWERS provided on last page
passe compose practice KS4
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passe compose practice KS4

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This is NOT an explanation of the passe compose, but a double worksheet for your studens to practise the perfect tense with avoir and etre auxiliaries. Also includes some irregular past participles, translation, and thinking skills. Ideal to practise in class or as a homework. Past tense, perfect tense, for higher ability Y9 or KS4, may be useful in Y12 as a reminder when revising past tenses.
Song lyrics quiz - translation skills
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Song lyrics quiz - translation skills

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“N’arrête pas de croire, accroche-toi aux sentiments”…if you can do some basic French to English translation, then you will know which song those lyrics belong to! (but just to make sure, it was Journey with Don’t stop believing) Another fun, musical activity for your older or gifted and talented pupils to get their teeth stuck in and test not only their translation skills but also their musical knowledge!! There are 20 famous song lyrics to translate, decipher and recognise. It’s always been a hit with my classes, and I hope your students will love it too. (Answers included on the second page) quiz, songs, music, translation, tenses, pop culture, pop, fun, gifted, end of term, intro to music, lyrics
Saint Valentin activities
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Saint Valentin activities

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A bumper worksheets pack with fun activities to get pupils engaged and thinking. This is “meatier” than just your basic vocab matching up activities. It covers a bit of historical background, film titles, a letter template with lots of good reusable expressions. For the fun part there is also a wordsearch and some easy vocabulary translation. All answers provided on the last page
Candide chapters 1 to 6
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Candide chapters 1 to 6

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Detailed reading aid for the first six chapters of Voltaire’s Candide ou l’optimisme. What you get: an introduction exercise, with gaps to fill about Voltaire and his life, and key ideas a worksheet for each new chapter with short summary, comprehension questions, grammar exercises, translations, quotes etc. answers to all questions Written by a native speaker for advanced / A-level students of all countries and languages (as a reference, the translations answers are provided in English, but all other answers are in French) Next chapters coming soon!!
near future practice
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near future practice

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Perfect as a follow-up homework or class work once you’ve introduced the near future, this worksheet has three comprehensive activities which really engage students in their learning: exercises include translation, jumbled-up sentences, colour-coding, time markers, and writing. Ideal for beginners , this worksheet also allows your more gifted students to use complex sentences in their writing.
French Culture Quiz
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French Culture Quiz

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Ideal as an end of term treat for your secondary classes, this French culture quiz covers several topics from sport to geography among others. There are 30 questions altogether, all in English. Some of the quiz may be challenging for KS3 but will work perfectly for Years 10 to 13. Answers provided in the last page.
work pack French holidays and celebrations
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work pack French holidays and celebrations

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This cultural pack is ideal to set work for students to do remotely and/or as extension. You will find some of my top-selling resources such as the Christmas activities and of course, the French culture quizz. Your students will gain a much better understanding of the main French celebrations. Each worksheet or activity is full of games, reading tasks and writing prompts. Put together this is hours of French learning, or you could just select a few worksheets to target your needs. Included in the pack is: cultural quiz French calendar explanation and mini activities new year resolutions for KS3 and KS4 Valentine’s day Toussaint worksheet Noel worksheets Almost all worksheets come with answers. Perfect for beginners to intermediate. Perfect to set work remotely.
Grammar practice booklet (main tenses, GCSE level)
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Grammar practice booklet (main tenses, GCSE level)

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You need this resource! With over 20 pages of verb-based exercises, this comprehensive booklet covers the present, future, two past tenses (passé composé and imparfait) and the conditional mood. For each tense, you will find an explanation, tables with endings, irregular verbs and exceptions, followed by gap fill exercises and extension translation work for each tense. This booklet is ideal for KS4 but could easily be introduced in Y9 too. I also always ask my students to translate the 100+ sentences in the gap-fill tasks. Perfect companion to the GCSE course! grammar, paradigms, conjugate, past, present, future, imperfect, booklet, translation, practice
Le bien-être  (well being)
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Le bien-être (well being)

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5 different activities to introduce your beginners to well-being in French. The activities revolve around vocabulary and should last a whole lesson or provide ample work for a couple of homework tasks. This is a perfect worksheet to get your students thinking in French about their lifestyle and what makes them happy / how they relax. All answers provided on the last sheet.
Grammar recap Years 8 and 9
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Grammar recap Years 8 and 9

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Perfect to reinforce, revise, or review three time frames for your KS3 classes. Enclosed in this comprehensive worksheet pack: tables, exercises, exam tips, games and translations. Get your students thinking about their verb endings, irregular verbs, past and near future tenses. You could mix and match and only use the first two sheets for a Year 7 class, or offer all to a struggling KS4 pupil to help revise simple tenses.
Ma ville : rêve ou cauchemar?
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Ma ville : rêve ou cauchemar?

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Ideal for Year 10 (intermediate students) to revise town description and introduce town problems and solutions using “on doit” and “il faut” . A series of 7 incrementally more challenging exercises and a final writing prompt, this resource is a must have for the topic of town/local area. Written by a native speaker, with ALL ANSWERS provided.
Christmas and New Year pack
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Christmas and New Year pack

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3 stand alone resources! Perfect for your last 2020 lessons and first lessons in January 2021! Pack includes “Noel en France” activities two activity booklets for both KS3 and KS4 (beginners and intermediates) for New Year exercises Lots of fun exercises to build up vocabulary and even sneaking in quite a bit of future tense practice! Ideas for extensions and all answers provided. Joyeux Noël et bonne année! Written by a native, with answers provided on the last page of each document.
holiday activities using nous + present tense
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holiday activities using nous + present tense

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I created this resource to support Y8 on their unit 5 in the Studio book. Starting with the very basic nous + present tense expressions, I made a table with more complex structures to show students how they can extend their sentences. This worksheet has a big match-up exercise and a writing task. Ideal for beginners. Covers the topic of typical holiday activities.
Movie names
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Movie names

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This is a fun activity to introduce the topic of cinema, or to set your older students as an end of term treat! I’ve compiled a list of 30 super famous (mostly American) movies…but not under their original name, rather how they are known in France. Your students will have to use their knowledge to work out the original title.
Egalite des chances (intermediate)
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Egalite des chances (intermediate)

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Conversation starters in the form of statements in French. Ask your students o translate them into English first, then discuss in pairs. This activity fits in perfectly within the curriculum, especially when discussing job opportunities, feminism etc. equal opportunities
ER verbs ending practice / test
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ER verbs ending practice / test

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20 ER verbs to conjugate in the present tense, two tests on each page to save the trees! Easy sentences, perfect for your KS2 or KS3 beginners, high frequency verbs and easy vocabulary with plenty of cognates.
Ma valise - holidays
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Ma valise - holidays

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Perfect if you are teaching about summer holidays, this activity sheet has 3 exercises, each focusing on a different skill: writing (spelling practice with a list of holiday vocabulary), listening (gap fill with a song) and translation. It’s ideal for KS4 but would work with younger or older depending on ability.