New Spanish A Level Year 1 (AS) support bundle

New Spanish A Level Year 1 (AS) support bundle

A set of resources to support students through the first year of the new A Level Spanish course (AS). Based on the AQA specification, and following the Hodder text-book, it includes - AS (A Level year 1) overview and lesson-by-lesson Scheme of learning - A Level overview - Paper 2 support booklet (based on the film El laberinto del fauno) - Paper 3 support booklet The fourth booklet contains a very comprehensive (118 pages) overview of the main aspects of Spanish grammar that the students are expected to be able to use on their A Level course.
corcuera
Spanish A Level: Paper 2 (El laberinto del fauno, La casa de Bernarda Alba), Paper 3 (speaking) and Grammar Bundle

Spanish A Level: Paper 2 (El laberinto del fauno, La casa de Bernarda Alba), Paper 3 (speaking) and Grammar Bundle

Three booklets to prepare students for papers 2 and 3: Paper 2 (writing) - El laberinto del fauno Paper 2 (writing) - La casa de Bernarda Alba Paper 3 (speaking) Each booklet includes a wide range of questions to provide the students with plenty of practice, as well as detailed explanations of the paper's requirements, assessment objectives and mark schemes. The fourth booklet contains a very comprehensive (118 pages) overview of the main aspects of Spanish grammar that the students are expected to be able to use on their A Level course.
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE. Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE. Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

This booklet contains twenty four questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new Spanish GCSE writing exam. They cover all three themes of the AQA specification, but can be easily adapted to other exam boards. There are eight questions for each theme, and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). When possible, one of the bullet points starts with 'qué hiciste', a question which appears in many of the AQA samples and that some students often fail to understand.
corcuera
Spanish GCSE: listening exam activities with questions in Spanish.

Spanish GCSE: listening exam activities with questions in Spanish.

This file contains 5 foundation and 2 higher listening questions from and old listening paper (Edexcel 2010) adapted to fit the new specification. I find that some students are having difficulties with Section B (questions and answers in Spanish) of the new paper, and there aren't many sample questions in the specimens, so I have translated and adapted previous exam questions to help them. The listening files needed are clearly labelled (e.g. the question labelled SP2010F1 is from the Spanish 2010 Foundation paper, question 1.
corcuera
Spanish A Level Grammar Booklet

Spanish A Level Grammar Booklet

Spanish A Level Grammar Booklet. This booklet (120 pages) provides a very comprehensive study of the main grammar points needed at A level (sections of the booklet can also be used at GCSE level). Each section includes an explanation of a grammar point and a variety of activities to consolidate knowledge and understanding. The booklet is divided into the following sections: 1. Nouns 1a. gender 1b. number 2. Articles 3. Adjectives 4. Comparatives and superlatives 5. “Por” and “para” 6. Contractions 7. Negatives 8. Questions 9. Personal a 10. Relative pronouns 11. Possessive adjectives and pronouns 12. Demonstrative adjectives and pronouns 13. Direct object pronouns 14. Indirect object pronouns 15. Direct and indirect object pronouns used together 16. Apocopation 17. “Ser” and “estar” 18. Conjugating verbs 19. Present tense 19 a. regular verbs 19 b. irregular verbs 19 c. stem-changing (or radical-changing) verbs 19 d. reflexive verbs 19 e. “gustar” 19 f. back to front verbs 20. Preterite tense 21. Imperfect tense 22. Preterite vs imperfect 23. Present perfect 24. Past perfect (or “pluperfect”) 25. Future simple 26. Conditional 27. Commands (the imperative) 28. Present progressive (or “present continuous”) 29. Present subjunctive 30. Passive voice (and how to avoid it) 31. Conditional clauses
corcuera
New Spanish A Level Paper 2 (Writing) Support booklet : Volver

New Spanish A Level Paper 2 (Writing) Support booklet : Volver

A twelve page booklet to prepare Spanish A Level students for paper 2 of the new specification (2018 examination), specifically focused on writing about Pedro Almodóvar's film Volver. The booklet includes: - a summary of the requirements of the paper - the assessment objectives and mark scheme - two initial activities to "get the students thinking" (20 questions about key aspects of the film, and lines from the film for the students to discuss) - the four essay questions from the AQA sample materials - a further 15 essay questions (some of them adapted from past exam questions from the outgoing specification). - four pages of useful language to write an essay -a self-assessment check-list for the students to use to reflect on their own work. Please note that both Word and PDF versions of the booklet are included, as sometimes the Word version of files uploaded to TES appear distorted in previews.
corcuera
New French GCSE - Writing Exam: 90 word questions: Theme 2 (Local, national... areas of interest)

New French GCSE - Writing Exam: 90 word questions: Theme 2 (Local, national... areas of interest)

This booklet contains eight questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new French GCSE writing exam. They cover all aspects of Theme 2 (Local, national, international and global areas of interest), and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). A booklet with 24 questions covering all three themes can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-french-gcse-writing-exam-90-word-questions-11822119
corcuera
New French GCSE - Writing: Theme 3 (Current and future studies and employment): 90-word questions

New French GCSE - Writing: Theme 3 (Current and future studies and employment): 90-word questions

This booklet contains eight questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new French GCSE writing exam. They cover all aspects of Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment), and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). A booklet with 24 questions covering all three themes can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-french-gcse-writing-exam-90-word-questions-11822119
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE - Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

A collection of twenty-four 90-word questions covering the whole of the new Spanish GCSE course. Each of the three booklets (one per theme) contains eight questions, with four bullet points each, encouraging the students to refer to present, past and future events, as well as to include opinions.
corcuera
New French GCSE - Writing: Theme 1 (Identity and culture) 90 word questions

New French GCSE - Writing: Theme 1 (Identity and culture) 90 word questions

A booklet with eight 90 word questions to revise the theme of Identity and culture of the new French GCSE exam. There are two questions for each of the topics in Theme one (Me, my family and friends, Technology in everyday life, Free-time activities and Customs and festivals in TL countries). Each of the questions contains four bullet points that the students are expected to cover; one of the bullet points refers to the past, another bullet point requires the students to use either the future or the conditional, and another one prompts them to say their opinion. Finally, the booklet also contains a copy of the mark scheme for the 90 word question, which is the same at foundation and at higher level. A booklet with 24 questions covering all three themes can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-french-gcse-writing-exam-90-word-questions-11822119
corcuera
New French GCSE - Writing exam practice: 90 word questions

New French GCSE - Writing exam practice: 90 word questions

A collection of twenty-four 90-word questions covering the whole of the new French GCSE course. Each of the three booklets (one per theme) contains eight questions, with four bullet points each, encouraging the students to refer to present, past and future events, as well as to include opinions.
corcuera
New French GCSE - Writing exam: 90-word questions.

New French GCSE - Writing exam: 90-word questions.

This booklet contains twenty four questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new French GCSE writing exam. They cover all three themes of the AQA specification, but can be easily adapted to other exam boards. There are eight questions for each theme, and they can be used in lessons, as well as as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme).
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE. Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE. Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

This booklet contains twenty four questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new Spanish GCSE writing exam. They cover all three themes of the AQA specification, but can be easily adapted to other exam boards. There are eight questions for each theme, and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). When possible, one of the bullet points starts with 'qué hiciste', a question which appears in many of the AQA samples and that some students often fail to understand.
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Theme 2 (Local... areas of interest). Writing exam: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE - Theme 2 (Local... areas of interest). Writing exam: 90-word questions

This booklet contains eight questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new Spanish GCSE writing exam. They cover all aspects of Theme 2 (Local, national, international and global areas of interest), and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). When possible, one of the bullet points starts with 'qué hiciste', a question which appears in many of the AQA samples and that some students often fail to understand. A similar booklet including questions for themes 1, 2 and 3 can be found in this link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-spanish-gcse-writing-exam-practice-90-word-questions-11820179
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE speaking resources (Speaking booklet and Photo Cards)

New Spanish GCSE speaking resources (Speaking booklet and Photo Cards)

A set of four resources to prepare students for the speaking test of the new GCSE speaking exam: - Speaking test booklet, that contains a full explanation of the new speaking exam requirements, sample photo cards and role plays, mark schemes and (a lot!) of questions to prepare each of the three themes - Theme 1 (Identity and culture) Photo cards (40 cards altogether) - Theme 2 (Local, national, international and global areas of interests) Photo Cards (24 cards) - Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment) Photo Cards (26 cards)
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Theme 3 (Current and future study and work). Writing exam: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE - Theme 3 (Current and future study and work). Writing exam: 90-word questions

This booklet contains eight questions that follow the format of the 90-word questions in the new Spanish GCSE writing exam. They cover all aspects of Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment), and they can be used in lessons, but also as an easy way to set useful homework activities for the students. All questions include four bullet points that the students are prompted to cover, and they explicitly require them to include references to three time frames and opinions (as per the AQA mark scheme). When possible, one of the bullet points starts with 'qué hiciste', a question which appears in many of the AQA samples and that some students often fail to understand. A similar booklet including questions for themes 1, 2 and 3 can be found in this link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-spanish-gcse-writing-exam-practice-90-word-questions-11820179
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Theme 1 (Identity and culture). Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

New Spanish GCSE - Theme 1 (Identity and culture). Writing exam practice: 90-word questions

A booklet with eight 90 word questions to revise the theme of Identity and culture of the new Spanish GCSE exam. There are two questions for each of the topics in Theme one (Me, my family and friends, Technology in everyday life, Free-time activities and Customs and festivals in Spanish-speaking countries). Each of the questions contains four bullet points that the students are expected to cover; one of the bullet points refers to the past and, when possible, it starts with "qué hiciste", as many of the AQA sample questions do; another bullet point requires the students to use either the future or the conditional, and another one prompts them to say their opinion. Finally, the booklet also contains a copy of the mark scheme for the 90 word question, which is the same at foundation and at higher level. A similar booklet including questions for themes 1, 2 and 3 can be found in this link: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/new-spanish-gcse-writing-exam-practice-90-word-questions-11820179
corcuera
New Spanish A Level - Paper 3 (Speaking). Discussion cards: Theme 1- Aspects of Hispanic society

New Spanish A Level - Paper 3 (Speaking). Discussion cards: Theme 1- Aspects of Hispanic society

A 38 page booklet to help prepare Spanish A Level students for Paper 3 (speaking test). The booklet focuses on the Theme Aspects of Hispanic society, and it contains 18 discussion cards covering Modern and traditional values (6 cards), Cyberspace (6 cards) and Equal rights (6 cards). Each section is followed by a list of between 27 and 30 questions to encourage the students to further explore the issues covered in the cards. The cards contain (quite a lot) of factual information about the theme (a lot more than the sample cards from AQA) and three questions, the first one always being "How do you react to the information on this card). The aim of presenting the cards like this is to provide the students with a lot of ideas on what to say about the theme, as well as making them more aware that they always have to discuss the information printed on the card (AO2 and AO4). The booklet also includes a student-friendly overview of the new specification, an explanation of the requirements of Paper 3, the assessment objectives and the mark scheme for both part one (discussion if a sub-theme) and part two (presentation and discussion of the individual research project) of the paper. Finally, the booklet also contain three pages of useful language for the test. The titles for the cards are as follows: - La familia en la España de hoy - Los hogares monoparentales, los que más crecen en España. - Aumentan un 4,8% las separaciones y divorcios en España en el primer trimestre de 2017 - El número de matrimonios religiosos en España alcanzó mínimos históricos en 2016. - Los españoles: católicos, no practicantes. - Sólo el 5% de las páginas web están escritas en español. - La piratería descendió en España en 2016 por primera vez en diez años. - El 94% de los niños españoles de 14 años tienen su propio teléfono móvil - El 51% de los hombres españoles y el 49% de las mujeres usan apps de forma regular. - El 10% de los mensajes escritos por los adolescentes es las redes es considerado ‘ciberacoso’ - Facebook continúa siendo la red social más usada en España - Las mujeres trabajan ‘gratis’ es España desde el ocho de noviembre por la brecha salarial. - Ana Patricia Botín, la décima mujer más poderosa del mundo en 2016 - Los colegios concertados permiten que la Iglesia Católica mantenga su influencia en la educación. - Los adolescentes españoles repiten actitudes machistas del pasado. - Cuarenta y cuatro mujeres asesinadas a manos de sus parejas o exparejas entre el uno enero y el diez de noviembre de 2017. - España, Holanda, Dinamarca y Finlandia, los países del mundo más tolerantes con la homosexualidad. - Se dispara el número de denuncias por agresiones homofóbicas en Madrid.
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Theme 1 (Identity and culture) role plays (speaking test) - Updated

New Spanish GCSE - Theme 1 (Identity and culture) role plays (speaking test) - Updated

A set of 15 role plays covering theme one of the new Spanish GCSE course (based on the AQA specification). It includes 8 foundation and 7 higher role plays, and it covers the aspects family and relationships, technology in everyday life, leisure and festivals. Each role play includes candidate's role and teacher's role, and both the 'tú' and 'usted' forms are used. The file also includes a student-friendly summary of the specification for the new speaking exam and the mark scheme for the role play. I have also included files with the mark schemes (foundation and higher) for the speaking test to provide the students with instant, personalised feedback as they complete practice speaking papers. UPDATE - Feedback sheets now included.
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE - Speaking test booklet (Edexcel specification)

New Spanish GCSE - Speaking test booklet (Edexcel specification)

Speaking test booklet to prepare students for the Conversation of the new GCSE spanish speaking test (Edexcel). The booklet includes a detailed summary of the requirements of the new speaking exam (role play, picture based task and conversation), both at foundation and higher levels, explained in a student-friendly way, as well as the mark schemes for each element of the test, examples of role plays (foundation and higher) and stimulus cards (with foundation and higher questions), and a very comprehensive list of questions for the general conversation. All the questions have been translated to allow the teachers to use them in the classroom, set them as homework or tell the students to work independently on them .
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE grammar - Complex structures guide

New Spanish GCSE grammar - Complex structures guide

A 13 pages booklet to help higher ability GCSE students to work independently and and to include a wider variety of structures in their written work. There are two sections in the booklet: Section 1 focuses on tenses, and it includes a summary of how to conjugate the present tense, the preterite, the imperfect, the future simple and the conditional, as well as verb tables for AR, ER and IR verbs in those tenses, including tables for six irregular verbs (ser, tener, estar, ir, poder and haber). This is followed by a explanation on how to conjugate and use a further four tenses: the present perfect, the present continuous, the pluperfect and the conditional perfect. Section 2 focuses on other structures that will help the students include variety and complexity: - lo + adjectives - comparatives and superlatives - negatives - conditionals ('si' clauses) - the infinitive - the present subjunctive - object pronouns - other useful structures Finally, the booklet includes a "check list" or a guide of the kind of structures that the students would be expected to include in work that is graded 4-5, 6-7 or 8-9.
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE: Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment) Photo Cards (Speaking test)

New Spanish GCSE: Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment) Photo Cards (Speaking test)

A set of 26 Photo Cards covering the whole of Theme 3 (Current and future study and employment) of the new GCSE course: 3.a. My studies (8 cards) 3.b. Life at school / college (6 cards) 3.c. Education post-16 (4 cards) 3.d. Jobs, career choices and ambitions (8 cards) Each card includes four foundation questions (in red) and four higher question (in blue), the first of which is always '¿Qué hay en la foto?. If you like this resource, Photo Cards for theme one and theme two are also available.!
corcuera
New Spanish GCSE Role Plays (speaking test)

New Spanish GCSE Role Plays (speaking test)

Three sets of foundation and higher role plays covering Theme 1 (Identity and culture), Theme 2 (local, regional, international and global areas of interest) and part of Theme 3 (Present and future education and emplyment). The set currently includes 60 role plays altogether. For other speaking resources (General conversation booklet, Photo Cards) please visit my shop.
corcuera