Introduction and exercises on the pluperfect subjunctive. Works through formation and different circumstances and then goes on to an exercise for el coronel no tiene quien le escriba.
A translation task / jigsaw for students to put together. Students should then highlight in different colours each of the tenses used within the paragraphs and look up any unknown phrases. After this, they should write their own paragraphs using this structure: those who need extra support don’t need to change much whereas others will want to completely adapt their piece of work.
Lots of ideas taken from @87history 's book “Retrieval Practice” and put together to try and help year 11 struggling to know how to revise. This can absolutely be tweaked to include more examples: it depends on your group. Content shared with the author’s consent.
Conti style pre-reading and post-reading activities to supplement AQA A Level book.
Year 11 advent calendar giving them a challenge per day in the run up to the Christmas holidays and prior to their mock exams afterwards.
Working through examples in order to answer a speaking/writing question. Students look at an example I’ve done, then complete one as a class before creating their own. Some will rely heavily on the examples, others will be able to see what’s required and create their own masterpiece.
A quick guide for MFL students who might not know how to revise languages. With some examples given for each revision strategy and examples on how to implement strategies (these are all Spanish). Also gives an overview on how the memory works.
Listening task using some of Conti’s methods for Chapter 6 of the AQA spec. It’s quite a long task so I would break this up and really get into the transcript (which I’ve typed out). I’ve also included the answers to save you time. It’s a Latin American accent with lots of new vocab so something to really push students.
Sequencing activity for sixth form on the text el coronel no tiene quien le escriba Students must decide which chapter each statement is from and order it but one statement is made up. Good revision activity once you’ve made your way through the book.
Listening task for A Level using a YouTube video. Tasks are created in a Conti fashion and include pre-listening activities as well as comprehension. To go with unit 5.3 AQA spec.
Students decide who the quote or statement is about and have to justify their response: this would be good as a during or post- reading task but certainly early on in the study of the text.
For year 12 to better their understanding of the protagonists within the book and ensure that they understand how to link and justify their points made. el coronel no tiene quien le escriba