German perfect tense worksheet leading up to translation task

German perfect tense worksheet leading up to translation task

A worksheet with 4 different tasks to practice using the perfect tense in German. Pupils have to translate short sentences into English, then choose correct vocab to complete the German sentences. They find out past participles of common verbs and write them in English as well, and finally translate some English sentences into German, using vocab from the earlier tasks. Answers provided on page 2 of the document.
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Foundation GCSE French role plays NEW SPEC

Foundation GCSE French role plays NEW SPEC

A set of 9 Foundation role plays covering all GCSE themes. I’ve kept them very similar in structure to the sample assessment materials from all 3 major exam boards. Each role play has an unprepared element, a question to ask, an opinion and a past tense. I’ve made up teacher’s prompts as well. The 9 role plays fit on 2 sides of A4, so you could give your pupils the whole lot at once if you like. The teacher’s prompts follow on the last 2 pages and include reminders of the pupil’s role to save flicking between two sheets.
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German worksheet on the future tense using werden

German worksheet on the future tense using werden

A two-page worksheet with 6 different tasks for using werden to form the future tense in German. The theme of holidays is the focus. Pupils have to list the personal pronouns, then conjugate arbeiten to practice the verb endings. Then there are tasks including translation, correcting word order and reading comprehension. Answers are provided on pages 3 and 4. Suitable for use when introducing the future tense, or for revision.
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Simple German task to practise use of dative after 'in'

Simple German task to practise use of dative after 'in'

This worksheet has a set of 13 sentences in German, each missing the definite article ‘the’. Each sentence says something ‘I’ do in different rooms in the house. The sentences are printed twice: pupils who get the first set will have to know/find out the gender of each room in the house; the second set show the gender. This is a simple worksheet with some rooms repeated to allow for consolidation of the rule. The sheet includes a grid showing the correct spellings of the definite article in both nominative and dative cases, for each gender. Answers included on page two.
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beginners German resources

beginners German resources

A set of resources I have used with pupils in their first year of learning German: a few puzzles, a set of flashcards and a present tense worksheet. Topics include clothes, shops, food and drink. Save 50% on the price of these individual resources by buying the bundle.
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German wordsearch with food and drink vocab

German wordsearch with food and drink vocab

This wordsearch has a set of food and drink vocab written in English; pupils find the German translations hidden in the wordsearch grid. There are 25 words to search for. This is an Excel spreadsheet, set up so you can print two copies per A4 sheet. Answers are provided on sheet 2.
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German present tense verbs worksheet

German present tense verbs worksheet

A worksheet with 20 German sentences, each showing only the infinitive of the verb needed. Common regular and irregular verbs are included (wohnen, spielen, gehen, haben, sein). Pupils write the correct spelling of the verbs to match the person/subject shown, and can also translate the sentences into English. A good homework idea, as Google Translate won't help that easily! This is meant for beginners, as each verb is used several times to aid reinforcement. Document has two copies, to fit on one page of A4. Answers provided on second page.
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German clothes vocab matching cards

German clothes vocab matching cards

A set of 18 clothes in German with pictures to match. You could display on your screen with one column covered for pupils to translate, or provide as a set of cards for pupils to match words to pictures. Make an extension task by asking for complete sentences, e.g. when you wear this or what colour/style you prefer.
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German vocab revision puzzle

German vocab revision puzzle

A puzzle which lists vocab in English, grouped by how many letters the German word has. There are no clues on the grid, so pupils use logic to work out where the answers must go (e.g. there is only one word with 13 letters). Vocab consists of basic words encountered in first year of learning German.
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German anagrams of shop vocab and fruit and veg vocab

German anagrams of shop vocab and fruit and veg vocab

Two separate documents, each with a set of German vocab in anagrams (16 fruit and veg; 12 shops). Answers provided on the second page of each document. Use as a starter or quick revision activity. Add challenge by asking pupils to translate into English, create sentences containing the vocab, add opinions or use different tenses.
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easy vehicles tasks for SEND pupils

easy vehicles tasks for SEND pupils

A powerpoint which introduces a set of commonly-seen vehicles; it is animated so pupils have time to read the vehicle's name before its picture is shown (on your click). Three worksheets with a word tracing task, a picture matching task and an odd-one-out task. Resources are simply presented with no distracting details - suitable for autistic pupils.
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French GCSE translation and role play practice worksheet

French GCSE translation and role play practice worksheet

A long list (41!) of short sentences in English for pupils to translate into French. Equally you could switch the instructions and ask pupils to translate the other way. Sentences are mostly transactional speech, the kinds of phrases needed in a role play. Answers are provided but jumbled up - this could also be used as a reading matching task, or as speaking/listening pairwork.
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set of simple number lines tasks

set of simple number lines tasks

A set of tasks suitable for pupils beginning to understand how a number line works. One task shows a 0-20 number line and has space to write a number sentence below (addition, but can be adapted for subtraction). This task is worth laminating and then can be used over and over with a whiteboard pen. The other two tasks require pupils to cut out boxes containing shapes, then stick them to the correct place on the number line (0-10). The easier version has arrows to help; the harder version has just a choice of empty boxes. These two sheets have two different questions on each sheet.
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Simple counting task using spots on ladybirds

Simple counting task using spots on ladybirds

An activity for pupils to practise counting items to two and three, easily adapted for other numbers if you choose. Pupils put the correct number of spots on the ladybird pictures: they can either stick stickers, draw spots, use stampers, or whatever you choose. The sheet has six pictures for the number 2 and a further six for the number 3. It could be laminated and used with a whiteboard pen over and over. Simple uncluttered design makes this suitable for children with autism.
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Simple matching sheets with 2D shapes and pictures of marbles

Simple matching sheets with 2D shapes and pictures of marbles

A cutting and sticking activity for pupils to practice matching pairs of 2D shapes or different sized sets of marbles. Each sheet has a set of six pictures to cut out, then pupils stick these pictures next to each corresponding picture above. You can easily adapt these sheets to make them harder by making the pictures more similar. Alternatively make them easier by removing one row or column of pictures. Simple uncluttered design makes these suitable for children with autism.
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simple reading sheets to match colours and shapes words

simple reading sheets to match colours and shapes words

A differentiated set of tasks where pupils read the instructions and choose the correct colour to colour in each shape. Each sheet allows you to choose whether to show the actual colours as well as their words, or just the instructions with no colour-coding to help. Very simply-presented sheets with no distracting details - suitable for autistic pupils.
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easy animal names tasks suitable for SEND pupils

easy animal names tasks suitable for SEND pupils

A powerpoint and two worksheets for pupils to practise naming six familiar animals. Simple format is free from distracting details - suitable for autistic children. The powerpoint is animated so each picture shows first; you click to reveal the word below the picture, which gives pupils time to name the animal. One worksheet has the animals' names beneath their pictures in dotted writing, for pupils to trace over. The other worksheet is for pupils to match the names in cursive and non-cursive writing. Laminate the first page, cut out and laminate a set of words from the second page (duplicates provided in case you want more than one set). Add Velcro so that pupils can attach the words to the correct places.
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easy Christmas word reading tasks for SEND pupils

easy Christmas word reading tasks for SEND pupils

Three tasks which are simply presented with no distracting details - suitable for autistic pupils. Task 1: pupils read the instructions and choose the correct colour to use, to colour in each picture. Task 2: pupils draw a line to match the different pictures of the same items. Task 3: pupils cut out the pictures and stick them below their names.
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French text about ideal school uniform

French text about ideal school uniform

A detailed text in French about a student's ideal school uniform. Information is given about current uniform in the present tense, then ideal uniform is described in the future conditional. Could be used as a translation text (may need cutting into shorter chunks), good revision material, or a lesson starter with comprehension questions made up by the pupils.
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French worksheet about countries and nationalities

French worksheet about countries and nationalities

A grid for pupils to complete with countries listed in French and some nationalities provided. Pupils write the countries in English and then complete the masculine and feminine spellings of the corresponding nationalities, then the English words for the nationalities. Makes a good homework. Could be extended by asking pupils to add more countries and nationalities of their own choice, or to build short sentences using the vocab.
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French worksheet about daily routine including time

French worksheet about daily routine including time

Four tasks on a worksheet which build up to pupils writing their own sentences in French about their daily routine. First is a list of vocab for telling the time and 18 times for pupils to write out in French. The second task is a vocab matching exercise with short sentences about daily routine in the present tense. The third task is a set of short phrases giving further details such as where/who with - written in French and English but with some words missing for pupils to complete. Finally pupils are asked to produce their own sentences, using vocab from the previous tasks.
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