This resource introduces family members in Spanish using the Simpson family members to engage learners. It includes memory games and competitions for the new vocabulary. It then explains how to make simple nouns plural and how to use simple possessive adjectives. Perfect for classes of beginners or year 7 students.
Fun idea for a French lesson around pancake day!
An alternative lesson within the food topic about French crepes!
Suitable for ages 11-14.
Through this lesson students learn the ingredients and method for French crepes, including a range of toppings, and how to give a personal review of the final product!
The resource allows students to develop their dictionary skills independently, practice a wide range of food and cooking vocabulary and offers frequent opportunities for cultural discussion. It includes vocabulary games, competitions, translation work, a speaking activity and a final writing task.
Grammar points that this resource could be used to cover:
identifying parts of speech
the partitive article
the perfect tense
For secondary school students ages 11-15 learning about descriptions.
This lesson introduces personality adjectives using fun Mr Men and Little Miss characters. It includes grammar slides for adjective agreement and the verb ‘SER’. Also included are memory games for the new learning. The lesson finishes with translation sentences both from Spanish to English, and English to Spanish to consolidate learning.
This resource is designed for the revision of descriptions and clothing for secondary learners or very able primary students. It has a ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ theme to engage learners and ensure that it is as exciting to learn as the first time around!
New vocabulary is introduced and drilled in activities that are progressively more challenging. These words are then combined with older learning in order to give new contexts for learners. Lots of vocabulary games are included (including ‘Spot the errors’, gap fills and SPLAT) and there are opportunities for speaking, reading and writing individually, with a partner and as a class. Enjoy!
This is a resource for GCSE revision of module 8- Hacia un mundo mejor.
The complex vocabulary in this topic can be daunting for students so the resource presents a selection of words with images and a sentence to give the word context.
Also included is a word document with a table to test student retention and challenge them to write their own contextual sentence (excellent writing practice too, and differentiated by outcome).
This resource is designed for learners to build confidence using food vocabulary by beginning to use it with topical verbs in increasingly more complex sentences. There is a particular focus on translation skills.
It assumes some prior knowledge of food vocabulary and there is a crossword resource included to practice this (could be a dictionary starter activity if students haven’t learned the vocabulary yet). Also included in this resource is a worksheet to test all learning- this could be an open book test if desired.
build confidence with food vocabulary
learn meal time verb infinitives and conjugation
recap adverbs of frequency
translation sentences Spanish to English and English to Spanish
translation of passage Spanish to English and English to Spanish to further challenge
learn the ingredients for chocolate brownies in Spanish
use the new infinitives in three tenses
This resource is designed for KS3 students learning to talk about pets. Each slide contains teacher notes.
Pet vocabulary with images to drill
Memory game, ¿Qué falta?
The verb TENER
Sentences to translate with increasing challenge
How to make nouns plural
Speaking activity (class survey)
Colours with images
Memory game for colours
Grammar drill about adjective agreement
Translation sentences to consolidate learning
This resource is intended as an alternative to the standard ‘Christmas’ lessons at the end of term. Learning remains the key priority yet students have an insight to how New Year’s Eve is celebrated in Spain and can have some fun talking about their New Year’s Resolutions using the future tense.
The lesson begins with New Year’s themed vocabulary, with memory games and a text to put the new words into practice. Then the focus moves to New Year’s Resolutions as the slides recap the future tense using IR + a + infinitive (it could also be used to introduce the tense) and practise it. A range of infinitive expressions for resolutions are provided with memory games to drill them. Students have the opportunity to say their own New Year’s Resolutions, work on translation both ways and it ends with a text and comprehension. Answer slides are provided to save time for the teacher.
A great resource for an end of term Easter themed lesson.
It teaches vocabulary related to Easter and Spring through beautiful images and lots of memory games for students to build confidence with the new words. Also included in the package is a crossword which would be a perfect plenary activity.
Vocabulary introduction with images and drill
Opportunity to familiarise with new vocabulary
Game of ‘SPLAT’ to consolidate
Spelling game to perfect spelling of new words
¿Qué falta? game
Easter card making
This resource is intended for those who would like a fun and different Christmas theme without having to lower expectations or compromise on learning at the end of term! The objective is to revise the present and future tenses as well as learning Christmas related vocabulary. The slides build up to a story of Bernardo’s cousins coming over for Christmas and it’s a disaster. There are lots of opportunities to practise learning and instructions for activities are in the slide notes. Enjoy!
This resource is for the topic of clothes in Spanish and contains the following;
clothes vocabulary with images and memory games
revision of colours with memory games
adjective agreement grammar slide
drill to practice adjective agreement with translation sentences
the verb ‘llevar’
slides to practise the comparative and superlative in the context of clothes
GCSE style writing task (3 tenses)
gap fill and model answer for written task
Hopefully it saves teachers some precious time!
This set of resources prepares students for and tells the much loved ‘Dear Zoo’ story. It makes a unique alternative lesson or even a Spanish assembly.
Suitable for primary students to accompany learning animals or secondary students, enabling them to revise parts of speech such as adjectives, the present participle and the preterite tense.
Included is a PowerPoint presentation to drill the vocabulary required, a crossword to consolidate and a PowerPoint presentation telling the story.
Revision of holidays and tenses for ages 11-16.
This resource is designed for the revision of four tenses (present, preterite, imperfect and future), the theme of holidays and time expressions. Its aim is primarily to build confidence by using prior learning in an exciting new context.
It is about a trip to Mexico thereby there is lots of opportunity for cultural knowledge and understanding.
A range of holiday activities are introduced in their infinitive forms and by the end of the lesson students will be able to use them in four tenses to describe a holiday to Mexico.
The resource includes games, verb drills, a gap fill and translation activities.
Instructions are included at the bottom of each slide and there are extension ideas there too.