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I am an MFL teacher with fifteen years of classroom experience, from primary to sixth form. I specialize in French teaching resources, bespoke language curriculum design and language CPD to support individual teachers and schools.

I am an MFL teacher with fifteen years of classroom experience, from primary to sixth form. I specialize in French teaching resources, bespoke language curriculum design and language CPD to support individual teachers and schools.
French describe eyes and hair.
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French describe eyes and hair.

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A lesson Power Point and core language mat to teach and put into practice describing eyes and hair in French.Pupils revise color adjectives then learn the key vocabulary to create phrases for eyes and hair. Activities include matching images to phrases, unscrambling words to create phrases, a quiz and using the core languages mat to create their own phrases applying correct word order and adjectival agreement where applicable.Instructions are on each slide. On the relevant slides answers appear upon a click.
French days of the week.
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French days of the week.

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A lesson pack comprising a Power Point with embedded sound files and answers that appear upon clicking. The lesson includes a core language mat and a worksheet to reinforce learning. Pupils learn how to pronounce the days of the week in French, the sound of the letter i in French, and how to write the days correctly. Activities include a quiz, a true/false listening exercise and writing practice.There is a song and a worksheet to reinforce learning.
French parts of the body.
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French parts of the body.

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A lesson unit comprising Power Point, core language mat and body bingo cards. The Power Point has sound files embedded for independent learning, teacher as co-learner.Answers appear on slides upon clicking to check progress. Pupils learn how to pronoun the words for parts of the body in French. Activities to reinforce include a quiz, what’s missing , Simon says,bingo,and how to write the nouns accurately in French with the correct article. The core language mat supports meaning and spelling.Pupils learn the forms of the definite article in French (the) and how it changes depending on whether the noun is masculine,feminine, starts with a vowel or is in the plural form.
French colour adjectives.
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French colour adjectives.

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This lesson focuses on these key sounds in French: an/ou/eu/oi.Pupils learn how to pronounce the sounds for these, then learn how to say the colour adjectives.A song reinforces the key sounds.Speaking activities include recalling the words for the colour images, a memory game, listening and showing the colours heard. Pupils begin to write the colour adjectives, making sound-spelling links. There is an art activity(The Snail by Matisse), and a poem which are opportunities to use a bilingual dictionary: to find more colours for the art activity,and new nouns to adapt a poem.Sound files are embedded in the Power Point and there is a core language mat to support meaning and spelling.Can be used for independent learning or in class.
French descriptive sentence using nouns for clothes and colour adjectives.
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French descriptive sentence using nouns for clothes and colour adjectives.

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A lesson pack comprising Power Point with embedded sound files and instructions on slides, core language mat to check spelling and meaning, and quiz quiz trade card set for speaking. At the start of the lesson pupils recap days, colours, clothing nouns learned previously.There is a grammar recap for word order, then pupils translate descriptive sentences into English using the core language mat.They practice replacing words in French in the correct order to reinforce word order, and complete several speaking activities including roll the dice and quiz quiz trade.*The quiz quiz trade cards need to be cut up: each has a word /phrase or sentence in French, the phonetic pronunciation of this in brackets underneath, followed by the meaning in English. Pupils move on to completing descriptive sentences in writing, then onto extending these using the conjunction et.They then move to creating extended sentences using days, nouns for clothes and colour adjectives independently using their core language mat and a bilingual dictionary.
Alphabet in French
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Alphabet in French

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Lesson pack of Power Point with embedded sound files, a phonetic pronunciation in French mat for each letter of the alphabet and alphabet bingo cards.A range of activities to begin recognizing sounds, and establish sound and spelling connections.
Future tense resolutions in French.
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Future tense resolutions in French.

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This lesson is an introduction the future tense in French using the first person singular only. I have used a range cognates and near cognates for the nouns to facilitate understanding and increase confidence in pupils when creating their own sentences. Sound files are embedded in the Power Point.The lesson comprises a Power Point,teacher lesson notes, a core language mat with the written language and a phonetic pronunciation guide.Pupils use the four skill areas.They use a bilingual dictionary to find core language, then link images to future tense phrases by listening and reading, before beginning to create their own sentences in the future tense. Pupils use scaffolded support for speaking, then move to translating and creating written future tense sentences independently.
Future tense resolutions in French using je.
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Future tense resolutions in French using je.

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A core language mat introducing how to create the future tense in French using the first person singular. Examples of verbs and nouns, how to put these together, and a phonetic pronunciation guide for speaking.
French colours core language mat.
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French colours core language mat.

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A word mat for colors in French. Also contains key sounds and grammar points. Clear charts explain how some color adjectives change for feminine and plural nouns.Can be used to combine nouns with colors and apply adjectival agreement.
French quick comprehension lesson starters.
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French quick comprehension lesson starters.

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Twenty-one images with questions requiring students to use a bilingual dictionary to work out meaning and answer the comprehension questions in English. Useful as settling starters and dictionary practice tasks or end of lesson fillers.
French Greetings Core Language Mat.
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French Greetings Core Language Mat.

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A word mat of core language for greetings in French. Pupils use in class to locate vocabulary, check spelling,and for self and peer quizzing.Includes notes on key sounds and grammar points.
Une galette des rois lesson pack.
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Une galette des rois lesson pack.

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This lesson unit, based around the Twelfth Night cake tradition in France, can be used as a single or two separate lessons depending upon curriculum time. In the first section the focus is on inter cultural understanding, learning vocabulary for key nouns and recounting the tradition. The second part/potentially second lesson focuses upon appreciating a story in French, using a bilingual dictionary and using the indefinite article with nouns when writing in French. The lesson unit comprises lesson Power Point with embedded sound files, lesson notes for the teacher, core language mat, and two pupil task sheets. The answers to all activities are included in the lesson Power Point.
French Core Language Mat Bundle.
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French Core Language Mat Bundle.

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A bundle of five French core language mats on the topics of greetings, numbers one to twelve,dates, colors,and parts of the body. These all contain explanations for key sounds and grammar points. Some have adaptable conversation models. Using the parts of the body word mat, pupils apply word order, adjectival agreement using numbers, nouns and color adjectives.They learn how some color adjectives change for feminine and plural forms of nouns.
French exchange greetings.
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French exchange greetings.

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A key stage two beginner lesson unit in which pupils are introduced to different ways of greeting others in French. They learn to ask and answer a simple question using a range of phrases for feelings. Sound files are embedded into the Power Point.Activities included allow pupils to practice pronunciation, listen and identify key language, write key language in French. They take part in a simple conversation and a song to reinforce the language learned.The lesson includes the Power Point, a noughts and crosses board,a core language mat.
French age how old are you?
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French age how old are you?

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A lesson pack comprising a Power Point with embedded sound files to develop accurate pronunciation and a core language mat to support spelling/meaning. Pupils revise numbers 1 to twelve through learning how to ask and answer a question about age in French. Activities include guess my sentence in which pupils need to read, write, speak and listen, appreciating a rap song in French about age, and translating.They come across j’ai used here in translation as I am because relating to age. They revisit key sounds and learn how to write key phrases accurately in French.
La Chandeleur French pancake day.Remote learning.
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La Chandeleur French pancake day.Remote learning.

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An easy to follow lesson for remote learning/independent use, based around a children’s cartoon video in French of how to make pancakes. Instructions are on each slide as to which part of the video to follow and answers to questions appear upon clicking. Pupils will use a bilingual dictionary or an on line one to find the meaning of ingredients, learn how to make pancakes then have the choice to create a dream pancake with fillings, label in French, or make pancakes at home with an adult.
La Saint Valentin
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La Saint Valentin

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This lesson( Power Point with embedded sound files and student task sheets) has a phonic focus and is based around a poem by Nathalie Bonneau on You Tube called “Une histoire de coeurs”.Pupils learn the names of some animals in French and practice the key sounds of the graphemes they contain. They make sound-spelling links by hearing new words that contain the sounds, and identify these from a list. They then listen to and repeat the poem to reinforce the key sounds. Pupils use a bilingual/online dictionary to translate the poem into English, then adapt parts of it to create their own.
French dates core language mat.
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French dates core language mat.

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A word mat helping pupils to create dates and birthdays in French using the words for days, numbers and months.There is also reference to key sounds and grammar points, and a model conversation using the language.Can be used in class for creating phrases, spell check, self and peer quizzing.