Presentation revisiting the OFSTED report on MFL from 2011 and looking at the 'Outstanding' criteria for MFL subject inspections from the OfSTED guidance for subject inspections in MFL from January 2012. May also be useful for MFL departments preparing for whole-school inspections.
Powerpoint with questions and images to promote discussion about health and fitness. The clock in the corner of each slide is to encourage the students to keep talking for 60 seconds if they can. The questions could also be used to help structure written work. PS Typo fixed
Higher Level text about changes pupils would introduce to their school experience if they were in charge. Text is followed by a ' find the phrase' exercise focusing on the Conditional, a table showing the formation of the Condtional, a manipulation exercise, and a writing task.
PS Typo in the rubric for Ex C spotted and now fixed.
This resource contains a set of 25 exam practice questions, assembled from edited versions of materials I have uploaded previously. The stimulus materials are mostly followed by questions in English or True/False/Not in text and cover a wide range of topics.
This is a Mark II version with a number of wrinkles* ironed out. Markscheme also added.
* ie mistakes!
Interview about mobile phone use, featuring relatively accessible language. The dialogue is followed by speaking practice, a 'find the phrase' exercise, a manipulation exercise, another speaking exercise and a writing task.
Exercises to accompany the film. There is a scene-setting text with comprehension questions for students to do before watching the film, followed by comprehension and manipulation work and a writing task to do after watching the film. (Vor dem Film ist nach dem Film.) There are two slightly different versions, one for Foundation and one for Higher level.
This resource contains a dialogue in which a ghost recounts his birth, life and spectacular death, and manages to include the standard list of 13 verbs with être in the passé composé. There is a reflexive verb in the passé composé chucked in for good measure. The dialogue is followed by a capture sheet, upon which the pupils must add examples of the 13 verbs in the passé composé to the given list of infinitives.
4 short texts based on internet threads, in which teenagers blog about their dream job or uncertainty about their dream job. Texts are followed by comprehension questions in English, a 'find the phrase' activity, plus a 'now manipulate the phrase you found' activity.
The simplified taxonomies can be used to show to students and observers (i) how certain activities demand greater engagement on the part of the learner and (ii) the progression in your lesson in terms of pupils' thinking. Created in collaboration with Rachel Roberts and the MFL team at Gordano.
Slide 1 of the Powerpoint acts as a homepage for the other slides. Ask pupils to select a letter, then click the corresponding image and it will hyperlink to a slide with a phoneme to practice. Click on the 'back' button to go back to the homepage.
Extended multi-choice grammar exercise, practising (i) the selection of haben or sein with verbs in the Perfect and (ii) the selection of singular or plural endings with verbs in other tenses. On completion students will also have model texts for describing holidays.