AQA GCSE FRENCH (new spec) Foundation Tier Reading - Les nouvelles technologies

AQA GCSE FRENCH (new spec) Foundation Tier Reading - Les nouvelles technologies

Wanting more examples of specimen reading papers for the new AQA GCSE French spec, I decided to start writing my own. This first reading practice paper is based entirely on the subject of new technology and it comes with an answer template so that you can cut down massively on photocopying. I have also included an answer sheet. I set this paper as a test for my students after they had covered all the work in the 'Technology in everyday life' theme (see my bundle). Please let me know what you think. I do plan to write more papers based on single topics as well as a mixture of topics like in the real exam.
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G.C.S.E. Technology in everyday life

G.C.S.E. Technology in everyday life

In this bundle, you will find everything you need to thoroughly cover the topic of technology. I made this resource for my middle to higher ability students and it helped them to improve their knowledge, understanding and ability to use a wide range of vocabulary, verbs and structures relating to the topic. All skill areas are covered and the materials are well structured and differentiated.
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Studio 2, Rouge, Module 3; Mon identité

Studio 2, Rouge, Module 3; Mon identité

A collection of differentiated worksheets to go with Studio 2, Module 3; Mon identité Unité 1 - Mon caractère Unité 2 - On se dit tout Unité 3 - Quelle musique écoutes-tu? Unité 4 - Mon style Unité 5 - De quoi es-tu fan?
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AQA GCSE French - Reading Paper - Section C - Translation into English (mobile technology)

AQA GCSE French - Reading Paper - Section C - Translation into English (mobile technology)

Here are 21 passages for translation from French into English based on the theme of mobile technology. They are like the translation tasks which appear on AQA GCSE French Paper 3 Reading, Section C. I have included answers, broken down into 9 parts to give a mark out of 9 as they appear on the AQA mark scheme. Please take a look at the AQA GCSE French Reading Paper 3 (based entirely on the subject of new technology) which I wrote so my students could have more practice of the new spec exam.
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AQA GCSE FRENCH (new spec) Foundation Tier Reading - Les nouvelles technologies

AQA GCSE FRENCH (new spec) Foundation Tier Reading - Les nouvelles technologies

Wanting more examples of specimen reading papers for the new AQA GCSE French spec, I decided to start writing my own. This first reading practice paper is based entirely on the subject of new technology and it comes with an answer template so that you can cut down massively on photocopying. I have also included an answer sheet. I set this paper as a test for my students after they had covered all the work in the 'Technology in everyday life' theme (see my bundle). Please let me know what you think. I do plan to write more papers based on single topics as well as a mixture of topics like in the real exam.
wylamuk
G.C.S.E. Technology in everyday life

G.C.S.E. Technology in everyday life

In this bundle, you will find everything you need to thoroughly cover the topic of technology. I made this resource for my middle to higher ability students and it helped them to improve their knowledge, understanding and ability to use a wide range of vocabulary, verbs and structures relating to the topic. All skill areas are covered and the materials are well structured and differentiated.
wylamuk
Technology in everyday life

Technology in everyday life

I made this ppt. and crossword puzzle to help my average to higher level G.C.S.E. students meet, use and understand more complex vocabulary and structures relating to the topic of technology. Discuss and read about the advantages and disadvantages of mobile technology using structures like ... 1) on risque de ... 2) il est possible de ... 3) il est dangereux de ... 4) c'est un moyen de ... 5) c’est une façon de ... 6) concernant ... 7) en ce qui concerne ... 8) au niveau éducatif/financier/amoureux ... I think this resource could even be used as an introduction to the topic at A Level. 1) Comment la technologie facilite la vie quotidienne. 2) Quels dangers la « cyber-société » pose-t-elle ?
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Shops and Quantities in French

Shops and Quantities in French

6 worksheets and 2 powerpoints to practise ... 1) quantities + foods/drinks 2) on achète + shops Translate shopping lists, say where you can buy particular foods, practise your maths skills by calculating the cost of a shopping list. Guaranteed to keep your students entertained and busy!
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Food and Drink in French

Food and Drink in French

3 very detailed and varied resources (9 ppts. and 26 worksheets) guaranteed to keep your students busy and focussed on the topic of food and drink. Use the partitive and definite articles; read menus; order a starter, main course, pudding and drink in a restaurant; ask for the bill; calculate the cost of a bill and a supermarket shopping list; work in grammes and kilos; practise higher numbers.
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Au restaurant (reading menus and ordering food/drink)

Au restaurant (reading menus and ordering food/drink)

8 worksheets and 3 power points to help your students ... 1) read menus in French 2) order a starter, main course, pudding and drink 3) work out the price of bills in euros 4) practise numbers up to 99 5) practise the partitive article The exercises on the ppts. will show your students how to complete some of the worksheet tasks. My Y8 students really enjoyed doing them. Thanks for taking a look.
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Food and Drink (linked to using the definite and partitive articles)

Food and Drink (linked to using the definite and partitive articles)

This resource provides you with everything you will need to introduce the topic of food and drink linked to using the definite and partitive articles. There are 4 attractive power points to introduce, explain, consolidate and test your students on this topic with some fun, puzzle type activities to keep them focussed. 12 worksheets provide choice and variety and can be used as in-class activities or set as homework tasks. Guaranteed to keep your students very busy and engaged. There is a vocabulary table to support learning and picture bingo cards to practise vocabulary. 1) Foods and drinks + the definite and partitive articles 2) Key verbs - je mange, je bois, je prends + verbs of opinion 3) Categorise foods and drinks 4) Translate texts about eating and drinking habits at breakfast, lunch and evening meal 5) Improve vocabulary through a range of learning strategies. 6) Improve understanding and application of the definite and partitive articles. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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Christmas in Spanish - Feliz Navidad

Christmas in Spanish - Feliz Navidad

Have fun practising numbers, colours, days, months, key vocabulary and the alphabet in Spanish with these Christmas puzzles on 2 powerpoints. All you have to do is provide some prizes. ¡Feliz Navidad!
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Studio 1, Module 1: Mon autoportrait, pp. 8, 9

Studio 1, Module 1: Mon autoportrait, pp. 8, 9

This resource is based on pp. 8, 9 of Studio 1, Module 1, Unité 1 - Mon autoportrait. These differentiated worksheets have been created to give your students practice in using ..... 1) the definite article - le, la, l’ and les 2) the Present Tense of regular ER verbs in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd person singular 3) connectives - mais, aussi and et 4) opinions - c’est/ce n’est pas .....génial, nul, ennuyeux, bien, cool Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets and co-author of Nelson Thornes, Socorro.
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GCSE AQA; Theme 2 - 8.1 - Holidays and Travel - Holiday preferences

GCSE AQA; Theme 2 - 8.1 - Holidays and Travel - Holiday preferences

A range of well differentiated tasks on the topic of holiday preferences. Help your GCSE students develop reading comprehension skills, extend their vocabulary range and improve their understanding of grammar and sentence structure with these tried and tested exercises. Translate from and into French (Paris - London; London - Paris), self/peer assess, gap fill etc.
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AQA 1.1 - Relationships with family - the generation gap

AQA 1.1 - Relationships with family - the generation gap

This well differentiated resource is based on pp.20 and 21 of AQA Spanish, Oxford University Press, Relaciones con la familia. Your students will learn how to ... 1) understand texts which talk about the generation gap 2) use key vocabulary relating to this topic 3) use más ... que, menos ... que and tanto/a/os/as ... como 4) use hace + a time to express ‘ago’ 5) use hay and había accurately 6) use en vez de + infinitive with debo, debería, quiero and prefiero 7) translate texts about this topic into and from Spanish I have included a speaking task to do in pairs to practise ‘en vez de ... debería ...’ and there is a crossword puzzle, with clues in Spanish, which is great for reading comprehension. As well as being suitable for GCSE students, I think this resource could also be used as an introduction to the topic of family relations at A Level. I have included a ppt. with answers to most of the exercises on practice sheets 1-5 so that teachers can discuss and explain grammar points, sentence structure etc. with students. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets and Nelson Thornes, Socorro.
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AQA 1.1 - Talking about myself and friends (character and physical description)

AQA 1.1 - Talking about myself and friends (character and physical description)

This resource is based on pp.18 and 19 of AQA Spanish, Oxford University Press, Hablando de los amigos. It includes useful strategies for learning key vocabulary and improving and developing confidence in speaking. Your students will learn how to ... 1) describe themselves and a best friend (character and physical description) 2) make adjectives agree with the noun they describe 3) use más de and menos de + a number 4) use desde hace + the Present Tense There are structured, scaffolded translation tasks into and from Spanish. I have included a higher level reading task requiring students to guess the meaning of more complex vocabulary from context and recognise synonyms. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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Describing myself and my best friend

Describing myself and my best friend

This resource will help your students describe themselves and their best friend using a range of adjectives (ending in o, e and r) and qualifiers. There are 2 vocabulary sheets with vocabulary learning tasks and 5 worksheets which include tasks such as gap fill, structuring sentences, identifying errors, spelling from memory, translating, writing and speaking. A crossword puzzle with clues in Spanish will help improve your students' reading comprehension and spelling. I have included a speaking/listening task (with instructions) for your students to do in pairs.
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Mira 2 Express, Module 1 - the near future tense

Mira 2 Express, Module 1 - the near future tense

These attractively presented worksheets will give your students lots of practice using the verb ‘ir’ + the infinitive to form the near future tense. They go specifically with Mira 2 Express, Module 1, but could easily be used as a stand alone resource. I have used these worksheets as in-class activities, for homeworks and assessments. The differentiated worksheets use structured repetition to help students become more confident in recognising and using key verbs, infinitives and vocabulary. A ppt. will help you to introduce the verb 'ir' and a range of common infinitives to help your students form the near future tense. There are 2 shared ppts. for students to consolidate their learning at their own pace. Guaranteed to keep your students very busy and save you loads of time. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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Technology in everyday life - Advantages and disadvantages of social media (GCSE - AQA and Edexcel)

Technology in everyday life - Advantages and disadvantages of social media (GCSE - AQA and Edexcel)

This is the second resource on the GCSE topic of social media which deals mainly with the advantages and disadvantages of mobile technology. Your students will learn to use the irregular verbs, aller, faire, vouloir, pouvoir and devoir in the Present Tense through a range of carefully designed tasks. Their vocabulary range will improve as they find synonyms, identify the meaning of specific French vocabulary in reading tasks and translate. I have also included tasks which require matching questions and answers and there are speaking tasks, to do in pairs, which will help improve performance both in role play and general conversation. There is a writing task which requires students to write between 90 and 150 words by answering 8 key questions. In this way, your students can begin to build up a portfolio in preparation for the written exam. There is a teacher led listening task with an accompanying worksheet and ppt. Great practice to develop listening skills and it should help your students improve pronunciation. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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The Perfect Tense in French - a step by step guide

The Perfect Tense in French - a step by step guide

This is a stand alone resource on the Perfect Tense in French which aims to help students understand how to form and use the tense through a logical, step by step approach. page 1 - common ER, RE, IR regular verbs and common irregular verbs in the infinitive and past participle form. page 2 - what does the Perfect Tense mean in English? Form the tense by doing a coordinates exercise. page 3 - use infinitives, past participles and the Present Tense of ‘avoir’ from memory. page 4 - form the negative of Perfect Tense verbs in French and learn which part of ‘avoir’ to use when subject pronouns are replaced by proper nouns. page 5 - revise common time expressions used with the Perfect Tense and do a reading exercise. page 6 - a display sheet which students can stick in their books to show them at a glance how to form the Perfect Tense in French. page 7 - put your knowledge to work and conjugate, gap fill and translate then mark your work from an answer sheet. There are also 5 pages of exercises based on Mrs. Vandertramp verbs and a 15 slide ppt. to help you explain how the Perfect Tense works. A game of French Busters and Battleships adds a little fun to practising the Perfect Tense. Other resources I have made on this tense are set in the context of a holiday in Paris. The Perfect Tense of regular 'avoir' verbs in French (context: Module 2;Studio book 2) ppt. The Perfect Tense with 'être'. p. 34 - Studio book 2; Module 2; Paris, je t'adore! Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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Technology in everyday life - The uses of social media (GCSE - AQA and Edexcel)

Technology in everyday life - The uses of social media (GCSE - AQA and Edexcel)

This resource will help prepare your GCSE (AQA and Edexcel) students both to write and speak with increased confidence about the uses of social media. The differentiated worksheets cover a range of skills (Reading, Writing and Speaking) and have been carefully designed to introduce and repeat key vocabulary and verbs relating to this GCSE topic. 1) Practise ‘grâce à’, ‘toutes sortes de’, ‘pour and afin de’ + infinitive. 2) Learn and practise the verbs ‘pouvoir’ and ‘vouloir’ + infinitive. 3) Practise vocabulary and key verbs through gap fill, translation and reading tasks. 4) Practise/revise time expressions. 5) Improve written accuracy by translating with the help of scaffolding. 6) Gain confidence in speaking by working in pairs on well structured tasks. Two worksheets will give your students practice in writing and speaking about this topic using the past tense. There is also a sheet to practise saying how you use mobile technology using the Future and Near Future Tense in the first person singular. There is a role play practice sheet which your students can work on in pairs to improve their performance in both role play and general conversation. I have included an example of a typical GCSE Foundation and a Higher level role play on this topic. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2 Resources and Assessment Grammar Sheets.
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C'était comment, les catacombes? Studio 2, Rouge, Module 2, pp.32, 33

C'était comment, les catacombes? Studio 2, Rouge, Module 2, pp.32, 33

1 ppt. to help you introduce the key adjectives, qualifiers and opinions to your students and 1 'shared' ppt. for your students to consolidate their learning at their own pace. The worksheets will provide lots of practice using opinions, adjectives and qualifiers with 'c'était' and 'ce n'était pas'. There are vocabulary learning strategies, gap fill exercises, a speaking task sheet and translation both ways. There is a deliberate repetition of the key vocabulary and verbs and the exercises are differentiated, gradually increasing in difficulty. There is a vocabulary grid to support your students' work. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2, Resources and Assessment - Grammar Sheets.
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Mon Style; Studio 2, Rouge, Module 3, pp.54, 55

Mon Style; Studio 2, Rouge, Module 3, pp.54, 55

8 differentiated worksheets which provide a series of tasks based on Module 3, Unit 4 of Studio 2 Rouge plus 1 answer sheet on ppt. The tasks vary in difficulty but have been written to help students acquire key vocabulary and verbs through repetition and writing from memory. Students will be able to say what they usually wear in the week and at weekends and use adjectives of colour with precision. Using the near future tense, they will be able to say what they are going to wear and what they are going to do. The full paradigm of the verbs ‘porter’ and ‘aller’ in the present tense are practised and there are opportunities to speak, translate both ways and write free style. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2, Resources and Assessment - Grammar Sheets.
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Mon Identité; Mon caractère pp.48, 49 - Studio book 2; Module 3

Mon Identité; Mon caractère pp.48, 49 - Studio book 2; Module 3

Goes with Studio 2, Module 3 but could be used with any lesson describing your character. This resource is based on p.49, Module 3 of Studio 2. The exercises are designed to improve reading comprehension and aim to help students adapt language for their own purpose. Practise forming sentences using: Je passe des heures à + infinitive J'ai horreur de + infinitive J'ai horreur de + noun I have also included translation tasks to and from the TL. There are 2 answer sheets so that students can mark and self assess. This resource is a great follow up to Mon Identité, pp.48, 49 - Studio book 2; Module 3 which deals mainly with adjectives and adjectival agreement. Written by the author of Heinemann's Mira express 1 and 2, Resources and Assessment - Grammar Sheets.
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