Structured Speaking Support for AS AQA German

Structured Speaking Support for AS AQA German

14 masterclass worksheets take students through essential techniques to increase their grade in the AS AQA Speaking exam. Practical exercises and relevant examples using exam-style questions throughout – improving final exam performance!

Worksheets cover:

  1. Preparation time and how to plan your answer
  2. Conversation fillers
  3. How to deal with the first summarising question
  4. How to give your personal opinion
  5. Opening the question to a broader debate
  6. How to formulate a relevant question
  7. Uses tenses correctly
  1. Show off your grammar
  2. Manipulating language
  3. Using synonyms and antonyms
  4. Common errors (Anglicisms, False friends, Grammar)
  5. The subjunctive in speaking
  6. Poor and excellent performance in the speaking exam
  7. Pronunciation
    • Student-friendly, step-by-step approach – breaks the
      intimidating oral exam into manageable strategies
    • Example answers recorded by native speakers
    • All worksheets focus on areas directly relevant to the exam

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Getting to Know… La lengua de las mariposas (2nd Edition)

Getting to Know... La lengua de las mariposas (2nd Edition)

Suitable for: Edexcel AS and A Level, and CCEA AS

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of this critically acclaimed, touching Spanish film. Students will get to know La lengua de las mariposas inside out and be fully prepared for their AS and A Level writing exams.

The structure offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks covering socio-political context, cinematic techniques, and the director and his influences provide students with the basic knowledge to begin their study. Includes vocab, comprehension and research activities.
  • During: The comprehensive scene-by-scene analysis ensures thorough understanding – broaden students’ knowledge of characters, themes, genre and techniques while consolidating language skills. Activities include: vocabulary exercises, comprehension questions, grammar practice, translations, essay writing and speaking activities.
  • After: Exam-style essay questions help students to apply what they have learnt. Model answers and feedback activities prompt discussion of successful answers.

Aspects covered include: social, historical and political context; the director and his influences; genre; representation; cinematographic techniques; use of language; characters; criticism; reflection.

The resource is easily worth the money and I would pay to use it – it has clearly had a huge amount of work put in by someone who really knows the film. I would definitely buy it and would recommend it to others. THANK YOU!
– J Tipton, MFL Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Fantastic resource for a brilliant Spanish film on tradition and the cruelty of the Spanish Civil War.
– J Ermina, MFL Teacher and Examiner and Independent Reviewer

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days. If you need your resource(s) during the holidays, but your school is not open for deliveries, then please call us to place your order and discuss available options.
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GCSE AQA Unit 1 Serial TV Dramas Teaching Pack (2018 Exam)

GCSE AQA Unit 1 Serial TV Dramas Teaching Pack (2018 Exam)

Detailed SoW of 22 lessons with structured lesson plans and all associated resources, including PowerPoints and worksheets, provided. Clearly structured to help you deliver this year’s exam topic smoothly. Designed specifically for the AQA specification.

Progresses from genre conventions & key concepts to exam-specific activities:

  • Genre conventions and key concepts reinforced throughout
  • Thorough practice for pitching & design

ALL DIRECTLY RELEVANT TO SERIAL TV DRAMA!

Structured Lesson Plans:
Aims • Starters • Main Learning Activity • Extension • Plenaries • Homework

Lesson coverage:
TV Drama Categories • Subgenres • Narrative Structure and Theories • Camera Techniques • Sound Techniques • Editing Techniques • Representation • Audience Institutions and Scheduling • Pitching • Storyboarding • Press Releases • Advertising, Promotion and Marketing • Cross-Media Convergence • Regulation • The Exam

Fantastic. Never before has opening a resource made me verbally astounded.
– P Town, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

So user-friendly, really engaging & fun – at just the right level for Year 11s… having all the activities & PowerPoints prepared to such a high standard leaves me free to concentrate on the teaching itself.
– N Blackborow, Media Teacher & Customer

Clearly focused on the exam topic. Ready to go… students engaged with & enjoyed the activities…matches the AQA spec perfectly.
– J Goldsmith, HoD & Happy Customer

Brilliant! Clear & student-friendly… thank you!
– Z Reynolds, HoD & Happy Customer

Price is £99 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days. If you need your resource(s) during the holidays, but your school is not open for deliveries, then please call us to place your order and discuss available options.
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Listening Exam Practice for A Level AQA French

Listening Exam Practice for A Level AQA French

18 original texts followed by exam-style questions and answers covering all A Level topics. Comprehensive, skills-focused packs written specifically for the 2016 AQA specification.

  • Covers a wide range of text sources used by AQA – so students will be very fully familiar with exam format
  • Multiple opportunities to practise each task type in different contexts continuously develop students’ exam skills
  • Engaging texts on topical issues in Target Language countries – make sure students are up to date for exams
  • Clear and detailed marking criteria – perfect for peer-assessment

Listening

  • Includes: factual and informative texts, interviews, reports, dialogues and testimonials
  • Recordings by native speakers
  • Transcripts for all recordings provided
  • Practices both non-verbal and verbal response questions, including listening summaries

“Fantastic for exam practice and ticked all the boxes as far as
level, exam technique, vocabulary and content are concerned. This
is perfect for practice before the exam or as an end of topic
assessment.” – H Martin, MFL Teacher & Independent
Reviewer

Price is £69 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science – NEA Companion

OCR GCSE (9-1) Computer Science - NEA Companion

Accessible, well-structured notes explains the requirements of
each step of the Programming Project in the new OCR GCSE
(9–1) specification.

Fantastic for teachers to get their heads around the project, in
order to better support students.

Each chapter coincides with a separate section of the NEA mark
scheme, and consists of:

  • An introduction to the section, including an overview with
    categorised descriptions of the requirements for each mark band.
  • Marking criteria is broken down, explaining in detail what is
    required to reach top marks (as well as highlighting the
    differences between the mark bands.)
  • Varied examples are used to support the text, based on a
    range of original scenarios
  • Packed with tips including pitfalls to avoid, and ideas
    for how to approach certain tasks
  • ‘Deliverables’ lists summarise the evidence needed for each
    section

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days. If you have not yet ordered this resource and you need your resource(s) during the holidays, but your school is not open for deliveries, then please call us to place your order and discuss available options. If you have already ordered this resource then your copy will be dispatched this week.
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GCSE AQA Physics Crosswords and Keyword Activities

GCSE AQA Physics Crosswords and Keyword Activities

A comprehensive activity pack to help students learn the essential terms for the 2016 GCSE course.

Loop game / dominoes, glossary builders and crosswords (inc. interactive versions) are among the activities designed to make key term revision as effective and engaging as possible for students.

  • Student-friendly definitions make complex terms accessible to all
  • Endless uses – homework, starters & plenaries, revision lessons or individual support
  • CD-ROM format allows straightforward sharing on the school network

Price is £44+VAT — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Activity Pack for GCSE English Literature

Suitable for: Edexcel | AQA | OCR | Eduqas

A respectable and mild-mannered doctor develops a liquid to help him better understand the human psyche. Instead, he unleashes a power from within himself that is too monstrous to be contained…
Investigate the novel’s compelling themes of good, evil and the duality of human nature, and discover Victorian attitudes towards science and progress with this collection of inventive and imaginative activities.

Activities include:

  • Insightful questions
  • Stimulating reading and writing tasks
  • Pair and group work
  • Spoken language practice
  • Creative activities for visual and kinaesthetic learners
  • Appealing tasks based on modern media

Carefully considered structure develops understanding:

  1. Build a foundation for learning and get students interested with introductory pre-reading exercises.
  2. Dig deeper with text-based activities. Every chapter is explored through a range of thought-provoking and diverse tasks.
  3. Consolidate knowledge with whole-text activities focusing on: Characterisation • Setting • Themes • Language • Form • Structure • Context

All activities are perfectly matched to the GCSE Assessment Objectives, and the fantastic structure makes the pack accessible for your whole class.

Plus! Suggested answers for questions and activities included.

Price is £59 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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