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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Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS and A Level English Literature

Twelfth Night Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

  • OCR AS & A Level
  • AQA B AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level

Mistaken identity, misplaced passions and the folly of ambition come together to create one of Shakespeare’s most hilarious, most ridiculous and most antic-filled plays.

Engage your class in Twelfth Night’s topsy-turvy storyline and tangled web of characters with a variety of ready-to-use handouts, covering the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore Appealing act-by-act tasks guide students through the play, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged
  • Reflect Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and values • Writer’s use of language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical reception

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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Course Companion for OCR Component 2: Religion and Ethics: AL Year 1/AS

Course Companion for OCR Component 2

Simplify your planning, cover all spec points, and prepare your class for the AS or A Level exam with these definitive companions to the 2016 OCR Religious Studies specification.

Comprehensive and student-friendly notes for every topic in varied, easy-to-digest formats.

  • Follows the spec order exactly in manageable sections – simple to slot into your scheme of work
  • Special focus on analytical skills, including strengths and weaknesses of debates, to hit AO2 marks
  • Key terms defined throughout to familiarise religious and philosophical terminology

Plenty of opportunities for consolidation and engagement throughout – ensure students use their new knowledge.

  • Including starter activities, active learning tasks, discussion questions, research activities, exam-prep exercises,
    quizzes with answers, and more!

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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Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Othello Activity Pack for AS & A Level English Literature

Set text for:

  • AQA A AS & A Level
  • AQA B AS & A Level
  • Edexcel A Level

Transport your class to the exotic and tragic world of the Renaissance Mediterranean, with comprehensive and dynamic activities on Shakespeare’s most theatrical tragedy.

Explore the play’s destructive and gripping themes, observe Shakespeare’s amazing ability at characterisation, and discover the contextual factors that make Othello such a fascinating text.

Ready-to-use handouts cover the whole text, for you to mix and match to suit your class.

Activities include:

  • engaging questions
  • critical thinking
  • close reading
  • pair and group tasks
  • visual, audio and kinaesthetic tasks
  • further research

Accessible for every level and linked to the AOs

Plus! Answers to all activities included.

  • Prepare Pre-reading exercises provide a starting point for study
  • Explore Appealing chapter-by-chapter tasks guide students through the novel, allowing them to gain understanding and analytical skills while remaining engaged
  • Reflect Whole-text activities show the bigger picture, exploring key areas of: Characterisation • Relationships • Genre • Themes • Attitudes and values •
    Writer’s use of language • Form • Structure • Context • Critical reception

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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Spanish Around the World for GCSE Higher/AS Level

Spanish Around the World for GCSE Higher/AS Level

GCSE high achievers navigate 21 Spanish-speaking countries across the globe while learning the language!

Broaden students’ horizons as they explore the cultural identity of each location, discovering facts about the history, geography, food, traditions, music and more.

20 worksheets with structured activities including:

  • Research and comprehension
  • Vocabulary and grammar
  • Creative tasks (adverts, leaflets, travel map…)
  • Class debate

All 4 skills covered: reading, listening, speaking and writing

A flexible guide:

    • Use with GCSE higher tier students or as an engaging recap for AS Level/A Level (year 1) students
    • Use in class, as independent research or as homework

Motivating and fun! Students explore:

Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Spain, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Cuba, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Paraguay, El Salvador,
Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Porto Rico, Panama, Uruguay, Equatorial Guinea

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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Structured Skills for Writing Summaries: AQA AS Level Spanish

Structured Skills for Writing Summaries: AQA AS Level Spanish

Step-by-step guidance, skills-based activities and exam-style questions help students prepare for the writing summaries tasks.

Tackling this new question in the 2016 specs can be challenging!  This pack breaks down both the listening and reading tasks for effective learning:

  • PART 1 – Working on skills
  • PART 2 – Consolidation exercises
  • PART 3 – Exam-style questions

AS/A Level Year 1 subtopics are paired with 9 core skills:

  1. Analysing the question
  2. Key words in listening and reading
  3. Taking notes while listening
  4. Organising ideas
  5. Using your own words to paraphrase
  6. Useful phrases
  7. Agreement of tenses
  8. Writing in full sentences
  9. Correcting mistakes
  • Includes answers, recordings on CD, transcripts and indicative content for exam-style questions.

Flexible! For use in class, as homework and as exam revision.

This is really one of the best resources I have seen for A Level and I cannot wait to get my hands on it. I like that the resource is very methodical and that it breaks down the summary task into bite-sized tasks, which I feel really equips students with the skills to do well in the exam.
– G Smith, Head of Spanish and Ind. Reviewer

I would be very happy to use this invaluable resource in my teaching. The content is high-quality, it is well structured and focuses on a new type of task appearing in the AS/A Level Year 1 exam.
– I Simó-Arroyo, Teacher, Examiner and Ind. Reviewer

Superb – very helpful with clear examples of how to do each step of writing a summary from reading the question to checking the final answer. Thank you for a fabulous resource which will save me many hours of preparation. More of this for A Level please!
– J Tipton, Teacher, Examiner and Ind. 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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