Structured Speaking Support for AS AQA French

Structured Speaking Support for AS AQA French

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

This resource gives students the tools to feel confident about approaching the speaking examination, giving them the language they need and lots of practice talking about the sub-topics. The translation exercises, which always use vocabulary from the sub-topics, also give them more practice in translation and in writing accurately for the other papers, so there is an educational value beyond the single skill of speaking.
– P Edge, Teacher and Examiner

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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Differentiated Reading Practice for GCSE Eduqas French

Differentiated Reading Exam Practice for GCSE Eduqas French

Give your students the best chance of success come exam time with these comprehensive packs of differentiated worksheets, available for Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing!

Candidates will improve key language skills and develop crucial exam technique while becoming fully familiar with the new 2016 specification requirements:

  • Full differentiation, with separate worksheets available for foundation and higher – choose worksheets appropriate to the needs of your class
  • Each pack broken down by Eduqas topic with a wealth of varied, exam-style tasks to draw upon – the perfect way to support ongoing study in class and at home!
  • All content carefully matched to 2016 Eduqas Sample Assessment Materials
  • Full answers, indicative content and Eduqas-style mark schemes for easy self-, peer- and teacher assessment

Reading

  • 54 worksheets covering 9 topics
  • Includes 5 levels of differentiation – including crossover
    worksheets to support borderline students and G&T tasks to
    stretch the most able
  • Additional translation tasks into English!

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Stretch and Challenge Reading for GCSE Eduqas French

Stretch and Challenge Reading for GCSE Eduqas French

The fun, fresh approach to differentiation

Reward your fast finishers! Engaging, ready-to-use, skills-focused packs of independent exercises to enthuse high achievers.

  • A wide range of original stimulus material covering different types of sources
  • A wealth of fun and engaging tasks, such as games, cryptograms, taboo, speed-dating and races – enjoyable extra work for G&T students
  • Clearly marked individual, pair and group tasks with each topic – flexible resource suitable for individual extension work and whole-class use by able groups

Plus! A close focus on exam success:

  • All 2016 GCSE Eduqas Topics covered
  • Additional grammar support deals specifically with the trickiest points from the Higher Tier list
  • Clear links to useful exam skills, with a cross-reference grid (reading) or useful phrases (speaking) provided at the start of the resource

Price is £64 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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An A-Z of Short Reading Texts for GCSE French

An A-Z of Short Reading Texts for GCSE French

Save time searching for suitable texts and activities for foundation and higher GCSE!

This differentiated pack of engaging texts and exercises helps students navigate culturally relevant topics and gain the reading skills they need for the exam.

 

Creative and targeted learning

Students will:

  • study new vocabulary and improve lexical skills with a diverse range of topics and texts
  • recognise and understand grammatical features and apply these to non-verbal and verbal exercises
  • learn to extract important information from texts in preparation for the exam

 

Easy to fit into your scheme of work

  • No preparation needed! Use each stand-alone worksheet for exam revision, as homework or as cover lessons
  • Hand out foundation and higher-tier worksheets tailored to students’ needs
  • Check answers for quick marking
  • Level of language matches the 2016 specifications for all boards

‘This is a brilliant resource and I love the fact that it is quite quirky, using the letters of the alphabet for the different text stimuli.’ – C Woodward, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £44 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Reading Exam Practice for A Level AQA French

Reading 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

Reading

  • Text types include: articles, advertisements, literary texts, testimonials, interviews, blog posts and reports
  • 36 activities covering a range of verbal and non-verbal response tasks mirroring the SAMs
  • Includes summary tasks with exam-style mark schemes

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

A very good resource — exercises match the style of the sample assessment material on the AQA website and I like the variety of topics.
– L Jaillet, Teacher and Independent Reviewer

Price is £54 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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Literary Texts Practice for GCSE Edexcel French Reading Exam

Literary Texts Practice for GCSE Edexcel Reading

Available for French, German and Spanish

Tackle the challenging literary text aspect of the new specs with
our bespoke pack based on 20 carefully chosen literary extracts.
Engaging comprehension activities with varying levels of support
build students’ skills and confidence.

For each tier, there are: ❶ 2 introductory texts with full
work-throughs and a step-by-step guide to approaching literary
texts ❷ 3 supported texts to build and develop students’
reading skills ❸ 5 exam-practice texts, each followed by a
task based on Edexcel Paper 3.

  • Built-in differentiation – text length, grammar and exam
    questions are fully matched to Edexcel Sample Assessment Material
    for Foundation and Higher reading papers
  • A wide range of genres, literary periods and authors prepares
    students for the exam
  • Background information on the authors and their works –
    awaken students’ interest in the fascinating world of literature
  • Comprehensive answers to all tasks for easy self, peer and
    teacher marking and full translations of all extracts – challenge
    the brightest by setting them a passage to translate!
  • Extension writing tasks – use the texts as a springboard for
    creative-writing practice

Getting to Know… Boule de suif

Getting to Know... Boule de suif

Suitable for:

  • AQA AS and A Level
  • Edexcel AS & A Level
  • Eduqas A Level

Ready-to-use research tasks, worksheets, background information and practice exam questions ensure comprehensive understanding of Maupassant’s most famous collection of short stories. Students will get to know Boule de suif et autres contes de la guerre inside out and be fully prepared for AS and A Level
writing exams.

Written specifically for the 2016 specifications, the structure
offers the perfect balance between guided classwork and
independent study:

  • Before: Introductory tasks to prepare students – with specific focus on the historical context of the Franco-Prussian War and Maupassant’s philosophy.
  • During: Comprehensive story-by-story work-through to ensure thorough understanding. Students will
    consolidate their knowledge of the narrative through vocabulary, comprehension, translation, speaking and writing
    exercises.
  • ‘Boule de suif’, ‘La mère Sauvage’, ‘Un duel’ and ‘Deux amis’ all covered.
  • Includes dedicated section on analysis of structure, form, themes, characters, settings and interpretations.
  • After: Dedicated exam-preparation section with exam-style practice questions and essay-writing guidance.

More Getting to Know… resources for:
AQA

Edexcel

WJEC

CCEA

The background sections at the beginning and the notes on Maupassant’s attitude to writing all encourage a thorough understanding of the creative genius of one of France’s great writers…I am most impressed by the quality of this particular resource.
– C Gaumet-Ducros, Examiner & Independent Reviewer.

Price is £79 — Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.
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