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PERFECT TENSE (passé composé)

See also the Year 8 page for many other perfect tense exercises.

AVOIR VERBS
POWERPOINT - regular -er verbs
POWERPOINT - irregular past participles
Perfect tense
Revision (avoir verbs)
Insert the right verb
Insert the right verb (2)
Insert the right verb (3) NEW 12.6.22
Insert the right form and change an element
Insert the right form and add an element
Regular -er ( avoir) - translation sentences
Regular -ir/re ( avoir) - translation sentences
Irregular( avoir) - translation sentences
Sentence builder frame - irregular pps ending in u
Sentence builder frame - irregular pps ending in s and t
Translate into French (reg -er verbs) NEW 23.5.22
Translate into French (reg -ir -re verbs) NEW 26.5.22
Translate into French (irreg past participles) NEW 26.5.22

ETRE VERBS
Sentence builder frame
Questions to practise perfect tense (être)
Perfect tense (être)
Perfect tense ( être) - translation sentences
Perfect tense (être) - agreements correction exercise
Visit to Paris - focus on past participles & agreements
As above - focus on full verbs
Translation sentences NEW 26.5.22

REFLEXIVES
Perfect Tense POWERPOINT introduction
Sentence builder frame
Worksheet
Translation sentences

MIXED
POWERPOINT - various verbs
POWERPOINT - describing a holiday
POWERPOINT - a weekend in Paris
POWERPOINT - a visit to Brussels
A 'do now' to a time limit. 5 gapfill slides. NEW 2.7.22
Last weekend - 'sentence chaos' reading aloud game
Visit to Paris - 'sentence chaos' reading aloud game
Perfect tense (avoir and être) - agreements correction exercise
Perfect tense (various) - board game
Passage completion and translation
Crossword
Crossword - gap fill - mixed past participles
Crossword - gap fill
Answers to the above crossword
Crossword - phrases to translate
Perfect tense - translation sentences
Perfect tense - visit to Paris pictures
Perfect tense (avoir/être) info gap task
Paired dictation (avoir/être)
Questions in perfect tense
Questions in perfect tense with est-ce que
Oral drill to practise negatives and perfect tense

NEAR FUTURE

(futur proche)
Information gap pair task

FUTURE TENSE

(futur)
A 'do now' to a time limit. 5 gapfill slides. NEW 2.7.22
POWERPOINT: regular future
POWERPOINT: describing a holiday
POWERPOINT lesson: present contrasted with future
Sentence builder - regular stems
Sentence builder - irregular stems
Set of 6 retrieval "do now" grids (PPT) NEW 27.6.22
Sentence chaos reading aloud game
Future tense questions
Paired dictation - future tense
Future tense sentences - insert the right verb
Moi en 2080 (Future)
Crossword
Crossword (regulars)
Battleships grid - regular future
Battleships grid - irregular stem future
Battleships grid - mixed future
Battleships grid: Next weekend - aller and jouer in whole sentences
Battleships grid: Holidays - various verbs in whole sentences
Next weekend battleships- mixed future
Graded translation sentences Eng-Fr

IMPERFECT TENSE

(imparfait)
POWERPOINT introduction
POWERPOINT lesson - present v imperfect
Sentence builder frame
Imperfect Tense - drill
Imperfect tense - drill (2)
Imperfect tense gapfill
Imperfect tense gapfill (harder)
Ecole primaire - imperfect tense model
Imperfect tense crossword
Imperfect tense text and exercises
Imperfect tense homework task
Worksheet for oral and written practice

3 TENSES TOGETHER

POWERPOINT - 3 tenses together
Sentence builder frame
Simple stick-in tense guide
Past, present and future tenses (1)
Past, present and future Tenses (2)
Past, Present and Future Tenses (3)
Three tenses crossword
Tarsia puzzle 21.2.22
Past, Present and future with daily routine
Battleships grid for present, perfect, imperfect, near future and future
Easy dominoes for perfect, present and future tenses

OTHER GRAMMAR

POWERPOINT il faut/il ne faut pas with school rules.
Sentence builder frame il faut/il ne faut pas with school rules.
Sentence builder frame: negatives pas/plus/jamais
Graded aller + infinitive translation sentences.
Superlatives
Superlatives crossword
Present tense
Negatives - present tense
Negatives - perfect tense
Yes/no game to practise negation

GRAMMAR NOTES FOR HANDING OUT

Irregular present tense verbs table
Imperfect tense
Future tense tense
Venir de + infinitive

See the Year 8 page for many more present tense exercises and other grammar topics (pronouns, adjectives etc).

VIDEO LISTENING

Please check any links to online videos before you print off or use a listening worksheet. Check that videos play on mobile devices. Please do not share login details with students.

Oumou – portrait of a child in Mali

Zico – portrait of a child in Libya

Hass Srey- portrait of a child in Cambodia

The five major rivers in France

Clémence talks about her five favourite objects (use of ce/cette/ces)

Clémence talks about her future journey to Cambodia (use of near future)

Clémence talks about her future journey to Belgium (use of future)

Peppa Pig – Polly va en vacances

Peppa Pig – La soirée pyjama

Peppa Pig video – La fête de l’école

Peppa Pig – Maman travaille

Peppa Pig – A la plage

Peppa Pig – Le grand aquarium

Trotro – Trotro fait de la peinture

Trotro – Trotro part en vacances

Guided tour of Lyon

Describing a film – DekiruFrench/Youtube

Funny talking animals

PARALLEL READING

Girl abandoned at motorway services

Why can’t kangaroos walk?
An amazing and generous publicity stunt
Surfing

Fair trade

Heroic charity walk

Drunk man falls from third floor balcony

NARROW LISTENING WITH EXERCISES

The teacher reads aloud four short texts, each quite similar, while students do the activities (matching and true/false)

More ideas for exploiting narrow listening and narrow reading resources

Healthy living

A visit to Paris (past)
A visit to Paris (future) NEW 23.6.22
TV

My school trip

Last weekend

Social media

Pastimes

School

What I did yesterday

Future holidays

Future plans

Environment

Favourite cooking

NARROW READING WITH EXERCISES

Eiffel Tower Tripadvisor-style comments

Parc Astérix Tripadvisor-style comments

Mont St Michel Tripadvisor-style comments

Futuroscope Tripadvisor-style comments

Pets for sale

Holidays (easy)

Pastimes (easy)

A best friend (easy)

Healthy lifestyle (easy)

Fashion (easy)

School (easy)

My future (easy)

Where I live (easy)

What I did yesterday (easy)
What I did last weekend (easy)

Next weekend (easy)

Favourite food (easy)

LESSON PLANS

Translate-transcribe: La Rochelle
Daily routine – easy communicative activity

TEXTS WITH EXERCISES

These texts and exercises have been chosen or adapted to suit lower intermediate students. They are usually short and contain many cognate words.

The three little pigs

The three little pigs – easier sheet

The Camargue

Men’s beards have more germs than a dog’s coat

Meerkats

Are Christmas trees bad for the planet?

Ariana Grande

The basenji: a dog which doesn’t bark

An amazing archeological discovery

Taskmagic gap fill on above

Forum post from momes.net

Guy Fawkes and bonfire night

Lionel Messi

Gareth Bale

DNA – questions in English

Greenhouse effect

Astronomy – super-Earths!

Healthy eating

Oceans under threat

Global warming

Chat rooms
Becoming a vet

VOCABULARY

Stick-in vocab – just print off and cut out!

Baccalaureat vocab game

Vacances – déchiffrez le code

Valise de vacances – déchiffrez le code

Shopping online for a walking holiday

Weather crossword

Expressions of time

Inventaire de cuisine – déchiffrez le code

Restaurant crossword

Dans la cuisine – définitions

Hobbies crossword

Sports crossword

Physical descriptions – powerpoint

Quel métier?

Quel métier? (2)

Jobs crossword

Jobs Tarsia puzzle

Clothes Tarsia puzzle

Character adjectives

Guess the job pair game

OTHER

POWERPOINT – The Price is Right game

20 reasons to learn a language

Tennis pairwork game

Web task: hiring a gîte

10 standby dictations

Y9 oral questions

Hotel reservation role-play

Pupil survey sheet – good for self-evaluation!

Ecole – gapfill/writing frame

Restaurant dialogue and notes

Describing my school template

Campsite dialogue and vocabulary

En vacances – template for written and oral work