Contents - Year 8


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Aller + infinitive (with sports)
Aller + infinitive (with various activities)
Perfect tense (with sports)
Perfect tense intro - regular -er verbs with avoir
Perfect tense various verbs
Buying fruit and veg - with partitives
Kim's game - clothing
Simple comparatives
Daily routine lesson
Present and perfect tense lesson
Ordering drinks - with partitives
Saying what you had or didn't have to drink - with partitives
Saying what you can do on holiday (On peut..)
Musical instruments
Parts of the body
Household furniture and items
Countries in Europe
Languages spoken in Europe



Prendre, apprendre, comprendre
Regular -er verbs crossword
Regular -ir verbs crossword
Regular -re verbs crossword
Present tense crossword (regular and irregular)
Present tense crossword - guess the verb
Stick-in or display on regular present tenses
Present tense summary and practice sheet
Irregular present tense verb gap fill
Paired dictation - jumbled words, present tense
Paired dictation (2) - jumbled words, present tense
Pairwork - present tense verb test
Questions using present tense
Using on peut + infinitive
Display - simple train timetable for practising 24 hour clock and verbs partir and arriver in present or past


Aller + infinitive (1)
Aller + infinitive (2)
Aller + infinitive (3)
Aller + infinitive (4)
Aller + infinitive battleships
Aller + infinitive crossword

PERFECT TENSE (Passé composé)

See the sentence builder frames below on the right for more perfect tense practice.
Battleships game for Perfect Tense (can be adapted online for other grammar or vocab areas)
Present - perfect tense oral/writing drill (avoir reg)
Present - perfect Tense oral/oral/writing drill (avoir irregular)
Present - perfect tense oral/writing drill (avoir reg and irreg)
Present - Perfect tense oral/writing drill (être verbs)
Journey notes for oral exploitation - perf être verbs
Questions to practise perfect tense être verbs
Present - perfect tense oral/writing drill (reflexive verbs)
Present - perfect tense writing passage (mixed)
Worksheet for oral and written practice - avoir and être verbs
Irregular past participles - kinaesthetic game
Labels for game above
Questions in perfect tense
Various translation into French exercises
Perfect tense battleships - regular avoir verbs
Perfect tense battleships - irregular avoir verbs
Perfect tense battleships - être verbs
Perfect tense battleships - reflexive verbs
Perfect tense battleships - mixed verbs
Le weekend dernier battleships - regular -er verbs
Le weekend dernier battleships - mixed verbs
Paired dictation perfect - être verbs
Perfect tense: être verb pairwork
Negatives - perfect tense (hard)
Display - notes for describing a journey in the past
Pair work task to go with above - liste de vacances
Story - gingerbread man (by Jo Wallace)


Adjective agreements
Etre + adjectives
Adjective agreements crossword
Du, de la, des, de
Du, de la, des, de NEW 13.10.20
POWERPOINT with sentence builder - comparing dogs
Prepositions before towns and countries
Comparatives - comparing animals
Comparatives (2)
Direct object pronouns
Direct object pronouns drills
Direct object pronouns drills (2)
Food quantities
Ce, cette, ces
Au Café - mixed tenses and vocabulary


Comparatives - quel chien préfères-tu?
Parts of the body


Perfect tense - regular avoir
Perfect tense - irregular avoir
Perfect tense - être verbs
Direct object pronouns
Problems with du/de la/des and le/la/les
Aller + infinitive


Always check that videos are available online before you print off sheets. Do not share login details with pupils.

School – from Youtube

Daily routine – from Youtube

Passé composé song – from Alain Le Lait

Petit Ours Brun et le bébé – from YouTube

Petit Ours Brun joue à la dînette – from YouTube

Petit Ours Brun se lève tôt – from YouTube

Petit Ours Brun a perdu son doudou – from YouTube

Petit Ours Brun fait de la luge – from YouTube

Trotro fait un bonhomme de neige – from YouTube

Trotro a un beau cartable – from YouTube

Daily routine – from Youtube

Peppa pig fait les courses – from Youtube

Buying groceries – from Youtube


See the Y7 page for lots more parallel texts.


Cinderella story

Tour de France

Minecraft (gapped translation)


Baccalaureat vocab game

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

Cyber-shopping at Auchan!

Excel sheet instead of above. Calculates the bill for you.

Shops dominoes

Shops wordsearch

Food crossword.

Fruit and veg wordsearch.

Fruit and veg dominoes.

Protein food dominoes.

Drinks crossword.

Shops crossword

Railways crossword

Railways wordsearch

Railways dominoes

Code breaker on restaurant vocab

Quel pays?

Draw a monster – parts of the body

Parts of the body crossword

Parts of the body wordsearch

Physical descriptions wordsearch etc

Clothes wordsearch

Questions about food


These can be used with adults and older pupils too
Restaurant dialogue and notes

Hotel dialogue and vocabulary

Campsite dialogue and vocabulary

Baker’s dialogue and vocabulary

Café dialogue and vocabulary

Butcher’s dialogue and vocabulary

Tourist office dialogue and vocabulary

Fishmonger’s dialogue and vocabulary

Greengrocery dialogue and vocabulary

Car hire dialogue and vocabulary

Train ticket office dialogue and vocabulary

Last weekend dialogue and notes

Next weekend dialogue and notes

Post office dialogue and notes  


Taking sentence builders further
Sentence stealers game to be used with the resources below
Weekend (present tense)
Perfect tense (être verbs)
Perfect tense irregular avoir verbs ending in u
Perfect tense irregular avoir verbs ending in s and t
Daily routine
What we do as a family (1st plural)
What my friends and I do (1st plural)
What my friend likes to do
Perfect tense (reflexive verbs)
Films and TV series
Saying what you want and don’t want to do NEW 12.11.20
Saying what you like and don’t like doing (using plaire) NEW 16.11.20
Saying what you can and can’t do where you live NEW 12.11.20
Saying you know and don’t know how to do something NEW 14.11.20
Last weekend


Next weekend





Describing a friend

Household chores


These can be used in conjunction with the sentence builder frames above. The language used in these texts is largely from the sentence builders.
Typical weekend
A journey – perfect tense être verbs
My daily routine
What we do as a family
What my friends and I do
Next weekend
Last weekend NEW 8.6.20
My best friend


Revision questions for the start of year

Daily routine board game

Daily routine lesson plan

Sentence swapping game

NEW 29.9.20

School board game

Food board game

Lesson plan on D-Day landings

General conversation questions

Questions about school for oral and written work

Pupil survey sheet – good for self-evaluation!

Speaking test questions

Fill in the vowels – written accuracy

Ecole – gapfill/writing frame

Tricolore Total Louis Laloupe worksheet

Tricolore Total – Les sandwichs de M. Corot

Text and exercises on homework


Template for interviews with assistants