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, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A text about the state of the French cinema industry in 2022. Vocabulary to find and sentences to complete, requiring manipulation of the text. Good background information for A-level (AQA).

, Y7 (Beginner)

Sentence builder. "Where did you go? Why? Who with?" Teaching suggestions provided, along with a gapped version.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A text with questions about Grenoble council's decision to allow women to wear the burkini in its public swimming swimming pools. Vocab to find and suggested answers given. A good issue for discussion, of course, on the topic of freedom and laïcité. there is a second text on the burkini on the page (from 2016).

, Y7 (Beginner)

A Tarsia puzzle on simple prepositions in phrases.

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

I have uploaded a new addition to the '30 minute listening' tasks on the Y10-11 page. This one is aimed at Foundation Tier GCSE and is on pastimes. As with the others, there is a text-to-speech MP3 file you could use in class, as an alternative to reading aloud. It is a bit unnatural, but clear and slowly paced.

, Y7 (Beginner)

Another beginner classroom survey, this one on favourite pastimes.

, Y7 (Beginner)

Another beginners classroom survey, this one on school subjects.

, Y7 (Beginner)

A beginner class survey activity. Quels animaux préfères-tu? Slides and instructions provided. This is the third beginner class survey on the Primary/Y7 page.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A text with vocab, questions in French and translation into English. About why young people are voting less in elections. Based on data from the first round of the 2022 presidential election. Answers given.

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

Video listening. A 1jour1question video is the source for this. Title: C'est quoi, une centrale nucléaire? Some vocab given to help, as this is quite a hard one. True/false with answers given. The transcript is on the web page. I included on the sheet a chance to discuss in French (with a brilliant class) or English the pros and cons of various sources of energy. Higher GCSE (CEFR A2/B1).