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, Y7 (Beginner)

Another set of 5 "do now" retrieval starter slides. This set features common -er verbs with other common chunks. They can be used orally or in writing.

, Y7 (Beginner)

Five short paragraphs to complete with words given as options. For beginners. Designed as a "do now" task for beginners. Could be done to a time limit. There are now three sets of "do nows" on the Y7/Primary page.

, Y7 (Beginner)

A set of 5 "do now" slides, each one with six sentences to complete to a time limit. Beginner level. CEFR A1. I'll be adding other "do nows" in future.

, Y7 (Beginner)

A set of five "do now" slides. These consists of boxes of chunks which students have to combine to make as many sentences as possible in, say, five minutes. Some silly combinations. You could use these as fillers too. CEFR A1.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

I've updated two documents on the A-level page to do with the French political system. This is to take account of the recent elections.

, Y9 (Low intermediate)

A narrow listening task: "A visit to Paris". This is based on an existing resource, but with verbs put in the near future and other adjustments made. True/false and matching. Answers given. Could be used with a strong Y8 group too. CEFR A1/2.

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

Video listening. A short, captioned interview with a dental assistant. Vocab to find, a short gap-fill to do and five sentences to write. Answers given as usual. This might suit an 'average' Y10-11 class. The captions help a lot with the comprehension (CEFR A2).

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

Video listening. A 2m 20 video with French captions about the work of an Air France airline pilot. Vocabulary to find and some sentences to produce. Interesting insights! Good for a very good Y10-11 class (CEFR A2). The captions help a lot.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

An advanced level video listening task about social media and whether it enhances or damages democracy. Clever short explainer video from France Télévisions. Vocab to find, summary in English and French to do.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A starter activity for lessons about politics. A set of statements to agree or disagree with, plus a chance to talk about general attitudes, either in pairs, or with the teacher (B1). Fits in well with the AQA sub-theme about young people's engagement with politics.