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, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

A dictation (or gap-fill) about Greta Thunberg crossing the Atlantic. You can do this as a traditional full dictation (for high-achieving classes) or as a gap-fill where more scaffolding is needed. This is the new section on Y10-11 titled "Dictation tasks".

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

An A-level 30 minute instant listening task. This is a gap-fill version of an existing text. You can read it aloud, or use the text-to-speech recording. The transcript is provided for correction.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

A gap-fill version of an existing listening text on volunteering. This can be read aloud or played using the text-to-speech audio file. Find it near the top of the A-level page in the set of instant 30 minute listening tasks. You could even use it to reinforce the alternative version, with its comprehension and summary tasks.

, Y8 (Very low intermediate)

A 'Climb the wall' listening game to practise receptive knowledge of shops and shop-related vocabulary. The rules are provided with the activity. This build in lots of repetition and listening practice.

, Y10-11 (Intermediate)

A 'Climb the Wall' listening game to practise pastimes vocabulary. The rules are explained on the sheet. The main benefit is repeated listening to similar input ('input flooding', in the jargon). Look for this in the vocabulary section, column two. This could be used with a high-achieving Y9 class.

, Y8 (Very low intermediate)

Sentence builder: 'Visit to a theme park'. Sentence builder frame (using past tenses), ideas for exploitation and a gapped version of the sentence builder. As always, these can be edited by you.

, Y8 (Very low intermediate)

Easy sentence builder. 'A visit to Paris'. I tweaked a previous resource from the 'je' form of perfect tense verbs to 'nous' and 'on'. Ideas for exploitation and a gapped version provided. Could be used with Y9 and above.

, Y8 (Very low intermediate)

An easy sentence builder frame. Topic: 'A visit to Paris' (Future). Sentence frame, ideas for exploitation and a gapped version of the frame. Good for Y8 or above.

, Y8 (Very low intermediate)

A simple sentence builder frame: a visit to Paris. Simple perfect tense examples, time phrases, opinions, weather. Comes with a gapped version and ideas for exploitation. Could be used from Y8-10.

, Y12-13 (Advanced)

Video listening. A 3 minute news report about the daily life of a single mum in France. Vocab to help, questions in French, answers provided. Good for Y12 or Y13 if reviewing the topic.