• speaking practice with verbs and tenses
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    No Prep Spontaneous Speaking Activity for Languages

    Who doesn’t love a great no-prep spontaneous speaking activity in the MFL classroom? Last week, I spent a lesson working in the role of Foreign Language Assistant (FLA) with four year 10 German students. Their class teacher wanted them to practise forming sentences verbally; mainly to develop spontaneous speaking and tense practice, which I thought was a brilliant idea. The teacher quickly explained the activity to me and the boys. Below, I will give you her no prep spontaneous speaking game instructions and resources. However, I have also added my own reflections, additions and a free downloadable 15 minute starter activity to do a quick bit of practice on tenses.…

  • french general conversation speaking question ideas aqa
    French,  French GCSE,  French GCSE Speaking Skills,  MFL GCSE Speaking Skills

    French Speaking Questions for GCSE Practice

    How To Help Students with The French Speaking General Conversation GCSE Exams In order to support the French Speaking of my students, I collated a number of foundation level and higher tier questions and put them into a handout which you will find at the bottom of the post. I have also highlighted keywords that sometimes students struggle to grasp, plus activity suggestions that can be used to support their revision for the general conversation exam. However, these questions might also be useful for the bullet points in the writing examinations. AQA French Speaking General Conversation Guidance for Students: FOUNDATION TIER: At foundation level your general french speaking conversation will last…