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GCSE exam resources on frenchteacher

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As well as the very many worksheets for listening, video listening, grammar, reading comprehension and vocabulary, I have a bunch of resources specifically written to help with preparation for GCSE exams. I list them below, divided into Foundation and Higher tiers. Note that the AQA-style sheets are fine for other exam boards. At a rough guess, at least a quarter of all secondary schools in England subscribe to the site, so you may want to have a look at it. There are many samples and testimonials to look at. An annual subscription is £25 for over 1400 separate resources. Many schools subscribe year after year, for which I am very grateful!

Foundation Tier GCSE resources

- Knowledge organiser (for speaking and writing)
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 Role-plays
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 Photo card conversations
- Photo card conversation mat
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 Photo card conversations (2)
- AQA GCSE general conversation questions
- AQA conversation questions as boardgames
- 100 translation sentences into French (with answers)
- Reading exam
- Reading exam (2)
- 10 Foundation Tier translations into English (with answers)
- How to write a good Foundation Tier essay (PowerPoint)
- How to write a good Foundation Tier essay (Word)

Higher Tier GCSE resources

- Listening revision booklet
- Knowledge organiser (for speaking and writing)
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 role-plays
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 Photo card conversations (Higher tier)
- AQA-style GCSE 2016 Photo card conversations (Higher tier) (2)
- AQA GCSE general conversation questions
- AQA conversation questions as boardgames
- 20 Higher Tier translations into French (with answers)
- 10 Higher Tier translations into English (with answers)
- A reading to writing task for essay writing (holidays)
- Reading exam (Higher tier)
- How to write a good Higher Tier essay (PowerPoint)
- Stick-in writing strips
- How to write a good Higher Tier essay (Word)
- Help sheet for developing range in essays
- Set of 10 reading comp gapfills for GCSE/IGCSE.
- Further set of 10 gapfills for GCSE/IGCSE (different format).
- Higher GCSE style gapfill tasks
- Identifying attitudes – 100 statements to decipher
- Reading tasks for GCSE revision
- Common written errors at GCSE

In addition to the above I have the following “legacy GCSE” resources which are still useful, including for IGCSE:

- 50 French signs to explain- low intermediate to intermediate (Y9-11) (Word doc) (1).
- 50 French signs to explain – low intermediate to intermediate (Y9-11)(Word doc) (2).
- 50 French signs to explain (3) – low intermediate to intermediate (Y9-11)(Word doc).
- 50 French signs to explain (4) – low intermediate to intermediate (Y9-11)(Word doc).
- 50 French signs to explain (5)- low intermediate to intermediate (Y9-11)(Word doc).
- Signs dominoes game
- Powerpoint(1) of the second set of 50 signs.
- Powerpoint (2) of another 50 signs.
- Powerpoint (3) of another 50 signs.
- Powerpoint (4) of another 50 signs.
- Powerpoint (5) of yet another 50 signs.
- Conversation game (thanks to MGS online)
- Listening tasks based on Encore Tricolore 4
- Help sheet for developing range in written essays
- Written error checking exercise
- Record and Self Evaluation sheet for British teachers (edit online)
- Easy guide to writing a basic exam essay
- Tips for writing – a stick- in sheet




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