GCSE French


Succeed in the Exams! Grammar Practice Moi Mon temps libre Là où j'habite Allons-y! Le collège
 
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GCSE Examination Skills: How to Succeed!
  Follow these three steps to improve your mark on the Foundation Reading paper!
1 Columns STEP 1: Check you understand these collective nouns (matching activity).
2 Columns STEP 2: Check you understand these common nouns (matching activity).
3 Columns STEP 3: Match these nouns to the correct collective noun, e.g. a church is a building, a kitchen is a room in a house and a dog is a animal.
4 i-c@fé Reading practice with interactive exercises presented in a colourful magazine-like lay-out from OUP. Well worth a look!
 

Grammar Practice
  (See also various grammar activities in each of the modules listed below.)
1 Match How many of these verbs do you know?
2 Match Practise avoir.
3 Match Practise être.
4 Match Practise faire.
5 Match Practise chercher.
6 Match Practise sortir.
7 Quia Games to practise stems of verbs in the future tense.
 

Module 1: Moi
1 Multi-quiz Timed multiple-choice quiz on self and family.
2 Hangman Hangman games on words from an ID card.
3 Bananas How quickly can you pair up these words from an ID card.
4 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab letters to spell out words on an ID card.
5 Quia Create a personal profile by choosing verbs from the drop-down lists.
6 Jigword Drag and drop matching activity on personal information.
7 Matchword Game of knowledge and memory to revise personal information.
8 Wordweb Spell out personal information sentences.
9 Noughts One or two player noughts and crosses games on common verb forms.
10 Jigword What do you like doing?
11 Matchword One or two player game finding pairs of things you like doing.
12 Speedword How fast can you type out sentences on things you like doing? Fast, faster or furious?
13 Quia Try this quiz on quel. How long will it take you to get all 12 questions right?
14 Rhubarb How many time phrases do you know? Try typing these, but watch out for the quakes!
15 Match These words form a sandwich around the verb to make the sentence negative. You have just 30 seconds to match them up.
16 Bananas Pair up these reflexive verbs.
17 Tiletap Spell out these reflexive verbs.
18 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game on jobs. Que font tes parents dans la vie?
19 Cloze Reconstruct these sentences about family relationships. How full are your monkeys?!
20 Play these TaskMagic games to practise vocabulary for family arguments.
21 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on adjectives to describe people.
22 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of adjectives.
23 Jigword Drag and drop matching activity on describing people.
24 Matchword A game of knowledge and memory on describing people.
25 Fling You can fling the teacher if you can describe people using the right adjectives.
 

Module 2: Mon temps libre
1 Quia What type of films do you like to watch?
2 Match Match these film types with the English.
3 Columns Can you match words in the columns for types of TV programmes.
4 What type of TV programmes do you prefer?
5 Cloze Reconstruct these sentences about watching TV. How many goes will it take you to fill all 7 glass monkeys to the top?
6 Plank You can make your teacher walk the plank if you understand these questions about watching TV.
7 Cloze Seven more monkeys to fill to the top by building sentences about television.
8 Quia What sports do you do? This activity will help you to use advanced sentences to talk about sport.
9 Noughts Play noughts and crosses games to practise basic words for going out.
10 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of words on going out.
11 Tiletap Spell out these words on going out by tapping on the correct tiles.
12 Penalty One or two player penalty shoot-out game on going out.
13 Fling How well do you know modal verbs (vouloir, pouvoir and devoir)? Can you fling the teacher?
14 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on time phrases, use them to indicate you are about to use a past tense!
15 Tiletap Tap on the right letters to spell out time phrases to use with past tenses.
16 Letterdrop Use the magnets to catch the right letters to spell out time phrases.
17 Challenge Try this challenge board game on the perfect tense. Who will get the most points? This is suitable for one or two players/teams.
18 Bananas Use these adjectives to give your opinion of a play or a film.
19 Rhubarb Spell out the above adjectives, but watch out for quakes!
20 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on verbs which take être in the perfect tense.
21 Wdsearch Wordsearch on verbs which take être in the perfect tense.
22 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on football vocabulary.
23 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out football vocabulary.
24 Tiletap Spell out football vocabulary by tapping on the right tiles.
25 Rhubarb Spell out football vocabulary, but watch out for quakes!
26 Hangman Hangman games on verbs and vocabulary to talk about ways to use the internet.
27 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of verbs and phrases connected to the internet.
28 Rags Try this Rags to Riches game on ways of using the internet to win a million euros.
29 Cloze Fill the glass monkeys to the top by reconstructing six sentences about mobile phones.
30 Quia Matching activities on the new technologies.
 

Module 3: Là où j'habite
1 Quia Where do you live?
2 TaskMagic activities on house vocabulary.
3 Jigword Drag and drop game to describe a house.
4 Wordweb Type the sentences to describe a house.
5 Penalty Penalty shoot-out game on the house.
6 Fling Fling the Teacher game on talking about where you live (includes adjectival agreement).
7 Match Match these words about a house with their definitions.
8 Invaders Space invaders game on furniture.
9 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on bedroom furniture.
10 Bananas Find the hidden bedroom furniture words.
11 Tiletap Spell out bedroom furniture by tapping on the right tiles.
12 Rhubarb Spell bedroom furniture words, but watch out for quakes!
13 Quiz How well can you compare things in your room? How many points can you score in this quiz?
14 Columns What is in your garden?
15 Hangman Do you know this amazing adjective to improve your style?
16 Columns Match up vocabulary in columns to help you to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of where you live.
17 Cloze Fill the monkeys to the top by building sentences on the advantages and disadvantages of where you live.
18 Quia Matching activities on identifying the difference between the imperfect and present tenses.
19 Wordpoints Practise imperfect tense verb endings.
20 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on imperfect tense verbs.
21 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses to practise the imperfect tense.
22 Noughts Use superlative adjectives to improve your style - try this noughts and crosses games on the masculine form.
23 Bananas Now find the hidden pairs of the feminine form of 10 superlative adjectives you could use to describe a town or region.
24 Quia Matching activities - what can/could tourists do in your town?
25 Plank You can make your teacher walk the plank if you can describe towns.
 

Module 4: Allons-y!
1 Hangman Play hangman games to practise places in a town.
2 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on places in a town.
3 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of places in a town.
4 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell places in a town.
5 Quia Drop down activity to practise using au, à la, à l' and aux. Make sure you enter your name correctly, we can check your score at any time!
6 Rags So you think you know how to use the preposition à? Try to win a million Euros in this Rags to Riches game then!
7 Noughts Noughts and crosses games to revise food items.
8 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of food words.
9 Rhubarb Can you shop for food? Spell out these food items, but watch out for quakes!
10 Tetris Stop the words stacking to the top by spelling food items correctly. This is really challenging!
11 Invaders Space invaders game on shopping for food.
12 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on using du, de la, de l', des and de when shopping for food.
13 How many words for clothes do you know?
14 Fling You can fling your teacher if you know how to use adjective endings correctly (shopping for clothes).
15 Noughts Noughts and crosses games to practise prepositions used when giving directions.
16 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of prepositions for giving directions.
17 Tiletap Tap out the correct spellings of these prepositions for giving directions.
18 Battleships Play battleships games on directions.
19 Challenge Challenge board activity on forming the future tense of être, aller, faire, prendre, acheter, porter, regarder, arriver and dormir.
20 Snakes Play snakes and ladders to test your knowledge of the future tense.
21 Quiz How many bananas can you win in this quiz on the future tense?
22 Madness Reconstruct these future tense sentences about going to a rock concert - drag and drop monkey madness activity. How full are your monkeys?
23 Hangman Play hangman games on things to eat and drink at a picnic.
24 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on picnic food and drink.
25 Letterdrop Spell out these picnic words using the magnets to grab the right letters.
26 Quia Practise train travel vocabulary.
27 Jigword Match signs at a train station with the English.
28 Matchword Find the hidden pairs of signs from a train station.
29 Quia Describing a past journey.
30 Noughts Play noughts and crosses on the imperfect tense of avoir and être.
31 Rags Win a million Euros in this Rags to Riches activity on the imperfect tense of avoir and être.
32 TaskMagic games on special celebrations.
33 Madness Monkey madness cloze activity on celebrations. Can you fill the monkeys to the top?
34 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of adjectives to describe problems with buying clothes.
35 Tiletap Spell out the adjectives - watch out for the agreements.
36 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on shopping in a department store.
37 Quia Matching activities to practise talking about fashion.
38 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to practise vocabulary from an article on young people's interests.
39 Bananas Find the hidden pairs to practise words from the article on young people's interests in France.
40 Rhubarb Spell out the words, but watch out for quakes!
41 Website Now read the article on 'les goûts des jeunes'.
42 Quiz Try this multiple-choice quiz after you have read the article, but don't peek, answer the questions without looking at the article!
43 Fling Or you can try to fling the teacher by answering these English questions based on the website article - again, try not to look at the article.
 

Module 5 Le collège
1 Gaptext Can you fill in the missing words in this description of a timetable? Choose the preset option.
2 Codebuster Break the hidden code to build a description of a timetable.
3 TaskMagic games to practise opinions of subjects.
4 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes to his family by answering questions about school subjects.
5 Treasure hunt Can you dig up the treasure chest containing the most treasure? You will need to understand questions and responses about school subjects.
6 Grid race Can you bridge the grid from top to bottom by answering questions about school subjects? How well do you understand the questions themselves?
7 Test What is your score out of 10 in this test on questions about subjects.
8 TaskMagic games to practise describing your school.
9 Columns Use these phrases to introduce your opinions.
10 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on clothing.
11 Multichoice How many words for clothes can you identify before you run out of time or lives? Who has the best score?
12 Snap Play snap with words for clothes.
13 Syllabary Drag and drop activity to reconstruct words for clothes.
14 Webcam You need a webcam for this activity. Use your hand, your head or hold an object and wave it to show you recognise the words for clothes!
15 Quia Are these statements for or against school uniform?
16 Penalty Penalty shoot-out quiz on school (NRN).
17 Quia Try this true/false quiz about the French education system. What is your score out of 20?
18 Presentation Slide the arrows to view as many of the reflexive verbs as you wish. Click between languages to check your understanding of these verbs.
19 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on reflexive verbs.
20 Multichoice How many reflexive verb forms can you understand before you run out of time or lives?
21 Labelling Can you type out these reflexive verbs in French?
22 Wksheet Matching worksheet on reflexive verbs.
23 Bee quiz Answer questions about the past tense of reflexive verbs to win bees!
24 Ladder Luckyladder game - answer 8 questions about the past tense of reflexive verbs against the clock to win €1,000,000.
25 Aztec Aztec themed quiz on the past tense of reflexive verbs - what is your score out of 14?
26 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on negatives.
27 Memory Find the hidden pairs of negatives.
28 Snap Play snap with negatives.
29 Cloze Monkey madness sentence building activity to practise negative sentences. Can you fill all of the glass monkeys to the top?
30 Matchup Drag and drop activity on school rules.
31 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on school rules.
32 Memory Find the hidden pairs of rules.
33 PicBelt Select the right pictures on the conveyor belt to match the school rules.
34 PicBlur Can you identify the blurry pictures connected to school rules before they come fully into focus?
35 PicMissing Spot the missing picture for school rules.
36 Quia How well do you know the rules for schools in France? How many of these rules apply in your school?
37 Website Visit this website to see the school rules for the Collège Daniel Faucher in Grenoble.
38 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with the future tense to help you to talk about future plans.
39 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the future tense.
40 Snap Play snap with ten future tense verb forms.
41 Multichoice How many future tenses can you identify before you run out of time or lives?
42 Syllabary How quickly can you drag the missing pieces of future tense verbs back in place?
43 Labelling Type these future tenses from memory - you will need to type the accents.
44 Wksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet on the future tense.
45 Cloze Monkey madness activity - how quickly can you reconstruct these sentences about future plans? Can you fill all seven glass monkeys to the top?
46 Penalty Penalty shoot out activity on future plans.
 

Module 6: Il faut bosser!
1 Quia How do you earn money?
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on part-time jobs.
3 Memory Find the hidden sentences about part-time jobs.
4 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on part-time jobs.
5 Snap Play snap with part-time jobs.
6 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with little words used to trap you in reading and listening exams.
7 Matchup Drag and drop activity to test how well you have learned these little words.
8 Multichoice What is your highest score in this matching activity on little words?
9 Match Try this hot potatoes matching activity. How many of these questions interviewing a news cameraman do you understand?
10 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with 10 words for jobs (masculine spellings).
11 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on jobs.
12 Quia Matching activities to practise some masculine words for jobs.
13 Bananas Find the hidden jobs behind the bananas (masculine words for jobs).
14 Hangman Hangman games on words for jobs.
15 Wdsearch Wordsearch on jobs.
16 Tetris Tetris-style game on jobs.
17 CatSort Drag and drop these words into the right category - are these words for jobs used for men, women or both men and women?
18 CatTap Tap the tiles that match the category given - are these words for jobs used for men, women or both men and women?
19 Plank Walk the Plank activity on future career plans (NRN).
20 Noughts Noughts and crosses games on the advantages and disadvantages of jobs.
21 Matchup Drag and drop matching activity on advantages and disadvantages of jobs.
22 Snap Play snap with advantages and disadvantages of jobs.
23 Gaptext Drag and drop gaptext activity on advantages and disadvantages of jobs.
24 Jumble Reconstruct this text about advantages and disadvantages of jobs by unscrambling each word in turn.
25 Gaptext Drag and drop gaptext activity on problems at work.
26 LineJumble Drag and drop the lines to put this text about problems at work back in the right order.
27 Jumble Reconstruct this text about problems at work by unscrambling each word in turn.
28 Snakes Play snakes and ladders to build vocabulary to talk about a work experience.
29 Presentation Use this activity to familiarise yourself with the imperfect tense - what did you used to do on work experience?
30 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the imperfect tense - what did you used to do on work experience?
31 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses - what did you used to do on work experience?
32 Memory Find the hidden pairs of imperfect tense sentences about work experience.
33 Wksheet Print and complete this matching worksheet on the imperfect tense - what did you used to do on work experience?
34 Mobile Reconstruct these jumbled text messages about a work experience.
35 Wheel Wheel of fortune game for one or two players on work experience.
36 Mosaic Drag and drop the tiles to make mosaics about work experience. The background swirls help if you get stuck.
37 Cloud Drag and drop the swirling words to form sentences about a work experience.
 

Module 7: Tourisme
1 Presentation Use this activity to see if you know the difference between the future tense and the conditional.
2 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the future and the conditional.
3 Multichoice How many verb forms can you match before you run out of time or lives? (Future and conditional)
4 Cloze Monkey madness sentence-building activity on holiday plans.
5 Penguin Help the penguin cross the ice floes to reach his family by answering questions about holiday plans.
6 Battleships Play battleships on holiday plans.
7 Treasure Find the hidden treasure by answering questions about holiday plans.
8 Test What is your score out of 10 on this test on holiday plans?
9 Penalty Penalty shoot out game for one or two players on holiday plans.
10 Hangman Play hangman to practise activities and facilities on a campsite.
11 Presentation Use this activity to check how many campsite activities and facilities you know.
12 Matchup Drag and drop matching game on facilities and activities at a campsite.
13 Syllabary Build the campsite facilities by dragging the bits of words back into the right place.
14 Anagrams How quickly can you solve these jumbled words about campsite facilities?
15 Gapfill Drag and drop gapfill activity to describe a campsite.
16 Presentation Use this activity to find out how to form the perfect infinitive.
17 Matchup Drag and drop activity on the perfect infinitive.
18 Noughts One or two player games of noughts and crosses on the perfect infinitive.
19 Multichoice How many perfect infinitives can you match before you run out of time or lives? Who has the best score in the class?
20 Rhubarb Tap on the tiles to spell out these perfect infinitives, but watch out for quakes.
21 Cloze Monkey madness sentence-building activity on the perfect infinitive. What did you do on your camping holiday?
22 Bananas Find the pairs. How did you go on holiday? J'ai voyagé...
23 Quia Read this present tense description of a holiday and compare it with the past tense version (perfect tense). This reading activity is designed to help you to form and use the past tense.
24 TaskMagic games to practise saying what you thought of your holiday.
25 Triple Game for two people. Answer the questions about a past holiday correctly and try to place three colours together across, down or diagonally.
26 Rags Win a million euros! How well do you understand plans for a holiday?
27 Fling You can fling the teacher if you understand sentences about holiday activities.
28 Columns How do they travel to Paris?
29 Quia Describing a past journey.
 

Module 8: Mode de vie
1 Matchup Drag and drop activity on illnesses (past tense sentences).
2 Wordpoints Can you identify the correct past tense sentences about illness?
3 Noughts One or two player game of noughts and crosses on past tense illness sentences.
4 Anagrams When you think you know the past tense illness sentences, try spelling them out in French using this anagrams challenge.
5 Penguin Help the penguin reach his family by answering quiz questions about illness, this practises the past tense.
6 Quiz Try this multiple-choice quiz about illness (past tense).
7 Snakes Play snakes and ladders - you will need to know past tense illness sentences.
8 Bananas Find the pairs of words on healthy living.
9 Noughts Noughts and crosses games to practise healthy lifestyle vocabulary.
10 Hangman Hangman games on healthy lifestyle vocabulary.
11 Tiletap Spell out healthy living vocabulary by tapping the correct letters one by one. Choose easy or difficult.
12 Quia What should you do to stay healthy?
13 Website Trucs pour manger santé - how many of these can you work out?
14 Cloze Are you in good shape? Put these sentences back in the right order.
15 Penalty Play this penalty shoot-out game about a healthy lifestyle.
16 Jigword Match the vocabulary for talking about smoking, alcohol and drugs.
17 Matchwd Pelmanism game on vocabulary for talking about smoking, alcohol and drugs.
18 Speedwd How fast can you spell vocabulary for talking about smoking, alcohol and drugs.
19 Cloze Can you fill the monkeys to the top? Reconstruct these sentences about drinking alcohol.
20 Battleships Play battleships to practise reasons for and against smoking.
21 Quiz You have 25 seconds to answer each of these quiz questions on drugs, smoking and alcohol. How many can you answer correctly?
22 Gapfill Print or copy out this text about drugs, smoking and alcohol and fill in the missing verbs.
23 Website Visit this website to read about health and young people.
24 Flashcards Flashcard activity to practise vocabulary about body piercing.
25 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to practise words connected to body piercing.
26 Rhubarb Can you spell out these words connected to piercing? Watch out for quakes!
27 Website Visit this website to read an article about 'les dangers du piercing'. Try the previous 3 activities first to build your understanding of some of the words in the article.
28 Quiz Now try this quiz to win bananas. How well can you talk about piercings?
29 Snakes Or if you prefer, try this one or two player game of snakes and ladders.
 

Module 9: Le monde en danger
1 TaskMagic games on the environment.
2 Noughts Play noughts and crosses to practise environment words.
3 Bananas Find the hidden pairs of environment words.
4 Letterdrop Use the magnets to grab the right letters to spell out environment words.
5 Wordle Can you find 3 hidden sentences about protecting the environment in this word cloud? You can use some words more than once. Write the sentences in your book.
6 Cloze Drag and drop sentence building activity - copy the 7 completed sentences into your book.
7 Quiz Complete this drop-down quiz on the environment - what is your best score out of 10? Make sure you enter your name. I can check your score on this activity!
8 Penalty Penalty shoot out game on what you must and must not do to protect the environment.
9 Fling Can you fling the teacher by answering questions about protecting the environment?
 

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Links to other useful websites:

This site helps you to prepare for the GCSE examination
This on-line BBC language course will help you to revise many topic areas.

Ashcombe School's website - videos and quizzes which cover many topic areas and are useful for revision. Wait for the video to download.
Wildfrench This site allows you to access a wealth of material designed to go with various French textbooks. You can also download free of charge some exercises to use offline on your computer.
French Tutorial This site helps you to understand French grammar. Remember that you need to include past and future tenses in your coursework and in the speaking test topics. Why not revise the tenses using this website?
BBC Tips from the BBC for learning words.


 

 

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