Y11 Revision Lessons on Healthy & Unhealthy Living
Post

Y11 Revision Lessons on Healthy & Unhealthy Living

Hi folks, Happy Easter! Hope you are having a great day, enjoying this ‘Mediterranean’ weather! I have just put these two Y11 lessons together to revise healthy & unhealthy living. I have now done all my oral exams so I am focusing on listening, reading and writing.  In these presentations, I have included a variety...

GCSE Speaking Revision… A pack of 5!
Post

GCSE Speaking Revision… A pack of 5!

I am doing my speaking exams tomorrow and on Thursday. Hopefully they will go well! Fingers crossed! I have just created this speaking revision booklet to practise for the last time before their exam as I am offering a warm-up session to calm students down and make them feel successful before they face the test…...

Ideas for GCSE speaking extra practice!
Post

Ideas for GCSE speaking extra practice!

Hi everyone! I have just created this speaking lesson for my Y11. The first idea is to practise the role-plays… Show them the typical sentences so that they are a bit more familiarised with them! Then, get them to plan the role-plays and go around checking or choose some specific students to do a quick...

Cita a ciegas – El Día de los Enamorados
Post

Cita a ciegas – El Día de los Enamorados

Are you looking for some Valentine’s resources to do with your GCSE classes? What about Speed Dating on the topic of love relationships? Speed Dating is a popular idea, of course! Most teachers have tried this as an activity to practise speaking with their students… I remember doing it last year with my Y11 and...

How to survive your teaching training year… Tips!
Post

How to survive your teaching training year… Tips!

If you are training to be a teacher, you have made the right choice! And… I would like to share the following tips with you… 1. Be organised… Try to have a TO DO list with everything you need to do each day but, remember, it has to be a realistic list, otherwise it can...

Ideas to play Snakes and Ladders with your GCSE students!
Post

Ideas to play Snakes and Ladders with your GCSE students!

Everyone knows how to play Snakes and Ladders but I am going to show you different ideas to play this game using the topic of technology… It is the perfect game to practise tenses and speaking with your GCSE students in a more engaging way…. Who said that learning verb endings was boring?  Your students...

¡VENDIDO O NO! A new game to practise speaking!
Post

¡VENDIDO O NO! A new game to practise speaking!

This is just an idea that I had yesterday to encourage speaking practice amongst students… Students need to play in pairs. The rule is that they will need to sell a product within 1-minute maximum by giving their opinion about the item and using positive adjectives to describe it. For example, if they are talking...

An idea for Y7- El Día de Muertos
Post

An idea for Y7- El Día de Muertos

Are you looking for a nice activity to do with your Y7 classes? We created this skull that can be easily cut and coloured but the best thing is that you can get your students to write inside… I would ask them to write a description of the skull using colours and expressing and opinion...

A very simple idea to practise GCSE writing!
Post

A very simple idea to practise GCSE writing!

Are you looking for new ways of practising the GCSE writing with your pupils? You may have already done this… But I wanted to share this idea with you, just in case! Something I am doing with my Y11 Spanish group almost every week is to create some bullet points on all the different topics...