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Revision (KS5): Modern Foreign Languages

USEFUL REVISION WEBSITES

Languages Online – Brilliant site for French, German, Flash cards, vocabulary memorization, and studying games | Quizlet

http://spanishrevision.co.uk/a_level/index.htm

OYE – interactive exercises

ZUT – interactive exercises in French

Lingolex – Vocabulary lists, grammar and games for Spanish.

TECLA – Spanish Ministry of Education website full of resources and activities.

Asi Se Hace – Spanish site with interactive games and exercises for GCSE and A Level.

GUT – Interactive exercises in German

www.sowieso.de archived by topics and at appropriate level for A level German

www.zeit.de -excellent listening/video materials in German

www.ver-taal.com –interactive activities for French and Spanish based on audio & video clips.

 

TOP TIPS

VOCAB

Make sure you know your topic-specific vocabulary WELL! You need to be able to recognise it and use it!

Take lists from Kerboodle and create your own resources

Put the vocabulary into context

Challenge yourself! Find antonyms, synonyms, adjectives, verbs, adverbs etc….

GRAMMAR

Revise grammar points covered in class little and often

Extend your grammar knowledge by independent study

Practise your grammar using on-line interactive activities

Learn the notorious grammar traps and how to avoid them

 

ESSAY

Collect general content points & evidence from essays you’ve written over the year and learn some generic phrases and impressive grammar points.

Practice adapting the above for different questions.

 

ORAL & AURAL PREP

Listen to the TV/radio on a daily basis

Complete past papers

Make lists of positives and negatives for all sub-topics

 

KEY WORDS AND EXAM TERMINOLOGY

FREN1/GERM1/SPAN1 =listening, reading and essay paper (2 hours)

FREN2/GERM2/SPAN2 = Speaking test: Stimulus card and conversation questions (20 mins prep, 15 mins test)

FREN3/GERM3/SPAN3 = listening, reading, translation and essay (2.5 hours).

FREN4/GERM4/SPAN4 = speaking test: stimulus card and conversation

(2 cultural topics).

 

Essay writing:The task is the question! Keep a clear focus on this when essay writing at AS and A2. If there are two parts address both parts!

 

Speaking & writing:

Description-Definition-Explanation-Exemplification-Comparison

Opinions Merits/Pitfalls-Reasons-Hypothesis

 

WEB LINKS TO PRACTISE PAPERS

AQA | Subjects | Spanish

AQA | Subjects | French

AQA | Subjects | French

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