14 x pdf files: 11 based on the text (8 tiles; 15 tiles; 24 tiles; 1in3; gapfill; spaceinsert; anagrams; contextgaps; grammargaps; findspanish; longgaps) and 3 based on the vocab (matching; write; dominoes).
Also look out for links to the following below...
1 x TaskMagic3 Mix&Gap file (mtx3)
1 x TaskMagic3 TextMatch file (mdl3)
These both require TaskMagic3. The Mix&Gap one provides access to 19 interactive exercises based on the text, WITH AUDIO.
The TextMatch file contains 20 or so interactive games and exercises - it is automatically generated based on the matching expressions used for the Find it! exercise of the Mix&Gap file.
Resources are based on this video from Euronews:
Resources below on giving opinions about past events, all practising 30 lexical items.
- matching en to fr
- multi-choice matching
- write the french next to the english
- pairs game to cut out and play
- dominoes game to cut out and play
- gap-fill based on phrases made from the lexical items
- anagram reconstruction based on the same phrases
- find the french
Some resources based on a short text about the origin of Valentine's day in French, taken from the MFL Sunderland newsletter from a couple of years ago at http://www.sunderlandschools.org/mfl-sunderland/resources/newsletter-ed-12.pdf
8 of the pdf files were printed from a TaskMagic3 Mix&Gap file, providing access to
There are 11 pdf files in all, all printed using dopdf - http://www.dopdf.com
The pdfs are based on a Mix and Gap file containing the text of the article, which is also included (mtx3). This file provides access to a wide variety of interactive exercises for use with PCs or with an interactive whiteboard. It requires TaskMagic3. If you haven't got TaskMagic3, you can download a 30-day trial from the TaskMagic website (doesn't require registration or anything - just download and install it).
I've been thinking about vocabulary test formats and have come up with several, depending on the ability levels of the students. Examples in this post are based on the French vocab for car journeys / breakdowns (apart from the 2nd multi-choice example, clearly...):
1. English to TL: tests production. They have to think of the word for themselves, and know how to spell it, plus possibly gender etc. Most challenging option. Made less challenging if you provide a word shape (e.g. spaces per letter) and even less so if you provide an anagram (e.g. dog = enhic).
Here's an example with word shapes provided: