Provide your students with a boost on the crucial exam skills and knowledge for Paper 2 of the AQA A Level French exam (also useful for AQA AS Level French).

This webinar includes a set of notes which will be sent in advance for teachers to use with their students and which students will be able to use after the webinar to improve their exam revision.

This interactive webinar will provide your students with a focus on the most challenging areas of the Paper 2 topics, including:

  • Writing clearly structured and grammatically accurate essays
  • Strategies to meet Examiners’ expectations to gain the highest AO3 and AO4 marks in the essays
  • Developing the range of lexis and structures used in essays.
  • Demonstrating knowledge and understanding of culture
  • Responding critically and analytically to the questions on films and literature


  • Access exam techniques to support you to achieve the very best result
  • Gain deep understanding of how to achieve the highest scores in Paper 2
  • Develop reliable strategies for producing excellent answers to essay questions
  • Focus on what makes top mark band essays in terms of content and language
  • Best practice guidance from an experienced teacher and native speaker
  • A set of revision resources that will be sent in advance of the course that you will be able to use immediately to support your independent studies
DATE & LOCATION  Online | Friday 07 May 2021
  • All A Level Teacher of French
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course
  • A specially prepared folder of 50+ pages full of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
  • Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course
  • Expert produced PowerPoint presentations
  • CPD Certificate of attendance


Introduction, welcome and sound check

Preparing to answer essay questions effectively

  • Choosing the most appropriate question
  • Identifying suitable examples
  • Maximising time spent on detailed plan

Tips and hints for maximising marks for content

  • Understanding the content requirements for the essay questions
  • Maximising marks for analytical and critical thinking
  • Presenting content in a clear and structured way

Activity: Film Study

  • Analysing student responses: Film essay questions
  • Identifying essay features leading to high marks for content
  • Considering language features to enhance your essay

Activity: Literature

  • Common features of the essay questions
  • Tips for success: demonstrating critical and analytical thought
  • Proofreading your work for range of structures and grammatical accuracy


  • Outline planning for sample Film/Literature essays.

Isabelle Jones

Isabelle Jones is a highly experienced teacher and leader in Foreign Languages, she has worked in a range of schools, facing the full breadth of challenges facing the teachers today. Isabelle has delivered Professional Development in a range of settings including for the ALL, schools and universities. She has been involved in reviewing and authoring a number of textbooks, magazines and online materials such as the OUP French GCSE textbook, BBC bitesize and MGP. Isabelle has also been a contributor to the TES and the Guardian and currently blogs at isabellejones.blogspot.com