ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE

The aim of this student conference is to provide students with practical, engaging and motivating revision for the GCSE French examinations. Throughout the day, students will work with examiners and practitioners with a focus on improving their grades.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Gain first hand guidance from top senior examiners and subject experts: learn how to raise your grade
  • Enhance your understanding of key themes and points
  • Enjoy a rich, memorable and varied learning experience with music, clips, group activities, opportunities to take part on stage and professional actors (London only)
  • Learn how to prepare well for the exams and reach the highest levels
  • Receive a comprehensive workbook to complete on the day and use in follow-up revision sessions after the conference
  • Opportunity for students and teachers to ask questions directly to the examiners
CONFERENCE DATES London Thursday 22 March 2018
Manchester Friday 23 March 2018
CONFERENCE CODE  6933
IN-SCHOOL You can also book this as an In-School Course

 

1

10.20 – 10.30am: Welcome and Introduction

2

10.30 – 10.40am: Pronunciation

  • Quick fire pronunciation practice
3

10.40 – 11.05am: Parlez bien! Tacking the role plays

  • A repertoire of key phrases
  • Developing confidence in the role plays
  • Tips for how to respond the unexpected questions / how to develop spontaneous speaking?
  • Student activities to practise the role-plays at Foundation and Higher levels and improve their grades?
4

11.05 – 11.30am: Parlez bien! Tacking the picture base / photo-card activity

  • A repertoire of key phrases
  • Developing confidence in the picture base activity
  • Student activities to practise the picture activity at Foundation and Higher levels and improve their grades?
5

11.30 – 11.40am: Live sketch

6

11.40 – 12.00pm: Morning break

  • Submit your questions for the experts
7

12.00 – 12.45pm: Ecrivez bien! Developing writing skills

  • A repertoire of key phrases to manipulate and adapt
  • Translation..? • A variety of tasks to suit all abilities
  • Tips for how to answer the 6/10/16 mark questions. Analyse at exemplar answers/peer assess your answers?
  • Student activities to practise writing skills at Foundation and Higher levels and improve their grades?
  • What are the examiners looking for?
8

12.00 PM – 12.25 PM: Parlez bien! – Tacking the picture base activity

  • A repertoire of key phrases
  • Developing confidence in the picture based activity
  • Student activities to practise the picture activity at Foundation and Higher levels
9

12.25 PM – 12.50 PM: Ecrivez bien! Developing writing skills part 1

  • A repertoire of key phrases to manipulate and adapt
  • How to express opinions
  • Student activities to practise writing skills at Foundation and Higher levels
10

12.45 – 12.55pm: Live sketch

11

12.55 – 1.30pm: Lunch

12

1.30 – 1.40pm: Pronunciation

  • Quick fire pronunciation practice
13

1.40 – 2.10pm: Grammar and translation – Top tips for success

  • Top tips to successful translations
  • Tricky phrases to translate
  • Student translation activities at Foundation and Higher levels and improve their grades?
14

2.10 – 2.40pm: Parlez bien! - tackling the conversation

  • What to expect?
  • Developing spontaneity
  • Student activities to practise the conversation at Foundation and Higher levels
15

2.40 – 2.50pm: Final quiz

16

14.55 PM – 15.05 PM: Final quiz

17

2.50 – 3.00pm: Question box

  • A prize awarded for the best question

Florence Guerin

Experienced Senior examiner, teacher and subject leaders

Karine Harrington

Highly experienced teacher and subject leader, examiner and conference presenter

Tim Guildford

Experienced teacher, trainer and school leader in the UK and abroad.

Scratch (London only)

One of the UK’s leading comedy groups

Students £25+VAT

One free teacher place for every 10 student places
Additional teachers £35+VAT
Individual teachers £80+VAT