Year 9 Spanish Set 2 Miss O’Brien Homework (Due Thursday 6th May)

30 04 2010

Download the attached powerpoint (see the hypertext below).

pharmacy match up illnesses to remedies

The table on slide 2 contains suggested remedies/ advice for someone who is poorly.

The following slides which contain speech bubbles are the ill people explaining what is wrong.

Task: You match the remedies to the speech bubbles e.g. 1 c

Write your answers in your book like the above example.

Good luck.





8MEL French Set 1 French Written Homework Due: Friday 7th May 2010

30 04 2010

Write an answer (at least 4 lines) for each of the following questions:

1.  Qu’est-ce que tu aimes regarder a la tele? (What do you like to watch on TV?)

2. …et ton pere/ ta mere, qu’est-ce qu’il aime regarder?

(…and your dad/ mam, what does he/she like to watch?)

3. Qu’est-ce que tu vas regarder demain?
(What are you going to watch tomorrow?)

I recommend that you download and print the ‘Les medias Learning Mat’ from this blog as it has lots of useful vocabulary and structures to help you answer each question in detail and with a greater level of accuracy.

Please complete the work in your exercise book and hand in for marking on Friday 7th.

Bonne chance!





Year 10 French Miss O’Brien/ Miss Cutts

29 04 2010

Write a brief postcard message to the rest of your class about where you have been/ what you have done over the bank holiday weekend. (100 words minimum).

Use as many past tense phrases and opinions as possible BUT do it without access to your book to test yourself on what you can do/ say from memory.

Leave your message by clicking on the link below “Leave a comment/ 1,2,3, comment(s)”. You must write your first name and either O’BR or CUT to say which class you are in. Do not write your surname!!!

Bonne chance

PS   If you can, you coudl do it in Microsoft Word and insert the accents and then paste it onto the blog (that would make your writing more accurate).  Just a thought.





11DSp1 – Miss Andrew’s class Wednesday 28th April Homework

28 04 2010

11DSp1 – Miss Andrew’s class
Homework due Wednesday 5th May

• Learn Vocabulary Test 19

• Learn Work Experience presentation and discussion questions

• Authentik Listening Tests 9 & 10

• Authentik ReadingTest 11





8CAR French Set 3 Miss O’Brien Research Homework Due Wednesday 5th May

28 04 2010

Task: Research at least one of the following French TV shows and leave a detailed comment (but no more than 100 words) about your findings/ opinion.

We will read them out and discuss them in class on Friday.

You could comment on the similarities with English TV or the differences. Or, you may have your own ideas for what to focus on. It is your choice! Have fun and good luck.

1. Nouvelle Star (equivalent of X Factor style shows)
2. Loft Story (Big Brother)
3. Le maillon faible (The weakest link)
4. Qui veut gagner des millions (Who wants to be a millionaire?)
5. A prendre ou a laisser (Deal or no deal)

To enter your comments you simply click on the link below that says ‘leave a comment’. Please begin your comment with your first name and form group- DO NOT TYPE YOUR SURNAME.

 Do not be alarmed if your comment doesn’t immediately appear on the blog as they need to be approved by a teacher before they are displayed….but once they are approved they will be displayed.

 Thank you.





Y11 Spanish – Reading and Listening Exam Revision Tips

25 04 2010

Read through the ‘Reading and Listening Exam Tips’ powerpoint to get some important advice on how to succeed in your exams.

Reading and Listening Exam Tips





8MEL Set 1 French (Miss O’Brien) Research Homework

25 04 2010

Apologies this post has been delayed- as a result you have an extension for this homework task and it is now due to be completed for Friday 30th April.

Task:  Research at least one of the following French TV shows and leave a detailed comment (but no more than 100 words) about your findings/ opinion.

We will read them out and discuss them in class on Friday.

You could comment on the similarities with English TV or the differences.  Or, you may have your own ideas for what to focus on.  It is your choice!  Have fun and good luck.

  • Nouvelle Star (equivalent of X Factor style shows)
  • Loft Story (Big Brother)
  • Le maillon faible (The weakest link)
  • Qui veut gagner des millions (Who wants to be a millionaire?)
  • A prendre ou a laisser  (Deal or no deal)

To enter your comments you simply click on the link below that says ‘leave a comment’.  Please begin your comment with your first name and form group- DO NOT TYPE YOUR SURNAME.   Do not be alarmed if your comment doesn’t immediately appear on the blog as they need to be approved by a teacher before they are displayed….but once they are approved they will be displayed.  Thank you.





Y11 Spanish – Speaking Exam Revision

25 04 2010

Use the attached ‘Random Question Selector’ powerpoint to test how well prepared you are for the speaking exam.

Open the attachment, click on ‘View slide show’ then press ‘S’ to start and stop the powerpoint.

  • Check whether you understand the question
  • Work out what tense is used in the question and how you will change the verb ending in your answer.
  • Give the most detailed answer you can.
  • Remember to include a variety of opinions.
  • Say your answers out loud to practise your pronunciation.
  • Make a note of any questions you don’t understand or are unable to answer so that you know which ones you need to practise more.

Random question selector





8A Spanish Miss O’Brien Homework

25 04 2010

Learn as many of the words as possible for the spelling test on Tuesday 27th April.

You must also find the English if you have lost your sheet! Good luck.

1 Una casa individual
2 Una casa adosada
3 Un piso
4 Una granja
5 Un chalé
6 Una caravana
7 Una tienda
8 Una finca
9 En el centro
10 En el campo
11 En la costa
12 En la montaña
13 En las afueras
14 En la ciudad
15 En el pueblo
16 En el barrio
17 Cerca de
18 Lejos de





Year 10 French Homework Due Monday 26th April

22 04 2010

1. Complete translations into English of the ‘useful phrases with Y’.


2. Vocuabulary test. Page 86, Section ‘Des projets de vacances’.

1st word/ phrase= aller a la peche (to go fishing) Final word/ phrase= louer (to rent).

WILL YOU BE RED, AMBER OR GREEN?????