Revision Buddies GCSE French

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Description

This self-assessment series is designed to ensure that you get to grips with the French Vocabulary and Grammar that you need to know in order to excel in your GCSE exam.

How can you use Revision Buddies to prepare for your GCSE French exam?

– Revise from comprehensive content that covers the AQA & Edexcel 9-1 GCSE syllabi.
– Select questions from the Higher or Foundation tiers.
– Adapt the app to your needs and requirements.
– Test yourself through 1000s of multiple choice questions with detailed explanations & translations.
– Review your answers, fill the gaps in your learning.
– Choose to repeat difficult questions or select new questions at random.
– Watch your knowledge improve using inbuilt progress reports & self-assessment graphs.
– Share your results with friends on Twitter & Facebook.
– Benefit from direct links to past papers & mark schemes.
– Email progress charts to your teacher or upload results through smart integration with applications such as Firefly & Dropbox.
– Practice makes perfect! Test yourself for just 10 minutes every day and be amazed at how your results can improve.

How does Revision Buddies GCSE French platform benefit students?

Revision Buddies aims to consolidate knowledge, further understanding and boost confidence in the lead up to GCSE exams. The engaging, interactive and effective self-assessment app enables users to revise at their own pace and in their own time. Users simply have to select their tier to start testing their knowledge and once downloaded, can use the app offline.

How does Revision Buddies GCSE French platform benefit parents and teachers?

Parents and teachers can monitor a user or group of users’ progress through detailed reports of their scores, answers and time taken to answer each question. This serves as the perfect tool to identify areas of common weakness and pinpoints areas where students need extra help. In particular, these features can greatly improve a teacher’s productivity as it reduces time spent on assessment and marking, giving teachers extra time to focus on resolving any knowledge gaps that have been identified through the report system. Get in touch to find out about our discounted bulk orders for your students!

What is included in Revision Buddies GCSE French content?

Vocabulary covered: Health, Relationships and Sport, Leisure and Entertainment, Travel and Tourism, Media and Culture, Home and Environment & Education and Work.

Grammar covered (selected according to higher or lower tier): Verbs – regular and irregular, reflexive, negative forms, interrogative forms, impersonal verbs (‘il faut’), verbs followed by an infinitive and prepositions; Tenses – the present, perfect, imperfect, pluperfect, conditional with ‘vouloir’, ‘aimer’ and ‘pouvoir’, immediate future, future and the imperative; Articles – definite, indefinite and partitive; The use of the negative; Adverbs – comparative and superlative including ‘mieux’ and ‘le mieux’, regular, interrogative, of place and time; Noun agreements; Question words; Adjectives – agreements and position, possessive, demonstrative (‘ce’, ‘cette’), comparative and superlative including ‘meilleur’ and ‘pire’, indefinite; Dates and time – including ‘depuis’ plus the present and imperfect tense; Pronouns – personal, reflexive, relative (‘qui’ and ‘que’), emphatic, demonstrative, indefinite, interrogative, the use of ‘y’ and ‘en’, object: direct and indirect; Quantifiers and intensifiers (‘assez’, ‘beaucoup’, ‘peu’ etc.); Conjunctions.

Recognising: The passive voice in the present, future, imperfect and perfect tenses; Using ‘dont’; Demonstrative and possessive pronouns (‘celui’ and ‘le mien’); The subjunctive mood in the present tense and commonly used expressions.

Why should you use Revision Buddies for GCSE French Revision?

Student Testimonials: “Really helpful and fun *****”, “What a great app! I found the explanations especially helpful and the access to past papers meant that I could test my knowledge as I went along. Really helpful and easy to use, would recommend to anyone about to sit their exams as a way of breaking up a day of samey revision!”, “Best revision app on the store *****”, “As a student going into my GCSE exams this is the most helpful revision app series on the App Store.”

Parent Testimonials: “Sooo helpful *****”, “Working whilst with two children doing their GCSEs is not easy so being able to rely on this app is great. I wanted to ensure the quality of the content so went through it myself first, quite enjoyed it really!! Looking forward to a few more topics! Thanks”.

Teacher Testimonials: “Great*****”, “Recommended to my GCSE class for quick revision and reminders. They even added on the Spec’ I asked for. Impressed”, “Promoting your app to all my year 10s tomorrow…they are going to love it..#A*s”, “Your apps are proving very popular with our Y11s including my own nephew”.

Quizzes

Topics Covered

Health, Relationships and Sport

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to express opinions on healthy and unhealthy lifestyles and their consequences; relationships with family and friends; thoughts for the future, such as marriage and partnerships; hobbies and interests, sporting events and lifestyle.

Leisure and Entertainment

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to discuss your free time, plans, preferences and experiences; to talk about what to do when you are getting around, socialising, attending special occasions and festivals, as well as your opinions on TV, films, music, shopping, money, fashion and technology.

Travel and Tourism

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to discuss how to travel, experiences of holidays and exchanges – including the weather, accommodation, food, drink and cultural differences.

Media and Culture

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to describe and discuss music, film, reading and books, fashion, celebrities, religion, blogs and the internet.

Home and Environment

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to describe your home and the local area, what your local region is like; to talk about life at home, facilities nearby and how you get around; to give opinions on and discuss the current problems facing the planet and how to be environmentally friendly.

Education and Work

Ability to recognise and use the appropriate vocabulary and grammar to describe your school, college and future plans as well as pressures and problems; to talk about current jobs, work experience/part-time jobs, school life, future study and jobs abroad. 

Grammar covered:

Verbs

Regular and irregular including reflexive, all persons of the verb, negative forms, interrogative forms, impersonal verbs (‘il faut’), verbs followed by an infinitive and prepositions.

Tenses

The present tense, the perfect tense, the imperfect tense (‘avoir’, ‘être’, ‘faire’), the conditional tense with ‘vouloir’, ‘aimer’ and ‘pouvoir’, the immediate future tense and the imperative.

Articles

Definite, indefinite and partitive.

The use of the negative

Adverbs

Comparative and superlative including ‘mieux’ and ‘le mieux’, regular, interrogative, of place and time.

Noun agreements

Question words

Adjectives

Agreements and position, possessive, demonstrative (‘ce’, ‘cette’), comparative and superlative including ‘meilleur’ and ‘pire’, indefinite.

Dates and time

Including ‘depuis’ plus the present and imperfect tense.

Pronouns

Personal, reflexive, relative (‘qui’ and ‘que’), emphatic, demonstrative, indefinite, interrogative, the use of ‘y’ and ‘en’, object (direct and indirect).

Quantifiers and intensifiers

(‘assez’, ‘beaucoup’, ‘peu’ etc).

Prepositions

Conjunctions

Such as ‘mais’ and ‘puis’.

The ability to recognise the passive voice in the present, future, imperfect and perfect tenses

The present participle including the use of ‘en’

Using ‘dont’, demonstrative and possessive pronouns (‘celui’ and ‘le mien’)

The subjunctive mood in the present tense and commonly used expressions

Try it and see how much you know, what you can improve on, and what you have left to learn!

Past Papers

GCSE French (9-1) exam papers and mark schemes for AQA and Edexcel examination boards are listed and linked to below.

2018

 

Exam Board Past paper Mark Scheme
Edexcel 2018 French. (9-1)
AQA 2018 French. (9-1)

Question paper (Foundation): Paper 1 Listening

Mark scheme (Foundation): Paper 1 Listening
Sound file (Foundation): Paper 1 - Listening
Question paper (Higher): Paper 1 Listening Mark scheme (Higher): Paper 1 Listening
Sound file (Higher): Paper 1 - Listening
Candidate material (Foundation): photo cards: Paper 2 Speaking Mark scheme: Paper 2 Speaking
Candidate material (Foundation): role play: Paper 2 Speaking Mark scheme: Paper 2 Speaking
Candidate material (Higher): photo cards: Paper 2 Speaking - June 2018 Mark scheme: Paper 2 Speaking
Candidate material (Higher): role play: Paper 2 Speaking - June 2018 Mark scheme: Paper 2 Speaking
Question paper (Foundation): Paper 3 Reading Mark scheme (Foundation): Paper 3 Reading
Question paper (Higher): Paper 3 Reading Mark scheme (Higher): Paper 3 Reading
Question paper (Foundation): Paper 4 Writing Mark scheme (Foundation): Paper 4 Writing
Question paper (Higher): Paper 4 Writing Mark scheme (Higher): Paper 4 Writing