GCSE Modern Foreign Languages Preparing for the New GCSE exam: a day of Expert Advice and Practical help | Lighthouse Professional Development

GCSE Modern Foreign Languages Preparing for the New GCSE exam: a day of Expert Advice and Practical help

Course code: 
This one-day workshop is intended for all teachers of French, German
and Spanish - from Heads of Department to NQTs who are keen to
sharpen their preparation for the new examination scheduled for
Summer 2018.

Aims of the course are to:

• What is new and what is unchanged: overview of the specifications
• What the different exam boards offer
• Which exam board is best for you?
• How to approach Translation
• How to prepare for the Speaking Exam
• How to get the necessary number of words from struggling 
   students (Writing)
• How to change Ds to Cs and As to A*s
• Example of work at every grade.
• On arrival, delegates will receive a folder containing materials 
   which will be of immediate practical benefit in the classroom.



9:30 Arrival, registration and coffee 12.45 Restaurant Lunch


What the exam boards have to offer
• What has changed and what has stayed the same
Listening Speaking Reading Writing
• How to Achieve Success in the New GCSE
• Examples of work at Different Grades
• How to Improve Quality of Language
• Useful resources
How to achieve success in the new GCSE
• Hints and tips
• 32 steps towards a better grade
11:00 Coffee 15:30 Evaluation and close of course


• What is it?
• How to approach it

Terry M

Terry has been a teacher for 28 years – in three schools one of which was inner-city - and a Head of Languages for 18. He has many years of experience as Chief Examiner, Principal Examiner, Principal Moderator for Coursework and a Consultant for QCA. Terry’s writing credits include 21 books on MFL including very well known revision guides for French and Spanish GCSE.

Suitable for: 
Senior/Secondary, Post 16/FE Colleges
Scheduled Events, In-school Training

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