La mujer en el mercado laboral

Here are some resources on the Spanish A level topic of women in the workplace. The resources reflect the type of exercises students have to do in the AQA A level reading. If you click on the feminicidio.net heading you will be taken to the website as a prelude to the reading comprehension based on an interview with the founder of the website. You can also find an A level discussion card on the topic at the spanishandumbrellas website – click here.

RESOURCES:

ENTREVISTA con Graciela Atencio

READING ANSWERS

GAP FILL EXERCISE la mujer en el mercado laboral

La mujer en el mercado laboral POWERPOINT

GCSE Spanish vocab – Homework tasks

The attached are vocabulary learning homework tasks for Year 11 Spanish. Each list is taken from EdExcel /AQA past paper GCSE higher level papers (reading + listening). The students are tested on their learning of the lists by completing the relevant reading / listening task. As we are at this time of year focusing on the exam and practising the skills needed, this approach allows vocabulary learning to avoid being too topic focused. As the students do more of these, they start to see that some of the language keeps reoccurring. If you spot any typos, please let me know!

RESOURCES:

READING ASSESSMENT 1 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

READING ASSESSMENT 1 taken from Edexcel 2019

READING ASSESSMENT 2 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

READING ASSESSMENT 2 taken from Edexcel 2019

READING ASSESSMENT 3 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

READING ASSESSMENT 3 taken from Edexcel 2019

READING ASSESSMENT 4 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

READING ASSESSMENT 4 taken from Edexcel 2019

READING ASSESSMENT 5 taken from Edexcel 2018

READING ASSESSMENT 5 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

READING ASSESSMENT 6 taken from Edexcel 2018

READING ASSESSMENT 6 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 1 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 1 taken from Edexcel 2019

LISTENING MICRO ASSESSEMENT 1 taken from EdExcel Higher 2019

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 2 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 2 taken from Edexcel 2019

LISTENING MICRO ASSESSEMENT 2 taken from EdExcel Higher 2019

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 3 taken from Edexcel 2019 VOCABULARY

LISTENING ASSESSMENT 3 taken from Edexcel 2019

LISTENING MICRO ASSESSEMENT 3 taken from EdExcel Higher 2019

 

Las ciberamenazas dirigidas a los ‘eSports’ crecen

With the Spanish Year 12s I am trying to develop summary skills. We have done a lot of work on synonyms and rewording + most recently this was in relation to eSports and online fraud. The resources I made are attached. I showed just part of the video and paused as I repeated what had been said. After the summary we worked on a gap fill (an exercise type used in the AQA exam) + I wanted to draw their attention to how certain expressions like “Al + infinitive” are often used. This should all make sense when you look at the resources. Hope they are of use + any comments would be welcome. I’m never sure whether people use the resources!

RESOURCES: 1. La influencia de Internet Las ciberamenazas dirigidas a los ‘eSports’ READING full text Las ciberamenazas dirigidas a los ‘eSports’ READING

El veganismo

The attached resources are all linked to developing comprehension skills – GCSE Higher Level reading, in particular. The focus is on raising awareness of the different types of exercise that occur, albeit this can change from year to year although use of inference, distractors, synonyms etc. will always appear whatever the form the task takes. The context here is health and diet although the initial slides can be taken and used for anything esp. as we have moved away from topic based teaching to a more grammar and skills development approach. Hope these are of help + I’m hoping to get back to posting more resources this year which is something I really enjoy – time permitting!

RESOURCES: READING Un vegano VIDEO transcript VEGANISMO Advanced vocabulary COMIDA BEBIDA GCSE HIGHER fill the gaps HIGHER LEVEL READING exam style tasks READING MASTERCHEF READING TL answers GCSE EXAM STYLE

GCSE reading skills

In line with my earlier post on GCSE listening skills for the AQA examination, I am posting examples of question types for the reading exam. Popular questions types are “question and answer” where you need to understand the question being asked as well as the response – these usually take the form of questions based on a questionnaire; Present/Past/Future identification; and gap fill where grammatical awareness as well as vocabulary knowledge are key. In line with the listening exam, students need to be aware of distractors, synonyms, word families and negatives as well as skills such as inference and understanding that the answer may not be a word in the text.

RESOURCE: SKILLS types of READING questions

Malamente – Mala mente

When working on literary texts I have also been using song lyrics as well as poetry. The benefit of song lyrics is that you will often get an accompanying video which provides a wealth of cultural references. Attached is a worksheet relating to part of the lyrics to Rosalia’s Malamente.

PS. Undivé = Dios / divino

WORKSHEET: Malamente READING LITERARY TEXT Foundation SONG BY ROSALIA