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Hey all! I'm struggling in french and i have my gcses coming up (Y11 2019-2020), and the thought of my french gcse results scare me! If there is any advice please share it with me or if you have any online revision materials that help with MFL.
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I did Spanish but u can revise in the same way for french ... use Memrise or Duolingo, have a vocabulary book with u with vocabulary u can use all the time
Or alternatively u can get a sheet of paper and divide it into 8 sections QACNOTTI Q for qualifiers like too much, A for adjectives, C for connectives, N for negatives like I hate, O for opinions like I love, T for tenses like (I will do...), the other T for Time phrases like tomorrow and the I for idioms coz those will get u a higher mark....
After u learn each topic make a mind map and use wat I told u above
On a sheet of paper u can write down like phrases that’ll get u a really high mark which U can get off the internet
Learn tenses and how to conjugate coz that’ll really help
Read the revision guide watnot to help
Seneca has lots of vocabulary as well! And all the vocab u need to k will be on the spec

Lol hope I helped!
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If you’re bored of websites and textbooks etc I’d recommend looking at French With Alexa on you tube. She has some great recent videos going over verb conjugation, agreements, words for specific situations etc, I really like using her channel at GCSE and it’s different than the usual. You can even put the video on in the background whilst you get ready in the morning or have a bath or something.
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Languages online is ace . I used it for my french .best advice is try and learn words which you can use alot like connectives and common words . For the tenses even for higher you just need to show past present and future . Learn those for common verbs like
To go
To do
Ect .
I just learned these and used these in my writing for my GCSEs this summer and I got an 6
If you really want a high grade 6 ,like 7 8 or 9 learn conditional tense . Eg I would go .
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Hi, I did my French GCSE in 2018 (with a horrendous teacher) and am currently doing an A level in it so I can share some tips, advice and resources.

1) Vocabulary- this is a huge part of learning another language and as dull as it can sometimes be it needs to be done. I would recommend going on to the specification for your exam board eg if you are on AQA (https://filestore.aqa.org.uk/resourc...58-SP-2016.PDF) and learning this vocabulary.

i) A few free websites that I use and recommend are quizlet: (https://quizlet.com), memrise- which I think has now becomes decks I'm not entirely sure (https://decks.memrise.com/)

2) Verbs. (So many irregulars in French I know!) . Learn and practice how to conjugate the regulars and the important irregulars (avoir, etre, aller, faire, vouloir, devoir, falloir, savoir) in the present, perfect, imperfect, future and conditional.

i) Some people find making verb tables useful and learning them that way (I did at GCSE)

ii) A website that I personally like for verb drills is https://conjuguemos.com where you can practice them

3) Mindmaps for topics can be really useful ^^Sannah

4) Listening- try to get as much practice as you can and truly immerse yourself, some recommendations:

i) Netflix in French (with subtitles)
ii) French films
iii) French music- make yourself a little playlist on youtube/ spotify
iv) French podcasts (on spotify/ youtube) : coffee break french (they're Scottish but very helpful), I listened to a really good one for GCSE but can't recall the name.

Uh that's about it from the top of my head. Hope that is useful and wishing you the best of luck
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I left advice on how to improve your French here: https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/sho....php?t=6107190

Also, I'd suggest like some others writing out the verbs in there conjugated forms.
E.g. Aller
Simple past Present Future
Je suis allé(e) Je vais J'irai
(I think I wrote those right anyway hehe!)

Practice saying words and phrases to yourself.

Also, do you use www.wordreference.com ?
If not, it's great!
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Quizlet, Active Learn and Seneca are your best friends, if you use them regularly you'll get a 9 easily
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Listen to french songs and podcasts, watch french tv shows and films
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