GCSE/Key Stage 3 MFL: success with grammar and translation

Course summary

Following on from the renewed Key Stage 2 and 3 frameworks, the new GCSE brings increased focus on grammatical knowledge and a student's ability to manipulate a language. This course will help you make an impact with your grammar teaching and empower your students to learn key language structures effectively by exploring motivational and engaging ways to teach grammar and to build on and consolidate language learnt at Key Stage 3. You will explore how to use translation as a vehicle for testing grammar and how to build grammar and translation into your schemes of work from year 7.The course will provide examples and resources in French and Spanish which can easily be transferred to another language.


Location Date Time Fee Status book
Online 18 June 2019 16:00-18:00 £110 Available Add to basketBook

Course reference

MFLGBW2 – use this in communications with us.

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Course description

At this event you will:

  • get lots of practical ideas for teaching and reinforcing grammar in a fun, engaging way
  • explore a step-by-step approach to improving translation skills and motivating your students with translation
  • learn tips for making the most of tenses in speaking and writing, and getting your students to focus on accuracy
  • discover how to stretch and challenge your most able students through grammar learning.

Suzanne Zammit Language Academy Manager and Subject Leader for Spanish at Southend High School for Boys, an outstanding grammar school. She is an experienced examiner for AQA at GCSE and A-level, and an inspirational teacher of both GCSE and A-level languages. Suzanne is well known for motivating her students in grammar and translation and she uses cinema and music to inspire and engage.


Suitable for

All teachers of GCSE and Key Stage 3 French, German and Spanish, regardless of exam board.

Contact us

Tel: 0161 696 5994

events@aqa.org.uk

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