Institution: Chatsmore Catholic High
Spoken Interactions set in the chosen specialist context
(Leisure and Tourism) For the GCSE in Applied French unit
1 students need to submit three spoken interactions recorded on
tape, CD or MP3 format. Two of these are recorded throughout the
course at times determined by the teacher and the final one is
recorded in a window of time prescribed by the exam board. (May of
the final year of the course). Students may have three days in
which to prepare for each interaction.
Resource 1 is a stimulus for a spoken
complaints in a hotel (doc, 72KB). To prepare for this,
students were taught from the
Contexte textbook. Module 2 of the book deals with
This can be supported by Elliot School's
online materials for Module 2 for the GCSE in Applied French
written by Neil Jones, the SSAT Lead practitioner.
The interactions are marked for communication and application of
language using the Edexcel
assessment criteria for the spoken interaction in this grid
Presentation set in the chosen specialist context
(Leisure and Tourism)
As part of unit 1, students
also need to prepare a presentation set in the chosen specialist
context and answer some follow-up questions on this presentation.
This should be recorded in a window of time specified by the exam
board (May of the final year of the course).
Resource 2 is a sample
presentation (doc, 24KB) about a visit to a music
festival. This may be used by teachers as a reading
task. The text may be exploited to show use of tenses,
Resource 3 is a presentation
prepared by a pupil (doc, 23KB) at Chatsmore about a visit to a
The presentation and follow up questions are marked separately
for communication and content. The presentation and follow-up
questions are marked globally for application of language and
accuracy using the Edexcel
assessment criteria for the presentation in this grid (doc,
Resource 4 is an example of a roleplay set
in a hotel (doc 79KB) to be used by teachers as a speaking
Also visit the general resources page for
the GCSE in Applied French.