Presentation on theme: "I want to achieve … Level 3 Writing. Level 3 Writing … Pupils write two or three short sentences on familiar topics, using aids [for example, textbooks,"— Presentation transcript:
Level 3 Writing … Pupils write two or three short sentences on familiar topics, using aids [for example, textbooks, wall charts and their own written work]. They express personal responses [for example, likes, dislikes and feelings]. They write short phrases from memory and their spelling is readily understandable. So you need … Proper sentences Opinions Good spelling
Example of Level 3 Writing Je joue au foot avec mon père et mon frère. Cest très amusante! Teachers comment … There are two full sentences: I play football with my father and my brother It is lots of fun Although there is a spelling mistake (underlined) most of the spelling is good. The writer expresses an opinion (it is fun). These two sentences start you on the road to Level 3 … but you will need several examples of sentences like this in your assessment!
1. Use Joining Words! This is an easy way to lengthen your sentences. Make sure to use them as often as possible! et (and) aussi (also) mais (but) parce que (because) ou (or) par exemple (for example) à mon avis (in my opinion) avec (with) très (very)
Joining words can make a big difference to your writing! Student A – doesnt use joining words. Jaime le foot. Cest amusant. Le weekend, je joue au foot. Je joue au basket. Cest super. Student B – is able to write much more, using joining words. Jaime le foot parce que cest très amusant! Le weekend, je joue au foot avec mon père ou avec mes copains. Je joue au basket aussi. À mon avis, le sport, cest super!
2. Express your opinion Look for opportunities to give your opinion. Cest amusant! Cest super! Cest génial ! Cest pas mal! Cest ennuyeux! Cest formidable! Cest intéressant ! Cest utile!
Or for even better opinions, try this sentence-building grid … Jadore Jaime Je naime pas Je déteste le français le foot le basket Nottingham les maths parce que cest ennuyeux super intéressant utile amusant e.g. jadore le français parce que cest utile I love French because it is useful
3. Improve your spelling! 1.See the link called How to get 10/10 in vocabulary tests for advice on how to remember spellings 2.Re-read your writing, checking carefully for any English or German words that shouldnt be there!
Summary 3 steps to achieving a Level 3 in writing … 1.Use joining words as often as possible 2.Give opinions 3.Improve spelling!
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