Use this Excel spreadsheet when completing past papers to help you easily calculate a students’ grade. Just enter the marks for the two papers (Units 1 and 2 for AS or Units 3 and 4 for A2) to get a final mark based on weighting of the real exam (60% listening, reading and writing, 30% […]
This template can be used to give students feedback on their SPAN1 essays and get them to consider how to improve their performance using AfL.
Use this template to easily work out a student’s grade for either the SPAN1 or SPAN3 paper. All you have to do is fill in the number of marks awarded for each question, and the spreadsheet will automatically calculate the percentage grade for the listening, reading and writing elements of the paper.
Some tips on how to approach the questions in the SPAN1 paper.
To save your printing budget, why not get students to look at the exam paper online and write their answers on these answer sheets. Apart from saving paper, they also speed up the marking process (which can never be a bad thing)!
Here is a PowerPoint explaining to students how to approach the grammar gap fill activity methodically to ensure that they do not make silly mistakes and get the maximum number of marks. There is also an accompanying worksheet which is designed to be used with any past exam paper.
Printable form which can be used to give comprehensive yet quick feedback on Unit 1 essays.
A printable reference sheet with all the tenses studied at AS and a reminder about what they need to do to get a good mark in the Unit 1 essay.
A template which can be given to students to help them plan and check their essays.
Printable handout to help students check through their written work for common errors.