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Themes covered in the Leaving Cert Plan

Environment Health Social Issues Ethical Questions
Conflict Culture Economy Education
Equality Europe Family France
Friendship Ireland Politics Religion
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Study Guides Worksheets Oral Section Videos Alternative Listening Vocabulary List with Test Verb Drills (Ord and Higher)
Sample Sentences Translation Oral Section PDF's Audio Files Grammar Section
Sample Paragraphs Opinion Questions Grammar Exercises
Reading Practice Narrative Writing Key Constructions
Reading Comprehension Diary Entries
Powerpoints Letters
Expression Drills
Cloze Tests

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Schedule of Monthly Content Release

  • Diary Entries: A diary entry on Covid-19 and important points to consider when writing diary entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2018 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: A sample formal letter layout
  • Opinion Questions: Covid-19 3rd Wave, Staycations, The Importance of the Internet, The Changing Face of Marriage and the Reality of Brexit
  • Narrative Writing: 2020 (HL)
  • Grammar: Gender of Nouns and the Definite Article
  • Grammar Exercise: Verb Aller with expressions of Time
  • Grammatical Constructions: 1-10
  • Power-Point: The Post-Office
  • Reading Comprehension: Binge Drinking and Veganism
  • Reading Practice: Education & Poverty & Le Plan Vélo
  • Sample Paragraph: Electric cars
  • Study: a study guide for the 2018 paper
  • Translation: A translation exercise on the theme of 'Education'
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2017 (HL)
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of Myself
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Teachers and Depression
  • Worksheets: 2018 Q.2 OL
  • Sample Sentences: Social Networks, Global Warming, America Shutdown, Pollution and Hurricane Orphelia
  • Audio: Environment, Gun Crime, Obesity, Racism and the Benefits of Sport
  • Alternative listening questions to the 2019 Leaving Cert paper
  • Diary Entries:2018 & 2017 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2017 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: Formal Letter on Lost Property
  • Opinion Questions: Covid-19 2nd wave, Corona  Virus, Black Lives Matter, Vaccines for Covid-19, Poverty & Homelessness
  • Narrative Writing: 2018 (HL)
  • Grammar: Present Tense & Adjectives
  • Grammar Exercise: Adjectives
  • Grammatical Constructions: 11-20
  • Power-Point: The Town
  • Reading Comprehension: Fast Fashion, 2004 Anti-Tabac Reading (HL)
  • Reading Practice: Yellow Vests & Bitcoin
  • Study: a study guide for the 2017 paper
  • Translation: A translation exercise on the theme of 'Health'
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2016 (HL)
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Doping in Sport and Phones & The Environment
  • Worksheets: 2018 Q.3 OL
  • Sample Sentences: Ireland during Covid 19 Lockdown, Water Shortages, Heatwave, USA Nt Korea Summit, Aquarius, Trump Trade Wars
  • Audio: Video Games, Managing Stress of Exams, Rubbish Piles, Flooding, Marine Waste
  • Alternative listening: questions to the 2018 Leaving Cert paper
  • Diary Entries: 2016 & 2015 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2011 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: Letter of Reservation
  • Opinion Questions: Advertising, Trump v’s Clinton, The Migrant Crisis, The Calais Jungle, The Right to Protest
  • Narrative Writing: 2017 (HL)
  • Grammar: De possessive and Prepositions
  • Grammar Exercise: The Conditional Tense
  • Grammatical Constructions: 21 to 30
  • Power-Point: Sport
  • Reading Comprehension: Phones & The Environment, Homelessness
  • Reading Practice: Brexit & Air Passengers & What is Poverty?
  • Sample Paragraph: Chinese Economy in Crisis
  • Study: a study guide for the 2015 paper
  • Translation: A translation exercise on the theme of 'Social Media'
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2015 (HL)
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of My House
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Organic Produce & Addiction
  • Worksheets: 2018 Q.4
  • Sample Sentences: Electric Cars, Data Protection, Irish Language, Religion Today, The Right to Vote
  • Audio: Black Lives Matter, Staycation, What is Covid-19, Homelessness, Volunteering
  • Alternative listening on the 2017 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2014 & 2013 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2010 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: Letter Looking for Information
  • Opinion Questions: Bullying, E-Cigarettes, Human Trafficking, Gun Control, Water Rates
  • Grammar: Prepositions & Partitive Articles
  • Grammar Exercise: Present Tense
  • Grammatical Constructions: 31-40
  • Power-Point: The House
  • Reading Comprehension: Video Games & Flooding
  • Reading Practice: Lockdown Educational Continuity
  • Study: A study guide for the 2014 paper
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2014 (HL)
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of 'My Area'
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Oceanic Pollution & Technology
  • Sample Sentences: Global Warming, Spanish Flu & Covid 19, Plastic bags, PE as a LC Subject, Tax on Sugar, Air Strikes in Syria, Social Inequality, Greta Thunberg
  • Audio: Smishing, Bitcoin, Electric Cars, Online Buying, Black Friday, Interview on Remote Learning
  • Alternative listening on the 2016 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2012 & 2011 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2009 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: A Letter of Complaint
  • Opinion Questions: Poverty & 3rd World Debt, Does Racism still exist?, Single Use Plastic, The Obesity Crisis in Ireland, The Right to Protest
  • Narrative Writing: 2015 (HL)
  • Grammar: Imperfect & Passé Composé
  • Grammar Exercise: Gender of Nouns
  • Grammatical Constructions: 41-50
  • Power-Point: Fruit
  • Reading Comprehension: Impact of Covid-19 on World Economy, Use of Tablets
  • Reading Practice: Snapchat v’s Instagram, Housing Crisis
  • Sample Paragraph: Human Rights
  • Study: A study guide for the 2013 paper
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2013
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Aids & Alcohol Advertising
  • Sample Sentences: Fake News, Brexit, Unemployment, The Environment, Multicultural Ireland, United Nations 75th anniversary
  • Audio: Impact of Social Media on Body Image, Fair Trade, Healthy Eating, Netflix, Alcohol Abuse, Interview on Crime in Ireland
  • Alternative listening on the 2015 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2010 & 2009 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2008 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: Job Application
  • Opinion Questions: The Internet, Slaves to Fashion, Nuclear Waste, Racial Discrimination, Stress
  • Narrative Writing: 2013 (HL)
  • Grammar: The Future Tense & Future Proche
  • Grammar Exercise: Future Tense
  • Grammatical Constructions: 51-60
  • Power-Point: Colours
  • Reading Comprehension: Poverty & Obesity
  • Reading Practice: Universities & Paul Valéry
  • Study: A study guide for the 2012 paper
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2012
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of 'Weekends'
  • Vocabulary: Sheets on Animal Testing and Anorexia
  • Sample Sentences: World Earth Day, Homelessness, Alcoholism, Fall of the Berlin Wall, Climate Strike, Tsunami in Indonesia, Hubble Telescope
  • Audio: Alcohol Consumption in Ireland, Bullying, YouTube, Internet in Ireland, Tik Tok, Interview on Gender Inequality in Ireland
  • Alternative listening on the 2013 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2008 & 2007 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2007 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Letters: Sample Letter OL
  • Opinion Questions: Low Cost Airlines, Junk Food, Death Penalty, The Points System, Toddler Beauty Pageants
  • Narrative Writing: 2012 (HL)
  • Grammar: Subjunctive & Past Simple
  • Grammar Exercise: Subjunctive
  • Grammatical Constructions: 61-70
  • Power-Point: Clothing
  • Reading Comprehension: Equality in Sport & European Parliament
  • Reading Practice: MeToo Movement, St. Valentines
  • Sample Paragraph: Equality in Sport
  • Study: A study guide for the 2010 paper
  • Verb Drill: 1st Reading Comprehension 2011
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of 'Sport'
  • Vocabulary: Beauty Pageants & GMF (Genetically Modified Food)
  • Sample Sentences: Are Diplomas Necessary? Strike against Pension Reform, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria, Fair Trade, Gangland Crime in Ireland, Inequality in Ireland during Covid-19
  • Audio: Tsunami, Earthquake, Deforestation, Global Warming, Renewable Energy & Interview professional footballer
  • Alternative listening on the 2012 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2006 & 2005 Diary Entries
  • Cloze Test: The 2006 Cloze Test (OL)
  • Opinion Questions:Fidel Castro, Victory of Donald Trump, Global Warming, Sporting Heroes, Sport at School, Drug Abuse, Transition Year
  • Narrative Writing: 2010 (HL)
  • Grammar: Indefinite Article, Present Participle
  • Grammar Exercise:  Subordinating Conjunctions
  • Grammatical Constructions: 71-80
  • Power-Point: The Body
  • Reading Comprehension: Professional Inequality, The Rise of Crime in France
  • Reading Practice: Political Regimes in Europe, Tax on Sugar.
  • Study: a study guide for the 2009 paper
  • Verb Drill: 2nd Comprehension 2015
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of Education
  • Vocabulary: Irish as an Optional Subject, Foreign Languages
  • Sample Sentences: Threat of Terrorism Corona Virus, Veganism, The Irish War of Independence, Human Rights, Ransom Ware Attack
  • Audio: Foreign Languages, Recycling, Air Pollution, Ocean Pollution, Acid Rain, The Kyoto Protocol, Interview about Global Warming
  • Alternative listening on the 2010 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2004 and 2003 Diary Entries
  • Opinion Questions:  Mexican Wall, Professional Inequality, The European Union, The Ebola Crisis, Aids
  • Narrative Writing: 2009 (HL)
  • Grammar: Conditional Tense & Conjunctions
  • Grammar Exercise:  Conditional Tense
  • Grammatical Constructions: 81 to 90
  • Power-Point: At the Dentist
  • Reading Comprehension: Child Labour, Drugs
  • Reading Practice: Conflict, Instagram & Bullying
  • Sample Paragraph: Diet rich in Fibre
  • Study: A study guide for the 2006 paper
  • Verb Grid: Aller and Faire
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of 'The Economy'
  • Vocabulary: Mobile Phones, Ebay
  • Sample Sentences: Brexit, Beast from the East, Stress, Volunteer Work, A Woman’s Place, The Suez Canal
  • Audio: United Nations, Amnesty International, The Death Penalty, Freedom of Expression, The Importance of Bees, Interview about Young People & Drugs
  • Alternative listening on the 2009 paper
  • Diary Entries: 2002 and 2001 Diary Entries
  • Opinion Questions: The World of Social Media, Rural Life in Ireland, PE as a LC Subject, The Right to Strike, The Oscars, Flooding, Freedom of Expression
  • Narrative Writing: 2004 Paper (HL)
  • Grammar: Mots de Liaison, Pronouns
  • Grammar Exercise:  Present Tense
  • Grammatical Constructions: 91 to 100
  • Power-Point: At the Hairdresser
  • Reading Comprehension: Global Warming, Racism
  • Reading Practice: Ocean Pollution
  • Study: A study guide for the 2nd Comprehension 2013 paper
  • Translation: 2005 Question 5
  • Verb Grid: Être
  • Oral Work: Video and accompanying notes on the theme of The Environment
  • Vocabulary: The Public Sector & Equality
  • Sample Sentences: Chemical Warfare, Pope’s Visit to Ireland, Generation Selfie, Islamic Veil, Doping in Russia, Lockdown pros and cons, Storming Capitol Hill, A New Variant
  • Audio: World Health Organisation, A Vaccine against Covid-19, Protest against Police Brutality, Formula 1 Accident, Operation Tidy Towns, Interview to manage stress at exam time

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