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Get more French wordsearches

If you've downloaded the free French wordsearches and are pining for more, then fear not: a further set of PDF files containing 350 wordsearches are available for download.

Compared to the free wordsearches, this larger set contains:

  • more topics: the current set has the following topics: basic adjectives, food, jobs, people and family, school and education, around town and shopping and travel and transport;
  • more variety: a total of 50 wordsearches are provided on each topic, with more sizes and combinations of size/word orientation;
  • answers are also provided on separate answer pages.

How to download

The worksheets are free to download in exchange for a Twitter post or Facebook mention (click the previous link for more information).

Alternatively, if you prefer, you may download the worksheets without such a post for a small charge of 5 US dollars. Either way, you can then download all 350 of the wordsearches, which are split across 7 files of 50 wordsearches each.

Right to print and distribute copies

Once you have downloaded the wordsearches, you are also granted permission to distribute printed copies of the wordsearches to students, fellow teachers etc— see below for details.

Level of vocabulary covered

The French vocabulary covered by the wordsearches is in general of a similar level to the vocab covered by the free wordsearches (see link at top of page). Before buying the wordsearches, you should check out the free sample to make sure they'll be suitable for your needs.

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Copying and distributing the wordsearches to your friends, students and colleagues

The PDF files are copyright material. However, permission is granted to distribute printouts and/or photocopies for non-commercial use to people who work or study at the same school or establishment that you do. (If you're a private French tutor teaching at home, then any of your private students count as studying at the same "establishment".) This means, for example, that with one purchase of the files, the following are permitted:

  • printing as many copies of any of the wordsearches as you need to give to your students or other students at your school/establishment;
  • printing copies and giving them to your classmates or coursemates (or people in other classes at the same school as you);
  • if you're a supply teacher working at several schools, you may give out printed copies to teachers/students at any of the schools you work at;
  • handing out printouts/photocopies of any of the wordsearches to any of your private students.

Please note that it isn't permitted to distribute the wordsearches for profit.

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