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    Profe de ele

    Activities and resources to teach and learn Spanish. These cover many topics, grammar points, audio and video material. There is also the possibility to view them within the different CEFR levels.

    To access the website, click here.

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    Using Newspapers in the Languages Classroom

    Local, regional and national newspapers give students another insight into the culture of the target country. The following resource has been developed for teachers to show how you could use reading material from the target language culture in the classroom.

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    Making the most of films clips in the languages classroom

    Using film clips in the MFL classroom can be really rewarding for students from various perspectives including oracy, literacy and intercultural awareness. This resource provides the languages teacher with a number of really simple ideas of how to incorporate film clips into the languages classroom.

    To download this resource as a PDF, click here

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    Yabla.com

    Yabla’s strength is in providing excellent audio and video material. It is a subscription site but there is a significant amount of free files which can be accessed free of charge. The languages offered are Italian, Spanish, German, French and Chinese.

    Yabla language immersion sites give you authentic television, music videos, drama, interviews, travel, and Yabla exclusive shoots from throughout the world. The unique player technology is designed with language learners in mind: Slow Play, Integrated Dictionaries, Listening Game, Dual Language Subtitles, and more. Well worth a try!

    To access it, go here.

     

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    BBC Languages

    An interactive, multimedia course for beginners, with dialogues, exercises, glossary, and detailed notes on many  languages and cultures.

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    CVC Centro Virtual Cervantes

    The Cervantes Virtual Center ( CVC ) is an Internet site created and maintained by the Cervantes Institute of Spain since 1997 to contribute to the dissemination of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

    It is in the target language and can be used for teacher upskilling or with Senior Cycle students wanting to learn more about pan-Hispanic culture.

    Access the website here.

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    Kultowe Polskie Filmy

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    WebQuests

    Advantages, structure and design of a webquest.

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    VIDEO: Promoting autonomous learning

    Beyond the classroom: Using YouTube for homework.

    This is a fifth year class using song from a Japanese animated film, with subtitles in the target language, to develop listening and reading skills. The song is taken from YouTube. The intention is to engage students in the classroom and motivate them to work independently on the target language outside of the classroom.

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