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    Transition Year (TY) Linguistics Module

    This TY Linguistics Module offers a set of teacher resources for use in the classroom. Students will also be able to access some activities if they have class iPads/devices/computer room access.

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    Using ads in the classroom – Competition Result

    Following the success of the Let’s build a playlist together competition, PPLI launched a further FLA competition: Using ads in the classroom.

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    Italian Language eBooks

    We are now providing you with access to the e-books “In Bocca al Lupo!” and Giro d’Italia (Vol. 1 and 2) at no cost! Previously these were not available for viewing or download on iPhones or iPads but now they are. Links to interactive activities are embedded, as well as links to audio files. The recording facility is not available but you can use one of the many apps available for this part of the course.

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    Leaving Certificate Russian: Oral Examination Information

    This download gives information about the Russian oral exam by SEC.

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    WebQuest – A trip to (German)

    Designed for Transition Year students, this WebQuest will take your students on a journey. They will learn to plan and undertake research while using the target language.

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    Learn Basic Romanian – Useful Youtube videos

    This is a compilation of useful You Tube videos for beginners’ Romanian.

     

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    Japanese Lesson Plan: Greetings

    Use this lesson plan to teach Japanese greetings to your TY class

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    Countries Worksheet in Japanese

    Download this resource to learn about countries in Japanese.

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    Comparing Irish and Japanese Schools

    This resource is useful for teaching the difference between Japanese and Irish schools

    To download, click here. 

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    Countries Powerpoint in Japanese

    PowerPoint to teach students the vocabulary for countries in Japanese

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    Nihongo Kantan Textbook & CD1

    Nihongo CD 1

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    Bingo in Japanese

    Try bingo in Japanese with your class!

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    Junior Cycle Specification in Russian Language and Culture: Specification

    This 100 hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages which was in turn developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES,  2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’.

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    MARUGOTO+ (Japanese Language and Culture)

    MARUGOTO+ (MARUGOTO Plus) is a website where users can learn about Japanese language and culture.

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    History of the Korean alphabet

    The Korean alphabet is unique. Meet the king who invented it and watch him work his linguistic magic in this chapter of the history of writing.

    On your journey, you wake up in another palace. This time you’re in Korea. The first face to greet you is that of King Sejong the Great. He tells you of centuries of struggles trying to fit Chinese characters to his Korean language. He compares it to Japanese. But he wants something cleaner, more efficient. You tell him about your alphabet, but he’s not impressed. Watch as he knocks your ideas down and invents a better writing system. Are you convinced? Could this be the greatest major moment in the history of writing?

     

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