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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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  • 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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    Countries Powerpoint in Japanese

    PowerPoint to teach students the vocabulary for countries in Japanese

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    Bingo in Japanese

    Try bingo in Japanese with your class!

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    Nihongo-E: Online Platform for Learning Japanese

    NIHONGO e な is an online Portal for Learning Japanese with supports for reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar as well as kanji and kana and is updated regularly.

    To access, click here.

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    Erin’s Challenge (The Japan Foundation)

    Innovative free website offering both Japanese-language study and cultural understanding!

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    Minato (Japan Foundation) Japanese e-Learning Platform

    Learn Japanese anytime, anywhere.

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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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    Japanese Family Vocabulary

    Use this powerpoint to go over family vocabulary in Japanese

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    Basic Japanese verbs

    Use this powerpoint to teach basic verbs in Japanese

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    Japanese TY module: Travel and tourism lesson plan

    Use this lesson plan to help you with the Travel and Tourism section of the Japanese TY module

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    Japanese Leaving Cert written section rubric

    Use this rubric for the leaving cert written section to correct essays

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    Basic Japanese adjectives

    Use this worksheet to practice basic adjectives in Japanese

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    Japanese reading comprehension: travel

    This reading comprehension is useful for teaching travel vocabulary

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