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    Voice Record Pro 7

    Voice Record Pro is a free app on iOS and Android which allows language teachers to promote listening and speaking skills in and out of the classroom.

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    Using audio-visual description in the MFL Classroom to support mediation

    Find out about using Audio-description in the languages classroom.

     

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    Writing a description of a painting

    Dorota Połatyńska provides us with a very specific way in which we can use paintings and descriptions of them to help them to use adjectives, prepositions and nouns. This activity begins with a reception activity and develops into a production activity where students are writing their own descriptions of paintings.

    It involves students (and teacher!) drawing descriptions of the paintings and comparison of the two to help reinforce their understanding of the target texts.

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    Pictograms in the MFL classroom: Using a visual stimulus

    Dorota Polatyńska, a Polish teacher, describes how she uses visual stimulus cards to encourage students to use the target language and also to improve oral communicative competencies.

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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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    Transition Year project on Italy

    Ideas for projects for Italian Transition year students. Click below to download the materials.

     

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    Leaving Cert Japanese: Practical Information Booklet

    Here’s a booklet full of practical information on the Japanese Leaving Cert oral

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    Japanese TY module: Christmas Test

    Use this test to assess your students’ knowledge after the first term of Japanese

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    TY Japanese module: group project

    Get your students working in teams to complete a group project!

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    TY Japanese portfolio

    Use this booklet to help your students complete the Japanese section of their TY portfolio

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    Japanese movie: Spirited Away Worksheet

    Use this worksheet after watching “Spirited Away” with your class

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    Lesson Plan: Japanese Food

    Use this lesson plan to teach your TYs about Japanese cuisine

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    Japanese TY module: Clothes and Colours

    Practice clothing and colour vocabulary with this worksheet

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    Japanese Katakana for TY

    Teach your class the katakana alphabet!

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    Japanese Lesson Plan: Newspapers

    Use this lesson plan to help you teach reading and writing skills in Japanese

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