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    TY Modules for Beginners

    We have a number of modules designed for TY students who are beginning to learn either Chinese, German, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.

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    Spanish Language Challenge

    We have a new resource available which would really suit all TY Spanish learners.

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    TY for Non-Beginners

    We have a number of Modules and WebQuests designed for TY students who have already studied either French, German, Italian or Spanish.

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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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    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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    Culture boxes

    What do you see in a culture?

    It’s all a question of perspective… “Making the familiar strange and the strange familiar’ and ‘making the general specific’ are two intercultural education strategies.

    Culture boxes can be used as a starting point for intercultural reflection in the languages classroom. They also support the teaching and learning of the socio-cultural knowledge and intercultural awareness.

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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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    Attività sulla foto

    Series of suggestions for using photos.

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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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    Kanji for Japanese Leaving Cert

    Here is the full list of Leaving Cert kanji

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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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