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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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    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 Lesson Plan: Newspapers

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

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    TY Project: Trip to Japan

    Get your TYs working together with this project topic “A trip to Japan”

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    Japanese festivals

    Use this powerpoint to help you teach your TYs about Japanese festivals

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    Live Fluent (Website) – A community of language learners for language learners

    A fantastic website that deals with language learner from a learner’s perspective. Essentially a blogging platform, this website acts combines actual didactic material, with language learning experiences and reflection. This helps the user to understand the more informal grammar and vocabulary explanations as they are highly personalised to different learner contexts.

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    Japanese reading practice: Moomin’s diary

    This reading comprehension is useful to practice daily routine vocabulary

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    Japanese weather flashcards

    Use these flashcards to teach the weather vocabulary

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    Selection of short Spanish recordings

    Selection of audio pieces for different levels

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    Blog with Spanish podcasts

    This is a blog: Sí comprendo.

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