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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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    Flashcards to develop speaking skills

    The idea is to develop students’ speaking skills but taking into account their ability. The cards are used as prompts and the students can start by making simple sentences to more complex ones with more able students.

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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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    Written Comprehensions Leaving Certificate Italian

    This is a series of exercises based on texts.

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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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    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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    Coffee Break Languages

    Radio Lingua Network offers a variety of audio options for Italian, German, Spanish, Frenchg and English/ESL.

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    WebQuests

    Advantages, structure and design of a webquest.

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    Class interview

    A class interview in the modern language class gives students a real life context in which to practise their language skills, capitalises on students’ natural curiosity about other people and other cultures, develops in students not only knowledge but the ability to think …

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    Discussion Topics for Leaving Certificate Russian

    Download this help sheet of discussion topics for Russian teachers to support their Leaving Certificate students.

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