Transition Year

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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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    MFL Projects in The Classroom and Online Booklet

    A new booklet is available where you will find a selection of ideas, activities and resources for your TY language classes. Each suggestion can be used in a face-to-face context or online.

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    IF Cinéma

    IF Cinéma gives you access to films to show in your classroom. You must open an account and respect the rules associated to the showing of films. You will need to download it first so check first it is not blocked in your school.

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    Culturethèque

    Culturethèque is a paid facility which gives you access to French speaking magazines, books, comic books, short videos and much more. It costs €20 a year. There is also the option of whole class access. If you are interested in this, please contact the Alliance Française for this. It is a great resources for personal reading or to use in the classroom.

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    Le Point du FLE

    This is a website which collect a lot of French resources.

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    Secondary French Resources (Culture)

    Say bonjour to French resources from TES, giving you a huge range of teaching ideas and activities for use in secondary French lessons. An unrivaled range of resources, materials and ideas, including lesson plans for French projects, French writing worksheets and French speaking activities

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    20 Ways to Reflect in the Languages Classroom

    Do you want to find out how to get your students to reflect more? The new Junior Cycle curriculum requires students to reflect more on their language learning processes. This document produced by the PPLI gives you 20 quick ways in which you can get reflection into your classroom. Accompanied by photocopiable sheets, these will help you and your students to become increasingly familiar with the language of reflection.

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    Clock Face Starter Activity

    Get them speaking!

    A fantastically simple yet effective way to get students speaking in the classroom to practise particular topics following the traditional idea of speed dating but in a new and exciting way.

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    CLIL Pilot: Training Materials

    Training resources designed by the PPLI to train MFL teachers engaging with CLIL

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    CLIL: Exemplar Units of Learning (Password Protected)

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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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    #ILoveMFL Conference

    #ILoveMFL which took place on the 21st September 2019 at UCC, Cork, a collaborative event between PPLI and JCT.

    This link will take you to the powerpoint presentations, keynote videos, photos and other resources from the day. These will be uploaded to the site periodically as they become available.

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    Using authentic resources in the MFL Classroom: ways and means | Martine Pillette @ #ILoveMFL

    Martine Pillete presents a wonderful array of approaches and techniques to use authentic resources in the classroom to teach MFLs and to engage students. This is the handout to the presentation delivered at #ILoveMFL on the 21st September 2019 at UCC in Cork.

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    Sentence Creation using Authentic Texts

    This activity uses authentic texts to practise key vocabulary in them before dealing with the text as a whole.

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    Ideas for working on role plays

    This is a strategy to prepare students doing role plays.

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