Junior Cycle

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    Digital Storytelling 2021: What’s your story? An elective from JCT and PPLI

    This elective from Junior Cycle MFL on Digital Storytelling is running again this year.

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    Introducing yourself in Italian

    This is a resource for a beginners class for students introducing themselves.

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    Matching game: the body parts in Italian

    This is a set of cards to practise the body parts in Italian.

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    Italian role play: Shopping for clothes

    This is a lesson plan about a role play on buy clothes

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    Canzoni italiane

    This is an activity in on the song: Il baccalà

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    Parlami della tua scuola

    Activity for students to prepare talking about their school.

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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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    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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    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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    La Scuola

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    La casa

    Resources on the theme of the house.

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    Il Tempo Libero

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