Junior Cycle Short Course in Japanese Language and Culture
These Units contain all details for Japanese teachers delivering the Junior Cycle Short Course.Read More
Junior Cycle Short in Japanese Language and Culture: Sample Exponent 2
Here, for illustration purposes, is an example for teachers of how to develop exponents.
Unit 0: Introduction/Writing System (Japanese Short Course)
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Junior Cycle Japanese (Short Course): Unit 4 It’s tasty!
This document contains all details for Japanese teachers delivering the short course in Japanese.Read More
Junior Cycle Short Course in Japanese Language and Culture: Specification
This 100-hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages.Read More
Junior Cycle Short Course in Japanese: Assessment Guidelines
This documents contains the guidelines for the Classroom Based Assessment, provides general information on Classroom-Based Assessments, detail of the nature of the Classroom-Based Assessment and the Features of Quality used to describe the level of achievement.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
#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.Read More
Sentence Creation using Authentic Texts
This activity uses authentic texts to practise key vocabulary in them before dealing with the text as a whole.Read More
Ideas for working on role plays
This is a strategy to prepare students doing role plays.Read More
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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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 …Read More
Active learning – Cambridge
We use ‘active learning’ to describe a classroom approach which acknowledges that learners are active in the learning process by building knowledge and understanding in response to learning opportunities provided by their teacher.Read More