Leaving Certificate

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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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    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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    #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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    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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    Leaving Cert Japanese: Practical Information Booklet

    Here’s a booklet full of practical information on the Japanese Leaving Cert oral

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    Leaving Cert Japanese: Exam tips

    Here’s a booklet full of tips for your students sitting exams!

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    Kanji for Japanese Leaving Cert

    Here is the full list of Leaving Cert kanji

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    Japanese reading practice: Moomin’s diary

    This reading comprehension is useful to practice daily routine vocabulary

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    Lesson plan: Numbers and phone numbers

    Use this lesson plan to help you teach numbers in Japanese

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    Basic Japanese verbs

    Use this powerpoint to teach basic verbs in Japanese

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    Battleship game: numbers in Japanese

    Use this game to practice numbers in Japanese

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    Likes and dislikes in Japanese: food

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    Japanese Leaving Cert written section rubric

    Use this rubric for the leaving cert written section to correct essays

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    Japanese Leaving Cert oral rubric

    Use this Leaving Cert oral rubric to assess your students’ oral skills

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