World of Work resources for TY students
This is the first resource of a new “World of Work” (WOW) series. This first resource is the “Great Language Apprentice Challenge” and is aimed at TY students who have studied French, German, Italian, or Spanish at Junior Cycle level.Read More
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.Read More
Le Point du FLE
This is a website which collect a lot of French resources.Read More
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 activitiesRead 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
Google Keep (Tutorial)
Google Keep is a free note-taking app which can help busy language teachers keep organised with to do lists, reminders and colour-coded multimedia notes synced across all your devices.You can add labels to notes making them easy to group by theme and find through a quick search. Students can use Google Keep too to promote autonomous learning and revision practice.Read More
Adobe Creative Cloud Express – Tutorial
Adobe Spark Video is a free iOS app and web tool which allows students to create multimedia slideshows to showcase their learning and promote speaking and writing skills in the languages classroom.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
MFL Department Training Materials
Are you and your MFL colleagues looking to come together as an MFL Department? Are you already an established MFL Department but looking for new ways to enhance your work practices?
The MFL Department Training Course is a suite of resources that can be used by MFL teachers in any school context to help you establish or enhance an MFL Department. Designed to be completed in 40 minute blocks, they are perfectly designed for meetings or contact us and ask one of our Education Officers to come and assist you with your training for a whole day of in-service training.
Not sure where to start? Try our Needs Analysis tool which will automatically direct you to the resources you need to get started.
Using flashcards in the MFL classroom
Do you want to know how to use Flashcards in the MFL classroom to create a more active and engaging learning environment? This presentation was delivered at the CPD day for Heritage and Lesser-taught Language teachers in June 2019 but can be used by any languages teacher.
To download the presentation, click the following link: Using flashcards in the MFL classroomRead More
WebQuest – A trip to (French)
Designed for Transition Year students, this WebQuest will take your students on a journey. They will learn to plan and undertake research while using the target language.Read More
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