French Links

  • CPD: Digital literacy for MFL teachers checklist

    A resource produced by the PPLI that was originally used for Russian teacher CPD but which is relevant to all language teachers. This checklist may be of use to MFL teachers who wish to assess their own digital literacy skills and plan for upskilling.

    Click here to download a copy.

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  • Using Apps for E-Twinning

    Two apps encountered while working on E-twinning projects called Zooburst and Blogger, by Ciara Rock. These allow for the incorporation of ICT in useful and engaging ways enabling all to participate regardless of ability and facilitate the showcasing of group and individual work at whole school level and beyond.

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  • CPD: Using Padlet to Support Teaching in languages classroom

    Using Padlet to Support Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the Classroom presented by Sinead Tuohy in University Limerick 12th March 2016.

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  • OneNote for the languages Classroom

    OneNote for the Classroom

    (Presentation by Sonia McCarthy)

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  • VIDEO: Interactive pair work

    Interactive pair work activity to promote learner use of the target language (French) from Vitall Project on Vimeo.

    This is a first year French class. An interactive pair-work activity is used to promote learner use of the target language.

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  • CPD: Target Language Use in the MFL Classroom – The Role of English/Irish (Module 5)

    Click here to open Module 5 of Target Language Use in the MFL Classroom: The Role of English/Irish (Module 5)

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  • Digital Dialects

    Free online games helping you to learn or revise key vocabulary in many languages.

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  • WebQuests

    Advantages, structure and design of a webquest.

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  • Using Apps in Drame

    Introduction to planning and writing a sketch in Spanish, practicing scenes, videoing and editing footage, and presenting a final product using iPads. This CPD is particularly useful for making the learning in your classroom more task based.

    By Bernie O’Shea, Mounthawk, Tralee.

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  • CPD: Weaving the Web, creating websites for MFL classroom

    Weaving the Web presented by Anne Grills in Maynooth University 12th March 2016.

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  • Speaking Outside The Box: Digital Strategies for promoting speaking and listening skills

    Speaking outside the box:
    Digital strategies to promote learners’ speaking & listening skills (a presentation by Catherine Jeanneau)

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  • VIDEO: Learners teaching learners

    This is an introduction to an on-line revision tool. First year Italian students describe developing resources for their peers on the topics of clothes and colours.

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  • Council of Europe Tools for Language Teaching: CEFR and ELPs

    This publication is a great practical tool to develop language courses based on the CEFR and European Language Portfolio.

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  • CPD: Using the Target Language in the Classroom

    New! Online Tutorials in MFL Teaching and Learning Thanks to all those teachers and schools who hav 

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