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    Spanish Language Challenge

    We have a new resource available which would really suit all TY Spanish learners.

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    TY for Non-Beginners

    We have a number of Modules and WebQuests designed for TY students who have already studied either French, German, Italian or Spanish.

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    PDST Digital Tools – Tutorials

    Texting Story is a free iOS and Android app which allows users to write a text message conversation and save it as a video or gif. A great way for students to practise writing dialogues in a medium which is very familiar to them and save the results for accessing later for revision. Users don’t need to create an account to use the app either.

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    Italian Language eBooks

    We are now providing you with access to the e-books “In Bocca al Lupo!” and Giro d’Italia (Vol. 1 and 2) at no cost! Previously these were not available for viewing or download on iPhones or iPads but now they are. Links to interactive activities are embedded, as well as links to audio files. The recording facility is not available but you can use one of the many apps available for this part of the course.

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    TY Modules for Beginners

    We have a number of modules designed for TY students who are beginning to learn either Chinese, German, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish or Spanish.

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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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    Using audio-visual description in the MFL Classroom to support mediation

    Find out about using Audio-description in the languages classroom.

     

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    CLIL Pilot: Training Materials

    Training resources designed by the PPLI to train MFL teachers engaging with CLIL

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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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    Resources of Interest – Learning Online

    Now might be the time to highlight some of the resources and links we have available to you, many of which could possibly be adapted for home learning.

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    Digital Technologies – Tutorials

    On this page we collect all the various tutorials that we have available for using Digital Technologies with your language classes.

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    CLIL: Exemplar Units of Learning (Password Protected)

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    CLIL: Exemplar Units of Learning Sign Up

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    Pictograms in the MFL classroom: Using a visual stimulus

    Dorota Polatyńska, a Polish teacher, describes how she uses visual stimulus cards to encourage students to use the target language and also to improve oral communicative competencies.

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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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