Junior Cycle Short Courses

  • WebQuest – A trip to (German)

    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.

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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.

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    Po polsku na Wyspach: A guide for parents of bilingual children

    This guide is designed to demonstrate to Polish speaking parents that helping their children to become bilingual, although not easy, is worthwhile and extremely rewarding. To give your child a solid foundation for future bilingualism will be one of your great accomplishments: a gift that will keep on giving.

    The guide is in English and Polish but may also be useful for parents of other languages.

    To download a copy, please click here.

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    Junior Cycle Specification in Russian Language and Culture: Specification

    This 100 hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages which was in turn developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES,  2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’.

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Lithuanian as a Heritage Language: Specification

    This 100 hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages which was in turn developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES, 2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’. The course provides the ‘learning statements’ and key skills which all short courses are based upon.

     

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    History of Chinese characters

    Discover the story of Chinese characters.

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    Rubric for digital personal presentation

    This rubric contains assessment criteria for the digital personal presentation. Click here

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    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.

     

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Polish as a Heritage Language: Assessment Guidelines

    This document 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.

    To download a copy, please click here.

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    Connected: A multilingual magazine

    This magazine was produced by Dee McGarry, the LSP co-ordinator in St Mark’s Community school in Tallaght..

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Polish as a Heritage Language: Specification

    This 100-hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages which was in turn developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES, 2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’. The course provides the ‘learning statements’ and key skills which all short courses are based upon.

    To download a copy, please click here.

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Lithuanian as a Heritage Language: Classroom Based Assessment 2

    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.

    To download a copy, click here.

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Russian Language and Culture: Assessment Guidelines

    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.

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    Short Course in MFL Language and Culture: Specification

    This specification for a Generic Short Course in Modern Languages has been developed using the Framework for Junior Cycle (DES, 2015) and the Junior Cycle Short Courses Draft Handbook ‘Developing Short Courses in Junior Cycle’.

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    Junior Cycle Short Course in Japanese Language and Culture: Specification

    This 100-hour course is based on the Generic Short Course in Modern Languages.

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