Intercultural Awareness

Intercultural awareness is omnipresent in the MFL classroom. It is  having an understanding of your own and other cultures. In this section,  you can find example of activities which will help you bring it in your classroom.

  • 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.

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  • WebQuests

    Advantages, structure and design of a webquest.

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  • Video/DVD

    It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words, which is certainly the case with the use of video in a language lesson. Because it is so close to language reality -containing both visual and audio clues- video is an excellent medium for use in the language classroom.

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  • Postcards and Photographs

    Postcards and photographs can be included in the general ‘culture box’ relating to thetarget culture/s. They can be collected by students as well as by teachers in the school.Although tourist postcards can give an unbalanced ‘pretty and touristy’ view of a countryor location, they often contain the images of the target country/ies with which thechildren are most familiar and as such are a good starting point.

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  • Newspapers

    Local, regional and national newspapers give students another insight into the culture of the target country.

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  • KWL

    KWL = (What I) Know, Want to know, Learnt is a quick template to promote thinking skills about any cultural topic about to be introduced in class .

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  • Culture boxes

    What do you see in this image? 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.

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  • Class Interview questions

    Class Interview questions

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  • Class interview

    Class interview

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  • Halloweenul Românesc

    Halloweenul este sărbătorit în fiecare an pe 31 octombrie, fiind ajunul zilei Tuturor Sfinților. Pot 

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