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  • 10 fun ways to teach and learn vocabulary Instagram
    French,  French GCSE,  German GCSE,  Reflections,  Teaching Tips,  Uncategorized,  Vocabulary Learning

    10 Fun Ideas To Teach Vocabulary In Your Classroom

    Learning Vocabulary Both from personal and professional experience, learning and being able to use vocabulary is a vital component to having confidence and being successful in communicating in any foreign language. Therefore it is important to teach vocabulary well to help students acquire and use the language, as well as develop that confidence. I recently travelled to Spain and managed to communicate with hand gestures and the words I remembered from doing my GCSE in one year, in 2003. I didn’t need grammar, because I could communicate with the words I knew and recognised. However, I certainly would have felt more confident if I had had more vocabulary in my brain.…

  • Teaching Tip Of The Week
    French GCSE Speaking Skills,  German GCSE Speaking Skills,  MFL GCSE Speaking Skills,  Teaching Tips,  Uncategorized,  Vocabulary Learning

    Teaching Tips of The Week

    Teaching Tips and Ideas To Use In The Classroom Each Week I come across brilliant teaching ideas and teaching tips that would be fantastic to use in the modern language or ESOL classroom, daily. Unfortunately, I don’t do anything with the majority of them; mainly, because there are so many! Whilst there are many teaching ideas which are gimmicky, there are many that could be used to break away from monotonous lessons with the same activities week in, week out.  For this reason, I am challenging myself to collect lots of these teaching tips in one place; here, for myself and for you! As the activities increase, I will collate…