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    Useful Time Fillers for All Language Classes

    Use Time Wisely with These Time Fillers for Every Language Classroom From my experience of teaching French and German GCSE and A Levels, I know there is not a lot of need for time fillers. Mainly, because there is so…

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    Revision Activities – Language Tip of The Week 10

    Revision Activities for the Language Classroom  Teaching Tip of The Week I know I promised that my language teaching tips of the week would be practical, low-prep teaching ideas that could be used in every language class. However, whilst this…

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    Low Prep Speaking Activities for The Language Classroom

    What low-prep speaking activities do you use in your classroom to practise spontaneous speaking? As you might know, I teach French, German and English which keeps me very busy! Although I teach many different groups of students, one common element …

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    Vocabulary Challenges for the Language Classroom

    FUN VOCABULARY ACTIVITIES FOR PRACTISING,REVISING AND LEARNING VOCABULARY IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM It is important to encourage students’ vocabulary development so that they have the necessary lexis available to them to succeed in communicating and understanding any language. This can…

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    Reading Summary Challenge with A Twist – Tip Of The Week 8

    Would an activity for reading comprehension be useful for your language classes next week? If so, this week’s teaching tip of the week ‘Reading Summary Challenge’ could be just for you! Reading Summary Challenge with a Twist Today’s teaching activity…