• Acrostic Whiteboard Vocabulary Building Activity

    WORD ACROSTIC – VOCABULARY PRACTICE FOR LANGUAGE LESSONS There are so many vocabulary building activities that you can use in the language classroom and this one is one of my absolute favourites! Not only is this vocabulary building activity completely…

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    Vocabulary Building Activity – Last Man Standing

    Fun Vocabulary Building Game for Language Classrooms This vocabulary building activity is a game that is a little different to my other vocabulary games for the language classroom! The difference being that it has students standing up in a circle…

  • Vocabulary Activity To Assess Prior Knowledge – 5 Words

    Quick Vocabulary Activity To Assess Prior Knowledge for All Language Classrooms! Oh, how I do enjoy a quick and easy no-prep vocabulary activity to assess prior knowledge, whilst simultaneously practising spelling and pronunciation. Making it into a competition is an…

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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…

  • Vocabulary Revision Challenge Dominoes – Tip Of The Week 7

    No-Prep Dominoes Revision Vocabulary Challenge Could you use a no-prep vocabulary activity to help Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 or Key Stage 5 students of French, German, Spanish or other modern language to develop vocabulary through synonyms or antonyms?…

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    10 Fun Ideas To Teach Vocabulary In Your Classroom

    Learn Vocabulary Using Fun Activities 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…

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    Emojis Vocabulary Builder – Condensed Version

    The Emoji Mindmap Trend Last year, I saw Dannielle Warren using the Emoji Mindmap that she had put together from a Google image, which included a massive number of emojis to annotate on to recap and improve vocabulary, the idea…

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    3 Free Language Learning Apps To Improve Vocabulary

    How To Learn Vocabulary with Free Language Learning Apps – A Review/Comparison ‘Quizzes should be learning experiences for our students and we can make them into powerful ones’ (Fink, 2003) With the advent of the internet, it has never been…

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    How To Learn Vocabulary for Modern Languages

     How To Learn Vocabulary Effectively For modern languages, you need vocabulary to communicate well. However, students often find it difficult to remember words and sentences they are taught in the classroom between lessons. Some learners equally struggle to know how to…

  • Post-School Education & Work in Germany Listening Lesson

    GCSE German Intermediate Listening Lesson on Post-School Options in Germany I needed a post-education and work listening lesson for my German language students this week. Unfortunately, I am still struggling to find authentic topic-related listening material from other sources. Despite…