• Les réseaux sociaux – French GCSE Listening Lesson

    GCSE French Listening Lesson on Social Media and Social Networks Social media and ‘les réseaux sociaux’ are a staple part of most young peoples’ lives in the 21st century. Therefore, I feel they are excellent themes to include in French GCSE…

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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…

  • 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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    Spontaneous Speaking Activity – Tip of the Week – Edition 6

    Who loves speaking in another languages? Me! However, when it comes to speaking in a different language, finding enough opportunity in the classroom can be quite tricky. This week’s Teaching Tip of The Week is a fun, low-prep and low-cost spontaneous…

  • TEACHING TIP OF THE WEEK Edition 5

    Teaching Activity Of The Week – Edition 5

    TEACHING IDEA OF THE WEEK – EDITION 5 – SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS CHALLENGE This week, I used a really good starter in my English lessons (adaptable to French, German and Spanish etc). The teaching activity got my students thinking as soon…

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    Progress in MFL Writing and Speaking GCSEs

    Progress is a key factor for language teachers and students in Modern Foreign Language at KS3 and KS4. Looking to spruce up your Modern Languages display with useful resources to improve students’ speaking and writing for GCSE Modern Languages, including…

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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…