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    Jenga Activity for Spontaneous Speaking – Language Tip of the Week

    Jenga Activity for Spontaneous Speaking Language Classroom Teaching Tip of the Week This week’s language classroom teaching activity of the week is an add-on to my recent post, Low-Prep Spontanous Speaking Activities for the Language Classroom (go and check it out…

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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 TO PRACTISE AND REVISE VOCABULARY IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM It is important to encourage students’ vocabulary development so that they have the necessary language available to them to succeed in communicating and understanding any language. One way…

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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…

  • 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…

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    French Songs for GCSE French Classrooms

    Motivate French GCSE Students with French Songs In Your GCSE Classroom Today Get some brilliant French songs for GCSE and suggestions by topic below! For me, music has always been an instrumental part of learning a language. As a student,…

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    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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    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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    Teaching Numbers – Fun Speaking Activity

    Finding enough speaking activities and free speaking practice, which are useful, is definitely my downfall when it comes to teaching. When I came across this speaking activity on teaching numbers with its game element, I was thrilled. Read about my take on the…