• Vocab, Speaking and Writing Prompts – ‘Take Your Pick’

    ‘Take Your Pick’ with These Useful Vocabulary, Speaking and Writing Prompts for Language Classrooms As a language teacher, I am always on the look out for interesting activities. Especially speaking and writing prompts which I can use to help my…

  • Fun No Prep Low Prep Games for the MFL Classroom

    Fun Games for The MFL Classroom Low-Prep

    Fun Language Games To Engage Learners in the MFL Classroom Games are defined as ‘activities that one engages in for amusement or fun’. Nowadays, when learners think about their language lessons, they don’t usually synonymy them with the expression fun.…

  • using loo roll to teach speaking

    Fun Speaking Activity for First Lesson in Language Classrooms

    Want to get some weird looks and questions from your family when packing for a new term of college? Get some toilet roll out…! Ready for a fun speaking activity during first lessons in any language classroom. The ‘Loo’ Roll Speaking…

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    First German Lesson for A Beginner

    Teach German With An Awesome First German Lesson for Beginners I am in love with the German language and I absolutely love teaching first German lessons. However, I can kind of see where the quote is coming from. German can…

  • Spontaneous Speaking with Video Clips in Language Learning

    How To Improve Your Speaking with Short Video Clips Short video clips are fantastic prompts for spontaneous speaking practice when it comes to learning any language. “Videos generate visual stimulants that wake up the brain cells and demand focused attention”…

  • Emojis Verb Builder To Learn and Revise Verbs

    Use Emojis To Revise and Learn Vocabulary Last year, I wrote a post entitled Emojis Vocabulary Builder. Students receive a worksheet with chunks of emojis based around different themes. They annotate the sheet to revise vocabulary or develop their bank…

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    Want to learn a language (French, German or English) online?

    Learn French Online, Learn German Online and Have English Lessons Online Today! This year marks 10 years since I first qualified as a language teacher in Boston, Lincolnshire. That is crazy! The time really has flown by. Over the years,…

  • Umweltschutz

    Umweltschutz in Deutschland Listening Tasks and Transcript

    A Lesson for German Learners on “die Umwelt” I’ve put together another listening activity for German students studying the topic of ‘die Umwelt’, or the environment, entitled: ‘Umweltschutz’. I feel that this listening based lesson is perfect for GCSE German…

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