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

    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. Mainly, because I use them to help my students with vocabulary recall,…

  • Fun No Prep Low Prep Games for the MFL Classroom

    Fun Games for The MFL Classroom

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

  • 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…

  • 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”…

  • 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…

  • Das deutsche Schulsystem

    Das deutsche Schulsystem – Listening Activity

    When I was at school I needed all the help I could get, to get my head around the German school system! Therefore, I’ve put together a resource, which could either be used as revision, or as an introduction into…