• 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…

  • first German lesson for beginners

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

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