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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…

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    Revision Activities – Language Tip of The Week 10

    Revision Activities for the Language Classroom  Teaching Tip of The Week I know I promised that my language teaching tips of the week would be practical, low-prep teaching ideas that could be used in every language class. However, whilst this…

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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 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  is…

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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…

  • 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…