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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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    Vocabulary Challenges for the Language Classroom

    FUN VOCABULARY ACTIVITIES FOR PRACTISING,REVISING AND LEARNING VOCABULARY IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM It is important to encourage students’ vocabulary development so that they have the necessary lexis available to them to succeed in communicating and understanding any language. This can…

  • 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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    45 German Songs For GCSE German Classrooms

    Motivate GCSE German Students with Modern and Traditional German Songs In Your Classroom Today Get some brilliant German songs and suggestions by GCSE topics below! A bit of background into why I created the list of 45 German songs for…

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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…

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    Teaching Tips of The Week For The Language Classroom

    Teaching Tips and Ideas To Use In The Classroom Each Week I come across brilliant teaching ideas and teaching tips that would be fantastic to use in the modern language classroom or English Language classroom daily. Unfortunately, I don’t do…