• 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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    Teacher Thank You Gifts

    Teacher Gifts With the end of the academic year fast approaching and Teacher Appreciation Week just behind some of us, it got me thinking about when I was at school and what we gifted our teachers versus what teacher gifts…

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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,…

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    Jobs – French Listening Practice and Transcript (Intermediate)

    Check out my jobs and les métiers lesson below with some french listening practice for GCSE French, FSL and FLE lessons. We did vocabulary and phrase recall, questions, as well as some french listening practice through an audio file read…

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    Ma Ville – French Listening Practice & Transcript

    French Listening Practice – ‘Ma Ville’ – with Audio, Transcript and Activities French listening practice was on my mind this week! My main aim was to create some intermediate French GCSE listening practice on the topic of ‘ma ville’. Mainly,…

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    L’environnement – French Environment Listening Lesson

    Teaching the topic of environment and in need of a listening lesson for la protection de l’environnement topic? Look no further, French teachers! This is a ready-to-go, no-prep listening lesson with MP3 audio file, read by a native speaker at…

  • 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…