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    Why Learn Languages? Ideas For Students!

    Why Study A Language? I have been a language student for over 22 years and a language teacher for over 10 years and I often hear the question: ‘why learn languages?’ In this post, you’ll find some background, the benefits…

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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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    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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    KS3 French and GCSE French Writing Marksheet

    French Writing GCSE and KS3 Marksheet I started teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) in an adult education college in 2009 and although I did set writing homework, it was voluntary. So, I wasn’t obliged to do lots…

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    6 French Listening GCSE Websites To Improve Skills

    Why Improve French Listening Skills for GCSE? For the revised 9-1 AQA GCSE French examinations from 2016, each skill: speaking, listening, reading and writing now accounts for 25% of the overall GCSE French grade. In addition, ‘students must enter at…