• 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…

  • 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”…

  • Language Classroom Teaching Tip Of The Week

    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…

  • progress in speaking and writing

    Progress in MFL Writing and Speaking GCSEs

    Progress is a key factor for language teachers and students in Modern Foreign Language at KS3 and KS4. Looking to spruce up your Modern Languages display with useful resources to improve students’ speaking and writing for GCSE Modern Languages, including…

  • Spontaneous Speaking Activity - Speaking Cups

    Spontaneous Speaking Cups – Languages Activity

    Speaking Cups – Spontaneous Speaking Activity for The Language Classroom Spontaneous speaking has always been a skill that I struggle to facilitate in the languages classroom, especially with lively French and German GCSE students who often need a lot of…

  • speaking practice with verbs and tenses

    No Prep Spontaneous Speaking Activity for Languages

    Who doesn’t love a great no-prep spontaneous speaking activity in the MFL classroom? Last week, I spent a lesson working in the role of Foreign Language Assistant (FLA) with four year 10 German students. Their class teacher wanted them to…

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