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ThinkingEd – Spreading the word for forward-thinking Education. Makembé. RiPL. Teaching activities to support motivation and cognitive engagement. Cc2011. Mflresources. Contes et légendes - Il était une histoire - IEUH. Mrs. Geek Chic - Educational Technology Blog for Teachers by Larissa Aradj, an FSL teacher in Toronto. "EdTech du jour from a nerdy French Teacher" Guided / scaffolded translation activities - The textivate blog. There's a renewed focus on translation in Modern Languages teaching in the UK.

Guided / scaffolded translation activities - The textivate blog

Textivate. - Resource: Les repas: qu'est-ce que tu manges? Have a repertoire, lighten your workload (part one) The next four blogs I'm going to post are the equivalent of one of those TV clip shows - you know, the ones where they need to fill a weekly slot by showing the best bits, or deleted scenes, from the series.

Have a repertoire, lighten your workload (part one)

But these four blogs have a theme. The clue is in the title. Sentence Stealers with a twist. Sentence Stealers is a reading aloud game invented by Gianfranco Conti.

Sentence Stealers with a twist

I'll describe the game to you, then suggest an extension of it which goes a bit further than reading aloud. By the way, I shouldn't need to justify the usefulness of reading aloud, but just in case, we are talking here about matching sounds to spellings, practising listening, pronunciation and intonation and repeating/recycling high frequency language patterns. This is how it works: Display around 15 sentences on the board, preferably ones which show language patterns you have been working on recently or some time ago.Hand out four cards or slips of paper to each student.On each card students must secretly write a sentence from the displayed list.Students then circulate around the class, approaching their classmates and reading a sentence from the displayed list.

Curriculum map and overhaul. My main takeaways from Rachel's session were: It's generally acknowledged that by the end of Year 6 children will have reached level A1 on the Common European Framework.

Curriculum map and overhaul

This requires knowledge of 500 items of vocabulary.The vocabulary taught should be informed by the words' frequency in the language. French Online Sources Of Texts - ALL Literature Project. The Project has identified many online repositories of literary texts online, which are grouped here for your reference.

French Online Sources Of Texts - ALL Literature Project

Of course these may not be online forever and we cannot be responsible if they disappear! The links on this page were checked in August 2015. Please also see the sources provided by Multilingual sites, where French is also included. French Latest: The Straitjacket of “Good Practice” UPDATE. Right, time for another rant into the ether!

The Straitjacket of “Good Practice” UPDATE

Well, not really a rant, more a few observations on what works and doesn’t. You know why my ranting isn’t as ranty as it once was? I’m just not so angry anymore. And if I told you I don’t believe in lesson plans? Lesson plans – they’re a bit of a nonsense.

And if I told you I don’t believe in lesson plans?

Don’t you think? In fact, I’ll go further. Lesson plans hold kids back and encourage teachers to focus on all the wrong things. KS2 French Scheme of Work. Membership Order Form — Primary Languages Network. Culturethèque - Culturethèque - Recherche. KS2 French - BBC Teach. Languages at Michaela School Wembley London. Modern Foreign Languages Language teaching at Michaela is like nothing you have seen elsewhere.

Languages at Michaela School Wembley London

We don’t use pictures, PowerPoints, games, pair work or group work. Neither do we do large discrete blocks of grammar. “Today we are “doing” the Perfect Tense.” are words you will never hear at Michaela. Tu es comme moi 20190109231547. ALL Connect: KS2 Speaking. Welcome to the ALL Connect KS2 Speaking Module There are five themed modules for KS2 teachers of languages and two KS2-KS3 modules.

ALL Connect: KS2 Speaking

The modules are not sequential, and are presented here in four formats: A Powerpoint presentation for use in a training sessionA pdf for Trainers to use in preparing for a training session; this includes the notes pages that accompany the Powerpoint screensA Powerpoint presentation for self–access by a practising teacher or trainee (this version does not include discussion and has reduced notes) in case you wish to view the Powerpoint separately from the NotesA pdf of the Self Access notes page – you might like to access this version in order to have the Notes visible at the same time as the screens. The materials of this module are aimed at an audience of teachers who will be teaching pupils at KS2. Comptines en Francais. 4 French lessons to learn Colours free online with audio.

With our French lessons for Colours you will learn "Colours" in 4 easy steps.

4 French lessons to learn Colours free online with audio

The French you will learn in this lesson consists of 10 Words that name colours. Each French lesson consists of 4 interactive learning activities and includes full audio by a native French speaker plus the written text for every item of vocabulary introduced. Fun French learner games + lessons website for kids + adults. Primary French Resources. Animals Adjectival Agreement Colours Countries Family Food Games Gender Greetings Intercultural Understanding In town Jobs Miscellaneous Months and days Monolingual dictionaries Numbers Opinions Parts of the body and monsters Phonics Planets Playground games and pastimes Plurals with Matisse Reading texts Saying your age and birthday Scheme of Work School Time Transport Verbs Weather and points of the compass Where do you live?

Word mats Sound files (vocabulary, rhymes, songs and listening activities) KS2 Scheme of Work Greetings Sample dialogues for saying and spelling your name (PDF 40 KB) added 01.09.15 Greetings sample dialogues (PDF 38 KB) added 13.8.15 Greetings and saying how you feel sample dialogues (PDF 46 KB) added 13.8.15 Saying your name and age bunting (PDF 70 KB) added 23.02.15 Asking and saying your name (PDF 632 KB) added 30.9.14 Asking and saying your name (alternative) (PDF 634 KB) added 17.1.17 Greetings wordsearch (PDF 199 KB) added 30.9.14.

The secrets of language learning. Language learning – Croatian, Danish, French, Hindi, Italian, Swedish, now Spanish – has been part of my daily routine for two years. I’ve become evangelical about three methods: Pimsleur, Memrise and Michel Thomas. Each promises that anyone can learn: this post explores how each method works and what underpins that promise. Pimsleur The truth is that anyone can acquire a foreign language with the right teaching system” Untitled. French colors - Couleurs - Arc en ciel by alain le lait. La chanson des couleurs. ALL Connect: KS2 Speaking. Allconnectwiki / Pages & Files. Ks2 speaking part 1 notes pages. ‘Once upon a time…..Using stories for teaching and learning Languages in primary school’ « Network for Languages London.

Talking Target Language: developing spontaneity in the classroom « Network for Languages London. Why should I attend? This course will consider how we teach our students to improve their pronunciation and intonation and look at how we can provide them with ample opportunities to use the target language in class. The course is both relevant and practical and is ideal for those new to teaching French, those having […] Read More. Primary Co-ordinators - Association for Language Learning. Assessment-for-ALL-1. Primary Programme of Study. With the introduction of MFL as a compulsory subject across all KS2 year groups from September 2014, the UCL Institute of Education Confucius Institute developed a Programme of Study to assist primary school teachers to introduce and teach Mandarin Chinese in the classroom.

In this new version, released in June 2016, the language content and general rationale remain the same but the formatting has been changed and a far greater cultural content has been developed. The aim of this revision is both to enrich the students’ experience of China and Chinese, and also to make the programme more accessible to non-Mandarin-speaking classroom teachers by illustrating the subject’s rich cross-curricular potential. The new cultural content is designed to link to curriculum topics in other subject areas such as History, Geography, Literacy, Art & Design and Religious Knowledge. The PoS has been further redesigned to include a separate scheme for the introduction of Chinese characters. Units 1.