Topical teaching ideas

If you want authentic materials for your lesson but don’t have time to search the net, here’s something for you. Topical, engaging news articles and video clips with suggested teaching ideas.

 

 


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Friday 23 February 2018


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German | Listening | Reading | Olympics
German figure skaters win gold at the Olympic Winter Games With the Olympics in full swing, you could use this article about a German medal win for either reading or listening practice. The text can be copied or projected and the audio can be downloaded Read more...

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Friday 02 February 2018


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Spanish | Reading | Ballet
Los jugadores de rugby que se entrenan con clases de ballet Bust some gender stereotypes with this short item from www.bbc.com/mundo about the Wigan Warrior rugby team getting stuck in to ballet classes. The whole article is just five sentences long, Read more...

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Monday 08 January 2018


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French | Listening | New Year
Having broadcast his new year message in the traditional way on TV, the French president Emmanuel Macron also posted a shorter version on Twitter and Facebook. This version is just over one minute long, with French subtitles making it more accessible Read more...

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Friday 01 December 2017


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Listening | Spanish | Christmas
Apparently Spanish lottery adverts are as eagerly awaited as the John Lewis Christmas campaigns in the UK. Perhaps this is not surprising as this year's full-length 'anuncio de la lotería' was directed by one of Spain's most famous film directors, Alejandro Read more...

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