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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Monday 11th March 2019

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French | Listening | Heritage
The video clips on the site www.1jour1actu.com have long been popular with French teachers wanting to make A Level listening more engaging. Although the authentic-speed clips are challenging for learners, the animated videos offer visual clues which support Read more...

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Monday 11th February 2019

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All languages | Reading | Wellbeing
With revision and exams drawing ever closer, the pressures on both students and teachers start to increase exponentially. I'm sure we can all think of individual students whose mental wellbeing is a real concern, under the pressure to perform or to hit Read more...

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Friday 30th November 2018

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French | Reading | Christmas
Check out this interactive quiz on Christmas traditions on the 1jour1actu website. It could be a nice starter for a December lesson, or a link to share for homework. Joyeux Noël! Read more...

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Friday 28th September 2018

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Spanish | Reading | Future plans
We've created a worksheet to accompany this article from noticias.universia.es, as a springboard for further discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of going to University. It's a great way to tackle authentic reading, with support, for students Read more...

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