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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Wednesday 1st February 2017


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French | Listening | Environment
We've just published a special resource to go with this short animation on the topic of the environment, so if you're looking to make authentic listening more accessible … job done! Students can get bored with predictable textbook listening tasks and Read more...


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Friday 13th May 2016


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French | Song | Environment
Thanks to @MFLCorner for highlighting this environmentally-aware song on YouTube: Recyclez! Teaching ideas Using songs can be a really effective way of helping some students memorise key phrases. Challenge groups to listen to the clip as many Read more...


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Friday 26th February 2016


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French | Listening | Reading | Food
Les énergivOres (www.energivores.tv) is a great site for the environment topic, with short, quirky, educational animations on a range of issues. Try the clip entitled 'Les incarnés' (1min 43 secs) to show the true cost of our reliance on meat. Teaching Read more...


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Thursday 17th September 2015


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French | Reading | Transport
Paris sans voiture? Quelle bonne idée! 27 September will be a 'car-free' day in Paris, and although this restriction will only apply to certain zones, it  will certainly make crossing the road in the French capital a lot less stressful. For A level students Read more...


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