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.
Le Meilleur Pâtissier
9th October 2015
French | Listening | Food
Tap into the current interest in The Great Bristish Bake Off with this clip from the French version, Le Meillleur Pâtissier. Thanks to @MLMusings for the link. À vos marques, prêts, pâtissez!
As the French is so fast, try getting...
Top 10 German foods
23rd April 2015
German | Culture | Food
The 'Get Germanized' You Tube channel has all kinds of short video clips on a range of German language and and cultural topics. Although the clips are in English, the presenter is German and the content is very accessible for KS3 students. Here are some...
Où trouver le meilleur pain de Paris?
29th August 2014
French | Reading | Culture | KS3 | GCSE
The importance of a good baguette cannot be underestimated …
Project the article, showing the image of the bread and the five short introductory paragraphs.
Read the first paragraph and ask students to translate it....
Xamaleón: The Spanish ice-cream which changes colour
1st August 2014
Spanish | Ice cream
Another great reason to go to Spain: they've invented an ice cream which changes colour as it melts and doesn't even contain E numbers! Read all about it here.
Starter: go to the article and minimise the webpage so that just the...