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 4th September 2017


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French | Listening | Music
We love Zaz's catchy songs, many of which are perfect for use in the MFL classroom. Song lyrics are one way to expose students to authentic texts and if you can get them singing along, so much the better! We've created a listening resource based around Read more...


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Wednesday 23rd August 2017


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Spanish | Listening | Music
Anyone who follows the #mfltwitterati on Twitter may have seen an amusing tweet this week from @GeorgiaMugridge about the increasing popularity of Spanish music in the UK. She had just heard someone say on the radio that 'with all these Spanish songs Read more...


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Thursday 24th November 2016


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French | Music | Culture
Kids United is a group of five children, aged 9-16, whose cover versions of classic songs are taking France by storm. This talented bunch of kids are also ambassadors for Unicef and have quickly become celebrities.  Teaching ideas On the Kids United Read more...


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Friday 1st April 2016


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French | Listening | Song
With the Eurovision Song Contest coming up in May, why not play your class the French entry by Amir? You can find the official video here - it's pretty catchy but will it win your students' vote? Teaching ideas Copy and paste the lyrics from here Read more...


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