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 June 2018


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Spanish | Reading | Technology
This article from BBC News Mundo ties in perfectly to the topic of technology and social networking. It's packed with percentages so we've created a handy worksheet to help students get to grips with the these social networking trends.    Read more...


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Thursday 21st January 2016


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Spanish | Reading | Technology
This article from Muy Interesante outlining the findings of The Happiness Research Institute (yes, apparently it really exists!) would make a good authentic reading task for AS students. Teaching ideas You could start by asking students to mindmap Read more...


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Thursday 26th February 2015


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French | Video | Facebook
This short video clip (1m. 42s.) from www.1jour1actu.com gives a good overview of why Facebook is not suitable for children. The engaging animation supports comprehension and it could be used effectively with AS French students as part of the technology Read more...


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Friday 24th October 2014


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German | Communication technology | Internet | Reading
This German article about the joys and perils of social networking would tie in well to the AS topic of communication technology.  Teaching ideas Start with the summary box at the bottom of the article entitled Auf die Schnelle - wichtige Tipps Read more...

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