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.
Solo para chicas?
2nd February 2018
Spanish | Reading | Ballet
Los jugadores de rugby que se entrenan con clases de ballet
Bust some gender stereotypes with this short item from www.bbc.com/mundo about the Wigan Warrior rugby team getting stuck in to ballet classes. The whole article is just five sentences long,...
How true are Spanish stereotypes?
15th April 2016
Spanish | Reading | Stereotypes
This article from www.thelocal.es is in English but it's such a great way to get students discussing stereotypes that I'm including it here anyway!
Get students to make a list of as many Spanish stereotypes as they can. How do...
Cliché! La France vue de l'étranger.
6th November 2015
French | Listening | Stereotypes
This animated video is a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the stereotypes we may have of the French, from what they wear to what they eat.
Ask students to work in groups to brainstorm what comes to mind as 'typically French' for the...