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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Friday 15th September 2017


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French | Listening | Phones
If you are studying the topic of technology, your students will love Soprano's double-edged love song to his smart phone: 'Mon précieux'.  You can find the video on YouTube here and the lyrics here. Paste them into Word and create your own cloze listening Read more...


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Wednesday 7th September 2016


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German | Reading | Mobiles
Six German teenagers, aged from 14 to 17, give their opinions on everything from politics and discrimination to family relationships and technology in this youth survey from Spiegel Online. Scroll to the end of the article to click on the photo of each Read more...


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Friday 22nd July 2016


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French | Reading | Technology
Tap into the Pokémon Go craze with this article from Géo Ado about both the appeal and the dangers. Teaching ideas Start by asking students to work in groups against the clock to find all the cognates in the first paragraph of the article, e.g. Read more...


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Friday 10th June 2016


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Spanish | Reading | Mobiles
How many times do you check your phone every day?  Do you panic if you don't have your phone to hand? You might just be suffering from nomophobia! AS or A level students might just relate to this article about addiction to mobile phones from the site Read more...


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