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NO budget for MFL? It's a barrier we all face and even if you do have a generous and sympathetic Headteacher, have somehow managed to get British Council or similar funding, chances are you are still pretty low on resources and cash for teaching Modern Foreign Languages at KS1 and/or KS2. But actually there is a lot out there, particularly on the Internet that you can get for free, so I'll list some of my…Continue
Added by Lisa Stevens on August 28, 2007 at 20:06 — No Comments
Inspired by Joe Dale's 'Death by Powerpoint' articles and 'how to' guides, I have been trying to adapt a powerpoint introduction of clothes vocabulary in French so that it is easier to use for non-specialist primary teachers. I've attached a copy at the end of this post for anyone who would like to download and comment on…
Added by Jo Rhys-Jones on August 20, 2007 at 14:00 — No Comments
Just a few words to share how I'm feeling and where I'm at with MFL at the moment.
I'm really scared...is that normal? At my old school I was geography and history co-ordinator, as well as being in charge of EAL (about 10% of the children were classed as having English as an additional language, so not a small job!!!). Why oh why is the prospect of taking on MFL so daunting for me? I have no idea. Maybe it's not the subject, maybe it's the new school - very large junior…Continue
Quel temps fait-il?
One of the nice things about the weather as a topic is that not only can it be made into a cross-curricular project spread over half a term, but it is also ideally suited for low-key everyday reinforcement in the primary school classroom by the class teacher.
I've attached a template I made for a poster in French that can be pinned on the door/a wall and children can then take it in turns to be responsible for posting little cards for today's day…Continue
Having put aside my week of blogging for Teachers TV, and finally completed tagging all my del.icio.us (note to self - must finish watching Vod Pod on Joe's site re del.icio.us), I've been getting down to another task I've set myself for the holidays.