Let’s Get Down to Business

by Laura Kernaghan
April 4, 2019

We’ve just added some brand new, authentic French and German videos to our website! This time, they fall under the topic of Education and Work. Over the last couple of months, we’ve added a number of new French and German videos to the Friends & Family and the Freetime and Leisure sections of the website.

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Time to Talk Hobbies

by Laura Kernaghan
February 28, 2019

A few weeks ago we released our first batch of new French and German videos which added to the diverse accents we have on the website. This first batch of videos fell under the Friends and Family theme and now we’ve got some more good news… …we’ve just added some more! This time they come

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New Videos!

by Laura Kernaghan
January 31, 2019

Here at thisislanguage.com we’ve been working on some exciting new content to share with you all! Lots and lots of you have told us how much you and your students enjoy the different accents showcased in our Spanish videos, and how beneficial exposure to this variety can be in the classroom. We thought we’d better

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New and improved time log for student work!

by Holly Meehan
May 17, 2018

You can now see more information than ever on the work your students have done on thisislanguage.com! What’s all this then? Well, last term we asked what you what you most wanted to see added to the site and this was the winner: a more detailed time log for student work. Oh, yeah! And it’s

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Students can now redo set work!

by Holly Meehan
February 1, 2018

Students can now redo the work you set them! This feature won a teacher vote to become the newest addition to the site, and it’s now up and running. Awesome! How does it work? After a student completes an exercise you’ve set for them, they will have the option of redoing it to improve their

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Italian on thisislanguage.com!

by Holly Meehan
January 4, 2018

Italian is coming to thisislanguage.com on 15th January! Stay tuned for: – Hundreds of unscripted language videos – Thousands of accompanying interactive exercises – A fully comprehensive, interactive grammar tool – A vocab trainer complete with native-speaker audio – Scaffolded Hypersheets to help students hone all four key skills – Vocab madness in the form

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez Hall of Fame: all about nouns!

by Holly Meehan
October 5, 2017

Since the launch of build-your-own Nutty Tilez in April, we’ve seen custom vocab lists being used to supercharge vocab learning in all manner of wonderful ways! We’ve had a peek at the lists that have been created so far and rounded up some interesting and creative ideas that might come in handy this term. Today

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New: Video location tagging!

by Holly Meehan
September 20, 2017

Location tagging? What’s that then? We’ve tagged all of the authentic language videos on thisislanguage.com, so that you can see where they were filmed! We film our videos in lots of different countries to get as much linguistic variety as we can, so there’s plenty to discover! Well, that’s interesting, but what’s it for? Use

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New Features: September 2017

by Holly Meehan
September 7, 2017

This summer, we’ve added loads of new content to thisislanguage.com to make it better than ever for you and your students! Here’s the low-down. Printables Over the summer, the Resources section has had a makeover! It’s now called Printables and has a cool new layout! The Printables section contains all the same useful documents, including

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New: Italian Nutty Tilez!

by Holly Meehan
August 31, 2017

Italian Nutty Tilez is now available on thisislanguage.com! All the usual realtime, multi-player follia, in Italiano! Undoubtedly a pupil favourite, Nutty Tilez is also a highly effective vocab learning tool, but don’t just take our word for it: “The Nutty Tilez game which I initially thought was an interesting add-on has transformed the vocab learning

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Textbook and Curriculum Guides

by Holly Meehan
August 31, 2017

A textbook guide? It sounds simple, but… It is simple! We’ve put together guides which align the content on thisislanguage.com with the chapters and units of your textbook, to help save you time integrating our resources into your schemes of work and pacing guides!   Did you say ‘time-saving’?! Tell me more… Yep! Simply look

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez: Hall of Fame!

by Holly Meehan
May 25, 2017

It’s been two weeks since build-your-own Nutty Tilez launched on thisislanguage.com, and already lots of you have been using the custom vocab lists to supercharge your students’ vocab learning in all manner of wonderful ways! We’ve had a peek at the lists that have been created so far and rounded up some of our favourites

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New: build-your-own Nutty Tilez!

by Holly Meehan
April 27, 2017

  Remind me, what’s this Nutty Tilez thing? Nutty Tilez is the realtime, multiplayer vocab game for French, Spanish and German on thisislanguage.com! It’s fast-paced, a bit wacky and highly addictive by the looks of things: Nutty Tilez is the best game in the worlldddd!!!!! – Siddarth S. Nuts for Nutty Tilez! – Patricia M.

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Introducing: Structure videos!

by Holly Meehan
March 22, 2017

That’s… interesting. What on earth are these videos? They’re brand new video explanations we’ve made to accompany the exercises in the structure section! They’re short, engaging and just a bit wacky (oh, and they’re packed with key info on Spanish, French, and German structure, of course). Videos about structure? Sounds thrilling… We promise that these

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Introducing: GCSE Grammar videos!

by Holly Meehan
March 21, 2017

That’s an…interesting picture. What on earth are these videos? They’re brand new video explanations we’ve made to accompany the exercises in the grammar section! They’re short, engaging and just a bit wacky (oh, and aligned to the new French and Spanish GCSE specification, of course).   Videos about grammar? Sounds thrilling… We promise that these

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