New: Build-your-own Nutty Tilez!

by Holly Meehan
April 27, 2017
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  Remind me, what’s this Nutty Tilez thing? Nutty Tilez is the realtime, multiplayer vocab game fro 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., student Nuts for Nutty Tilez! – Patricia

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Introducing: Structure videos!

by Holly Meehan
March 22, 2017
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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
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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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Teacher Feature Voting!

by Holly Meehan
March 20, 2017
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  So, what’s the deal? Our Teacher Feature Voting lets you decide what happens next on thisislanguage.com! It’s a really quick and easy way to let us know what you want, and get us to build it for you!   Amazing! How does it work? Every half term, a selection of possible new features will

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New: Points Targets!

by Holly Meehan
March 9, 2017
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So, what’s the deal? Our brand new Points Target feature allows you to set students the task of earning a certain number of points on thisislanguage.com. Last term, this feature won a teacher vote to become the newest addition to the site; we’ve been working hard on it since and we’re very pleased to announce

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New Hypersheets!

by Holly Meehan
February 9, 2017
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These are not just any worksheets, these are TIL Hypersheets! Wait, what are they? Worksheets, but way better! Brand new to thisislanguage.com, our Hypersheets are designed to be a full and comprehensive, ready-prepared lesson, testing students on all four key skills. Each Hypersheet is built from a series of listening, reading, writing and speaking exercises

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The Fall 2016 US Nutty Champions!

by Holly Meehan
December 16, 2016
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This December marked the third international Nutty Tilez Competition, and what a competition it was! Students’ results were incredible, a record number took part and there was some seriously speedy typing going on! We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. Now, without further ado, it is time to announce the winners!   French

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The Autumn 2016 UK Nutty Champions!

by Holly Meehan
December 15, 2016
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This December marked the third international Nutty Tilez Competition, and what a competition it was! Students’ results were incredible, a record number took part and there was some seriously speedy typing going on! We hope you all enjoyed it as much as we did. Now, without further ado, it is time to announce the winners!   French

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The Winter Nutty Tilez Competition 2016!

by Holly Meehan
November 8, 2016
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Follow Demon Dante on Twitter… This December the Nutty Tilez Competition is back! For the third international contest, students will use their linguistic skills to pursue Demon Dante through 50 levels and win back as many peanuts as possible before Christmas!   What?            International Nutty Tilez Competition! Start date                

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New Features: September 2016

by Holly Meehan
September 7, 2016
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This summer, we’ve made loads of updates to thisislanguage.com, to make it better than ever for you and your students. Here’s the low-down:   German Grammar The German grammar section is now ready to go! It includes teacher-written explanations of all of the grammar points set out in the new GCSE specifications, accompanied by comprehensive,

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