Lesson Library: Pronunciation, 3rd/4th year AP

by Holly Meehan
February 15, 2018
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Name: Steve Swaim School: Ravenscroft School Language: Spanish Year group: 3rd or 4th year AP Topic/module: Pronunciation and Past Holidays Along with the obvious benefits of watching/listening to native speakers talk about a variety of aspects of their lives, I use these videos as a springboard for other discussions about the nature of Spanish itself. As I incessantly tell my

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Students can now redo set work!

by Holly Meehan
February 1, 2018
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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

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: Christmas edition!

by Holly Meehan
December 14, 2017
Christmas words

Christmas is here! We’ve put together some festive Nutty Tilez lists, with all the words your students need to talk about the upcoming holidays. The perfect way to bring to some Christmas cheer to your classroom, and get practising for next year’s Nutty Tilez competition! Remember, to set these for your students, simply log into

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez: winter words!

by Holly Meehan
November 29, 2017
winter words

We’ve put together some seasonal Nutty Tilez lists to supercharge your students’ vocab learning! Inspired by cold days and cosy evenings, our hand-picked selection of useful winter words will see your students through to the spring. Remember, to set these for your students, simply log into thisislanguage.com, click on the Nutty Tilez button on your

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200 new words added to build-your-own Nutty Tilez!

by Holly Meehan
November 1, 2017
200 New words for Nutty Tilez

Since the launch of the new Nutty Tilez custom lists, we’ve been keeping an eye on the words you’ve wanted to add but haven’t been able to find in our dictionary, and this week we’ve added 200 of your most searched-for bits of vocab! The dictionary is now fuller than ever, with comprehensive coverage of

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Build-your-own Nutty Tilez Hall of Fame: the grammar edit!

by Holly Meehan
October 10, 2017
Grammar edit

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. Get

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

by Holly Meehan
October 5, 2017
All about nouns

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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Lesson Library: Mi Colegio, Year 10, Warminster School

by Holly Meehan
October 5, 2017
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Name: Georgia Mugridge School: Warminster School Language: Spanish Year group: Year 10 Topic/module: Mi Colegio Introduction: This is the 5 th lesson in a sequence describing a range of aspects about school life. We have previously covered a reminder of school subjects vocabulary, school buildings and facilities vocabulary, how to give opinions and justifications (including about school uniform), how to

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Lesson Library: Dream Holidays, Year 9, Avanti House School

by Holly Meehan
September 20, 2017
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Name: Neetu Sadhwani School: Avanti House School Language: Spanish Year group: Year 9 Topic/module: Dream Holidays Introduction and lesson objective: We go to the ICT suite once a week to focus on a topic we have already started in class, so in this case we have looked at holiday vocab and the conditional tense in the previous lesson. I

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