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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New: Video location tagging!

by Holly Meehan
September 20, 2017
Location Tagging 3

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
September

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
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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
Textbook guides

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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