Modern Foreign Languages 5-11: A guide for teachers

Modern Foreign Languages 5-11: A guide for teachers

by Jane Jones, Simon Coffey

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Overview

The need to introduce pupils to learning languages at an early stage has been widely acknowledged with MFL set to become a core part of the primary curriculum. As schools seek to develop their offerings and make more effective foreign language provision, there is an urgent need for advice and guidance on best practice.Now fully updated, Modern Fore

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136618826
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/03/2012
Series: Primary 5-11 Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Jane Jones is Senior Lecturer in Modern Foreign Languages Education at King’s College London.

Simon Coffey is Lecturer in Modern Languages Education at King’s College London.

Table of Contents

Introduction – developments in primary MFL learning  1. Starting early – what do younger language learners do better?  2. Leading the way – the importance of a shared leadership approach  3. Planning and use of resources – doing the groundwork  4. Teaching the four skills – practical ideas and activities  5. Teaching approaches – differentiation, motivation and learning across the curriculum  6. Learner strategies and preferences – overcoming the ‘tricky bits’  7. Assessment and monitoring progress: How am I doing? What have I achieved? How can I progress?  8. ICT and language learning  9. Cultural learning – opening the classroom door and broadening horizons  10. Transition from primary to secondary – continuity, cohesion and progression  11. Training and professional development – establishing a community of learning and practice

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