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Language Show Discount!

We will be offering a 20% discount on all our MFL titles at the Language Show at Olympia this weekend. Come see us on Stand 304 to take advantage of our special show offer and refresh your resources for French, Spanish, German and Italian.

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Are you thinking of traveling to France?

Are you going to France, but don’t speak the language?

The following article contains lots of useful hints and advice on useful internet sites.

http://www.travelinsurance.org/resources-for-first-time-french-speakers/

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French Phonics in Action!

Sue Cave, one of the authors of Physical French Phonics, has just posted a great video that she’s done on the Physical French Phonics Facebook page. The video shows Year 6 children doing the actions for all 26 phonemes covered in Physical French Phonics.

www.facebook.com/physicalfrenchphonics
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New draft National Curriculum has been published!

The DFE has just released the new National Curriculum for England!

https://www.education.gov.uk/schools/teachingandlearning/curriculum/nationalcurriculum2014/b00220600/consultation-national-curriculum-pos

The consultation period runs until 16 April 2013.

It’s great to see foreign languages in the curriculum for Key Stage 2 (7-11 year olds). Here are the requirements for Key Stage 2 foreign languages:

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Knowledge-based curriculum on the way?

Educational publishers have been waiting, with increasing frustration, for details of what will be in the new English National Curriculum for primary and secondary schools for September 2014. That might seem a long time away, but when you are a developer of high quality resources for schools, it is frighteningly close.

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December’s free quiz is about Christmas

Have you got that Christmas feeling or are you a scrooge at this time of year? Try answering these questions about some Christmas traditions.

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Preparing a microscope slide: free creative teaching resource

Can you prepare a microscope slide?

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