Free online resources to support the promotion of Primary MFL teaching and learning
French, German, Italian and Spanish display materials
Training Zone. Click a category and a sub-category for video and audio clip, transcript and cpd – in Bengali, French, German, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish.
Language upskilling for primary teachers and TAs – modules for French, German and Spanish
KS2 Framework for Languages (2005)
Now in the UK Government National Web Archive, but can also be accessed below:
Language Learning Objectives from KS2 Framework for Languages – years 3-6
French, German, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish resources and ideas
Languages Online UK
French, German, Italian, Spanish and Italian interactive resources
Languages Online Australia
Chinese, ESL for beginners, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Spanish and Turkish interactive tasks, songs, worksheets and game making programmes
In any language pupils create customisable speaking avatars for various classroom purposes
TES Primary Resources
French, German, Spanish and Welsh resources, lesson plans, worksheets, activities and ideas
BBC Primary Languages
French, Mandarin and Spanish topics with audio clips, cultural background, songs, games and videos
German games, quizzes, songs, stories, cultural background and much more
French, German, Italian and Spanish resources
Institut Français website
It has a lot of material which can be accessed free of charge. You need to register on the site to be able to access.
Consejeria de Educacion
Has Spanish materials
This website gives access to TV and radio programmes on Spanish TV and radio, and is good especially for teachers who are wanting to improve their Spanish.
Online Spanish translator/dictionary
Type a word in in either Spanish or English, and not only is the translation given, but you can also hear the Spanish word pronounced by clicking on the sound file. Examples of the word’s usage is also given.
News in slow Spanish
Learn Spanish online – good for intermediate learners.
Enables teachers to create interactive resources
Spanish literature and poems
The New Programme of Study for Languages requires that pupils are taught to:
- appreciate stories, songs, poems and rhymes in the language (KS2)
- read literary texts in the language [such as stories, songs, poems and letters] to stimulate ideas, develop creative expression and expand understanding of the language and culture (KS3)
Children’s Books Forever
Short Spanish poems
Poems written in Spanish
Poems made for children by Spanish authors such as Gloria Fuertes or Carmen Calvo.