Web Links

Free online resources to support the promotion of Primary MFL teaching and learning

Instant Display

French, German, Italian and Spanish display materials

http://www.instantdisplay.co.uk/mfl.htm

Primary Languages

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.

http://www.primarylanguages.org.uk/training_zone.aspx

Primary Languages

Language upskilling for primary teachers and TAs – modules for French, German and Spanish

http://upskilling.primarylanguages.org.uk/

Primary Languages

KS2 Framework for Languages (2005)

Now in the UK Government National Web Archive, but can also be accessed below:

Part 1

Download (PDF, 774KB)

Part 2

Download (PDF, 318KB)

Part 3

Download (PDF, 898KB)

Primary Languages

Language Learning Objectives from KS2 Framework for Languages – years 3-6

yr 3

Download (PDF, 787KB)

yr 4

Download (PDF, 827KB)

yr 5

Download (PDF, 1.41MB)

yr 6

Download (PDF, 1.01MB)

Primary Resources

French, German, Irish Gaelic, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish resources and ideas

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/mfl/mfl.htm

Languages Online UK

French, German, Italian, Spanish and Italian interactive resources

http://www.languagesonline.org.uk/

Languages Online Australia

Chinese, ESL for beginners, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Spanish and Turkish interactive tasks, songs, worksheets and game making programmes

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/LanguagesOnline/

Voki

In any language pupils create customisable speaking avatars for various classroom purposes

http://www.voki.com/

TES Primary Resources

French, German, Spanish and Welsh resources, lesson plans, worksheets, activities and ideas

http://www.tes.co.uk/primary-teaching-resources/

BBC Primary Languages

French, Mandarin and Spanish topics with audio clips, cultural background, songs, games and videos

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primarylanguages/

Voyage Kids

German games, quizzes, songs, stories, cultural background and much more

http://www.ukgermanconnection.org/kids-home-uk

MFL Sunderland

French, German, Italian and Spanish resources

http://www.sunderlandschools.org/mfl-sunderland

 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.

www.culturetheque.org.uk

Consejeria de Educacion

Has Spanish materials

http://www.mecd.gob.es/reinounido/en_GB/publicaciones-materiales/material-didactico.htm#material-reino-unido1

rtve.es

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.

www.rtve.es/alacarta

 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.

http://www.spanishdict.com/

News in slow Spanish

Learn Spanish online – good for intermediate learners.

http://www.newsinslowspanish.com/

teachers- direct

Enables teachers to create interactive resources

http://www.teachers-direct.co.uk/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

http://www.childrensbooksforever.com/childrenpages/Spanish.html

Short Spanish poems

http://www.spanish-learning-corner.com/short-spanish-poems.html

Spanish poems

http://spanishpoems.blogspot.co.uk

Poems written in Spanish

http://www.poetrytranslation.org/poems/filter/language/Spanish

Poems made for children by Spanish authors such as Gloria Fuertes or Carmen Calvo.

http://www.rinconmaestro.es/lengua/poesia/poesia49.pdf