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A booklet about using short films to teach French at GCSE and A Level.
A booklet about using short films to teach Urdu at GCSE and A level.
A booklet about using short films to teach Mandarin at GCSE and A Level
A booklet about using short films to teach Italian at GCSE and A Level
Activities for teaching Urdu at GCSE level using the film 'English Vinglish'.
A booklet with activities to teach Urdu at GCSE using the film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobora.
Languages and your future Want to know more about how langages can help your career prospects? Routes into Languages has produced Languages and your future, a resource aimed at secondary school pupils to encourage them to learn languages by telling them about the employability benefits of knowing a foreign language. It combines languages, skills and professions to show pupils how they are all linked and to encourage them to think about the skills you gain by learning a language.
Routes into Languages East partners, the University of Cambridge Language Centre has gathered a selection of video 'talking heads' from students at Cambridge who are studying languages for various purposes. We hope that these will inform people making their GCSE and A level choices and considering applying to Cambridge. The students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and offer their perspectives on living and studying in Cambridge and on their experiences and motivations for studying languages.
Routes into Languages East has commissioned a collection of materials to use with year 9. The materials consist of about one hour's pre-teaching for the film and one hour's teaching after watching the film. Series Editor is Rachel Hawkes of Comberton Village College. We were very fortunate to be able to watch the films at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse, having piloted the materials with year 9 pupils from local Cambridgeshire schools. Let us know what you think...   We continue to develop more materials - so far, we have the following:
Improve your German while learning about life and culture in Germany and Austria. This album of audio podcasts are devised as a revision of some post-beginners structures and vocabulary as well as an introduction to different aspects of everyday life in German speaking countries. The tracks contain recordings of German and Austrian native speakers and have been taken from the audio-visual materials for the Open University module L130 Auftakt, intermediate German. See the following link for access and more details.
Web based resources for GCSE, A1 and A2 French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.