Modern Foreign Languages 5-11: A guide for teachers

2nd Edition

Jane Jones, Simon Coffey

Routledge
Published October 3, 2012
Textbook - 178 Pages - 17 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415687478 - CAT# Y121754
Series: Primary 5-11 Series

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Summary

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 Foreign Languages 5-11 meets that need. This book brings together key pedagogical issues into one user-friendly guide that aims to help all practitioners to teach MFL as a dynamic, stand-alone subject yet retaining a cross-curricular focus. Practical ideas to help integrate effective language learning, teaching and assessment into the curriculum are combined with examples of best practice, revealing how you can turn pupils into enthusiastic, lifelong learners.

Written to support busy schools and teachers, this book contains advice on:

  • Using new technologies;
  • Utilising your lesson plans and schemes of work;
  • Language awareness and transferable skills;
  • Cultural learning;
  • Differentiation;
  • Motivation and learning across the curriculum;
  • The transition from primary to secondary.

With MFL at the forefront of all educational discussion, this timely book offers ideas and guidance to all BA, PGCE and MA students training to be MFL teachers and practising primary teachers who are looking to effectively run an MFL programme in their school.

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