MYLO is great site to support the learning and teaching of French, German, Spanish and Chinese at KS3/4. It's simple to use and has a great range of engaging activities and interesting challenges that promote learning through problem solving and enquiry.
The informal version of "you" in the French language - "tu" - seems to be taking over on social media, at the expense of the formal "vous". As in many countries, online modes of address in French are more relaxed than in face-to-face encounters. But will this have a permanent effect on the French language? ...
MFL HoD, Isabelle Jones at The Radclyffe School in Oldham has written a useful blog post providing tips for the GCSE language examinations drawn from a virtual discussion carried out with the free videoconferencing tool Flashmeeting.
Test your French, German, Spanish and Italian are free resources available on the BBC languages website designed to gauge users' proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing. The free diagnostic tools assess your level and then suggest ways ways in which you can improve.
Focus on French is a free iBook from Radio Lingua available now on iTunes designed to help you with your conversational French straight from your iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone. Read more about this exciting multimedia resource here.
Suzi Bewell, PGCE MFL Course Leader at the University of York has written an article for the Boardworks MFL blog on the importance of intercultural understanding in helping to promote language learning. Check out her top tips and download the post for free. There are other useful articles on the site worth checking out too such as free GCSE French resources, Healthy Living at KS4, Interdisciplinary Learning and watching authentic television programmes in German.