|Classroom Gems: Games and Activities for Primary Modern Foreign Languages||
Classroom Gems: Games and Activities for Primary Modern Foreign Languages
This new book embodies the philosophy of learning through play. It aims to equip those faced with teaching foreign languages in the primary sector with a large collection of classroom activities which encourage pupils to use the foreign language in a fun and physical way, while focusing on speaking skills. Readers are given background into how to use the activities effectively, how to combine activities in one lesson and how to adapt activities to suit different age groups to ensure they get the most out of their lessons.
Part 1 Learning objectives
Part 2 Games and activities
Practising numbers and counting;
Practising specific vocabulary areas
Practising vocabulary on many different topics
Exploring literacy in the target language
Enhancing the language learning experience
Part 3 Vocabulary Lists
Classroom Gems – inspirational ideas for the primary classroom.
Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities, guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant.
Easily navigable, allowing you to choose the right activity quickly and easily, these invaluable resources are guaranteed to save you time and are a must-have tool to plan, prepare and deliver first-rate lessons.
Games and Activities for Primary Modern Foreign Languages offers a valuable collection of over 150 specially selected ideas to introduce modern foreign languages to primary children of all ages, in a fun and physical way.
Whether you are looking for a five-minute gap-filler or an activity or project to fill an entire lesson, this indispensable book is packed full of easy-to-use, practical ideas, using games, drama, music and role-playing.
Instant ideas to brighten up your classroom!
Nicola Drinkwater is a language specialist with several years’ experience of teaching modern foreign languages at primary level in a variety of school settings. She also runs ‘Language in Action’ clubs where children learn French, German and Spanish through drama and games.