Below are resources from past conferences, along with papers and articles of interest to ISMLA members.

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Key Stage 2 Language Learning Review Paper

An article by Ari Alejandro, Head of Modern Languages at St Augustine's Priory. 'To what extent will the statutory introduction of Key Stage 2 language learning fall short of achieving the Government’s aims for it?'


Conference 2016 - The New MFL A Level Specifications

Simon Barlass' presentation from the 2016 ISMLA Conference, looking at the new MFL A level specifications.


Conference 2016 - Modern languages from school to university and beyond

Jocelyn Wyburd's presentation from the 2016 ISMLA Conference: 'Modern languages from school to university and beyond: the current landscape'


Conference 2016 - Film in the Modern Language Classroom: Almodóvar and Beyond

Notes from Duncan Wheeler's (University of Leeds) presentation at the 2016 ISMLA Conference on film in the MFL classroom.


ISMLA Brexit Press Release - October 2016

ISMLA urges government to listen to pleas from MPs and Peers regarding impact on language skills during negotiations over Brexit


Karen Sykes - Effective Teaching and Learning Paper

Encouraging and enhancing purposeful and productive thinking in the Second Language classroom within the context of A Level Spanish teaching and learning: managing ‘affective filters’.


Pearson A-level MFL: Further Guidance on the Conduct of Mock Examinations for Task 2

Updated guidance from Pearson / Edexcel for conducting the IRP element of the A-level speaking exam.


Online Russian Resources from Jess Tipton

ISMLA committee member Jess Tipton shares her recommendations for Russian resources online.


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