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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.


Design technology multiple choice reading exam suitable for Yr 9 / 10 - in French and Spanish

Those who were at the Cheadle Hulme conference will have heard Nick Mair talk about his work on a Design Technology exam to be conducted in French or Spanish This is his exam for you to download and use as you wish. The suggested level is CEFR A2 and so good for Year 9 or Year 10 classes as something different for the end of term Both versions are contained in one pdf. The last two sheets are a marking grid that allows you to mark a script in under 45 seconds... Instructions Pupils sit exam - 40 minutes Pupils transfer answers to the answer grids (print back to back) 5 minutes Print out the last two sheets - these contain the answers Cut out the yellow boxes - then laminate the remaining gruyere sheet of A4 Do not laminate back to back .... Line up the gruyere sheet on top of the pupil sheet and count the ticks Check that a pupil has not entered two marks on one line


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Russian Resources from Jess Tipton

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

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