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10 Games That Will Set Your Language Class On Fire

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Ready to set your class on fire?

No, you don’t need the firetrucks on this one. I’m talking about getting your students engaged with the content and setting your classroom ablaze with fun and excitement.

Playing games in the foreign

10 MFL Speaking Activities for a Productively Talkative Classroom

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You toss a question to your class.

You imagine hands flying up from enthusiastic students, eager to respond.

Instead?

Crickets.

Blank stares.

Maybe an uncomfortable cough or two.

Granted, there are moments when silence is optimal for students—like during a …

Master the Fine Art of Storytelling: 3 TPR Storytelling Examples

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You yell at the screen, “Don’t go down to that basement, dummy!”

Well, that person doesn’t hear you and they go down to the basement.

Sigh.

In this case, you have no say in the story line and your favorite …

8 Engaging CLIL Projects That Help Make Learning Fun

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CLIL just clicks.

With what we know about the importance of making connections in student learning, this methodology just seems to make sense.

By now, most of us are familiar with the benefits of CLIL (Content and Language …

7 Immersion Activities to Help Your Language Students Soar

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Wish you could whisk your class away to a country where the target language is spoken?

Have you daydreamed about planning a fully immersive trip for your students?

Want to make your classes potentially even more immersive and motivational

Kill CLIL Activities: How to Truly Integrate Content and Language

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Two birds with one stone. Sounds easy enough.

The founders of Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) must have thought so too.

Why teach one world history class and one French class when you could teach both at the

5 Genius CLIL Games to Make Your Students Feel Smart and Accomplished

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Can math help your students learn French?

Can a history lesson teach Japanese grammar?

Can you harness the power of art to tackle Chinese in the classroom?

If you’re familiar with Content and Language Integrated Learning, you know that it’s