Preparing to teach the new German GCSE AQA specification

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By Mariela Affum, author and German teacher

I have over 18 years’ of teaching and examining experience and have seen several “new” specifications come and go. As teachers, we must constantly adapt to these changes and make sure that we provide the best possible preparation for our students, as their grades depend on our understanding of the exam and assessment criteria.

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Oxford Learner’s Spanish Dictionary for the Caribbean: How language can transform your teaching

Foreign Language educator María Zita Salazar discusses her experience teaching Spanish language in the Caribbean and the way language education has evolved over the years. With the new Oxford Learner’s Spanish Dictionary for the Caribbean, María sees a transformation in teaching and learning both in and outside the classroom. Without a doubt, teaching secondary level […]

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Start as you mean to go on: ideas for enthusing your new Year 7 language learners from the beginning

After the constant changes of the last two years, I know that many of us are excited about getting back to school and experiencing more ‘normal’ lessons. It is liberating to think that we (hopefully!) will be able to incorporate activities which were previously restricted, such as speaking. At the time of writing, it seems […]

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