Tag Archives: foreign language

Nepal School using a bilingual whiteboard

A bilingual whiteboard has been used in the Ullens School in Kathmandu. This is my opinion about a very interesting article I have read that it was recently wrote by Helen Swire. She is talking about how to adapt interactive materials to teach Nepali and English simultaneously. She is first giving a background about the Ullens School in Kathmandu. Apparently is the first school in Nepal to teach the International Baccalaureate. However they also teach their mother tongue Nepali. Nepali language is really difficult to Read More +

Michael Gove proposes teaching foreign languages from age five

It is a great article and discussion forum this morning in the The guardian The education secretary says during the conference interview: “Thttp://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/sep/30/michael-gove-teaching-languages-conference?commentpage=all#start-of-commentshere is a slam-dunk case for extending foreign languages, and we just need to speak louder in English. It is literally the case that learning languages makes you smarter. The neural networks in the brain strengthen as a result of language learning.” We are not going to comment anymore just read yourself here: The guardian  

Primary School Resources

Primary school Resources such as Music resources provide a good range of audio Spanish song. Our Primary School Resources from our website are providing and helping primary school teachers to decide on their school assembly something different. Already some school provides some activities where Key Stage 1 children dances in the morning with foreign music (Spanish, French, German or English). Children enjoy this activity before they start the curricular lessons. Our CDs presents recordings and booklets include full backing tracks and the schools can enjoy Read More +