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Nattalingo’s natter – episode 15

Nattalingo's natter

The show aims to support anyone who teaches languages to children up to the age of 13. You will find out about Nathalie's own experiences in the classroom, learn new ideas to support language teaching and listen to interviews with other languages specialists and practitioners.

In this episode I talk about:

  • Those things you say in passing…
  • Essential accessories in the classroom: the blindfold (2’50”)
  • BONUS for your children based on the phrase “essuyer son assiette” (14’31”)

Useful link: click here for the map of France on the Institut Français website, Culturethèque; you need to register but it is free.

Nattalingo’s natter – episode 14

Nattalingo's natter - episode 14

In this episode, I talk about: checking our pupils' prior knowledge (1'05") culture in the language classroom (2'51") BONUS: a track to listen to with your children (14'45") Useful links: More about UK Lingua 2019 Books in French with a cultural focus

In this episode I talk about:

  • Checking our pupils’ prior knowledge (1’05”)
  • Culture in the language classroom (2’51”)
  • BONUS: a track to listen to with your children

Useful links:

How do YOU talk about culture in your lessons? Please tell me in the comments below!

Nattalingo’s natter – episode 13

Nattalingo's natter - episode 13

In this episode I talk about the importance of recapping the use of the target language in the classroom (2'27) Bonus: a track to listen to with your children (11'49) Useful link: www.nattalingo.co.uk/general-blog/natalingos-natter-episode-13/

In this episode, I talk about:

  • the importance of recapping
  • the use of the target language in the classroom (2'27)
  • BONUS: a track to listen to with your children (11'49)

Useful link: click here for the original presentation that was delivered by Penny Johnson and I at the Spanish Day at Durham University on 16th march 2019.

Nattalingo’s natter – episode 12

Nattalingo's natter - episode 12

In this episode I talk about: the importance of food tasting with our children my top tips for using picture books in the languages classroom (4'03) BONUS: a teaching track to listen to with your children (19'39); about the importance of genders: masculine and feminine Useful link: www.nattalingo.co.uk/podcasts/nattalingos-natter-episode-12/

Nattalingo's natter - episode 12

In this episode I talk about:

  • The importance of food tasting with our children
  • My top tips for using picture books in the languages classroom (4’03)
  • BONUS: a teaching track to listen to with your pupils (19’39); about the importance of gender: masculine and feminine

 

Useful links:

Do you do food tasting with your pupils? If so, when and how do you manage it?

Have you used picture books in your languages classroom before? Why (not)?

If you have, what are YOUR favourite tips for using picture books in the classroom?

Please answer in the comments below!

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