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Successful strategies

Amongst the successful strategies listed in Modern Languages Excellence Report:

– Maximum learner exposure to the Modern Language – the teacher as role model

– Use of the Modern Language in the classroom as much as possible, and certainly for general classroom communication such as routine functional tasks (teacher and learner)

(p.12)

 

Maximum exposure to and use of the target language

As the key resource, the teacher should conduct the lessons in the target language as much as possible; it should become the accepted medium for classroom language. Signage in different languages throughout the school should be the norm.

(p.23)
 

 

Extracts from Modern Languages Excellence Report, February 2011
http://www.strath.ac.uk/media/faculties/hass/scilt/research/FinalMLExcellencereport22Feb.pdf


 

Scottish Learning Festival

A colleague and I will be offering a seminar on Targeting the Language at the Scottish Learning Festival in September 2013. Information and materials arising from that seminar will be posted here following the event – HM