Modern Foreign Languages: Useful Links

General web-sites – Exercises in most languages on a variety of topics or grammar points

FrenchSpanishOnline -French
FrenchSpanishOnline -Spanish
www.rgshw.com
www.linguascope.com (subscription – but well worth it)
www.espanol-extra.com
www.wildfrench.co.uk
www.teachernet.gov.uk
www.languageskills.co.uk (oye & zut)
www.languages-ict.org.uk
http://dspace.dial.pipex.com
www.frenchteacher.net
www.mflresources.org.uk
www.mgsonline.org.uk
www.spanishlanguage.co.uk
www.linkwordlanguages.com
www.pouletfrites.com
http://uptoten.com
www.abrahamdarby.org.uk/languages
www.mflgames.co.uk
www.engel.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/valsfrench
www.quia.com/dir
www.zut.org.uk (only available for free after 4pm)
www.enchantedlearning.com/language
www.ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk/Curriculum/modlang
http://lexiquefle.free.fr/cochon
www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryfrench
www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/family
www.transparent.com/games
www.Itscotland.org.uk/5to14/C4modernlanguages
www.bonjourdefrance.com
www.polarfle.com
http://jeudeloie.free.fr
www.peinturefle.ovh.org
www.lescale.net/petits-l’ecole
http://fslactivities.sd61.bc.ca/games.html
http://www.ur.se/ur/sok/frameset_popup.html?/chloe
www.languagegames.org
www.conjuguemos.com
www.transparent.com
www.studyspanish.com
www.reallyosefulfrench.co.uk
www.linguanet.org.uk
www.gold.ac.uk/infos/langr/links.html
www.epals.com
www.goethe.de
 

Websites for downloading or making your own resources

www.bonjour.org.uk
www.hola.org.uk
www.hallo.org.uk
www.2dTV.co.uk
www.synergizedsolutions.com (simpsons pictures)
www.puzzlemaker.com
www.barrysclipart.com
 

Websites and activities for the following topics:

Personal ID
Pupils can research official websites for facts on their favourite celebrities in the TL.. Choose one of following websites and search for specific celebrities.
www.yahoo.fr
www.yahoo.es
www.yahoo.de
www.mrmen.com – Pupils can create their own Mr. Man and describe it – hair & eyes etc. but can also name their character – practising adjectives and their agreements eg. Monsieur Petit/Mademoiselle Petite
www.2dTV.co.uk – Pupils can download cartoon images of celebrities and describe them

Pets
For extended vocabulary pupils can research animal websites in the TL.
www.animauxtv.fr
http://membres.lycos.fr/chuchote/cheval

 

Town & Tourist Information
You could make an interactive worksheet practising finding the way and places in a town.
Pupils can use vocab. from these city’s websites to write their own project about their own town/Manchester or a foreign city of their choice.
www.paris-touristoffice.com
www.mairie-bordeaux.fr
www.bcn.es (Barcelona)
www.munimadrid.es
www.berlin.de
www.berlin-info.de
www.bremen.de

Christmas & Festivals
Pupils can find out about traditions from authentic web sites.
www.weihnachten.com
www.lanavidad.com
www.ité.com
www.vivenoel.com
www.joyeuse-fete.com

Countries
Pupils can research flags and national anthems.
www.thenationalanthems.com

Home & Furniture
Pupils can extend their vocabulary by looking at dept.store home depts.
http://hogar.elcorteingles.es

Pupils can look at authentic estate agents sites for extended vocab. and download pictures to write a description of their ideal home.
http://yahoom.seloger.net
www.entreparticuliers.com
http://de.realestate.yahoo.com
www.comprarcasa.com

Hobbies
Pupils can extend vocab by researching websites in the TL for their favourite hobbies.
Eg: football team sites.
www.fcbarcelona.com
www.realmadrid.com
http://fr.sports.yahoo.com
http://de.dir.yahoo.com/Sport

Weather
Pupils can look at authentic weather forecasts to enable them to do their own powerpoint presentation in which they do a weather report in front of the class.
www.wetteronline.de
www.meteo.fr
http://es.weather.yahoo.com

School
Pupils can do their own timetable and school report downloading symbols for each subject to illustrate.

Extension – Pupils can look at real school websites in the TL to write a homepage about their school & use a digital camera to insert pictures from their school to accompany text.
www.colegiojorgejuan.com
www.gymnasiumhorn.de
www.ac-bordeaux.fr/Etablissement/JChaumie
www.borealc.on.ca

Café & Restaurant
You or pupils can create an interactive worksheet based on a real menu.
www.acocinar.com
www.bocuse.fr
www.oresto.com
www.resto.fr
www.la-tana.com
www.hotel-robben.de
www.haus-am-rebenhang.com

Health
Pupils can look up chemist’s products on authentic sites.
http://fr.lifestyle.yahoo.com/sante
http://home.nordnet.fr/

Clothes & Fashion
Pupils can create a catalogue page for their own ‘shop’ or designer label – downloading pictures and prices and writing their own descriptions of clothes.
www.elcorteingles.es
www.zara.com
(Karstadt – Germany, Galeries Lafayette – France)

Food & Shopping
Pupils can extend vocab. on food and quantities via internet shopping on authentic sites (eg.Aldi. E Leclerc)
www.elcorteingles.es

Holiday
Pupils can create a powerpoint presentation describing their own dream holiday by researching real hotels/prices/tourist info for a particular resort.
www.virtualtourist.com

Accommodation
Pupils can look at real hotel/camping sites and have a go at internet booking.

Transport
Give pupils a destination and a time-frame and ask them to research for the quickest/longest/cheapest/most expensive routes.
www.ebookers.fr
www.bahn.de
(Deutsche Bahn/Air France authentic sites etc.)
www.oebb.at
www.sncf.fr
www.renfe.es

Jobs
Pupils can extend vocab. by researching jobs pages and future plans by looking at teenage careers pages.

Environment
Pupils can download facts and advice from authentic sites.(Oxfam/Greenpeace etc.)
http://de.dir.yahoo.com/Umwelt_und_Natur