Category Archives: grammar

Veo Veo (A. Rubio y O. Villán)

Another purchase on my travels to Bilbao was this book entitled Veo Veo. It’s a really simple board book about two ‘lunas’ or moons that go for a walk to the park and play I spy. I liked it for the simplicity of the languages, for the repetition and also for the simplicity of the images. So […]

SW London Primary Languages conference 17.03.17

I was privileged to be invited to speak at the recent SW London Primary Languages conference organised by the Merton and Kingston Primary MFL Network. I had attended and spoken at a previous conference three years ago and was eager to attend another as it had been such a positive experience (Tube and a stinking cold […]

Something old, something new #ililc4

My second session at #ililc4 was entitled Something old, something new and concerned the new 2014 curriculum. My presentation is below, and I’ll explain briefly what I said as I couldn’t attach the notes without making the Slideshare look ugly! And there are lots of links ideas and resources at bit.ly/oldlisibo (should have thought out that […]

Ser vs Estar rap

Another magnificent clip from Youtube – this time intended to explain the useage of SER and ESTAR – both meaning ‘to be’ in Spanish. The rap made me smile – important when you’re feeling all bunged up with cold! See what you think! (The rap starts at 55 seconds.) They’ve made another rap called POR […]

Reflex your verby – as good as Conjugations Back?

I was speaking in Brighton about the wonders of Youtube several weeks ago, and showed one of my favourite videos – Conjugations Back. if you haven’t seen it, you’ve missed a treat! Check it out NOW! Then there was Cry me a verb Some great dancing in this one! Well, today I think I found […]