Tag Archives: Olympics

Spanish Angry Olympics – parte 1

I’ve just rediscovered these wonderful videos and in the run up to the Olympics, I’ll be posting one every day. Whilst they’re based on the Beijing Olympics, they look at specific language points each time and are funny! Today’s episode, CAN CAN, looks at PODER – to be able to, as well as transport vocabulary.

#LanguageWorld2011 – MiniOlympic packs for Primary languages

Languages MiniOlympics packs – Bringing together the two threads of KS2 teaching and languages and the International Dimension   –   presented by Michaela Howard and Jo Darley Jo and Michaela – having marvellously overcome technical issues- presented their ideas for how to use the Olympics as the inspiration for language learning activities that  are clearly linked to the […]

#LanguageWorld2011 – Languages and 2012 Olympics

*Part of a series of posts trying to summarise some of the sessions at Language World this year* The opening of Language World saw a presentation by Anna Turney and Nick Fuller. Anna Turney, Paralympic Snowboarder Anna loved snowboarding and wanted to get good enough to compete. She moved to France after her degree, and […]