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Strategies to help MFL learners become more independent
Promoting independent
learning in MFL
Helena Butterfield
Curriculum Leader of MFL
St. Michael’s Catholic Academy, Billingham
eTwinning Ambassador
MFL blogger ht...
Objectives today
• To look at a number of activities that I use to promote
independent
• To see some practical examples of...
Some of my favourites
Ideal for
•Consolidation
•Introducing vocab
•Review
•Starters
Quiz Quiz Trade
• Stand up – hand up – pair up
• Greet one another in the TL
• Ask the question on the card / show the TL phrase on the ca...
• Download from here:
http://www.mmlsoft.com/index.php/products/tarsia
• Great for…
• Jigsaws
• Dominoes
• Follow me cards...
Showdown
• Great for…
• Consolidation
• Drilling
• Review
• Peer support
• Great for starters
• No preparation needed!
Infinite Scrabble
• Use your QQT cards for this!
• Great for …
• Introducing new language
• Consolidation
• Drilling
• Review
Fan ‘n’ pick
Lingo bingo
Jot write
Great for…
•Starters
•Getting ideas down
•Colloborating
A Japanese poem that has 17 syllables, divided up as 5-7-5
Haiku
www.festisite.com/text-
layout.rebus
Festisite
• Rally robin
• Round robin
• All write round robin
Answering questions without “hands
up”
www.langwitch.co.uk
www.twitter.com/langwitch
helenabutterfield@gmail.com
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  1. 1. Strategies to help MFL learners become more independent Promoting independent learning in MFL
  2. 2. Helena Butterfield Curriculum Leader of MFL St. Michael’s Catholic Academy, Billingham eTwinning Ambassador MFL blogger http://www.langwitch.co.uk Twitter: @langwitch About me
  3. 3. Objectives today • To look at a number of activities that I use to promote independent • To see some practical examples of how I have used these in the past • To reflect on our own practice and how we could incorporate these activities into lessons
  4. 4. Some of my favourites
  5. 5. Ideal for •Consolidation •Introducing vocab •Review •Starters Quiz Quiz Trade
  6. 6. • Stand up – hand up – pair up • Greet one another in the TL • Ask the question on the card / show the TL phrase on the card • Coach your partner to help them work out the answer / translate • Tip – Tip – Try again • Partner repeats • Swap cards • Praise • Move off – hand up – pair up How it works
  7. 7. • Download from here: http://www.mmlsoft.com/index.php/products/tarsia • Great for… • Jigsaws • Dominoes • Follow me cards Tarsia
  8. 8. Showdown • Great for… • Consolidation • Drilling • Review • Peer support
  9. 9. • Great for starters • No preparation needed! Infinite Scrabble
  10. 10. • Use your QQT cards for this! • Great for … • Introducing new language • Consolidation • Drilling • Review Fan ‘n’ pick
  11. 11. Lingo bingo
  12. 12. Jot write Great for… •Starters •Getting ideas down •Colloborating
  13. 13. A Japanese poem that has 17 syllables, divided up as 5-7-5 Haiku
  14. 14. www.festisite.com/text- layout.rebus Festisite
  15. 15. • Rally robin • Round robin • All write round robin Answering questions without “hands up”
  16. 16. www.langwitch.co.uk www.twitter.com/langwitch helenabutterfield@gmail.com More information

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