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Backstage is based on international film and music festivals. The students research the festival world and then use the target language creatively to promote, organise and star in their own festival.

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Real Communication in Modern Languages

This project has explored the use of video-conferencing between schools in Exeter and schools in France and Germany with 3 focal points: practice for GCSE; discussion of current affairs at AS and A level; links with a local business for vocational languages. Conferences between teachers allowed quick planning meetings.

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Now You Are Talking

The project seeks to explore speaking skills with specific focus on students’ confidence, fluency and spontaneity in speaking. Its aim is to engage students with a variety of different approaches and to encourage creativity and independence with the target language.

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Total Immersion Learning Challenge: Having FUN! & Staying Safe

French and German oral confidence through kinaesthetic learning in the context of dynamic assertiveness training and self-defence. Creative role-play motivates learners, combining gesture and physical movement with verbal responses, impacting positively on fluency and appealing to hard-to-reach and gifted pupils alike. Cross-curricular, it helps embed PSHE, SEAL and anti-bullying.

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Languages Live

Building on our successful collaboration as a Strategic Learning Network, the project aims to engage KS3 students in creative responses to language learning. The focus was on creativity, independence and confidence, developed through a range of home learning projects. The end of the project was a big event called 'Languages Live' where students from all five schools came together to share their work and take part in workshops in a celebration of languages.

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Talked Up Leeds

This project aimed to assist the French, German or Spanish teacher in teaching the vocabulary which will enable the students to talk spontaneously and fluently on any given topic.

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Talking to Learn 2

This project is a continuation of the original LinkedUp Talking to Learn project and seeks to continue to develop pupil confidence in spontaneous talk. Teachers have focused on the development of new task types which encourage spontaneous or unplanned talk in the classroom with the aim of improving learners’ confidence and creativity.

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Talking to Learn

This project foregrounds two aspects of learner talk in the target language: planned talk and spontaneous talk, and through the development of new task types engaging with a variety of different contexts and stimuli we aim to improve learners’ confidence and ability in, and creativity with, spoken language.

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