Resources for Teachers

The following resources form part of the Centre for Languages teacher support, and are regularly reviewed and updated.

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Book Reviews

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Becoming a High Expectation Teacher: Raising the Bar (By Christine Rubie- Davies)
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How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms (By Carol Ann Tomlinson)
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Getting the Buggers into Languages (By Amanda Barton)
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What Does This Look Like in the Classroom? (By Carl Hendrick and Robin MacPherson)
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Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites (By Marcia L. Tate)
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Becoming a "Wiz" at Brain-Based Teaching (By Marilee Sprenger)
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Classroom Instruction that Works (By Ceri B. Dean et al.)
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Doing Task-based Teaching (By Dave Willis and Jane Willis)
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Visible Learning for Teachers (By John Hattie)
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10 Mindframes for Visible Learning (By John Hattie and Klaus Zierer)
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Differentiated Instruction Made Easy (By Phyllis Kaplan et al.)
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Unlocking Formative Assessment (By Shirley Clarke et al.)
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Technology Enhanced Language Learning (By Aiha Walker and Goodith White)
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Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement (By Neil MacKay)
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Te Reo Māori Curriculum Guidelines (Ministry of Education NZ
 

Links

Asia New Zealand Foundation

 

European Day of Languages

 

NCEA Subject Resources (NZQA)

 

NZALT New Zealand Association of Language Teachers

 

tki Learning Languages

 

tki Curriculum resources International Languages Week

Links

Languages Weeks in 2020

 

International Languages Week - Ideas for the week

 

International Languages Week - World inventions

Chinese

Chinese

Chinese - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


CHINESE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Chinese

Videos

JinBu series by Annelise Borger

Cook Islands Māori

Cook Islands Māori

COOK ISLAND MAORI - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


COOK ISLAND MAORI - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

French

French

FRENCH - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


FRENCH - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Gagana Samoa

Gagana Samoa

SAMOAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


SAMOAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Gagana Samoa

Posters

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German

German

GERMAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


GERMAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

German

Links

GANZ German in Aotearoa New Zealand

 

German Embassy Wellington

 

Goethe-Institut

 

Goethe-Institut New Zealand

 

Auckland Goethe Society

 

Goethe Society Wellington

 

Learn German: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Learning German FAST

 

Onleihe - Digitale Bibliothek des Goethe-Instituts

 

PASCH "Schulen: Partner der Zukunft"

German

Posters

The Power of German
The Power of German
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Why learn German?
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With German where to?
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German phrase of the week
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How cool is German
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How easy is German
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How hot is German
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How much fun is German
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How sweet is German
     

German

Videos

A Language with Heart (Goethe-Institut)

 

Easy German series

 

Lifeswap series

 

Successful with German(y) series (DAAD New Zealand) 

 

24h Deutsch - Learn German with Ida (Goethe-Institut)

Japanese

Japanese

JAPANESE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


JAPANESE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Japanese

Links

Asia New Zealand Foundation

 

Embassy of Japan in New Zealand

 

Japan Foundation London

 

Japan Foundation Sydney

 

Marugoto Japanese Learning

 

New Zealand Japan Society 

 

NZAJLT New Zealand Association of Japanese Language Teachers

 

Registration email address for the NZJ-Net list serve email group

 

Sasakawa programmes in New Zealand

 

Ideas for Language use – Ideas for language use in a primary/intermediate classroom - Japanese

Japanese

Videos

Why Japanese? series (Massey University)

 

Erin's Challenge! I can speak Japanese (Japan Foundation)

Korean

Korean

KOREAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


KOREAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Korean

Videos

KoreanClass101 YouTube channel

New Zealand Sign Language

New Zealand Sign Language

NZ SIGN LANGUAGE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


NZ SIGN LANGUAGE - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Vagahau Niue

Vagahau Niue

NIUEAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


NIUEAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Spanish

Spanish

SPANISH - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


SPANISH - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***

Spanish

Case studies & interviews

Prime Minister Scholarship for Latin America, NZ Teachers of Spanish in Colombia (2018)

Spanish

Links

STANZA Spanish Teachers' Association New Zealand Aotearoa

 

ELEO Biblioteca Digital

 

Physical library flyer and catalogue (run in a cooperation between ILEP and the Spanish Ministry of Education (MECD))

 

don Quijote Spanish Language Learning

 

Ideas for Language use – Ideas for language use in a primary/intermediate classroom - Spanish

Lea faka-Tonga

Lea faka-Tonga

TONGAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack


TONGAN - Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack

Resource Activity Ideas Padlet Link
***The Formulaic Expressions Resource Pack resources may be printed and photocopied for classroom use but must not be reproduced, remixed or shared without prior permission from Future Learning Solutions – Centre for Languages***