PYP Unit Planner – French Phase 1-2

I have created 3 PYP unit planners that you might be interested in looking at if you are a PYP Language Acquisition teacher: Unit planners for PYP2-3-4-5

PYP French – some teaching ideas

I would like to share some of the ideas that are popping in my mind about my French PYP classes: Exploring the phonology of the language by...: keeping a journal of awarenesses (in mother tongue and/or English) creating a concert of vowels (and perhaps make a song with my lovely looping machine) making a skit … Continue reading PYP French – some teaching ideas

Journaling

I have been quite impressed at how much we can get from the 'discipline' of journaling. Journaling allows us to dive deep into ourselves. We think about ourselves, our learning, we reflect and we become more aware of things we want to accomplish, things that are important to us and how we might get there. … Continue reading Journaling

Use of trans-language in the Foreign Language Class

What is trans-language? Well, it's a mix of languages! It's a communication process where the speakers uses several languages! Why is this useful? We don't want to wait for a speaker to be perfect to start speaking! Trans-language is the promotion of communication and expression by using creative ways to make meaning and share ideas. … Continue reading Use of trans-language in the Foreign Language Class