Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School is for every teacher –whether generalist or specialist, trainee or experienced – wanting to confidently introduce foreign language teaching into their classroom.
Based on the author’s extensive experience of teaching across Key Stages 1-2, this book provides practical strategies that can be easily implemented in your setting. Offering comprehensive guidance on the pedagogy that underpins language teaching, it covers everything you’ll need to teach foreign languages effectively:
Illustrated with useful lesson ideas and a range of examples from the classroom, Teaching Foreign Languages in the Primary School is an indispensable source of support for all student and practising primary school teachers.
Preface 1. Why should languages be introduced at primary level? 2. Pedagogical approaches to teaching primary languages 3. The planning and teaching of primary languages 4. Primary languages across the curriculum 5. Teaching assistants 6. Intercultural understanding 7. Assessing primary languages 8. Inclusive practice in primary languages 9. Developing competence and the future of primary languages References and Further Reading