I have this unhelpful habit of following links to something interesting and thinking, “that’s interesting, I must do something with it.”
I then leave the window open in my browser. Thanks to new browser technology, when I re-open it next time, Chrome still has a bunch of interesting tabs I don’t know what do with. They have been there for months. I don’t know who sent me to them in the first place, but there they still are. So that I can finally close them and get browser closure, here’s a selection:
Many of these are funny to good speakers of French and English. But many are too rude to share with school students.
Interesting. But what could I do with them? Shared in the context of teaching about Paris, which we don’t really do.
This would have been useful if I had found it when I still had a responsibility for councillor’s professional development.
An interesting twist on the usual fare about why the English are bad at learning foreign languages.
I’d talk to you about this right now but I’m too shy.
Away from my usual focus about teacher introverts, this is something aimed at teaching which allows space for students who are less than happy with group work.
A table of weird French that sounds like English, along the lines of Mots d’Heures: Gousses, Rames.
A teacher twitter colleague keeps sharing awesome resources that are essentially French LOLcats, or the funnies that are shared on Facebook, but translated into French. I would be retweeting these in a heartbeat were it not for the fact that his twitter account is locked, and I can’t.
I like the idea of having a drawer full of resources that can be used for anything to make it look like you planned the diversion you ended up on.
I’m reading this slowly because there’s so much of it.
This might be a good way to revise colours in the run up to French GCSE.