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Applying ICT to Modern Foreign Languages

Price: £35.00
Age Range: KS3 KS4

Designed to be used by non-ICT specialists, this pack integrates NC PoS for ICT and MFL at KS3 and KS4 and can be used with all MFL target languages. There are 10 worksheets at KS3 and 10 at KS4, and the pack now also provides extra worksheets on using the Internet for research, a 20-page section of general ICT support for students and a section of teachers' support notes on delivering and applying ICT.

Topics include: Mail-merging letters to overseas students; DTP to produce a menu; Setting up a currency conversion system; E-mailing homework to students overseas.

The pack includes 5 web-based homeworks which can be set, completed and marked online using our Yacapaca assessment platform. List of homeworks (requires free Yacapaca membership).

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Size: 88 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 143 6
Author(s): Caroline Mallaband
Code: AIMF
Popularity rank: 307

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Contents List

LESSONS

SECTION 1: TEACHER SUPPORT NOTES

  • 8-9 GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS
  • 10 APPLYING ICT TO OTHER CURRICULUM AREAS
  • 11 USING THE INTERNET IN CLASS
  • 12 POTENTIAL PROBLEMS OF APPLYING ICT
  • 13 GUIDELINES FOR WEB-BASED HOMEWORK
  • 14 USEFUL WEBSITES
  • 15 ICT PROGRAMMES OF STUDY
  • 16-17 MFL PROGRAMMES OF STUDY

SECTION 2: WORKSHEETS TO AID COMPUTER-BASED RESEARCH

  • 23 RESEARCH 1: WHAT'S ON THE NET? Students become acquainted with the main Internet applications.
  • 25 RESEARCH 2: SEARCH ME! This page aims to provide students with an introduction to using search engines, focusing on the different techniques available and on how search engines compare with CD-ROM.
  • 27 RESEARCH 3: INTERNET AND CD-ROM Students make a systematic comparison between information gathering on CD-ROM and Internet, and thereby make their own assessments of each.

SECTION 3: WORKSHEETS APPLYING ICT TO MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Key Stage 3

  • 33 KEEPING BUSY Students revise and learn new vocabulary by creating a wordsearch in their target language in a WP table facility.
  • 35 PLANNING AHEAD Students revise their time and leisure vocabulary, using a WP application to prepare a timetable of entertainment for overseas guests at a hotel.
  • 37 PAYING THE BILL Students learn the vocabulary surrounding both money and hotel accommodation by creating a hotel billing system in a spreadsheet in their target language.
  • 39 ON THE MENU Students practise their food and drink vocabulary by producing a restaurant menu in their target language, using a DTP application.
  • 41 HOTEL SURVEY Students practise asking questions, while commenting on the result of questionnaires, and then create graphs from the results and draw conclusions from their graphs.
  • 43 DON'T FORGET A TOOTHBRUSH! Students practise using leisure vocabulary and writing letters in their target language, and learn how creating a database can save them time when sending the same letter to a large number of people.
  • 45 PUTTING YOURSELF ON THE MAP Students learn geographical vocabulary, by creating and labelling a tourist map in their target language using a draw package.
  • 47 HOTEL THIEF Students practise their descriptive vocabulary, bycreating a 'wanted' poster using a DTP/WP or draw package.
  • 49 ROUTINE CHAOS Students practise their vocabulary of daily routine, by writing to a pen-friend, using a WP application, warning them what to expect when they come to stay in their household.
  • 51 PACKAGE HOLIDAYS Students practise their leisure vocabulary by planning a holiday for a customer of a travel agency, using a CD-ROM or the Internet to research the historic locations and then using a WP application to write a letter in the target language.

Key Stage 4

  • 53 INTERNATIONAL READERS Students practise their 'question' vocabulary, while commenting on the results of questionnaires, and then create graphs from the results and draw conclusions from their graphs.
  • 55 THE WPM ORGANISATION Students revise their 'question' and topic-specific vocabulary, while collecting information for a data-base application.
  • 57 GETTING TO THE POINT Students learn to summarise texts from target language newspapers, and then use a DTP package to create a 'news snippets' page for a magazine written in the target language.
  • 59 TENSE MOMENTS Students learn to move between future, present and past tenses, while using 'copy and paste' tools in a WP application to save time.
  • 61 DREAM TV Students practise their time and topic vocabulary when they use a DTP application to lay out a viewing schedule on a TV channel.
  • 63 DUTY FREE Students learn the vocabulary of shopping by creating a database that helps them translate words and phrases from English to the target language.
  • 65 SPOT THE DIFFERENCE Students learn comparison vocabulary when using a WP application, to enter a 'spot the difference' competition.
  • 67 INTERNATIONAL HOMEWORK Students e-mail pieces of homework for correction to students in the target language country. Students prepare their work in a WP application and then 'cut and paste' into the e-mail application.
  • 69 CURRENCY CONVERSION Students learn instruction vocabulary and tenses, when giving an ICT lesson in their target language, and then demonstrate how to set up a simple currency conversion system in a spreadsheet.
  • 71 FAME AND FORTUNE Students use CD-ROM or Internet tools to carry out research, and then practise their research and target language writing skills by creating a magazine article about two famous people from their target language country.

73-95 SECTION 4: WORKSHEETS PROVIDING GENERAL ICT SUPPORT