More Fun ideas for Advancing Modern Foreign Language Teaching in the Primary Classroom contains 77 activities for use with pupils who have been studying a new language for a while and are ready to progress beyond learning simple vocabulary and phrases. The fun activities will help pupils learn to manipulate the language, improve their decoding skills and discover how the new language functions at sentence level. The resulting recognition that language can be mastered is empowering. It enables creative communication and gives young learners a feeling of ownership of the language being learnt.
The activities support the Year 5-6 objectives of the Key Stage 2 Framework for Languages. They are suitable for most languages and for a wide range of language topics.
The inherent rationale behind each activity is that it is enjoyable and interactive, challenging children's understanding of the language and furnishing them with a purpose for their learning. With activities ranging from the Human alphabet and Foreign language detectives to Secret signal and Be the teacher, you will never be stuck for ideas.