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I Used to Know That – Book Review

I bought this book for a friend, and I liked it so much I’m very tempted to get myself a copy. It’s full of interesting tidbits that you might have known once but have probably forgotten, such as SOHCAHTOA, the … Continue reading

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Book Review – Learn French in 3 Months

This is an excellent self-study course, which can get you to a level of french competence in no time at all. If I get my place on my PGCE it will be due in no small part to having completed … Continue reading

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Website Review

I’ve found a very useful learning french website. The idea is that you listen to the podcasts – they do the conversation twice, then explain the new vocab. It’s very good. I’m currently listening to one about the Bejing Olympics!

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Book Review – Getting the Buggers into Languages

This book by Amanda Barton¬†is one of a series of ‘Getting the Buggers to…‘ books.¬† Barton concentrates on the age old problem of engaging students, and particularly boys, with the idea of language learning. Her main premise is that boys … Continue reading

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