Classroom resources

Useful websites for teaching languages in the early years

Animated French resource (First level)

This animated video resource aims to support and stimulate young language learners by exemplifying pronunciation in French and allowing them to match the written and spoken word. They also aim to support practitioners by offering a platform that can lead to wider learning opportunities.


Headstart Languages - Learning French with Camembear

Learning French with Camembear is a series of fun, flexible and engaging teaching programmes, aligned to the Scotish 1+2 approach to languages. There are additional French resources and activities with the fun loving character Camembear that parents can use at home to consolidate the learning in school.


The Lingo Show (BBC - CBeebies)

'The Lingo Show' introduces different languages to a pre-school audience, sprinkled with a bit of culture. Through a series of playful activities the goal is to learn new words in context and then sing along to the finale song, featuring those words. 'The


German for Children - Goethe-Institut United Kingdom

Goethe-Institut resources for teaching German in the primary school.


German in the Nursery (Goethe-Institut)

These Teaching Modules have been developed and piloted by the Goethe-Institut Glasgow in order to introduce German to very young learners. This booklet contains general comments on background, rational and methodology as well as three modules on ‘colour’,


Gaelic Resources for schools

These resources are divided into three programmes: - Resources for high school Gaelic and Gaelic (Learners) - Resources for high school subjects taught via Gaelic Medium - Resources for nursery and primary schools


Literacy Center Education Network - Play & Learn Spanish

Simple games about letters, numbers and colours in Spanish.


Literacy Center Education Network - Play & Learn German

Simple games about letters, numbers and colours in German.


Literacy Center Education Network - Play & Learn French

Simple games about letters, numbers and colours in French.


Primary Languages (BBC Schools)

Activities and resources for French, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese in the Primary. From BBC Schools.



Organisation providing classes for early language learning (French) in the Perth and Kinross area.


Language pages of Newbury Park Primary School

Features free computer programs containing interactive video clips with children teaching their home – or first – languages. It also has useful resource links.


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