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Languages
Resources to support and enhance TV programmes for the classroom

French: Chez Mimi

KS2 / 3. Scottish levels C / D / E

Transcripts of the new programme for primary French language learners.

French Express

GCSE. Scottish levels NQs

Transcripts and interviews from the series on contemporary France, including the rise of the National Front, rap music in Marseille, the introduction of the euro and table football.

French Extra

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

New modern languages resource based on the hit 'sitcom' series set in a Paris apartment. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

French Extra Series 2

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

Programme summaries, grammar exercises, activities and full transcripts for series 2 of French Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

French Extra Series 3

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

Programme summaries, grammar exercises, activities and full transcripts for series 1 of French Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

The French Programme: Channel Hopping Part 1

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

Stimulating and fun approach to language learning, presented by Antoine de Caunes and Eddie Izzard. 'One of the best modern language series so far produced by schools television.' TES

The French Programme: Channel Hopping Part 2

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish level SG / NQs

Antoine de Caunes presents a whirlwind guide to French television, ranging from popular French soaps to current affairs and documentaries.

French: Top! 1 en français

KS3. Scottish levels E / F

French language for beginners, based on game-show format reinforcing essential language-learning skills through games played against the clock.

French: Top! 2 en français

KS3, Scottish level E / F

French language for second-stage beginners, based on a game-show format designed to introduce and test key language skills.

German: Animated Tales of the World

11–16 years
KS3, Scottish level E, F

A German-language resource with activities, transcripts, vocabulary and programme synopses to help you get the most from these animated stories from around the world.

German Extra

14–19 years
KS4, Scottish level SG

New modern languages resource based on the hit 'sitcom' series set in a Berlin apartment. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

German Extra Series 2

14–19 years
KS4, Scottish level SG+

Programme summaries, grammar and language tips, activities and full programme transcripts for series 2 of German Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

German Extra Series 3

1–19 years
KS4, SG+

Programme summaries, grammar and language tips, activities and full programme transcripts for series 3 of German Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

The German Programme: Channel Hopping auf Deutsch

GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

Based on extracts from German television and contributions from celebrities, an exciting and often surprising insight into German language. '..bright, pacy and at times refreshingly risque.' TES

German: Hennings Haus

KS2 / 3. Scottish levels C / D / E

Full transcripts of 4Learning's German series for students aged 9–12 years.

German: Top! 1 auf Deutsch

KS3. Scottish levels E / F

German language for beginners, based on game-show format reinforcing essential language-learning skills through games played against the clock.

German: Top! 2 auf Deutsch

KS3. Scottish level E / F

German language for second-stage beginners, based on a game-show format designed to introduce and test key language skills.

German: Turbo

A Level. Scottish level NQs

A contemporary German-language resource, including downloadable activities, words and phrases, a What You Must Know section and complete transcript of the related series.

Spanish: Animated Tales of the World

KS3. Scottish levels E / F

A Spanish–language resource with activities, transcripts, vocabulary and programme synopses to support the study of a range of animated stories from different world cultures.

The Spanish Programme: Aventuras Vascas

KS4 / GCSE+. Scottish levels SG / NQs

Transcripts and activities to help you get the most from this series following the adventures of two British students living with their host families in Bilbao.

Spanish Extra

KS4. Scottish level SG

New modern languages resource based on the hit 'sitcom' series set in a Berlin apartment. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve their Spanish.

Spanish Extra Series 2

KS4. Scottish levels SG, NQs

Programme summaries, grammar exercises, activities and full transcripts for series 2 of Spanish Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

Spanish Extra Series 3

KS4. Scottish levels SG, NQs

Programme summaries, grammar and language tips, activities and full programme transcripts for series 3 of Spanish Extra. Primarily aimed at 14–16 year olds, it will also be of interest to older students who would like to improve the language.

Spanish Programmes for Ages 9–12: La Tienda de Luis

KS2 / 3. Scottish levels C / D / E

The Tienda de Luis programmes have been specially created to meet the needs of children aged 9–12 who are starting to learn Spanish. These notes include programme outlines and a downloadable print version.

Spanish: España – Campo y ciudad

A Level. Scottish level NQs

Free online resource containing background information, links to useful websites, classroom activities and transcripts of the programmes.

Spanish: Top! 1 en español

KS3. Scottish levelS E / F

Spanish language for beginners, based on game-show format reinforcing essential language-learning skills through games played against the clock.

Spanish: Top! 2 en español

KS3. Scottish level E / F

Spanish language for second-stage beginners, based on a game-show format designed to introduce and test key language skills.