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French Home Learning Resources

 

Below are some resources to support and extend your French learning.

 

RESOURCE NAME AND LINK

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BBC Bitesize French for KS3

Interactive lessons with a range of different activities.

BBC Bitesize French for KS4

Interactive lessons with a range of activities on all GCSE topics.

Online French dictionary

Online version of Collins French dictionary to use on your computer or phone.

Word Reference

Online dictionary to use on your computer.

Duolingo app

A free language-learning app for your phone or tablet. Search your app store.

Quizlet app

Another good free language learning app. 

Memrise app

Another good free language learning app.

Coffee Break French podcast (beginner)

Free audio lessons in French for beginners.

Coffee Break French podcast (intermediate)

Free audio lessons in French for intermediate students. 

News in Slow French

Podcasts about top news stories in France and around the world delivered in slower French.

Netflix ‘Children and Family’

Offers lots of cartoons and animated films with the option of French audio.

1jour1 actu

Online news magazine aimed at younger French readers.

Bonjour de France

Website with different activities for learning and improving your French.

Parlons Français

Website from TV5monde for improving your French.

French Games

Online games in French.

Digital Dialects

More online games in French.

The French Experiment

Free online French lessons and children’s stories in French.

Hello-World

Website with free French games and activities.  

Il était une histoire

Children’s website with songs, fairy tales and stories.

 


Spanish Home Learning Resources

 

Below are some resources to support and extend your Spanish learning.

 

RESOURCE NAME AND LINK

DESCRIPTION

BBC Bitesize Spanish for Year 7-8-9

Interactive lessons with plenty of activities.

BBC Bitesize Spanish for Year 10-11

Interactive lessons with plenty of activities on all of the topics in the GCSE course. 

Mi Vida Loca Web Series

A fun 22-part interactive series from the BBC. You are the main character in the story and have to take part as the mystery unfolds.

Online Spanish Dictionary

Online version of Collins Spanish dictionary to use on your computer or phone.

Word Reference

Online dictionary to use on your computer.

Buena Gente series

A series for Spanish learners. The link takes you to series 1, episode 1, but there are several seasons. 

Duolingo app

A free language-learning app for your phone or tablet. Search your app store.

Quizlet app

Another good free language learning app. 

Memrise app

Another good free language learning app.

Coffeebreak Spanish podcast Season 1 (beginners)

Free audio lessons in Spanish for beginners.

Coffeebreak Spanish podcast Season 2 (intermediate)

Free audio lessons in Spanish for intermediate students. 

Muy interesante

Online magazine articles on a variety of topics.

Netflix cartoons

A list of 30 cartoons on Netflix which have a Spanish audio option. You can add Spanish audio or subtitles to lots of content on Netflix, just go to the options once you start playing the video.

Butterfly Spanish YouTube Channel

Spanish video lessons for beginners.

Practiquemos YouTube Channel

Spanish video lessons for beginners.

María Español YouTube Channel

Spanish videos for intermediate learners.

Los 40 Principales Radio Station

Listen to this radio station from Madrid, Spain online.

Spanish Games

Online games in Spanish.

Digital Dialects

More online games in Spanish.

Scholastic Spanish Games

Even more online games in Spanish.

Live Mocha  

Free online course.

123 Teach Me

Free online Spanish activities.

Spanish TV Channels

Watch live TV broadcasts from Spain. 

Go Comics

Spanish comic strips online.

Spanish Boom

More Spanish comic strips.

Seneca Learning

Create a free account and search for Spanish. Can be used for all of your other subjects too.

Conjuguemos

Create a free account and practice your verbs, vocabulary  and grammar in a fun way.

Ver-taal

An interesting website for Sixth Form students. Vocabulary, Grammar, Listening activities, News, TV reports…

Lyrics Training

If you enjoy listening to music this is your website! Listen to your favourite music in Spanish while learning and practicing your grammar skills.