Primary Module Resources

Primary Module Resources

The PPLI Primary Team have developed a suite of resources to support all teachers and tutors get the best out of the Sampler Module. Below you’ll find information about the Welcome Packs for schools, helpful resources to download and links to useful web pages.

Primary Sampler Module Welcome Pack

These packs contain supports to help teachers and pupils get the most out of the language sampler module and help build awareness of the languages used in school and in the community. 

Checklist for Schools and Teachers

This checklist highlights the steps to be taken before the start of term, during and after term by schools taking part in the module.

Tips for Hosting and Visiting Language Teachers

This booklet contains useful tips for the hosting class teacher and visiting class teacher for before the module starts and during the module.

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My Language Passport

Language Passports are being sent out for all pupils taking part in the module. They are designed to complement the work of the tutor and the resources accessible from our website. Pupils can show their parents their passports as they progress through the module. 

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MFL Teacher / Tutor Notes

This booklet contains six lesson plans to support teachers and tutors of the primary sampler module for any of the modern foreign languages. The plans are not language-specific and can be used in conjunction with the Language Passport supplied to all participating pupils. 

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ISL Teacher / Tutor Notes

This booklet contains six lesson plans to support teachers and tutors of the primary sampler module in Irish Sign Language. The plans can be used in conjunction with the Language Passport supplied to all participating pupils. 

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Vocabulary-Building Activities

Have fun and learn vocabulary at the same time! This resource includes a selection of activities and games for building vocabulary in other languages. They can be used for both spoken and signed languages with young beginner-level pupils.

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MFL Teacher / Tutor Resources Links

A list of links to useful resources including methodology ideas, games, apps and digital tools for all languages and language-specific websites and portals.

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ISL Teacher / Tutor Resources Links

A list of links to useful ISL resources including ABC, linguistics, vocabulary lists such as greetings, colours, numbers and children’s stories.

Primary Sampler Module Participation Certificate

Certificate for download and print to award all pupils that have participated in the module.

Poster with blank speech bubble to be filled out for 'in our school community we speak'

School Community Languages Poster

Build awareness and highlight the languages spoken in your school community by populating this poster template.

Sample Press Release

We want you to spread the word that you are saying YES to Languages in your school. We have created a sample press release that you can send with some nice photos to your local paper or radio station. Just follow the simple instructions below:

– Download the template below, for previous participants or first-time participants. 

– Fill in the details relevant to your school

– Share with the local paper/radio station and/or use in your school newsletter

Supports for Parents and Guardians

Languages Connect have produced a number of information leaflets to help parents and guardians understand the key benefits of encouraging their children to learn foreign languages.

Language Fold-Outs

Download and print a language fold-out in any of ten languages here

It’s a great way for students to learn some useful vocabulary such as greetings, colours, seasons, numbers and more.