Category Archives: Resources

Festive Phrases

Festive Phrases 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Festive Phrases is back once more for 2016. Each day of December your pupils can “open another door” on our linguistic advent calendar and learn a festive greeting from around the world. Read more…

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High Five Spanish launch

Following the success of High Five French, we’re delighted to announce that High Five Spanish launches on 5th May 2016. This new resource for primary Spanish features 40 video and audio lessons, along with teachers’ notes, activity sheets and classroom ideas. Join Sophie as she learns Spanish in Spain with her friends Marina and Miguel.

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Halloween à la française

Hallowe’en is coming! Let’s find out about what freakish fun they have in France. Did you know that Hallowe’en as we know it wasn’t really celebrated in France until quite recently? There was no dressing up. No visiting neighbours to get treats or do tricks. No decorations, and no pumpkins! However, in this article we’ll see that nowadays people enjoy Hallowe’en house parties, and in restaurants and clubs too.

Halloween in Spain

El Día de las Brujas – celebrating Hallowe’en in Spain

Hallowe’en is coming! But have you ever thought about how the day is marked or celebrated in other parts of the world? In Spain, Hallowe’en is known as El Día de las Brujas (the Day of the Witches). Spain borrows some traditions from the USA, which originally came from Ireland and Scotland, but each region of Spain has added a local flavour to the celebration.