The more senses, the better the learning

What is the simplest way of enhancing the speed of learning a foreign language? It is a simple but powerful observation, that the more senses a child engages while learning, the more embedded and meaningful that learning will become.  Which inevitably means that what is learned becomes more and more Read more…

Music is the food of knowledge

What is the most efficient way of teaching French words and phrases? Just as there is an inbuilt propensity for young children to learn the language they hear around them in infancy, so there is a similar inborn inclination to respond to music. The technical reason for this is that Read more…

Sing your way through the pandemic …

… and brush up on your French at the same time! All the songs from J’aime Chanter are available to download for FREE from our website (see Sample audio files). We hope you enjoy singing your way through your isolation. https://brilliantpublications.co.uk/j-aime-chanter.html If you have a spare moment (unlikely we know) Read more…

A dramatic approach to teaching French

Make a drama out of teaching French in the primary classroom. It is imperative that a diverse range of teaching and learning methods are used in the primary classroom, not least because one child will have a very different preferred learning style to the next. Yet there are very few Read more…

Learning French with Berthe stories

How can you ensure that your pupils are as confident with their written understanding as they are with their verbal understanding of French? It is highly important that French children read regularly if they are to learn written French, not least because the way that French is spoken is very Read more…

The fully multi-sensory Spanish lesson

How movement can be used in language lessons to enhance the learning experience. Over time multi-sensory learning has been explored by tens of thousands of educators across the world, moving education away from listening and speaking to also including seeing, touching and indeed physical movement. In recent years there has Read more…

5 reasons why you should look at our new best seller catalogue!

1.      Our brilliant books are written by brilliant teachers. They know what will inspire, motivate and challenge pupils and keep them engaged in their learning. 2.      Our easy to use resources help teachers to plan and deliver stress-free lessons across the curriculum. They are designed to supplement existing schemes, giving Read more…

French songs to sing to tunes you already know

The songs from J’aime Beaucoup Chanter en Français are now available to download from our website for FREE. You can sing in French about transport, countries, school subjects and many other topics you may have thought couldn’t have songs written about them! The songs are easy to learn because you Read more…

Sing your way through isolation with J’aime Chanter

All the songs from J’aime Chanter are now available to download for FREE from our website (see Sample audio files). We hope you enjoy singing your way through your isolation. https://www.brilliantpublications.co.uk/book/jaime-chanter-207 If you have a spare moment (unlikely we know) we’d love to see how you use the songs. Perhaps Read more…