Welcome to the Association for Language Learning wiki to support learning languages through literary texts.

The wiki features the generous contributions of UK Language teachers – case studies focussing on the uses of Literature and Texts with 7 – 14 year-olds in the Language classroom.

You can read their suggestions and contributions freely below. If you have a contribution to make, you need to create an account with 'wikidot' and join this site. Click on the grey button in the top right corner.
To contribute please click below ‘ Click here to make a new entry ’

Further content is listed on the right-hand bar of this Home Page.

Related books

Bloomsbury Academic : Teaching Literature in Modern Foreign Languages including a chapter on this wiki .

Encore! With a song in my scheme of work’ by Steven Fawkes for the benefit of ALL on the ALL website.

The features on Songs (Spring 2019), Culture (Summer 2019) , Grammar (Autumn 2019) Creativity (Winter 2019-20) a report on an ALL Roadshow and the feature on Authentic texts and strategies for exploitation have been moved into the section on the right-hand bar called 'Multilingual sources' as a group of attached documents

My favourite format
The List Poem is so versatile ! Useful for reading for language (because short lines), for reading aloud, for listening (listen and put lines in order) as a writing frame to borrow and adapt another theme.
Examples on the wiki : Casa in Spanish, Gracias in Spanish, ' Pour Faire Le Portrait D’un Oiseau' - Jacques Prévert, in French.

To get the most out of the wiki please join it, via the button at the top right of screen - you will be guided to create a wikidot account first, and then have the option to join this particular wiki.
Joining gives you access to attached files on many pages which are not available to casual visitors. If you do not see the attachments, then click on the Files button at the foot of the screen.

Once you are registered you can click on the large button on this home page to create an entry .
This will take you to a pro forma page where you should give your contribution a name; this is often the name of the text you are exploiting, but you may need to invent a variant name if others have already made a contribution with the same text.
Please fill in as many of the sections as you wish. You do not have to answer every question.
When the entry is complete please Save it. You can return to edit if you need to.

If you have resources to attach to your contribution (e.g. a presentation) please Save first;
then click on the Files button at the foot of the page, which will offer you the choice to Upload; click on Upload; then click on Browse , select your file and click on Upload again.

A report on 'Strictly in Isolation' appears on the ALL website, as do reports on the following:
ALL and British Council's national 'Express Yourself in Lockdown' recital competition online
British Council's Arabic Speaking Competition pilot online.

A new feature in the Primary Zone is called Bookcorner with recommendations from Primary colleagues linked to blogs.

Remember to visit the other ALL wikis:
ALL Grammar Wiki [http://all-grammar.wikidot.com/]
ALL Writing & Translation Wiki [http://all-writingtranslation.wikidot.com/]
ALL Progression & Transition Wiki [http://all-progressiontransition.wikidot.com/]
ALL Speaking wiki [http://all-speaking.wikidot.com/]

Click here to make a new entry for the wiki.

Once you have created and saved a page, click on the 'files' button at the bottom of the page to attach any sort of file. You also use this button to view files already attached.

Use the search box in the side bar to search for particular topics.

Latest texts

Parejas (Contributor: Steven Fawkes)

Influencer (Contributor: Lucy Dreznin)

Dix petites graines (Contributor: Nathalie Paris)

T'choupi cherche les œufs de Pâques (Contributor: Nathalie Paris)

Le livre (Contributor: Nathalie Paris)

Click here to see list of French texts French Click here to see list of German texts German Click here to see list of Spanish texts Spanish Click here to see list of other texts Other texts
Click here to see list of available French texts Click here to see list of available German texts Click here to see list of available Spanish texts Click here to see list of available other language texts

ALL cannot be responsible for the accuracy of the references on this wiki, although links were checked at the time of their contribution.

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In relation to contributors' suggestions about the exploitation of texts, the copyright for those ideas remains with the original author, and not with ALL. We are grateful for the sharing of these ideas.

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