Author Archives: Miss Ritchie

Language Learning on Duolingo during Covid-19 school closure

Brighten your day with learning More than ever, people are looking for ways to keep learning online. Wherever you’re learning right now, it’s important to stay motivated. Follow these tips to keep your language learning goals on track — and … Continue reading

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Famous Scot Quiz – St Andrew’s Day

To celebrate St Andrew’s Day, please feel free to have a go at this Famous Scots Quiz, made up by class 1C2. You will find the clues on one pdf file and the answers on another. Bonne Chance! Miss R … Continue reading

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German exchange – Deutsch Sprechen!

Hi everyone, In 3 months’ time, we will be paying a visit to our German partners in beautiful Bavaria. In order for us to get the most out of our trip in terms of language, I am posting all of … Continue reading

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Vamos a cantar!

Here are the video and lyrics for the song we’re going to learn for the Spanish exchange this year…. Suerte! No puedo vivir sin ti – music video No Puedo vivir sin ti – lyrics and chords

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Heriot-Watt Multi-Lingual Debate

For those of you who would like to experience how a debate runs in a variety of languages, please check out the video footage of this year’s Multi-Lingual Debate at Heriot-Watt University. The topic of the debate was “This house … Continue reading

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German Exchange – 28th March to 5th April 2019

During the last week of the second term, we welcomed our German exchange partners to North Berwick High School. Fourteen pupils (seven boys and seven girls) travelled to Scotland from Schmuttertal Gymnasium in Diedorf (ca. 1 hour from Munich in … Continue reading

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Modern Languages: S3 DYW Careers Event

The first half of this term proved to be a very exciting time for the Modern Languages Department! On 15th January, ten of our S3 pupils attended the SCILT/DYW Languages Business Brunch, held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. There, pupils … Continue reading

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Languages and Future Careers

After the Christmas holidays, many of you will be deciding which subjects to take next session. While you are making this decision, have a look at what people are saying about how learning a Modern Language has shaped and advanced … Continue reading

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Spanish Exchange visit – October 2018

Spanish Exchange 2018 At 4.15 in the morning at Edinburgh airport, we were getting really excited about going to Badajoz. We all met inside the airport at the door next to the EDINBURGH sign, except Jack who was late as … Continue reading

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Study resources – including listening audio files

As you start to think about exam revision, please remember that there are a number of study materials available to you. The key ones include: – SQA past papers (and marking instructions) – Scholar (See your teacher if you have … Continue reading

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