Author Archives: Miss Ritchie

Celebrities who speak other languages

Languages are a secret skill – you never know who can speak them! Check this out: Watch Celebrities Speaking Other Languages Miss R

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What languages can do for you

Today we had an interesting session with everyone in S3. We met in the assembly hall and talked about how learning a language can enhance your skills and enrich your life – now, and in the future. At the end … Continue reading

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S1 Famous Scot Quiz

As we approach St Andrew’s Day, S1 have prepared a quiz on some of the people who have contributed so greatly to our wee country over many years. And…they have done this in French! Test yourself and see how many … Continue reading

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Changing perspectives

How the language you speak changes your view of the world This article is well worth a read! Learning a language can really change the way you see the world….and your place in it! Thanks to Mr Coady for sharing … Continue reading

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Inspiring stories

French is such an eloquent language in which to express beauty. Check out these inspiring videos: Father and Son Interview after Paris attacks Story of a survivor

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Languages Beyond School

If you’re thinking of pursuing a career in languages, check out tips and support on the SCILT website (SCILT = Scottish Centre for Information on Language Teaching…which doesn’t mean you have to become a languages teacher!!). Beyond Languages

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Welcome back!

Hi everyone and welcome back for session 2015-2016! I just wanted to let you know that, this session, our language drop-in sessions will continue to be held on Wednesday lunchtime from 1.15pm. Please do drop by if you would like … Continue reading

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French songs for free!

Frederic’s “Talk in French” blog today features a playlist of French songs that you can listen to for free via spotify. 600+ French Songs He also has a range of 70 French Songs for Children. Just the thing to add … Continue reading

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Languages drop-in session

Throughout session 2015-16, the Modern Languages Department will continue to offer drop-in sessions on Wednesday lunchtime. These sessions are intended to give pupils an additional opportunity to ask for clarification on things that they may not have quite grasped in class, for … Continue reading

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French eBooks for young learners

Great news for the weekend! After your French exams today, I know you’ll be buzzing to do more French, so here are some kiddie’s books with videos that you can access to keep you entertained before the Eurovision song contest … Continue reading

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