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To play games marked with a smiley face, pupils will need to install the 'home use only' version of TaskMagic2 or TaskMagic3. Click on the smiley face and visit mdlsoft's website to find out how to download it to your computer.

Install videolan's free multimedia player if you need software to open podcasts, videos or sound files.
New in February and March:
KS3 German - 7 activities on larger numbers (unit 4); TaskMagic games on past and future tense weather sentences (unit 19); TaskMagic games on negative opinions of towns (unit 8).
KS3 German - 7 activities practising present, past and future tense sentences about pocket money (unit 12).
KS3 German - 8 activities on shops and shopping (unit 12); 5 activities on jobs and work places (unit 18).
New in November:
KS3 German - TaskMagic3 activity on describing The Sutton Academy; 4 activities on superlative adjectives; 7 activities on sentences about teachers and 7 activities on school rules (unit 17).
KS3 Spanish - 6 activities on classroom language (unit 1); 10 activities practising what you do in your free time (unit 5); 4 activities on the irregular verbs hacer and salir (unit 5) and 3 on adverbs of frequency (unit 5).
KS3 German - 3 activities on opinions of school subjects and 5 activities on comparative adjectives (unit 17).
New in September:
KS3 German - penalty shoot out game practising the past tense - Dschungelcamp (unit 16).
New in June and July:
KS3 German - 4 activities upgraded to TaskMagic3: where you live; rooms in the house; rooms and past tense; daily routine and past and present tense (unit 7).
KS3 German - 8 activities on the future tense (unit 6).
KS3 Spanish - 7 activities about a classroom (unit 1).
KS3 Spanish - 3 activities on who lives in the US (vivir); 1 on personal informal and 5 on birthdays (unit 1)
New in April and May:
KS3 Spanish - 3 activities on countries; 5 on places to live; 3 on the verb 'to live' and 3 on describing a house (unit 4).
KS3 German - 5 activities on past tense sentences to say what stars did in the jungle 'Das Dschungelcamp' (unit 16).
A Level German - 2 activities on prepositions and cases, 1 on adjectival nouns and 1 on weak masculine nouns (grammar unit).
KS3 German - 2 Task Magic activities on using the future and the past tense to talk about films (unit 16), 2 activities on the future tense and food (unit 11).
A level German - 2 grammar activities (verbs and prepositions, present tense of irregular verbs).
New in February and March:
KS3 German - link to authentic restaurant menu (unit 11).
GCSE German - TaskMagic3 gap text about the environment (unit 8) and TaskMagic3 sentence/picture matching activity on ideal clothes to wear to school (unit 3).
KS3 German - TaskMagic3 picture matching activities on past tense food and drink sentences (unit 14).
KS3 German - 10 activities on protecting the environment and 3 on past and future tense sentences about recycling (unit 19).
New in January:
KS2 Spanish - 24 listening, reading and writing activities for 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' (unit 9).
KS3 German - 9 activities on recycling (unit 19).
GCSE German - 1 activity on the pluperfect tense (unit 3).
Spanish pages reorganised to create separate pages for KS2 and KS3 Spanish.
New in December 2012:
KS3 German - TaskMagic and sentence matching games on illnesses; 5 quiz activities on healthy eating and adverbs of frequency (unit 14).
Broken links on topic index page fixed.
KS3 German - 9 activities on future tense weather sentences (unit 19); 4 quiz activities on describing monsters and 1 activity on 'seit' with the present tense (unit 14).
New in November 2012:
Spanish - Animoto presentation on how many brothers and sisters you have (unit 3).
KS3 German - 9 activities on parts of the body (singular and plural) and 6 on possessive adjectives (unit 14).
A level German - link to song by Culcha Candela and activity on Yabla website - this Berlin Hip-Hop and Reggae group sing about the indifference of our fun-loving society to problems such as climate change (A2 unit 2).
Primary French - link to new interactive website to support delivery of the KS2 framework (Cloud Cuckoo World).
A Level German - 2 matching and 2 sorting activities to help in discussing the differences between young people and businessmen; 1 sentence building activity on what the film shows us (Guided Studies - Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei).
KS3 German - 4 quiz activities on how often you did holiday activities (unit 10 past holiday).
GCSE German - penalty shoot-out game on different words for 'you' (unit 2).
New in October 2012:
GCSE German - 3 more activities on advantages and disadvantages of the new media (unit 1) and TaskMagic3 activity to practise describing St Helens (unit 7).
A Level German - 1 sorting ativity on life in the GDR before and after reunification (Guided Studies - Good Bye, Lenin!).
KS3 German - 7 quiz activities on the past tense formed with haben and sein (unit 10 past holiday) and 2 TaskMagic3 matching activities on opinions and tenses with leisure activities (unit 22).
KS3 German - 5 activities practising the past tense of regular verbs - wohnen, spielen and kaufen (unit 10 past holiday).
New in September 2012:
GCSE German - 4 activities on irregular present tense and 4 on irregular perfect tense verbs (grammar unit).
KS3 German - 4 quiz activities on TV programmes (unit 13).
Spanish - 14 activities about family, 3 on the verb 'to have', 3 on larger numbers, 5 on pets, 9 on describing pets, 3 on the verb 'to be', 13 on describing people and 4 on he/she parts of verbs (unit 3).
26 September - website disabled for the day by due to high CPU usage.
KS3 German - penalty shoot out game on a past holiday (unit 10) and 1 quiz activity on the present tense (unit 1).
KS2 German - 4 activities on parts of the body (unit 4).
KS2 French - 8 activities to practise opinions of vegetables (unit 6).
KS3 German - 3 new activities about the KaDeWe in Berlin (unit 12).
Pupil speak national curriculum level descriptors uploaded for KS3 German and Y7-9 French. How can you progress to the next level? See 'Help Sheets' sections on each of these pages.
Selection of broken links fixed.
GCSE German - 6 activities on everyday media (unit 1).
KS3 German - 5 activities on spring-time hobbies to revise present tense verb endings (unit 10).
Files uploaded to new server - please email me either at the academy or using the address at the foot of this page if you find any broken links. It would seem that none of the Hot Potatoes, TaskMagic2, Jigword, Speedword or Matchword activities currently work, so I shall have to work my way through them. On the bright side, I can now create and upload TaskMagic3 activities.
New in August 2012:
Website moved to new host (
Topic index for French and German resources updated.
Y8 French - 5 activities on TV programmes, 5 on TV viewing habits, 5 on films, 3 on reading, 2 on opinions, 7 on online activities and 5 on past tense internet activities (module 1).
Y8 French page reorganised in line with topics covered in Studio 2; resources which no longer fit have been moved to appropriate topics on the FCSE French page.

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Special acknowledgements: Fish mosaic picture courtesy of (photographer Chris Carey). Since June 2012, all new and all revised picture activities have been created using royalty-free images courtesy of Microsoft.

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Free language learning resources for KS2, KS3, KS4 and KS5 (German, French, Spanish and Russian). Fun, interactive, self-assessing!