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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 June 2016
KS3 Spanish - 4 listening activities on past holiday locations; 7 listening activities on past travel; 18 activities on present and past tense holidays and 7 listening tasks on past holiday activities (unit 9).
KS3 French - 15 activities on larger numbers (unit 5); 8 activities to practise the 'nous' form of the present tense of selected verbs connected to holiday activities (unit 5) and 10 activities on using 'je voudrais' to express future dreams (unit 5).
New in April and May 2016
KS3 French - 8 activities on the present tense of aller; 6 activities on 'to the' and 8 activities on using 'vouloir' (unit 4).
KS3 French - spelling test on places in a town (unit 4).
New page of resources - GCSE Spanish - 11 activities on false friends (succeed in the exams unit).
New in January and February 2016
GCSE German - 2 activities to practise target language rubrics that will appear on the new AQA exam papers (Succeed in the exams).
KS3 French - TaskMagic gameboard on vocabulary connected to music and 2 text activities about music to practise tenses (unit 9).

GCSE German - collection of 5 activities on past time phrases (unit 2).

GCSE French - 4 activities on the imperfect tense (unit 3).
New in November and December 2015:
KS3 French - 4 activities on food items with du, de la and des (unit 2).
KS3 French - Spelling test on school subjects (unit 2).
GCSE French - 7 activities on past tense illness sentences (unit 8).
A level German - link to YouTube video on German verbs and prepositions (grammar unit).
New in September 2015:
KS3 French - Match up quiz on classroom instructions (Basics A).
New in June 2015:
KS3 Spanish - TaskMagic game on the plurals of pets (unit 3); 8 activities on characteristics (unit 3) and 1 TaskMagic game on countries (unit 4).
New in March and April 2015:
KS3 German - 5 activities on relationships and characteristics (unit 20).
KS3 French - 12 activities on the near future (unit 3).
KS3 German - 7 activities to learn a paragraph describing a cousin (unit 4).
KS3 French - 5 activities on faire and leisure activities (unit 3).
New in February 2015:
A Level German - 6 activities on the death penalty (unit 5).
KS3 French - 4 activities on adverbs of frequency and 7 on mobile phone activities (unit 3).
KS3 German - 2 TaskMagic activity boards on past tense shopping sentences and 1 TaskMagic activity on future tense shopping sentences (unit 12).
A Level German - TaskMagic activity board to prepare vocabulary to help with understanding website article on crime amongst young people (A2 unit 5).
New in November and December 2014:
KS3 Spanish - 5 listening and TaskMagic activities on what the elves and Father Christmas do the week before Christmas (unit 2). This practises regular verbs in the present tense.
KS3 French - spelling test on describing hair and eyes (unit 1).
New in October 2014:
KS3 German - spelling test on colours and TaskMagic activity on the indefinite article with school equipment (unit 1).
KS3 German - TaskMagic2 games upgraded to version 3 (unit 1).

New in September 2014:

A Level German - 2 quiz activities on the passive voice (grammar unit) and 1 challenge board activity on passive sentences about Good Bye Lenin! (die Kinowelt).
KS3 German - 2 TaskMagic activities on music quiz updated to version 3 (unit 16).
New in August 2014:
KS3 Spanish - 12 activities on free time (unit 7); 12 on descriptions (unit 7); 4 interviews (unit 7); 1 on nationalities (unit 7) and 9 on the near future talking about places and activities (unit 7).
KS3 French pages reorganised to combine pages for Years 7-9 and FCSE.
Topics list updated to match newly organised French pages.
GCSE French - TaskMagic games updated to version 3; 8 activities on the environment (unit 9).
ELC French - TaskMagic games updated to version 3.
KS3 German - 16 new activities on watching TV (unit 13); 5 activities on adverbs of frequency (unit 13); 19 games on after school activities (unit 13); 9 activities on an after school trip (unit 13); 3 quizzes about the German states (unit 21) and 1 TaskMagic multiple-choice quiz written by a Y9 pupil at the Sutton Academy - well done Becky (unit 13).
New in May 2014:
KS3 German - 5 activities on school and future plans (unit 18); 7 activities on things that are important to you (unit 19) and 7 activities on the rights of young people (unit 19).
Various TaskMagic games updated to version 3.1.8.
New in February and March 2014:
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 2013:
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 2013:
KS3 German - penalty shoot out game practising the past tense - Dschungelcamp (unit 16).
New in June and July 2013:
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 2013:
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 2013:
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 2013:
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).

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