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Links to Research and Practice

Primary foreign language resources

Here are some useful links to foreign language learning research and practice websites. If you have any suggestions you'd like to add, please get in touch:

Research in Primary Languages (RiPL) is a nationwide network of primary foreign language researchers and practitioners.


PDC in MFL offers principled, research-driven advice and suggestions for practice to primary and secondary foreign language teachers.


The Association for Language Learning (ALL) provides subject-specific practical advice, organises events and allows access to resources for members.


The AILA Young Learners REN is a worldwide association of researchers who are active in the field of young language learners.


NALDIC offers research evidence and practical advice to teachers working in multilingual settings.


Free Practical Resources

Lightbulb Languages offer free (copyrighted) resources in a range of languages.


The British Council website is full of English language resources and advice for classroom language teachers.


The Goethe Institut for German materials.


The Institut Francais for French support.


The Consejeria de Educacion for Spanish resources.




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