Galway ETSS

Core Subject - Modern Foreign Language

The Specification for Junior Cycle Modern Foreign Languages aims to develop communicative language skills. It also aims to enable students to explore the interdependence between language and culture, to develop their appreciation of the relevance of languages to their lives for personal, social, educational, vocational and leisure purposes, and to derive enjoyment from language learning.

More specifically it encourages all students to

  • actively engage in language activities and tasks, developing the capacity to understand written and spoken language
  • communicate effectively and confidently in the target language in familiar contexts through a range of media
  • develop their capacity to use appropriate structures and vocabulary for the purposes of communication, both written and oral
  • enjoy a language-learning experience that will facilitate and encourage them to continue learning languages in future
  • be reflective and autonomous in their language learning, and become actively involved in monitoring and assessing their progress
  • appreciate their own and other cultures

develop skills that they can apply to other areas of study and to their lives.

Aug 26
2022
Students Back - see email with details which will be sent nearer to the time
Sep 21
2022
TY Petersburg Trip - see email with details
Sep 26
2022
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Sep 27
2022
National Bike Week
01-Mar-2022
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18-Mar-2020
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