Glasgow City Council Welcome to Shawlands Academy

Modern Languages

Modern Languages

Principal Teacher : Mrs A Reid

An explanation of the importance of internal assessment in the Standard Grade language courses.

Useful Weblinks for General Modern Languages Listening Resources

The Beyond School section of the SCILT website contains useful information to help students decide on the different language courses and options available, with helpful advice on making the transition from school to university and beyond. There’s lots of information on…

· Languages – the benefits for you and your career.

· Undergraduate language courses at Scottish and UK universities – what’s available where.

· Enhance your degree – options for combining languages with other subjects.

· The gap year – opportunities to study, work or volunteer abroad.

· Student experiences – advice from those who’ve been there, done it.


Learning Teaching Scotland

      BBC Languages Resources

Useful Weblinks for French

Revision Bitesize Standard Grade

Interactive activities for pupils

BBC Languages for beginners

Channel 4 Modern Languages

Useful Weblinks for German

BBC Languages for beginners

Useful Weblinks for Spanish

BBC Languages for beginners

Spanish Language Radio Stations

Information about Urdu

Higher in Urdu has been implemented this year and will have its first examination next year. Shawlands Academy has 3 Higher Urdu classes. Other schools in Glasgow are also running the Higher.

If any teacher wishes to find out more about the course, please contact Mrs Rafiq