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PGCE Modern Language Interview - Institute of Education IOE

Discussion in 'Thinking of teaching' started by adrianmoore84, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. I have an interview for PGCE Modern Languages at IOE. Does anybody have any experience of what is expected when testing your foreign language skills at interview?
     
  2. Herringthecat

    Herringthecat New commenter

    I have been offered a place at Oxford. No clue if it was the same - but I had to write a piece in one of my languages in why I wanted to be a teacher, and comment on an (English) newspaper article in the other language. The article was about language teaching in English schools. I had 45 minutes to write both pieces, which had to be a side of A4. During the interview we had a bit of a chat in each language - the conversation started with 'tell me about your most recent trip to xxx' - and off it went. IOE might be different, but if you get no other answers then perhaps mine will be helpful.
     

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