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Language Show, Olympia, 9 – 11 November 2018

Now in its 30th year, Europe’s largest language event for the language sector returns this year to the Olympia Exhibition Centre, London and includes lots of talks, classes, seminars and one hundred exhibitors. The latest products and techniques, ways to learn and ways to teach will be shared at what promises to be a fun event […]

Spanish Show & Tell Contest – Instituto Español Vicente Cañada Blanch, Thursday 29 November 2018

The Spanish Embassy Education Office is holding its first Spanish Show and Tell Contest, at the Instituto Español Vicente Cañada Blanch, on Thursday 29  November 2018, from 4:45pm – 6:45pm. The aim of the Show and Tell Contest and Event is for all teachers attending to choose, from a variety of teaching activities presented, the […]

Brent Primary Foreign Language Teaching Hub – Activate and Motivate, Thursday 29 November 2018, 4:15pm – 5:45pm

The focus of the next Brent Primary Foreign Language Teaching Hub session is : Activate and Motivate This free twilight session will provide opportunities to share best practice, discuss issues and meet other primary / secondary foreign language teachers in Brent. The session is organised by Lara Griffiths, MFL Leader and SLE for MFL, Byron Court […]

Latest Research Results from the EU Project the Language Magician

The LANGUAGE MAGICIAN is a project that was funded by Erasmus + and led by the Goethe-Institut London. It involved ten partners from four European countries, including the University of Westminster. The game was developed into English, German, Spanish, Italian and French and is intended for schools or home-schooling teachers to evaluate the foreign language skills of […]

New CLIL Project, led by MMU, aims to support and enhance the teaching and learning of an area of mathematics through a second language

Manchester Metropolitan University(MMU) is launching an exciting Erasmus+ funded project on 1 November 2018, which will develop a range of game-based learning resources, underpinned by CLIL pedagogical principles, to support and enhance the teaching and learning of an area of mathematics through a second language.  This project will use two innovative pedagogies, Content and Language […]

Language Acts and Worldmaking Debate – Communicating Emotions in a Foreign Language – 7 November 2018

‘Communicating Emotions in a Foreign Language’ with Jean-Marc Dewaele (Birkbeck), 7th November, 6pm; A Language Acts and Worldmaking Debate We are delighted to invite you to the first Language Acts and Worldmaking Debate in the 2018/2019 series – Communicating Emotions in a Foreign Language with Jean-Marc Dewaele, Professor in Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism, Birkbeck College, University of London. Language Acts […]

The Highest Paying Languages of 2018

Adzuna, the search engine for jobs, has published a report on research it conducted in September 2018, which considers which languages have seen the biggest growth in demand from UK employers since 2017. Over one million job postings were analysed to uncover which languages attract the highest paying jobs. Of all the languages considered, Arabic […]

Linguistics in Modern Foreign Language A-Levels

This ‘Linguistics in Modern Foreign Languages’ Project, led by academics at the universities of Anglia Ruskin, Birmingham, Cambridge and Queen Mary, University of London, is aiming to look at the potential for the inclusion of linguistic topics at A-Level MFL. Linguistic content is a fundamental part of many university courses, but not included in the […]

European Day of Languages – 26 September 2018

The European Day of Languages was established in 2001, by the European Commission and the Council of Europe, which represents 800 million Europeans from 47 countries. European Day of Languages aims to raise awareness of the wide range of languages spoken across Europe, as well as promoting cultural and linguistic diversity and encouraging people of […]

Evening Language Programme – University of Westminster – Introductory Offer (Ends on 16 September 2018)

The University of Westminster’s Evening Language Programme offers courses in 21 languages, for beginners, those wishing to improve their existing communication skills and those wanting to enhance your career prospects. Courses are divided into three parts with each part lasting a duration of 10 weeks. Evening classes take place at the University of Westminster’s Regent […]

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