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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

Strictly Speaking

Saturday, 26 September, 2015 - 00:00 to Friday, 22 July, 2016 - 00:00
Event Type: 
East of England
Eastern Region

A joint pilot project with ALL

For Y9 pupils and linked to the requirements of the new National Curriculum Programme of Study (2014), this project aims to give young language learners a flavour of authentic language and the challenge to create a successful short performance.

It exploits aspects of the format of the popular BBC TV series, Strictly Come Dancing in order to encourage language learners in Y9 to:

  • refine their oral language skills
  • develop their skills of speaking in public
  • work with native speakers or high level speakers of their language
  • enhance their memorisation strategies
  • access literary texts (including prose, poetry, song lyrics, plays etc)

NOTE: no dancing is involved!

FINAL AT ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY, CAMBRIDGE, Tuesday, 28th June, 2016, 4.00pm (time tbc)