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Routes e-bulletin - May 2009

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Dear language enthusiast!
Welcome to the Routes into Languages e-bulletin for May.  Have a look at the range of events available below – click on the link to find out more and book.  Read up on the latest news from the regions.
Best wishes

Claire Wilkins
Programme Administrator

Up-coming events

  • 16th June: Year 10 Linguacast, Newcastle University
  • 17th June: Year 10 Linguacast, Newcastle University
  • 18th June: Year 10 Linguacast, Newcastle University FULLY BOOKED
  • NEW - 24th June: Year 8 Languages are Brill, Northumbria University
  • NEW - 6th July: Year 8 Languages are Brill, Northumbria University 
  • NEW - 7th July: Year 8 Languages are Brill, Northumbria University 
  • 9th June: Language Enrichment Event, Manchester Metropolitan University FULLY BOOKED
  • 11th June: Language Enrichment Event, University of Bolton FULLY BOOKED
  • 17th June: Language Enrichment Event for Y8 / Y9 pupils, UCLAN FULLY BOOKED
  • 8th July: Language Enrichment Event for Y8 / Y9 pupils, University of Salford FULLY BOOKED
  • 1st June: Able Linguist Day, Pontefract New College
  • 1st July: Latin America Awareness Day, University of Leeds
  • 1st July: Popular Culture Sixth Form Conference, University of Leeds
  • 1st July: Sixth Form Conferences: Focus on interpreting, University of Leeds
  • January – December 09: Language Gym, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 3rd July: Themed Language Day (French, Spanish and German), Coventry University
  • 20th July: 3-day immersion in Oriental Languages, University of Warwick
  • 27th July: 3-day Intensive courses in Japanese/Chinese for Year 12 pupils, University of Birmingham

Events in the East Midlands

  • NEW - 16th - 17th July: Euro Stars Summer Residential, Nottingham Trent University
  • NEW - 24th June: Languages Day (Year 12), University of Bath
  • NEW - 25th June: Languages Day (Year 12), University of the West of England
  • NEW - 25th June: The Benefits of Studying Modern Languages Conference (Y10), University of Exeter
  • 13th June: Reaching out to parents, Oxford Brookes University
  • 15th June: Able Linguist Days, University of Portsmouth FULLY BOOKED
  • 19th June: Able Linguist Days (AM), University of Surrey
  • 19th June: Able Linguist Days (PM), University of Surrey
  • 19th June: Reaching out to parents, University of Surrey
  • NEW – 8th June: World Languages Immersion Week, SOAS
  • NEW – 29th June: Capital L – Summer School, London wide
  • 6th June: Starting work as a Translator or Interpreter, University of Westminster

  • 6th June: Starting work as a Translator or Interpreter, University of Westminster
  • 7th November: The Translator as Expert Writer, University of Portsmouth

News and recent events

For further details, check out each regions webpage by clicking on the region name.

  • Community Languages Teacher Symposium: On Thursday 26th February the COLT Project held a Community Languages Teachers’ Symposium (read more)
  • Urdu Teachers Course: A training course to bring to life the teaching of Urdu through highly interactive methodology for the language and culture (read more)
  • Launch of Bespoke G.C.S.E Language Programme: The East Midlands Consortium recently delivered one of a series of four interventions (read more)
  • Focus on the East Midlands - Recent Events' Update: During the first quarter of 2009, The East Midlands Consortium has been delivering language projects across the region (read more)
  • Celebrating Culture at Aston University: Throughout February and March, over 200 Year 8 pupils have been to Aston University to take part in a series of cultural events (read more)

  • Local pupils ‘score in French’ with University of Southampton students (read more)