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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

University of Westminster GCSE Language Immersion Saturdays

Region: 
London

The University of Westminster are now accepting applications for GCSE Language Immersion Saturdays.

The University of Westminster’s Language Immersion Saturdays are an established annual event, aiming to promote practical language use amongst GCSE students. They have been designed to help learners develop their language skills and gain more practical expertise.
The languages offered are French, German, and Spanish. In each language, we are offering two back-to-back (= ie. repeat) workshops, giving students learning two languages the option of booking a workshop in both.
The events are part of the Routes into Languages initiative and are hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. Each two-day workshop costs £30 and comprises 2x4 hours of teaching time. The workshops are not syllabus revision workshops, but are aimed to encourage learners to apply their language skills in different contexts and use them flexibly. We are aiming to increase students’ confidence and fluency. These events are hands-on sessions, giving students an opportunity to work with languages in real-life situations and practise key skills. 

For more information please contact Dr. Manuela von Papen.*  

 

*Please note that we are unable to accept email or telephone enquiries. Bookings can only be made by post.