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LAFTA Awards: Two shortlisted clips from the North West!

Thursday 22nd Apr 2010

NORTH WEST LAFTA CLIPS SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL LAFTA AWARD   CILT, the National Centre for Languages, has collated all of the regional winners...

Region: North West

Language Workshop for singers, actors, musicians and everyone

Tuesday 20th Apr 2010

Why are languages so important in singing and acting? This was the initial question for a workshop that took place on March 12th 2010 in the Language Learning Centre of the University of Hull,...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Score in French success!

Monday 19th Apr 2010

280 pupils from eleven schools in the South took part in two days of football and French at University of Southampton on the 23rd and 24th March as part of our successful “Score in French...

Region: South East

BBC Radio Indus Show, with special guests Ameeta Richardson and Stephen Toal

Wednesday 14th Apr 2010

Once again, the COLT Project Team appeared on the BBC Radio Indus Show, hosted by Talat Farooq Awan for BBC Radio Manchester and Lancashire. To listen to the radio show, please follow...

Region: North West

Language Evening Classes at MMU

Tuesday 13th Apr 2010

Manchester Metropolitan University is offering some exciting new Evening courses for the Summer 2010 term: Italian Women on Screen Lingua e cinema italiana (Italian Language and Cinema)...

Region: North West

‘2012 Inspire Mark’ helps Routes East deliver Olympic Games legacy

Thursday 1st Apr 2010

inspired sports projects combine language, culture, education, volunteering and business opportunities Anglia Ruskin University Routes into Languages East Language and Sport and Active Languages...

Region: East of England

Essex schools take part in university languages project

Thursday 1st Apr 2010

Students from an Essex school got their first taste of learning languages with The Open University with an all-day introductory session in Chelmsford on Saturday 5th December 2009. Pupils from...

Region: East of England

Explosive Screenings

Tuesday 30th Mar 2010

Explosive screenings Film and modern languages make an explosive combination and this has a vital role to play in bringing MFL learning alive to young people. Highlighting the 20th anniversary of the...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

Database of Language Speakers

Monday 22nd Mar 2010

We are compiling a database of speakers of languages. If you speak a language other than French, German and Spanish and you are interested in assisting schools and other parties with enquires...

Region: North West

Business Language Champions in the East

Thursday 11th Mar 2010

Business Language Champions Plus (BLC+) is a project which aims to demonstrate to students in secondary and further education the value of language skills in the world of work. It achieves this by...

Region: East of England

LAFTA Awards!

Tuesday 9th Mar 2010

Thank you to everyone who sent in a film clip for the Languages and Film Talent Awards (LAFTAs) 2010. Languages Work received over 100 entries this year! The competition is now closed and...

Region: North West

The iPod Competition Winners!

Monday 8th Mar 2010

As part of the COLT Language Enrichment Events in winter 2009/10 All pupils that attended a COLT Language Enrichment Event in winter 2009/10 could enter our iPod competition and have the chance to...

Region: North West

Winners of the Juvenes Translatores competition

Thursday 18th Feb 2010

In a pleasing juxtaposition of news, Google's announcement of the imminent arrival of a smartphone which interprets in real time, delighting Star Trek fans everywhere, is closely followed by news of...

Interview on BBC Radio Manchester's Indus Show

Monday 15th Feb 2010

On Sunday 7th February 2010, Dr Sharon Handley, Director of the COLT Project, Gee Macrory, from the Institute of Education at MMU, and Shahid Hussain, the COLT Urdu Teacher Trainer, were...

Region: North West

iPod Competition Entries!

Friday 12th Feb 2010

Thank you to everyone who submitted an Entry for the iPod Competition for the Winter season Language Enrichment Events! There have been some great entries with photos, poetry, and accounts of...

Region: North West

Now You're Talking

Monday 8th Feb 2010

This engaging and motivating DVD was produced by the lead institution of the Yorkshire and Humber consortium for Routes into Languages, The University of Hull, in collaboration with the Regional...

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber

England meets Germany for Languages on Film

Sunday 31st Jan 2010

Students learning German at Patcham High School, Brighton recently put their language skills to the test when they visited Couven Gymnasium in Aachen, Germany for a week-long languages and media...

Region: South East

CULP4SC Online

Friday 22nd Jan 2010

In a very exciting development for CULP 4SC (the Junior CULP strand of the Routes East Consortium activity) two online programmes have been launched: CULP4SC Online – Italian The launch...

Region: East of England