Following the success of our film days organised with Tyneside Cinema, here are the resources for use with the films.
Spelling Bee Example
Follow the links below to watch pupils competing at last year's regional spelling bee final in French and Spanish. You can register for this year's spelling bee here. Apologies for the sound quality - turn your volume up to full and you should be able to hear it!
Click here to watch our montage of the apprentice series 7, episode 8 where candidates meet with success or failure depending on their ability to speak French.
Festival of International Culture - Resources now available
Language Ambassador Profiles
Routes into Languages has been scouting the region for language ambassadors, people whose languages have taken them to places they never dreamed of and who are now sharing their experiences to inspire another genaration of language learners. From professional rugby player to multi-business owner, languages are your gateway to success. Read on for inspiration!
Resources from the Sommerfest seminar held on Monday 20th September are available here to download.
Beat the Rat Race
The presentations used during the three breakout workshops at the Beat the Rat Race employability event on 17th November are now available to download below.
Languages and Sports
Have you ever thought about combining languages and sports? The UK will be hosting the 2012 Olympic Games and thousands of people from all over the world will be visiting London and beyond for this monumental event. Do we need any better excuse to learn a foreign language?!
Here are some articles from a recent edition of Way2Go magazine:
Why not check out the Angry Olympics and sports vocabulary lists on Linguacast for German, Spanish, French and Chinese.
University Language Courses in the North East
Routes into Languages North East has produced a document detailing all the language-related courses available at universities in the North East region. Check it out by clicking here! If you have any questions, just drop us an email!
Way2Go North East
Routes into Languages has worked with the Way2Go North East magazine on a number of articles related to language-learning. Here are copies of the articles that appeared in a recent edition:
Newcastle University and the Open University in the North construct a web portal to link language learners across the region in a variety of innovative ways. Emphasis is placed equally on performance pedagogy and creative participation.
Realising the Strategic Importance of Languages
All resources from before, during and after the event with Baroness Coussins on 11th January will be published here. Please feel free to download and distribute them yourselves.
Second Languages and Australian Schooling - sections one and five are particularly relevant.