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Languages Year 10 Summer School

Date: 
Monday, 26 June, 2017 - 10:00 to Friday, 30 June, 2017 - 16:00
Event Type: 
Visit
Region: 
London
Location: 
Various London Universities, the London Assembly and the Museum of London, Docklands

Targeted at Year 10 students. 

The Languages Summer School will explore the various different languages taught at Capital L partner universities, including Kings College London in collaboration with the LSE, SOAS, UCL and the University of Westminster in collaboration with The Open University.

The programme will consist of a mixture of lectures and interactive workshops, so that students will experience what studying languages at university is really like. Participants will also visit the London Assembly, and will visit the Museum of London Docklands.

A finalised programme will be available in the next month.

Please see the application form attached. The deadline for submitting the application is Friday 12th May 2017.

SOAS Urdu Immersion Programme

Date: 
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017 - 00:00 to Friday, 7 July, 2017 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
SOAS

Urdu Immersion Programme
SOAS, University of London

Wednesday 5th July 2017 9:30am - 3.30pm
Thursday 6th July 2017 9:30am - 3.30pm
Friday 7th July 2017 9:30am - 3:30pm

 

The Urdu Immersion Programme is for Year 9 and 10 speakers of Urdu, and aims to encourage and support them in taking the Urdu GCSE next year.

Each day, the programme will consist of language classes in the morning and group work in the afternoon. There will also be sessions exploring music and literature relating to Urdu. For the group work, participants will be given a choice of project titles and work together with SOAS student ambassadors to prepare a presentation in whatever format they chose. The presentation will be delivered on the last day. Students will also receive information about studying languages at university, how languages can enhance their career prospects, as well as about other language qualifications.

The aims of the week are to give speakers of these languages the opportunity to develop their written skills, to raise the profile of world languages in general, and to provide young speakers of world languages the chance to explore cultural-political-historical topics related to Urdu.

The students:
Students should be Year 9 or 10 speakers of Urdu. Priority should be given to those who would be the first generation in their family to attend University. This is a widening participation event forming part of the Capital L-Routes into Languages project.

Students must fill out an application form and return it no later than Friday 16th May 2017.

For further information please email routes@soas.ac.uk.

Languages and Law Summer School- Yr 12

Date: 
Monday, 9 July, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, 13 July, 2018 - 15:30
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
Various London-based Universities

The Languages and Law Summer School will take place from Monday 9th July to Friday 13th July 2018

This is an exciting opportunity for budding Year 12 linguists and lawyers to experience university study of these two disciplines at four of Capital L's partners: SOAS, King's College London, the University of Roehampton and the University of Westminster. Students will experience different aspects of law, sample different languages and learn how the two disciplines compliment each other. 

This event is free of charge. Places will allocated on the basis of Widening Participation criteria and teacher recommendation. 

The deadline for applications is Monday 4th June 2018

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact routes@soas.ac.uk or by phone on 020 7898 4877. 

Programme: 

Monday- SOAS

Tuesday- King's College London

Wednesday- University of Roehampton

Thursday- University of Westminster

Friday- Trip tbc 

Capital L Year 10 Summer School

Date: 
Monday, 18 June, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, 22 June, 2018 - 15:30
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
Various London-based Universities

The flagship Capital L Languages Summer Schools will take place from Monday 18th June to Friday 22nd June 2018

This is a unique opportunity for 30 Year 10 students to experience language study at four different universities: King's College London, the University of Westminster, UCL and SOAS. There will also be a day trip in London. Students will experience a multitude of different languages and cultures and get involved in different interactive activities that will encourage students to be creative.

This summer is free of charge. Places will be allocated on the basis of Widening Participation criteria and teacher recommendation. 

The deadline for applications is Friday 4th May 2018

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact routes@soas.ac.uk or by phone on 020 7898 4877. 

Programme: 

Monday 18th June 2018- King's College London

Tuesday 19th June 2018- SOAS

Wednesday 20th June 2018- Trip tbc

Thursday 21st June 2018- UCL

Friday 22nd June 2018- University of Westminster

Attachments: 

Capital L Year 10 Summer Schools

Date: 
Monday, 18 June, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, 22 June, 2018 - 15:30
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
Various London-based Universities

The Summer School is a chance for students to experience what language learning is like at university. Students will have the chance to visit different London universities: SOAS, the University of Westminster, UCL and King's College London.

Each day students have the opportunity to try a different language, learn something about different cultures and also take part in activities where they can use their language skills. 

Programme: 

Please come back here for updates. 

Attachments: 

World Book Day

Date: 
Thursday, 8 March, 2018 - 11:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
SOAS, University of London

Come and explore literature from all across the globe!

World Book Day at SOAS encourages Year 8 and 9 students to explore the pleasures of books and literature from different corners of the world.

The day will focus on literary traditions from Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. Students will have the chance to learn more about books from these different regions and get an introduction to a new language.

To register for this event please fill in the form here.

Japanese Day

Date: 
Wednesday, 30 May, 2018 - 10:00 to 15:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
SOAS, University of London

Years 9 & 10

The Japanese Day is an opportunity for students to learn more about the language and culture of Japan. The programme includes:

Language tasters 

  • An anime and manga masterclass 
  • A Kamishibai or Japanese storytelling workshop. 
  • Students will also learn more about studying languages at university and the year abroad.

Schools are welcome to bring up to 10 students each. 

Lunch will be provided.

Bookings will open in February.

Contact email: routes@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4877

Booking information: 

Bookings will open in February. 

Turkish Immersion Immersion

Date: 
Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, 20 April, 2018 - 15:30
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
SOAS, University of London

The Turkish Immersion Academy is a project which is being offered for students who have been entered for GCSE Turkish (Year 9 - 11).

Each session will consist of two language lessons as well as a chance to meet current SOAS students and find out more about higher education.  Students will also receive information about studying languages at university and other language qualifications.

The aims of the project are to help prepare students for their Turkish examinations (particularly by improving their written skills), to give students the opportunity to experience a university environment and to raise the profile of world languages in general.

The students

The students should be heritage Turkish speakers, who have been entered for Turkish GCSE. Priority should be given to those who would be the first generation in their family to attend university and are taking exams this year.  This is a widening participation event forming part of the Capital L-Routes into Languages project.

Please find the application form below. 

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st March 2018. 

Please return completed application forms to:

Daniel Gomez 
Widening Participation Officer (Languages and Communities) 
RG01, SOAS University of London Russell Square, 
London, WC1H 0XG

Contact email: routes@soas.ac.uk

Contact Tel: 020 7898 4877

Die Habenichtse Film Screening @ UCL

Date: 
Monday, 12 February, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
London
Location: 
UCL Institute of Education

Die Habenichtse is the story of a couple who are brought together by a friend who days later dies in the World Trade Centre. The story then focuses on the psychological effects that the death has on the couple.

There will be three workshops around the film: a German language taster, a literature session and film-making session.

Participants will have the opportunity to meet the director, Florian Hoffmeister, the author of the book, Katharina Hacker and current undergraduate students. 

This is aimed at year 12 students who are interested in languages, film, psychology and literature.

The session will take place on Monday 12th February 2018 from 10am till 4pm. 

To apply please fill in the application form here

Programme: 

 

10.00am Registration

10.30am Welcome Talk and Introduction

10.45am Film Screening

12.30pm Lunch

1.15pm Carousel Activties

3.45pm Evaluation

4.00pm Depart

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