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North East

The Language Resource Centre at Newcastle University has a small team in place, which will be available from Mid-January for virtual school visits, synchronous and asynchronous to promote language learning, and inter-cultural activities in line with the Routes into Languages aims. Please contact Ashleigh via: routesne@newcastle.ac.uk

A Level MFL Film Study Day (Spanish)

Date: 
Tuesday, 24 November, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life.  

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported by Routes into Languages student ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This A Level Spanish event is centred around the film Volver and is a full-day event taking place from 10.00-15.00. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details.

Places for our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. There is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

A Level MFL Film Study Day (French)

Date: 
Thursday, 12 November, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life.  

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported by Routes into Languages student ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This A Level French event is centred around the film The Connection and is a full-day event taking place from 10.00-15.00. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details.

Places for our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. There is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

A Level MFL Film Study Day (French)

Date: 
Tuesday, 10 November, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life.  

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported by Routes into Languages student ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This A Level French event is centred around Two Days, One Night and is a full-day event taking place from 10.00-15.00. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details.

Places for our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. There is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.

GCSE MFL Film Study Day (Spanish)

Date: 
Thursday, 5 November, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life. 

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported where possible by Routes into Languages Student Ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This GCSE Spanish event is centred around the film Volver and is a half-day event. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details and registration instructions.

Places for the GCSE events are £4.50 + VAT and our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. For both, there is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

GCSE MFL Film Study Day (Spanish)

Date: 
Tuesday, 3 November, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life. 

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported where possible by Routes into Languages Student Ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This GCSE Spanish event is centred around the film The Golden Dream and is a half-day event. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details and registration instructions.

Places for the GCSE events are £4.50 + VAT and our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. For both, there is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

GCSE MFL Film Study Day (German)

Date: 
Tuesday, 20 October, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life. 

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported where possible by Routes into Languages Student Ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This GCSE German event is centred around the film Lore and is a half-day event. Please visit www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details and registration instructions.

Places for the GCSE events are £4.50 + VAT and our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. For both, there is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

GCSE MFL Film Study Day (French)

Date: 
Thursday, 15 October, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life. 

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported where possible by Routes into Languages Student Ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This GCSE French event is centred around Les Combattants and is a half-day event. Please visit https://www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details and registration instructions.

Places for the GCSE events are £4.50 + VAT and our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. For both, there is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

GCSE MFL Film Study Day (French)

Date: 
Tuesday, 13 October, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Tyneside Cinema

Including screenings of some of the best world cinema releases and activities and discussions closely tied to the curriculum, in collaboration with the fantastic Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle our study days for students of Modern Foreign Languages are a brilliant way to bring language learning to life. 

Each event includes a full screening of a feature film, cinema based presentations and small group work supported where possible by Routes into Languages Student Ambassadors. Teachers will also receive a comprehensive resource pack, full of activities to be used in the classroom.

This GCSE French event is centred around The Chorus and is a half-day event. Please visit https://www.tynesidecinema.co.uk/learn/14-19/mfl-study-days for full details and registration instructions.

Places for the GCSE events are £4.50 + VAT and our A-Level events are £6.50 + VAT. For both, there is one free teacher place available for every ten student places booked. Please note that any changes to ticket numbers must be made at least 10 working days in advance of event, or you may still be charged.

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with Tyneside Cinema’s Arts Programme Assistant Helen Robertson via helen.robertson@tynesidecinema.co.uk

You can also access a wide range of free resources from past MFL study days here.  

Festival of International Culture - Stockton-on-Tees

Date: 
Thursday, 19 March, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus (Durham University), Stockton-on-Tees

Our fantastic Festival of International Culture returns to Teesside once more - this time in the new venue of Durham University Queen's Campus in Stockon-on-Tees!

The Festival will comprise of all sorts of different activities to raise awareness of the need for language learning in the UK. We will focus on the fun, active and practical side to learning new languages and cultures. This year, in a new development, the cultural element of the Festival will form part of the regional Mother Tongue, Other Tongue poetry competition, with workshops exploring multiculturalism and giving your pupils the chance to create a poem in a language other than English.

The event will last for the full school day and will take place between 9:30 and 15:00. It will be split between language taster sessions and interactive poetry workshops in which pupils will be encouraged to produce their own poems (either individually or as pairs/in small groups) to be entered into the regional competition.

The purposes of the day are as follows:

1) To introduce the idea of learning an entirely new language to school pupils

2) To show the students the benefits and opportunities that language learning can offer

3) To explore issues around multiculturalism and linguistic diversity within the UK

4) To encourage the creation of a piece of text or a poem in a language other than English

5) To give them an idea of what life in higher education is like through visiting a university campus

Programme: 

09:15 - Arrivals & Registration

09:40 - Plenary: The Importance of Languages & Cultural Awareness

10:30 - Language Taster Session 1

11:35 - Mother Tongue, Other Tongue Introductory Workshop

12:15 - Lunch (not provided - school groups are asked to bring packed lunches)

12:50 - Mother Tongue, Other Tongue Poetry Writing Session

13:45 - Language Taster Session 2

14:45 - Event Feedback & Evaluations

15:00 – Departures

Festival of International Culture - Newcastle University

Date: 
Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 - 00:00
Event Type: 
Workshop
Region: 
North East
Location: 
The Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

Our fantastic Festival of International Culture returns to Newcastle once more!

The Festival will comprise of all sorts of different activities to raise awareness of the need for language learning in the UK. We will focus on the fun, active and practical side to learning new languages and cultures. This year, in a new development, the cultural element of the Festival will form part of the regional Mother Tongue, Other Tongue poetry competition, with workshops exploring multiculturalism and giving your pupils the chance to create a poem in a language other than English.

The event will last for the full school day and will take place between 9:30 and 15:00. It will be split between language taster sessions and interactive poetry workshops in which pupils will be encouraged to produce their own poems (either individually or as pairs/in small groups) to be entered into the regional competition.

The purposes of the day are as follows:

1) To introduce the idea of learning an entirely new language to school pupils

2) To show the students the benefits and opportunities that language learning can offer

3) To explore issues around multiculturalism and linguistic diversity within the UK

4) To encourage the creation of a piece of text or a poem in a language other than English

5) To give them an idea of what life in higher education is like through visiting a university campus

Programme: 

09:15 - Arrivals & Registration

09:40 - Plenary: The Importance of Languages & Cultural Awareness

10:30 - Language Taster Session 1

11:35 - Mother Tongue, Other Tongue Introductory Workshop

12:15 - Lunch (not provided - school groups are asked to bring packed lunches)

12:50 - Mother Tongue, Other Tongue Poetry Writing Session

13:45 - Language Taster Session 2

14:45 - Event Feedback & Evaluations

15:00 – Departures

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