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Language Leaders

It utilises pupil-to-pupil influence in order to encourage interest in languages across the entire school. 15 students from across all year groups are selected and trained to organise language related events and activities.

Language and Media Future Skills

In this full or half-day activity, students are offered a first-hand insight into how languages can provide a real advantage for those wishing to work in the media sector. 

Japanese Anime

In this workshop, students are introduced to Japanese language and culture through the world of Japanese animation. This is done through film clips, discussion, and individual and group work.

French on Film

The workshop combines language use with discussion of film style and genre, to get students to think about the lives of young French people today and to make comparisons with their own experiences.

Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling promotes an alternative way of supporting language learning and the use of multimedia IT resources in schools. Students narrate stories in the target language based on images, through animated presentations developed on...

Creative Learning Skills

The Creative Skills in Learning Languages project is aimed at developing creative strategies for learning, and motivating students to overcome any difficulties that they might have in the learning process.

Top Tips for Parents of Language Learners

A list of hints and tips for parents to help support their child’s language study.

Urdu Immersion

This programme is aimed at students who are Urdu speakers but who have not attended any formal classes which could encourage them to take a GCSE in Urdu. It consists of language classes and group work.

How to…Guides – Planning a Language Day

Our “How to…”  guides contain a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists. We also have some adaptable workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any...

How to…Guides – Animation Workshop

Our “How to…”  guides contain a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists. We also have some adaptable workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any...

Careers with Languages: Profiles from the North East

Developed through the Routes into Languages North East annual Beat the Rat Race careers event, the resource features profiles of four local linguists, each using their languages in a variety of different sectors. The resource provides a...

SPEAKGLOBAL: A Resource for KS3-4 Pupils

SPEAKGLOBAL:
 
The SPEAKGLOBAL programme is designed to raise awareness of multilingualism in the world, and cognitive benefits of speaking several languages.
 
The programme is free to use for any UK...

The Basque Country Language and Culture Slideshow

This slideshow about the language and culture of the Basque Country is used for Year 10 and 11 pupils at a Film and Culture Event at University of Liverpool.

Day of the Dead materials

A collection of materials relating to the Mexican festival of El Dia de Los Muertos. Includes:

A presentation suitable for KS3 about El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Includes video link and associated vocabulary.

Day of the...

Careers in Interpreting

A useful leaflet which provides further information on the following careers:

Freelance interpreter

In-house interpreter

Conference interpreter

Public service interpreter

Telephone interpreter

Voice over...

Careers in Translation

A useful leaflet which provides further information on the following careers:

In-house translator

Freelance translator

Localisation project manager

Translation project manager

Editor, proofreader

...

Conference Publication

This publication has been produced in conjunction with "Language Learning and Teaching: Future Routes" conference to collate and disseminate

the papers and reports presented.

 

This resource is currently being updated and...

Language Champions

NB the information on this page is curently being updated and new profiles will be added as soon as possible.

 

We have collected a range of inspirational career profiles of people who have studied languages at university or who now...

Active Languages resource booklet

This booklet contains detailed case studies and resources showcasing projects combining sports and languages in the curriculum. If you are looking for new ways to motivate learners, we hope you will find inspiration, resources and support to get...

How to…Guides – Japanese Martial Arts event

Our “How to…”  guides contain a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists. We also have some adaptable workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any...

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