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Challenges & competitions

A number of ALL’s member-led local groups (Branches, Networks and Primary Hubs), Language Networks and partners run challenges and competitions for language learners in their local area, or at a regional or national level. Information about competitions which are currently open for entry can be found below. Competition results and success stories can be found under the News & Debate tab.

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Call for applications – Trends in Translation

Call for Applications The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Embassy in London, the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) are looking for the next generation of translators into English. Higher Education...

German Teacher Awards 2017

This year marks the 14th annual German Teacher Awards. The purpose of the German Teacher Awards is to: recognise the outstanding achievement by individual teachers of German in the UK highlight and pay tribute to the work of German language teachers in primary and...

Nihongo Cup 2017

Applications for the Japanese Speech Contest, the Nihongo Cup, are now open. Details: The contest is split into three categories: Key Stage 3, Key Stages 4 and 5 Pre-GCSE and Key Stages 4 and 5 Post-GCSE. Please click here to see the Nihongo Cup Information and Rules....


ALL runs events across the country, ranging from big national events like the annual Language World conference to small events for local networks.


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