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Language World 2017

Language World 2017 will take place 24-25 March 2017 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham.

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Language World 2016

Language World 2016 took place 11-12 March 2016 at Dunchurch Park in Rugby.

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Join your subject community to celebrate language teaching and learning!


Language World is ALL’s annual conference and CPD event. It offers a packed programme with speakers from across the languages sector which attracts up to 250 participants a day, with a large number coming from primary and secondary schools.


It’s a conference: A packed programme of speakers from all over languages education.
It’s a training event: It’s only 2 days out of your busy schedule… great CPD for a fantastic price!
It’s an exhibition: A large and varied exhibition showcasing the latest in language learning resources and support.
It’s a real boost to your teaching: A great way to recharge your batteries – a two day shot of ideas, advice and inspiration.
It’s a celebration: Get together with other language teachers from around the UK, and around the world…    at Language World!

Presentations, photographs & materials from Language World

Previous Language World conferences

Language World 2009

Language World 2009, at the University of Leicester, 3-4 April 2009, was about “Grasping the Nettle”. ALL President Pauline Swanton invited delegates ‘facing all manner of challenges‘, to ‘share experiences and information, learn new skills and catch up on news and...

Language World 2008

Language World 2008 was at the University of Oxford, 11-12 April 2008. ALL President Helen Myers’ theme was “Pulling the Threads Together”: ‘the chance to …pull together to create strong and sustainable outcomes, resulting in really effective learning’. Plenary...

Language World 2007

Language World 2007 returned to the University of Oxford, 30-31 March 2007. ALL President David Wilson highlighted the importance of “Expanding Horizons”, and ‘positive messages about the importance of language learning.’ LW2007 Plenary speakers were Lord Dearing, Dr...

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The story of Language World 2016

With our grateful thanks to all who tweeted, Facebooked, photographed, filmed, sketch-noted and otherwise contributed to our story!

Language World 2017

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