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Juvenes Translatores is a translation competition for secondary schools. Each selected school can enter 2-5 participants born in 2002. Participants can choose to translate from any official EU language into any other official EU language. The competition will be...read more
The exhibition for language learners, language teachers and everyone who loves languages. Now in its 31st year, Europe’s largest language event returns to Olympia on 15-17 November 2019 offering outstanding talks, classes and features. The latest products and...read more
In March my school took part in a pilot inspection for the new Ofsted framework that has now come into effect (September 2019). The inspection was a voluntary trial so we had received notification of dates but did not know any further details until our head received...read more
Target group: 6th Formers Duration: 10 weeks Date: Sat 19th of Oct 2019 - Sat 21st Dec 2019 Starting in October, the course will consist of 2 face-to-face sessions and 8 online "live" lessons. As part of the course, learners will explore the Japanese language through...read more
“Jambo!” “Hola!” “Привет!” Walking through the corridors of our 11-16 all-inclusive school in Somerset, you could hear the sounds of dozens of languages, with excited primary students hanging on every word of the secondary student who was teaching them. As the bell...read more
There are just over two weeks left to register to host a teacher from Germany for 1, 2 or 3 weeks in spring/summer 2020. What are the benefits? 1. Choose your own timings - it's flexible and fully funded! 2. Enhance the intercultural dimension in your school community...read more
Get started on eTwinning before 15 September to receive a free 'Culture in a Box' to your school! Why sign up? With more than 670,000 teachers from all over Europe collaborating on the eTwinning platform, it's a good time to introduce the world to your classroom....read more
What is TELT? TEachers Learning to Teach languages (TELT) aims to increase and improve language provision in primary schools. Teachers simultaneously learn a new language and the skills to teach that language in the classroom. TELT seeks to: Make language training...read more
A magical trip ALLNE and partners are once again organising the annual European Day of Languages Competition for Schools and in 2019 it is again open to anyone! We were delighted with response from around the country in last year’s competition - A recipe (for...read more
ALL President Jane Harvey comments on this year’s results: “I really want to congratulate all the students and their hard working language teachers across Wales, Northern Ireland and England who are collecting their GCSE results today. It is pleasing to see that...read more
The ALL literature project wiki aims to support language learning through literary texts. Recent posts include songs (spring 2019) and culture (summer 2019). For autumn 2019, we have added Grammar emerging from authentic texts. Here, you can find ideas for...read more
Secondary colleagues will have heard previously of the award-winning Erasmus+ project THE LANGUAGE MAGICIAN through ALLNet, but may not know of its usefulness in the Secondary phase. It is a game designed for Primary-age language learners which also produces data for...read more
Responding as a community to issues which concern the teaching of languages.
Press releases & open letters from the Association for Language Learning.