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Juvenes Translatores

Juvenes Translatores

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...

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The Language Show

The Language Show

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...

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Japanese Synchronous Online Course

Japanese Synchronous Online Course

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...

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Celebrating the European Day of Languages

Celebrating the European Day of Languages

“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...

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Host a Teacher from Germany: free CPD opportunity

Host a Teacher from Germany: free CPD opportunity

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...

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Culture in a box resource

Culture in a box resource

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....

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Teachers Learning to Teach languages

Teachers Learning to Teach languages

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...

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ALL NE European Day of Languages Competition

ALL NE European Day of Languages Competition

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...

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ALL comments on GCSE results

ALL comments on GCSE results

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...

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ALL Literature Project

ALL Literature Project

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...

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THE LANGUAGE MAGICIAN for Secondary

THE LANGUAGE MAGICIAN for Secondary

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...

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