European Day of Languages - Schools Together
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European Day of Languages

Language taster day in 4 languages

Aims

To enthuse students to study languages and broaden their horizons

To eliminate the perception that languages are hard and increase access to languages like German/Mandarin

The students will feel less scared about learning languages in secondary education. 

Family and friends are the immediate beneficiaries.

Background

The project came about to celebrate languages in the community.

It came intially as a suggestion from the EDL committee/website.

It has been established 5 years.

Resources

Critical resources include; teaching staff time, resources such as photocopying and motivational stickers. 

Impact

EDL is celebrated every year and very well attended by partner schools. Every year they express their gratitude and send us letters or emails to express how much the children enjoyed it. they come back year after year. 

Pupil Involvement

Year 5 students mixed or female attendees

Frequency

Once a year in September