European Day of Languages: 26th September
What will you do?
o You can find a variety of resources and information on the CILT website and some great ideas for activities.
o The Council of Europeï¿½s website has information about the origin and objectives of the European Day of Languages as well as ideas and resources.
o Language facts : click here
o You can find quizzes on the Internet, just type in ï¿½quiz on European dayï¿½ and you will find quite a few. Here are some examples you can download.
o Power Point ï¿½ What do you know about Europe?
o Word Document ï¿½ What do you know about Europe? Pupils could do the quiz in teams and then go through the answers with the teacher using the Power Point.
o A number of celebrities speak a foreign language. Good to make posters and display all around the school! Click here to see who they are.
o You can find very good quizzes here: 6 thematic quizzes and a quiz on how to say 'talk to me' in many languages.
o Language of the month is a project done by a primary school to promote all languages spoken in the school. Great idea!
o Listen to the 23 languages of the EU. Could be done as a guess what language it is. Click here to listen to the languages.
o The Goethe-Institut also has some resources and games that can be used for EDL. Click here to access the resources.
o Order your mini language guides here.
o You can receive some free material (pens, stickers, balloons, key-rings, mouse-pads...) at the 'UK-German connection'. Click here for more details.
o Routes into Languages have a variety of activities and resources on their website, click here for more details, and here for the activity pack.