Able Linguist and Study Days this week

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Two exciting events are happening this week in Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton:

Year 8 Able Linguist day

On Wednesday 12th June, a group of Year 8 able linguists, selected by their schools from the most able pupils, with get a chance to further develop their language skills. In the morning, there is an intensive mini-project in French, German or Spanish, led by our university’s trainee language teachers. In the afternoon, the programme will allow all pupils to try a new language by attending a taster in a new language such as Portuguese, Chinese or Italian, hence developing awareness and raising interest in expanding their love for learning languages.

Year 10 Languages Study Day

On Thursday 13th June, Year 10 pupils will be attending the Modern Languages and Linguistics Study Day. In the morning, there will be workshop sessions exploring cultural topics in French, German or Spanish and pupils will be able to practise grammar and vocabulary, as well as learning more about specific country topics. In the afternoon, there will be a chance for pupils to attend an ab-initio session in either Chinese, Portuguese or Italian.

Both of these days are running from 9am to 3pm, and if you would like any further information please contact the MLL Outreach team.

Modern Languages and Linguistics to host Year 8 Able Linguist Days

Modern Languages

Over 100 school students will be attending on each day of the Year 8 Able Linguist Days, to be hosted by the department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at the University of Southampton on Tuesday 6th June and Wednesday 7th June 2017.

These events provide Year 8 students with a chance to develop their language skills. Students will participate in an intensive mini-project in French, German or Spanish, led by student trainee language teachers, and a taster session in a new language such as Portuguese or Chinese. There will also be a talk about languages and how they can be useful in the world of work.

We welcome all visitors to Avenue Campus this week and hope you enjoy your time with us!

Modern Languages hosts Able Linguists Day

welcomeModern Languages is welcoming over 100 Year 8 pupils for an Able Linguists Day, taking place at Avenue Campus today, Tuesday 7th June 2016. Students will participate in a mini-project in French, German or Spanish, and will have the opportunity to try a new language such as Portuguese or Chinese, plus hear a talk about how languages are useful in the world of work.

Further details about Able Linguists events can be found on the Modern Languages website. Wishing all of our visitors an enjoyable visit to Avenue Campus!

Modern Languages to host Year 8 Able Linguist Days

welcomeModern Languages will be welcoming over 250 Year 8 students to the Avenue Campus this week for two Able Linguist days, taking place on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th June 2015.

Students will participate in a mini-project in French, German or Spanish, and will have the opportunity to try a new language such as Portuguese or Chinese, plus hear a talk about languages about how they can be useful in the world of work.

For further information about these events, visit the Routes into Languages website.

Wishing all of our visitors this week an enjoyable visit to Avenue Campus!