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A short film script for Kinder Krimiserie – a German version of Junior Crimewatch – including filming instructions.
French vocabulary to accompany the Témoin Numéro 1 script  
A French script for Témoin Numéro 1 – a French version of Junior Crimewatch – includes filming instructions.
A picture-matching worksheet in Spanish relating to the Mexican festival of Day of the Dead.  
A list of hints and tips for parents to help support their child’s language study.
The Creative Skills in Learning Languages project is aimed at developing creative strategies for learning, and motivating students to overcome any difficulties that they might have in the learning process.
Digital Storytelling promotes an alternative way of supporting language learning and the use of multimedia IT resources in schools. Students narrate stories in the target language based on images, through animated presentations developed on computer software.
The workshop combines language use with discussion of film style and genre, to get students to think about the lives of young French people today and to make comparisons with their own experiences.
In this workshop, students are introduced to Japanese language and culture through the world of Japanese animation. This is done through film clips, discussion, and individual and group work.
In this full or half-day activity, students are offered a first-hand insight into how languages can provide a real advantage for those wishing to work in the media sector. 
It utilises pupil-to-pupil influence in order to encourage interest in languages across the entire school. 15 students from across all year groups are selected and trained to organise language related events and activities.
These workshops highlight progression within languages and demonstrate how language skills can be used within travel and tourism professions.  They can be delivered in collaboration with a university, or adapted for the classroom.
This is a cross-curricular activity linking Languages and Science. It is an instructive but fun way of introducing students to the Russian alphabet, numbers and basic sentences whilst focusing on space travel.
This workshop gives students a practical introduction to Scientific and Audiovisual Translation. This is done through an introduction to the professional software, and independent and group work on subtitling.
This workshop consists of two activities focusing of the Olympic Games. Through presentations and related activities, students will explore the importance of having language skills and cultural awareness.
This programme helps prepare mixed ability students for their GCSE Turkish exams through various written and spoken activities. They can be more beneficial when delivered within a university with Turkish-speaking tutors and Language Ambassadors.
This programme is aimed at students who are Urdu speakers but who have not attended any formal classes which could encourage them to take a GCSE in Urdu. It consists of language classes and group work.
Our “How to…”  guides contain a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists. We also have some adaptable workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any language. 
Our “How to…”  guides contain a full description of how to run the event including essential considerations, some sample programmes and task lists. We also have some adaptable workshop ideas and resources which can be adapted for use with any language. 

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