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Activities for schools and colleges 2015/2016 Event

Date:
19 January 2016 - 15 June 2016
Venue:
Building 65 Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

For more information regarding this event, please email languagessoutheast@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

In addition to the Year 8 and Year 12 events listed below, the university is very happy to support other events and projects in your school/college about language learning. Please email us to see if it is possible to have a member of staff or some of our students come along.

Year 8 Able Linguist Days - THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Tuesday 7th June 2016, Avenue Campus

or

Wednesday 8th June 2016, Avenue Campus

These events provide year 8 pupils with a chance to develop their language skills. In the morning, there is an intensive mini-project in French, German or Spanish, led by the university’s trainee language teachers. In the afternoon, there is a taster in a new language such as Portuguese or Chinese, plus a talk about languages and how they can be useful in the world of work. Throughout the day, there will be plenty of opportunities to meet and talk to our current students.

The events will run from 9.00-14.30.

Notes

**On the booking form for the Year 8 day, please be clear to indicate which day you would like to book onto.**

There is a strict limit of 10 students from each school for this event, due to the huge popularity of event.

Schools can only attend on one of the two days.

Lunch is NOT provided for students on the day.

There will be a short teacher forum on the day, to discuss how the university’s languages staff can support you and languages at your school.

Attendance at the whole day is expected.

Bookings are only confirmed on receipt of the booking form and a confirmation email being sent back to you.

Nearer the time of the event we get in touch again to check final numbers and names.

Where schools may have some native speakers of French, Spanish and/or German in your schools that wish to attend, we would ask you to carefully consider if the day will be of benefit to them.

Please provide any other, useful information for us in the space provided on the form.

Year 12 study days

Spring - Tuesday 19th January 2016

Summer - Wednesday 15th June 2016

There are 2 events in the year for Year 12 students to think about studying languages at university. There are sessions on cultural topics, grammar and speaking in French, German or Spanish, plus the chance to do an ab initio session in another language (such as Chinese or Portuguese). There will also be a student panel session, where your students can ask our students about studying languages at university, and find out first-hand about the year abroad etc.

These events will run from 9.30-15.00.

Notes

Schools/colleges can attend one out of the two events in the year.

There is no limit on the numbers that can attend Year 12 events.

Events can be attended by just the students, but you must advise us in advance if this will be the case.

Lunch is NOT provided for students on the day.

There will be a short teacher forum on the day, to discuss how the university’s languages staff can support you and languages at your school/college.

Attendance at the whole day is expected.

Bookings are only confirmed on receipt of the booking form and a confirmation email being sent back to you.

Nearer the time of the event we get in touch again to check final numbers and names.

Where schools may have some native speakers of French, Spanish and/or German in your schools that wish to attend, we would ask you to carefully consider if the day will be of benefit to them.

Please provide any other, useful information for us in the space provided on the form.

Please email languagessoutheast@soton.ac.uk to book and ask any questions about the day

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