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Modern Languages and LinguisticsPart of Humanities

Year 8 and 12 Study Days 2017 Event

Date:
18 January 2017
Venue:
Avenue Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BF

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

Event details

Outreach events in the department of Modern Languages at University of Southampton.

Please find below details of the Modern Languages outreach events (previously organised by Routes into Languages) which will be taking place at the University of Southampton in 2017.

There will be two Year 8 events and two Year 12 events.

For registration please register via below links (there are different links for Year 8 and Year 12 registration).

For enquiries please only send these to MLOutreach@soton.ac.uk and for registration details via Eventbrite see below.

Please register by deadline of Friday 16th December 2016 for the first Y12 study day (18 Jan 2017), and Friday 28th April 2017 for all the three June dates for Y12 and Y8 days.

 

Year 8 Able Linguist Days

 

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.

 

These events will run from 9.00-14.30.

 

Notes:

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

• 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 once you receive the confirmation email.

• 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.

 

YEAR 8 Registration

Year 12 study days

 

Spring - Wednesday 18th January 2016

or

Summer - Wednesday 15th June 2016

 

There are two 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. To register for the Study Day in June 2017 instead, please click below).

• 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 confirmation email.

•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.

 

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED YEAR 12 Registration for Januar

YEAR 12 Registration for June

 

In addition to these events, the university is very happy to support other events and projects in your school/college about language learning.

Please email us to see if staff or some of our students are available to come along (the more notice you can provide, the better).

 

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