What’s Really Going on with Language in Canada?

What’s Really Going on with Language in Canada?

Language in Canada has traditionally been broad and diverse. Though historically, it’s long since been loaded in favour of its two official languages. They remain the dominant forces to this day. Wikipedia clarifies – “According to the 2016 census, English and...
In the Staffroom: Parlez-vous français? Say “Oui” to Learning French with Elisabeth

In the Staffroom: Parlez-vous français? Say “Oui” to Learning French with Elisabeth

It’s comical that the Brits love learning French above any other language, whilst claiming to be not so keen about its country of origin. And there’s no love lost on the part of the French either. They don’t claim to be GB’s biggest fans. The underwhelm is mutual. In...
Schools: What are the Benefits of External KS1 and KS2 Language Support?

Schools: What are the Benefits of External KS1 and KS2 Language Support?

KS1 and KS2 language support has become more and more popular with school teams because it adds to the quality of their curriculums. Schools continue to be more multi-cultural and diverse. As a result, progressive Trusts, headteachers and their teams are keen to...
What Can you Expect of Halloween Celebrations in Other Languages?

What Can you Expect of Halloween Celebrations in Other Languages?

What can you expect to see in different cultures and hear in other languages when your trip abroad clashes with the annual apple-ducking, trick-and-treating fright-fest of Halloween? You might not see or hear much if Halloween isn’t a thing in the country you’re...
The Shocking Truth About Language Learning for Young People In 2020-21

The Shocking Truth About Language Learning for Young People In 2020-21

Language learning for young people suffered more than many other core subjects during the lockdown months of 2020-21, according to the British Council’s Language Trends Report 2021. International activities that make language learning for young people rich and vibrant...