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Celebrating the Diversity of European Languages

26 September 2019
Celebrating the Diversity of European Languages

Hello! Bonjour! Willkommen! ¡Hola! Ciao! Cześć!

Every year, the 26th of September marks the European Day of Languages, and our pupils will be spending the day improving their foreign vocabulary. The teaching of a foreign language is already part of our curriculum, but this day gives us the opportunity to introduce other languages to students.

This year, to celebrate European Day of Languages, our students are taking part in a treasure hunt to find out which of our teachers speak different languages, have family from other nations, or have lived in another country. There will, of course, be prizes for students who find the right answers. Alongside the exciting hunt, students will find that facts about languages from around the world are displayed throughout the school, and they will be taught how to say "hello" in a variety of languages.

This is an event that is close to the heart of staff and students here at Gloucester Academy. Our school community comprises students from a variety of backgrounds, as well as staff who have many different experiences from countries across Europe.

Mrs Green, Modern Foreign Languages Teacher, said: "Our students come from more than 40 different countries and speak more than 30 different languages. Our staff, too, have lived all over the world. European Day of Languages is a great way to celebrate the diversity of our school."

Thank you for reading! Merci pour la lecture! Danke fürs Lesen! ¡Gracias por leer! Grazie per aver letto! Dziękuję za przeczytanie!

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