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The School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at DCU is giving TYs the chance to win an iPad and some other great prizes for showcasing their language skills!
Important Advice for your students sitting non-curricular languages for Leaving Cert 2021
Our language mats have got you covered on the basics in 11 languages!
Whether you’re a gamer, a future MUA or a foodie, there’s an account on this list for you!
Whether you’re searching for a new comedy series or looking to delve into another detective show, this list has something for you to try!
Why not turn studying languages into a fun family activity? We have compiled a list of family friendly movies in different languages that you can add to your movie night schedule!
Post-Primary Languages Ireland has organised four information sessions on Leaving Certificate languages for parents of heritage speakers in Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese and Lithuanian.
It doesn’t matter if you learn through games or traditional written tests, there’s an app out there that will suit your needs.
Applications for School Library funding now open for Primary and Secondary Schools!
Listening to music is a proven way to improve your language skills. Singing along with the words can both help your pronunciation and your long term memory!
Congratulations to the NCGE Euroguidance Competition winners!
It was great to see so many different #ThinkLanguages happening across the country and after looking at all the events, preparation and social media content we chose our Champion Teams for 2020.
In honour of #IrelandReads Day we have put together a list of reading recommendations in a variety of foreign languages for all different age groups.
Have you ever thought about teaching English abroad? The English Language Assistant Scheme could send you to Spain, Italy, France, Austria, Germany or Belgium!
We’re hiring! If you love languages and have experience in social media and events – then check this out – it could be the perfect role for you.
Watching movies can help you to understand how native speakers build sentences and also show you things you might not get from a book like hand gestures.
In 2021 binge-watching is the new studying and whether you’re a true crime buff or a sitcom fan we have something in this list for you!
Thinking of studying languages at third level? We have compiled all the possible course combinations for a variety of languages here!
This week we wanted to create some tips for people interested in Asian languages because so many of you have gotten in touch with us over social media to tell us about your interest in studying Chinese, Japanese and Korean!
If you have been thinking about picking up a new language or improving on a language you already know, there’s no time to start like the present.
This week we decided to focus on our favourite TV shows to watch in Portuguese from comedies and thrillers to documentaries!
The UCDictionary Project celebrates multilingualism and empowers students and teachers to embrace and share their language skills whatever they may be.
Calling all schools who took part in #ThinkLanguages 2020 – it’s now time to submit your entries for the #ThinkLanguages Champion Team Awards! We also have a survey for all students who took part – so everyone has a chance to win!
Languages Pathways is a new platform for learning languages at TU Dublin for students in Transition Year, Fifth and Sixth years!
#ThinkLanguages 2020 is here! We want to wish all the TY students, TY coordinators and MFL Teachers the best of luck with their event today! You’re joining 70 schools and almost 5,000 students all over Ireland to celebrate #ThinkLanguages!
We’ve just one week to go before #ThinkLanguages 2020 – with nearly 5,000 students registered, it’s going to be the biggest one ever! We hope all the preparation in your school is going well. We’ve been working hard to prepare lots of supports that will be available to all 70 registered schools in the coming days.
By watching movies from the country of your target language you can gain a valuable insight into the culture, the history and the colloquialisms.
Immersing yourself in a language has gotten a lot more accessible because of social media. You no longer have to travel to a German speaking country to meet native speakers or come into contact with the language.
Have you ever started watching a show that hooks you in so completely that you watch an entire season in a day? Now, what if you found a show like that in another language? You wouldn’t just be binge-watching, technically you’d be studying!
Music is a fun and creative way to learn new vocabulary and improve your pronunciation. The next time you go out for a walk why not try some new music that will help you progress on your language learning journey.