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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.
How many times a day do you use Social Media? It can be really useful for learning a language. Whether you’re a gamer, aspiring MUA, TikTok fanatic or more, here’s our top 5 social media accounts to follow when learning French.
From sugar skulls to garlic and hungry ghosts, it is time to celebrate Halloween and explore some of the many other fascinating and spooky traditions to be found from cultures around the globe.
What if sitting down to relax and enjoy a film could count as studying? Check out our top five Spanish movie recommendations to add some fun to your language learning!
Why not combine your love of Netflix with your love of Korean? To give you a push in the right direction we’ve compiled our top 5 favourite Korean dramas, so make sure you check them out!
We’re very happy to announce that registrations for #ThinkLanguages 2020 are now open! This year we’re going to help TY students bring languages to life in schools all over Ireland on 7th December!
As part of our celebrations of European Day of Languages, we have teamed up with NCGE/Euroguidance Ireland to launch a competiton for Senior Cycle students. Prizes include an iPad for the lucky winner and an Interpreting Session their whole class!
We’re celebrating European Day of Languages on Saturday 26th September. Europe enjoys a rich diversity of languages and cultures with 24 official EU languages, along with 200 other European languages. So, there’s lots to celebrate!
Say ‘Ne 예’ to Korean and explore the vibrant and eclectic culture, from k-pop to kimchi and the tech industry, there is much to discover. Learn some useful phrases, win prizes and lots more.
Calling all MFL Teachers and TY Coordinators – we need your help to make #ThinkLanguages 2020 happen! Please fill out our survey so we can understand how best to do so.