#ThinkLanguages Competitions

#ThinkLanguages Competitions

#ThinkLanguages Champion Team of the Year 2022

Griffeen Community College in Lucan, Co. Dublin have been chosen as the overall #ThinkLanguages Champion Team of 2022. The team planned a jam-packed day with guest speakers from J.P. Morgan, the Armed Forces and others sharing their stories about how languages have benefitted their life and careers. The Champion Team of TY students were supported by their teacher Rodica Darii. 

Prize: The Champion Team will have the opportunity to enjoy a full day of live workshops in their school for everyone in TY. They also will be presented with the #ThinkLanguages Champion Team of the Year trophy. 

The 2021 winners, St Conleth’s Community College in Newbridge, Co. Kildare enjoyed a wide range of languages and activities at their full day of workshops. This included learning how to write and introduce themselves in Arabic, an energetic session of Korean and Taekwondo, trying their hand at Japanese Cuisine, learning Italian and even attempting the Viennese Waltz through German! Their #ThinkLanguages Champion Team trophy currently sits proudly in their trophy cabinet.

Social Media Competition

Killorglin Community College, Co. Kerry have won the 2022 social media competition. There was a huge amount of content posted by many schools but Killorgin made a huge effort and remained active on their account in the lead up and throughout #ThinkLanguages. 

Prize: A €250 book voucher. 

#ThinkLanguages Individual Student Competitions 2022

EIL Intercultural Learning Prize

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity. A fully funded 3-month scholarship to a country where the language you are learning is spoken. You will stay with a host family and attend a local school. Emphasis is on full language and cultural immersion. Your foreign language and communication skills will improve, you will become more self-confident and have lots of fun too! 

Winners of this amazing prize will be announced after an interview process in the coming weeks.

Euro Languages College Prize:

This is a fantastic opportunity to make new friends, improve your language skills and have fun! An 18-day summer residential course in French, German or Spanish. You’ll stay in a boarding school and be fully immersed in your chosen language. There are 4 different locations to choose from – Clare, Westmeath, Limerick and Cork. There’s a balance of classroom learning and fun-filled activities.