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We hope the websites below will help parents and carers find out more about the benefits of learning a language and help you support your child in their language learning.

Support your child's language learning with these useful websites.

Subject choices | My World of Work

For expert help and a step-by-step guide, have a look at making the right subject choices with your child.

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Gaelic4Parents.com

The website for parents and children interested and involved in Gaelic education.

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SCHOLAR

The SCHOLAR programme is an e-learning education programme that encourages independent learning for students supported by a teacher. Languages covered: ESOL, French, Mandarin, German and Spanish. Users must register with the site.

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Languages Without Limits

This is a not-for-profit website which aims to support language teachers in their efforts to make effective provision for learners of all abilities. It takes as its starting point the conviction that second language learning is a gateway to significant pe

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lafrancebis

Recordings and quizzes to help you learn French

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Radio Lingua Network: Language-learning where and when it suits you

Language-learning for your iPod, iPhone, mp3 player or computer. Take your lessons with you wherever you go by downloading our free materials or purchasing our courses to learn even more. http://www.youtube.com/user/radiolingua https://twitter.com/radiol

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El Gancho

A news website in Spanish where current news stories are adapted for children learning Spanish.

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1jour1actu

A news website in French where current news stories are adapted for children learning French.

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BBC Languages

Learn languages in your own time and have fun. Languages include French, German, Spanish and Chinese amongst others.

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Languages Online

Interactive resources to use with pupils in French, German, Spanish and Italian.

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The Smart Choice: German

Why should British students actually learn German, if English is "lingua franca" already? The answer is simple: Germany is one of the UK’s leading trading partners and British companies need professionals with a good knowledge of German. The video The Sm

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German Language Facts

This website will help you discover facts about the German language, as well as encourage you to consider why German would be a good language to learn.

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German Language Facts

Facts about the German language.

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Spanish Language Facts

Spanish language with over 350 million of native speakers is the third most spoken language in the world only after Chinese Mandarin and English, and the most spoken among the Romance languages.

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Spanish Language Facts

Facts about the Spanish language.

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Why study French?

While any language will be useful for some jobs or for some regions, French is the only foreign language that can be useful throughout the world as well as in the United States.

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French Language Facts

Facts about the French language.

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Interesting facts about the Italian language

According to Wikipedia, there are approximately 60 million native Italian-speaking people in Italy, and perhaps another 10 million descendants around the world, meaning as many as 70 million native speakers of Italian. And then there are an estimated 125

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Italian Language Guide

Italian is a Romance language, which means that Italian, just like Spanish, French, and Portuguese, is a child of Latin.

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Italian Language Facts

Italian is a member of the Italo-Dalmatian group of languages, which is part of the Italo-Western grouping of the Romance languages, which are a subgroup of the Italic branch of Indo-European.

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