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Language Show Live 2012

Running for over 23 years, Language Show Live 2012 returns with an incredible line-up of speakers, more classes and exhibitors than ever before and ne...

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ESRC Festival of Social Sciences - Talk in two languages: a problem or a skill?

When talking together, bilinguals often use both their languages. Not only may they use two languages in the same conversation, but even in the same s...

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Yakety Yak Language Café open door event at Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

As you may know, Yakety Yak started their sessions in Ocean Bar and Kitchen at Ocean Terminal last month. To raise more awareness they are holdin...

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The Bilingual People Virtual Language Recruitment Fair

Make a date in your diary to visit our most exciting event of 2012, the Virtual Language Recruitment Fair which will run online from 14th- 16th Novemb...

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Scotland in Conversation with China

Scotland in Conversation with China is a programme of events being held across Scotland which aims to encourage further discussion of the important ob...

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"Let's Become a Bilingual Family" (BILFAM): A project on bringing languages to children at home

Antonella Sorace and Martha Robinson (University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters) will present the Scottish results of the recently completed BI...

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Lapin wants to see Santa

After a successful Fringe summer run, Lapin and his friends return to the theatre with 'Lapin wants to see Santa' where the lovely French rabbit wants...

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Galette des Rois Janvier 2013

Celebrate the Epiphany with authentic galettes, refreshments, a presentation on the origins of this celebration and a bilingual quiz. The AF Glasgow i...

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Chinese Conversation & Culture Corner

A special Chinese Conversation and Culture Corner will take place on Friday 8th February when the focus will be on Chinese New Year traditions with th...

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Spring Festival Party

Join us for our Year of the Snake Spring Festival party on Friday 15th February from 6pm till 9pm at Abden House. A full programme of fun is planned f...

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Lecture by artist Ying Sheng Yang 21 February 2013

We will be hosting a lecture by the artist Ying Sheng Yang on the evening of Thursday 21st February in room LH104A of the Lord Hope Building, Universi...

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Foreign language teaching to be subject of debate at Holyrood

The teaching of foreign language learning in Scottish primary schools will be the focus for a conference taking place at the Scottish Parliament in Ma...

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Film showcase – Our Europe

A showcase of films about Europe made by Scottish children. This event has been organised by SEET in partnership with the Edinburgh Playhouse and show...

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Winter Term - Open Day

With the new year comes a new term! Our winter classes start on 13 January 2014. Come along to our Open Day to get some advice on your level and sign ...

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Lapin Wants to See Santa

It's Christmas! Lapin wants to invite Santa for a hot chocolate, but will Papa Noel have time to accept his invitation? To find out, join the lovely F...

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Performance of Nanjing Little Red Flower Art Troupe

In celebration of Chinese New Year 2014, the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools is delighted to offer you the unique opportunity to attend a p...

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Vive the [R]évolution: Poems in translation

A triptych of poetry nights à propos translation of and between French and Scottish poetry hosted by three contemporary Scottish poets.

Japan Children’s Day

The Consulate General of Japan, in collaboration with Asian Studies at the University of Edinburgh, is proud to welcome you to Japan Children's Day, a...

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Film screening: The King of Masks

As part of our on-going Cinema of Childhood season, curated by filmmaker Mark Cousins in conjunction with the Filmhouse Edinburgh, Falkirk Community T...

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New adventure for Lapin!

Lapin is back! In the early stages of its development, get a taste of Le Petit Monde's brand new bilingual show starring the French speaking rabbit pu...

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Open House: Spring Session

Discover all our courses for Spring, meet our teachers and attend one of the mini-courses that will give you a taster of next term. In the theatre, th...

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1+2 in Primary Schools: which languages should the children of Scotland learn?

As Scotland prepares to introduce a second ‘foreign’ language into the curriculum in primary schools, this event will invite members of the public to ...

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Japanese Taster for Schools (JTS) Programme - 2015 Training Day for Volunteers

Can you speak Japanese? Are you keen to promote the language to young people around the UK? If so, the Japan Foundation needs YOU! By joining the JTS ...

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The Arrival of Refugees: What do we tell our children?

Potential workshop leaders and exhibitors are invited to share your expertise and experience. Please contact us us with the information below about yourself and your organisation, as well as how you would like to be involved by Thursday 29 October 2015.

  • Name (of Workshop leader/exhibitor)
  • Organisation
  • Workshop (title and theme) 45 minutes long
  • A short overview of what you would do
  • Exhibition space requirements
  • Space requirements
  • Additional information & dietary requirements
  • Equipment needed
To participate in the event, please contact us by Friday 13 November 2015 with the information below:
  • Name (of participant)
  • Organisation
  • Dietary requirements
In addition, could all participants please register through the Eventbrite link. Password (case sensitive): refuge1

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French Book Day

The Institut français in Edinburgh is delighted to announce a great literary programme for everyone: parents, children and school teachers of French. ...

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Family Saturday: Rois et Reines

Start off the new year sampling the 'galette des rois' at the Institut français. Children will also enjoy tales, songs and crafts, all in French....

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Sciennes International Summer Fair 2016

At this year’s Sciennes Primary Summer Fair there is more going on than you can possibly keep track of, and that’s why we’re publishing this handy lit...

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Film screening: La famille Bélier

The Filmhouse in Edinburgh invites you to the second instalment of their Signed Up season, curated in partnership with Heriot-Watt University's sign l...

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Languages: MK

Are you interested in learning a new language?Do you want to practise your existing language skills?Are you interested in working as a translator or i...

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Edinburgh Fringe - The Wonderful World of Lapin puppet show

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme is now available and the bilingual puppet show for children, The Wonderful World of Lapin, will appeal to chil...

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Hello Jonathan Litton!

The Edinburgh International Book Festival takes place from 13-29 August 2016.  Liven up language learning for little ones (5+) with Jonathan Lit...

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European Day of Languages Event

A free event with lots of activities for the family is being held to celebrate the European Day of Languages at the Language Hub in Glasgow.See the at...

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Language Show Live - Olympia

Programme applications are invited for this year's Language Show Live at Olympia, London.There are several ways to participate. Showcase your work in ...

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'Wee Write' Book Festival Family Day

There are Gaelic and Scots sessions at this year's Family Day at the Wee Write Children's Book Festival at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow.Adventures ...

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Language Show Live Scotland

Language Show Live is Scotland’s largest exhibition for anyone with a passion for languages. Spanning two days, the event offers the chance to attend ...

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Language Show Live Scotland 2017

Join thousands of language learners, teachers and professionals at Scotland's largest dedicated event for languages and discover a wealth of learning ...

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Research seminar - How creative writing across languages can change the face of multilingualism

Malika Pedley, PhD student at Bordeaux Montaigne University in France, will present her doctorate research findings following fieldwork investigation ...

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1+2 Language Policy - Information evening

By 2021 every child is entitled to learn a first additional language from primary one and a second by primary five in order to give young people the b...

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Spanish Advanced Language Training

Join the Language Hub for a 3-hour advanced (Level C1/C2) Spanish language course on 17 June.Current affairs, cultural issues and some grammar and voc...

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European Day of Languages celebration

The Alliance Française Glasgow, in collaboration with the European Commission in Scotland, the Goethe-Institut, the Consulate general of Poland...

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Celebrating Multiculturalism through Harvest

Bilingual families in Fife and Tayside why not head along to Cambo Stables on 15 October for a celebration of world music, languages and food from aro...

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Language Show London 2017

Registration is now open for this year's Language Show London event taking place from 13-15 October.Language Show London is London's largest exhibitio...

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Jumping Languages and other bilingual stories

The workshop will engage both children (pre-school and primary ages) and their parents on the topic of bilingualism and code mixing. Through creative ...

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Lapin Is Hungry - the Bilingual Picture Book for All

Lapin Is Hungry! What will the French rabbit want to eat? To find out, join Tania and her puppet friends in this delightful bilingual puppet show foll...

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