Well done to S2 yesterday! They rose to the challenge of recreating a map of the world at the back of the Law, out of nothing more than some sheets. Everyone showed great spirit and good team work skills!
Here are a few photos of the fun. Which continents can you recognise?
Here is part 2 of our Berlin trip. Be warned, it`s just over 7 minutes long but I hope you enjoy it. I think there`s a bit more of the NB crew this time (although they are a rather shy, retiring bunch!).
Hope all my German pupils are working hard and learning everything they`ll need to convince me that I should take them to Germany too!
For your education and entertainment (and to give you an idea where your languages could take you!), here is a little clip of our trip to Berlin, filmed on Friday 11th Nov.
FYI: we´re still here, German-ing away, having a really interesting time and learning loads! Although it´s a bit tiring, we´re picking up more and more of the language at every turn. And, yes, we ARE still in Germany…due to come home on Friday to a world of Irn Bru and fry-ups
I hope you enjoy the video, more to come soon I hope!
The world is getting smaller, the part we can play in it, bigger. Our aim in the Modern Languages Department is to equip our young people for life in a global world.
While learning languages is an important skill for opening doors in the job market in later life, we also believe that it is great fun, and very rewarding. We strive to create an environment that stimulates children and encourages them to learn about, and communicate in, the world around us, and thereby also about themselves and their place in the world.
In this section you will find key information on the technics of the various languages we teach, useful vocab lists and help for essays, links to websites for self-study, and a plethora of fun stuff such as links to TV and radio stations, quizes, funnies and videos.
“He who does not know foreign languages does not know a thing about his own.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe