Ospatu gurekin Hizkuntzen Europako Eguna!

Europako Kontseiluko kide diren 47 estatuek 800 milioi europar animatu nahi dituzte beste hizkuntza bat ikastera, adina edozein dela ere, eskolan zein eskolaz kanpo.  Hizkuntza-aniztasuna ulermen zabalago bat eskuratzeko tresna dela eta gure kontinentearen ondare kultural aberatsaren funtsezko elementua dela iritzita, Europako Kontseiluak eleaniztasuna sustatu nahi du Europa osoan. 
Estrasburgoko Europako Kontseiluaren ekimenez, 2001etik aurrera irailaren 26an ospatu da urtero Hizkuntzen Europako Eguna.

Myth or fact?

1. My mother tongue is all I need.

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2. I’m not bilingual/multilingual. I can only speak one language.

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3. Most people in the world use more than one language.

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4. English is the only language children need.

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5. Children get confused if they learn more than one language at the same time.

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6. I can’t help a child to learn or use a language I don’t know (well enough) myself.

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7. If learners don’t know the language of schooling, they’ll learn it best by being exposed to that language only - and by using that language only.

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8. Continued use of the home language(s) will interfere with children’s learning of the language of schooling.

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9. My job is to teach X as a foreign language and not to deal with other languages in my classroom.

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Activities

The EDL language challenges


This year we are inviting everyone to participate in a language challenge around the European Day of Languages! 
The 51 challenges contained within the handbook encourage learners to go a little outside their comfort zone and take advantage of the plentiful opportunities available to practice or learn more about a language beyond a classroom context. Find out more


Coming soon: the Secret agent'S language challenges app!

EDL T-shirt competition


Send us your design/image/graphic and have your layout on the official EDL T-ShirtFind out more

NEW Which language is it?

We all know this situation: on a bus, in a café, on the street we hear two people talking in a foreign language. And we wonder what language it is. Let's do some training here and next time this happens to you you will easily recognise it!
 
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Ekitaldi berriak (ekitaldi guztiak)

23/9/2020 - 23/9/2020
DE
Oberschule "G.E.Lessing"
26/9/2020 - 26/9/2020
RU
Лингво-студия "ТАНГРАМ"
25/9/2020 - 30/9/2020
FR
LPO Denis Diderot
26/9/2020 - 26/9/2020
DE
Schwäbisch Gmünder Volkshochschule
25/9/2020 - 30/9/2020
CZ
Základní škola Pacov
24/9/2020 - 25/9/2020
AT
Mittelschule Neufeld/Leitha

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2019's 'most innovative event' is
Fotbañol/ Jugar al fútbol y aprender español”!

The event received 1000+ votes and was organised by Colegiul Național "Ștefan cel Mare".
Congratulations to the winners!
We were most impressed by the creativity and great effort which went into organising the events submitted and would like to thank all organisers of EDL events in 2019.

Did you know that...

The European Day of Languages is being supported and coordinated by the European Center for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe? The Council of Europe is the continent's leading human rights organisation. It includes 47 member states, 28 of which are members of the European Union.



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Self-evaluate your language skills

The 'Self-evaluate your language skills' tool helps you to assess your level of proficiency in the languages you know according to six reference levels described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

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