Bí páirteach i gceiliúradh Lá Eorpach na dTeangacha!

European Day of Languages 2021: 20 years celebrating linguistic and cultural diversity

Spreagtar 800 milliún Eorpach a bhfuil ionadaíocht acu i 47 mballstát de chuid na Comhairle Eorpaí le tuilleadh teangacha a fhoghlaim, is cuma cén aois iad agus is cuma an ar scoil nó lasmuigh di. Is deimhin leis an gComhairle Eorpach go gcuireann éagsúlacht teanga tuiscint idirchultúrtha chun cinn agus gur cuid thábhachtach d’oidhreacht shaibhir chultúrtha na hEorpa í. Dá bhrí tá ilteangachas á chur chun cinn ag an gComhairle fud fad na hEorpa.
Is tionscnamh de chuid na Comhairle Eorpaí i Strasbourg é Lá Eorpach na dTeangacha. Ceiliúrtar é ar an 26 Meán Fómhair gach bliain ó 2001.

New in 2021 

Lara's language journey across Europe


Poster "20 things you might not know about Europe's languages"

20 event suggestions involving social distancing



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The secret agent’s language challenges app  2021 

The challenges and quizzes contained within this app encourage learners – future international agents – to take advantage of the plentiful opportunities available to practice or learn more about a language beyond a classroom context. By passing through a series of levels you can rise from a lowly agent in training to become a master secret agent. You can compete with friends in achieving challenges, identifying countries and languages and completing quizzes. The challenges go from the easy, such as, “count from 1-10 in 3 different languages within one minute” to ones that are a bit more demanding, “together with a friend, write the words to a song/rap in a foreign language.

The secret agent’s language challenges app  2021 

The challenges and quizzes contained within this app encourage learners – future international agents – to take advantage of the plentiful opportunities available to practice or learn more about a language beyond a classroom context. By passing through a series of levels you can rise from a lowly agent in training to become a master secret agent.

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Word of the day

Аиляк (ailyak)
Bulgáiris A beautiful term for the subtle art of doing everything calmly and without rushing, whilst enjoying the experience and life in general.
Year: 2021

Gníomhaíochtaí 

EDL's 20th Anniversary Great Bake-Off

This year, the European Day of Languages celebrates its 20th anniversary. And in order to share this special moment with all of you, we invite you to participate in our Great Bake-Off challenge! Will the recipe for your birthday dessert be one of the 20 chosen ones?

Click here for more information! 


Happy Birthday in as many languages as possible in 20 seconds – ‘directors cut’ now online

With over 570 entries from all over Europe - it proved very challenging to select just over 20 from among the diverse range of excellent videos. We would sincerely  like to thank all the contributors for their creative talents – we would have liked to include them all!. By taking part you  have helped turn this occasion into the most multilingual birthday ever!

See the results here 


EDL comórtas T-léine 

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

Poll: Most effective methods for learning a foreign language

What are the most effective methods you have used for learning a foreign language - in addition to formal education at school/university (choose a maximum of 3)? If it was none of these – let us know your suggestions!

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Poll: Most effective methods for learning a foreign language

What are the most effective methods you have used for learning a foreign language - in addition to formal education at school/university (choose a maximum of 3)? If it was none of these – let us know your suggestions!
 
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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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Imeachtaí nua

15/9/2021 - 10/10/2021
GR
2nd Lykion of Kavala, Greece
20/9/2021 - 15/12/2021
GR
57o Gimnasio Athinon
1/12/2021 -
GR
Experimental Senior High School of Patras University
10/10/2021 - 30/11/2021
ES
IES Cantabria
15/10/2021 - 5/11/2021
IT
Istituto Garbin
3/11/2021 -
GR
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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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ICT language tool of the week

GoConqr (Learning management tools)

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An dúshlán teanga EDL


Spreagann na 51 tascanna atá sa lámhleabhar foghlaimeoirí le dúshlán a thabhairt dóibh féin agus leas a bhaint as na deiseanna atá ar fáil chun níos mó a fhoghlaim faoi theangacha lasmuigh de chomhthéacs an tseomra ranga. Tuilleadh eolais a fháil


An raibh a fhios agat go bhfuil...

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, 27 of which are members of the European Union.



 

Déan féinmheasúnú ar do scileanna teanga

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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