Feiert mat eis den Europäeschen Dag vun de Sproochen (EDS)!

Europawäit ginn 800 Millioune Bierger, déi vun de 47 Memberstaaten am Europarot vertruede ginn, dozou encouragéiert, a jiddwer Alter an ausserhalb vun der Schoul méi Sproochen ze léieren. Den Europarot fuerdert d’Méisproochegkeet a ganz Europa an der Iwwerzeegung, dass sproochlech Diversitéit zu engem bessere Versteesdemech tëschent de Kulture bäidroe kann an zu den zentrale Bestanddeeler vum Kulturierwe vun onsem Kontinent zielt.
Op Initiativ vum Europarot zu Stroossbuerg, gëtt säit 2001 all Joer de 26. September den Europäeschen Dag vun de Sprooche gefeiert.

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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
Language challenge of the day: Ech hunn den « Tool fir d’Auto-Evaluatioun vun Äre Sproochkompetenzen» benotzt fir mäi Kompetenzniveau an enger oder méi Sproochen, déi ech kann, ze testen.
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Ëm wéi eng Sprooch handelt et sech?

Mir kennen all dës Situatioun : am Bus, an engem Café, op der Strooss, héiere mir 2 Persounen an enger Friemsprooch schwätzen. Mee ëm wéi eng Sprooch handelt et sech? Dir kënnt hei e bëssen trainéieren an déi nächste Kéier wou Dir an sou enger Situatioun sidd, kënnt Dir se méi einfach identifizéieren.
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