An Easy and Fun Way to Celebrate European Day of Languages


The European Day of Languages is a great opportunity for language teachers to get their students excited about learning a new language. There are many ways to teach about this special day, but here are a few ideas to get you started:

Have students research the history and significance of the European Day of Languages. 

Plan a school-wide event where students can share facts about various European languages and culture. 

Encourage students to try speaking a new language on this day.

Bring in guest speakers who are fluent in multiple languages to share their stories.

Have students research a country in Europe and present what they have learned. 

Incorporate European songs, stories, and poems into your lesson plans

Have an European food day, where students can taste food from different European countries. 

Show European films, or have a day where students dress up in traditional European clothing. 

Use a map to show where languages are spoken.

Play games to help students learn new words and phrases.

Use pictures and videos to show people speaking different languages.

Teach common phrases in different languages.

Visit the council of europe website and look for resources.

All in all, the European Day of Languages is a great way to teach your students about the diversity of cultures and languages in Europe. It is also a great opportunity to promote multilingualism and language learning in general. 

Whatever you do, make sure to include lots of fun and interactive activities to help students learn about the many languages spoken in Europe!

I hope that these tips will help you to make the most of this day in your classroom!

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