Resources for parents' evenings

This is a collection of PowerPoint presentations that are intended to be used as a promotional tool for encouraging young learners to continue their language learning at school and beyond.

Part one: Why study languages?

Hear some of the really good reasons why learning a language is worth it and take the language quiz.

First download the PowerPoint presentation files to a convenient place on your computer. You will also need to download the following video clip files (.wmv) to the same folder as the presentation (Right click the links below and choose 'Save As...')

Download: Part one (Powerpoint, 4Mb)

Download: Hausa.wmv (Windows media video, 4.77Mb)

Download: Lads.wmv (Windows media video, 1.05Mb)

Download: manisha5.wmv (Windows media video, 325Kb)

Download: Why study languages video (Windows media video, 1.5Mb)

Part two: Routes into Higher Education

Find out about all the exciting and varied ways that you can study a language at university.

Download: Part two (Powerpoint, 1Mb)

Language unlimited

This PowerPoint presentation is intended to be used as a promotional tool for encouraging young learners to consider linguistics at university. It contains lots of interest fact and quizzes.

First download the PowerPoint presentation file to a convenient place on your computer. You will also need to download the following video clip file (.wmv) to the same folder as the presentation (Right click the links below and choose 'Save As...')

Download: Languages unlimited (Powerpoint, 1.4Kb)