Languages, local businesses and the community:  an international prospective   Jérôme Lestienne Principal Teacher of Moder...
"Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has...
Curriculum for Excellence (BtC 4) <ul><li>“ All children (…) are entitled to opportunities for developing skills for learn...
Aims   <ul><li>How to approach businesses </li></ul><ul><li>How to include links to local businesses within the learning a...
<ul><li>Higher class private visit to  Glenfiddich  in target language </li></ul><ul><li>Video of Brand Ambassador </li></...
<ul><li>S3 private visit to  Strathisla distillery  + discussion with brand ambassador </li></ul>
<ul><li>Talk by Steve Hutcheon, senior development manager at Highland and Island Enterprise </li></ul>
<ul><li>S2 International day: </li></ul><ul><li>Glenfiddich </li></ul><ul><li>HIE Moray </li></ul><ul><li>Walkers shortbre...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>SCIAF </li></ul><ul><li>D.R. Congo S3 project </li></ul>
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Exchange with the TOTAL French school of Aberdeen </li></ul>
 
 
 
<ul><li>S1 course linked with local 4 star hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance, progression and coherence </li></ul><ul><li>...
Modern Languages: Unlock the tools for them  to become… Successful learners Confident individuals Effective contributors R...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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Languages and Local Businesses: International Perspective

  1. 1. Languages, local businesses and the community: an international prospective Jérôme Lestienne Principal Teacher of Modern Languages Elgin Academy, Moray Glasgow, Tuesday 25 th May 2010
  2. 2. &quot;Americans who travel abroad for the first time are often shocked to discover that, despite all the progress that has been made in the last 30 years, many foreign people still speak in foreign languages.&quot; David Barry (1947-  ), American writer and humorist “ If English is supposed to be the lingua franca, how come there’s no word in English for lingua franca?” source unknown “ Never impose your language on people you wish to reach.” Abbie Hoffman
  3. 3. Curriculum for Excellence (BtC 4) <ul><li>“ All children (…) are entitled to opportunities for developing skills for learning, life and work.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The skills should develop across all curriculum areas.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ CfE can be best delivered through partnership working. All establishments should work with partners.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aims <ul><li>How to approach businesses </li></ul><ul><li>How to include links to local businesses within the learning and teaching experience </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance / benefits for pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on uptake and attainment </li></ul><ul><li>Why Modern Languages can be a key element to implementing CfE </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Higher class private visit to Glenfiddich in target language </li></ul><ul><li>Video of Brand Ambassador </li></ul><ul><li>Incentive for S4s before course choice </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>S3 private visit to Strathisla distillery + discussion with brand ambassador </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Talk by Steve Hutcheon, senior development manager at Highland and Island Enterprise </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>S2 International day: </li></ul><ul><li>Glenfiddich </li></ul><ul><li>HIE Moray </li></ul><ul><li>Walkers shortbread </li></ul><ul><li>Equine lifeline </li></ul>
  9. 25. <ul><li>SCIAF </li></ul><ul><li>D.R. Congo S3 project </li></ul>
  10. 32. <ul><li>Exchange with the TOTAL French school of Aberdeen </li></ul>
  11. 36. <ul><li>S1 course linked with local 4 star hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance, progression and coherence </li></ul><ul><li>Skills for work </li></ul>
  12. 37. Modern Languages: Unlock the tools for them to become… Successful learners Confident individuals Effective contributors Responsible citizens
  13. 46. <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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