Why are languages important?<br />
Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge - Languages of the European Un...
Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge – Closer to home<br />Do you k...
Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge – Even closer to home<br />Do ...
Pyramid of Power<br />What is the most important reason for learning a language?<br />
Give yourself the edge… they did!<br />Match the names on the left to the degrees on the right:<br />J. K. RowlingAuthor (...
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  1. 1. Why are languages important?<br />
  2. 2. Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge - Languages of the European Union<br />Match the language to the percentage of its native speakers in the EU<br />All others<br />Español<br />Français<br />Nederlands<br />11%<br />11%<br />Deutsch<br />6%<br />Italiano<br />Español<br />Deutsch<br />24%<br />Italiano<br />16%<br />English<br />Nederlands<br />All others<br />16%<br />16%<br />Français<br />English<br />
  3. 3. Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge – Closer to home<br />Do you know how many different languages are spoken by young people in<br />England…<br />300 languages<br />Scotland…<br />104 languages<br />Wales…<br /> 98 languages<br />8? 19? 39? 98? 104? 144? 251? 300?<br />
  4. 4. Languages are important because...<br />It’s a multilingual world…<br />Test your knowledge – Even closer to home<br />Do you know how many different languages are spoken in your school?<br />43 languages<br />8? 15? 43? 97? 108?<br />
  5. 5. Pyramid of Power<br />What is the most important reason for learning a language?<br />
  6. 6. Give yourself the edge… they did!<br />Match the names on the left to the degrees on the right:<br />J. K. RowlingAuthor (Harry Potter)<br />Chinese Language and Culture(1990)<br />J. K. RowlingAuthor (Harry Potter)<br />Chinese Language and Culture(1990)<br />Paula RadcliffeAthlete<br />European Studies(1982)<br />Paula RadcliffeAthlete<br />European Studies(1982)<br />French and German<br />(1983)<br />Lucy LiuFilm star<br />Lucy LiuFilm star<br />French and German<br />(1983)<br />Jonathan RossTV and Radio Presenter<br />Modern European Studies(1996)<br />Modern European Studies(1996)<br />Jonathan RossTV and Radio Presenter<br />Rory Bremner <br />Comedian<br />Greek and Latin(1999)<br />Rory Bremner<br />Comedian<br />Greek and Latin(1999)<br />Fiona Bruce<br />Newsreader<br />French and Classics(1987)<br />French and Classics(1987)<br />Fiona Bruce<br />Newsreader<br />Medieval and Modern Languages<br />(1983)<br />Chris MartinMusician (Coldplay)<br />Chris MartinMusician (Coldplay)<br />Medieval and Modern Languages<br />(1983)<br />Nigella Lawson<br />TV Chef<br />French and Italian<br />(1986)<br />French and Italian<br />(1986)<br />Nigella Lawson<br />TV Chef<br />

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