Events

These are language related Events that SCILT have gathered.


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Does learning a foreign language make you smarter? What should we teach about how language works?

There are many reasons to learn a language. Cognitive development is often one of the most citedones. Learning a language is said to improve memory, a...

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Are drugs the answer to learning languages? - Free, live Guardian debate

Scientists have discovered that drugs previously used to treat mood disorders can dramatically enhance your capacity to learn. If you could take a pil...

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Film screening: The King of Masks

As part of our on-going Cinema of Childhood season, curated by filmmaker Mark Cousins in conjunction with the Filmhouse Edinburgh, Falkirk Community T...

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Open House: Spring Session

Discover all our courses for Spring, meet our teachers and attend one of the mini-courses that will give you a taster of next term. In the theatre, th...

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Film screening - Gare du Nord

Claire Simon’s blend of documentary and fiction follows the every day life of dozens of passer-byes in one of the largest train stations in Europe.The...

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Kasper, der Bandit und die Million

Performances of the interactive, bilingual puppet theatre play for primary age children will take place in Edinburgh from 8-10 June 2015.Singing ...

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Access to justice for deaf sign language users: Community information event

Justisigns is a 30-month project funded through the European Commission Leonardo Da Vinci Lifelong Learning Programme. The focus of the project is pol...

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1+2 in Primary Schools: which languages should the children of Scotland learn?

As Scotland prepares to introduce a second ‘foreign’ language into the curriculum in primary schools, this event will invite members of the public to ...

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Japanese Taster for Schools (JTS) Programme - 2015 Training Day for Volunteers

Can you speak Japanese? Are you keen to promote the language to young people around the UK? If so, the Japan Foundation needs YOU! By joining the JTS ...

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First CinemaAttic Matinée

CinemaAttic aims to reach new audiences by offering a monthly matinée screening of their famous Spanish and Latin American Short film selections toget...

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Bilingualism Matters summer event

Bilingualism Matters is a Centre at the University of Edinburgh, founded by Prof. Antonella Sorace. We study bilingualism and language learning and co...

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Sciennes International Summer Fair 2016

At this year’s Sciennes Primary Summer Fair there is more going on than you can possibly keep track of, and that’s why we’re publishing this handy lit...

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Film screening: La famille Bélier

The Filmhouse in Edinburgh invites you to the second instalment of their Signed Up season, curated in partnership with Heriot-Watt University's sign l...

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Languages: MK

Are you interested in learning a new language?Do you want to practise your existing language skills?Are you interested in working as a translator or i...

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Edinburgh Fringe - The Wonderful World of Lapin puppet show

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival programme is now available and the bilingual puppet show for children, The Wonderful World of Lapin, will appeal to chil...

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Hello Jonathan Litton!

The Edinburgh International Book Festival takes place from 13-29 August 2016.  Liven up language learning for little ones (5+) with Jonathan Lit...

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European Day of Languages

Organised by the European Commission, this unique day aims to celebrate the diversity of languages in Europe. This free event at the Institut français...

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European Day of Languages Event

A free event with lots of activities for the family is being held to celebrate the European Day of Languages at the Language Hub in Glasgow.See the at...

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Ciné-goûter "Le Jour des Corneilles"

As part of the Fête du Cinéma d’Animation, the Alliance Française de Glasgow, in collaboration with L’École Buissonnière, is delighted to invite child...

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Language Show Live - Olympia

Programme applications are invited for this year's Language Show Live at Olympia, London.There are several ways to participate. Showcase your work in ...

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Multilingual democracies – how does it work?

The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) Scottish Society has organised a free event this coming Saturday 19th November at 2pm in the Holiday Inn G...

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Le Petit Monde - Puppet Show and Story-making

Join Lapin and his French speaking puppet friends in their Christmas adventure! The show will be followed by a bilingual story-making session where ch...

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Open House: Winter 2017 French classes

Come around to our house to discover our courses and meet our team ! Pop by for a chat with one of our teachers about your needs, assess your level...

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Language Show Live Scotland 2017

Join thousands of language learners, teachers and professionals at Scotland's largest dedicated event for languages and discover a wealth of learning ...

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Language Show Live Scotland

Language Show Live is Scotland’s largest exhibition for anyone with a passion for languages. Spanning two days, the event offers the chance to attend ...

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Lord McConnell Lecture 2017

The Lord McConnell Lecture 2017, organised by SCEN in association with the Royal Society of Edinburgh, will take place on 18 May.In his talk 'After 20...

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European Day of Languages celebration

The Alliance Française Glasgow, in collaboration with the European Commission in Scotland, the Goethe-Institut, the Consulate general of Poland...

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Confidentiality issues for interpreters and translators

CIOL Scottish Society invites you to celebrate International Translation Day with us. On 24th May, the UN General Assembly declared 30 September as In...

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Celebrating Multiculturalism through Harvest

Bilingual families in Fife and Tayside why not head along to Cambo Stables on 15 October for a celebration of world music, languages and food from aro...

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Language Show London 2017

Registration is now open for this year's Language Show London event taking place from 13-15 October.Language Show London is London's largest exhibitio...

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Lapin Is Hungry - the Bilingual Picture Book for All

Lapin Is Hungry! What will the French rabbit want to eat? To find out, join Tania and her puppet friends in this delightful bilingual puppet show foll...

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Languages Lost and Found (Being Human Festival)

A series of events celebrating languages and cultures across Scotland as part of the UK’s annual Being Human Festival of the Humanities, 'Langua...

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Sounds of the Silk Road

“China’s Sounds of the Silk Road” comprise 20 international performers who have toured worldwide. The group includes a national cham...

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2018 Chinese New Year Celebration

Celebrate Chinese New Year at this community event, to be held at Liberton High School in Edinburgh.
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Europe Day Scotland - 9 May 2018

The European Commission Office in Scotland celebrates Europe Day in Glasgow George Square this year. The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and...

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Japan Children's Day 2018

Why not have a fun day out with your family and friends? Take part in some origami, experience taiko drums, and much more.

Are Refugee Languages Welcome? The Critical Role of Refugee Languages in Integration

As part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2018, Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh will present testimonials from young refugee learners a...

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Bilingualism Matters 10th Anniversary Annual Event

Come and join us to celebrate 10 years of Bilingualism Matters - growing from one person giving local talks around Edinburgh in 2008 to a thriving com...

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Language Hub Book Fair

Do you like books? Do you like a bargain? Struggling to find foreign language books? English books? Well, you are in luck! We are hosting a two day bo...

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Language and Identity: Explorations Through Film

The dynamic relationship between languages and the different community identities to which they are linked can be explored innovatively through film. ...

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The Language Show 2018

The Language Show is the exhibition for language learners, language teachers and everyone who loves languages. Now in its 30th year, Europe&rs...

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Intro to Gaelic for outdoor practioners

This event is aimed at anyone who works in an outdoor tourism or activities setting and would like to develop their knowledge of Gaelic, hill names, m...

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Being Human Festival 2018

Led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy...

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European Day of Languages

The Alliance Française Glasgow, in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Glasgow, the Consulate General of Poland, the Russi...

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Pop-Up World of Languages

Don’t miss this unique chance to experience the first UK pop-up museum of languages on its tour of the UK. Discover the weird and wonderful worl...

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Edinburgh Multilingual Stories Festival 2019

Join Bilingualism Matters for a celebration of languages with several free events running in Summerhall, Edinburgh from Thursday 7th to Sunday 10th No...

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Language, place and identity in children’s bilingualism

Many people still think that bilingualism makes children confused and puts them at a disadvantage at school. Research, in contrast, shows that knowing...

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Pop-Up World of Languages – the first UK pop-up museum of languages!

Discover the weird and wonderful world of languages! The UK has a museum for dog collars and lawn mowers, but not for languages. This autumn MEITS ...

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