Lezioni di italiano: Language Explorers ITALIANO

Il team di Mother Tongues è lieto di annunciare il lancio di un corso di italiano per bambini, chiamato Language Explorers ITALIANO che si svolgerà presso il Perrystown Community Centre. Si tratta di un ciclo di 13 lezioni di italiano per bambini madrelingua. Questo gruppo comprende bambini che hanno appreso l’italiano in Italia e bambini …

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Courses for children with Spanish background

Courses for children with Spanish background

Instituto Cervantes is the largest international Spanish teaching organization in the world, established by the Spanish government to teach the Spanish language around the globe and to promote the Spanish and Latin American culture. In September, weekly children and teenager courses will commence and will take place on Saturday mornings and afternoons in the Instituto …

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Mother Tongues festival shortlisted for prestigious European Award

Mother Tongues Festival is the only Irish Festival to be shortlisted for the prestigious EFFE Award from the European Festivals Association in collaboration with the European Commission.  . This biennial prize celebrates festivals that demonstrate artistic excellence and have a strong impact and local and regional development of cultural co-operation. Mother Tongues is delighted to join 23 great European Festivals in this …

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The gift of language

Raising multilingual children has always been a mission to me, I have gone too deep to give up. After my second child was born, I gave up my job to give the gift of language to my children, posh Mandarin Chinese that is spoken in Taiwan. Despite challenges, with the great support of my “quiet” …

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storytelling week

Mother Tongues Storytelling week

Storytelling is a great way to promote languages and this year Mother Tongues has been involved in a number of initiatives promoting the use of heritage languages through storytelling. Our first multilingual storytelling session took place in the Gutter Bookshop on Culture Night in September 2018. Throughout the year we have been developing our Language …

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SummerCamp

Summer Mandarin Chinese Immersion Camp is now enrolling!

12th to 16th August 2019 from 10:00-15:00 at NWETSS on Putland Road, Bray. Chinese curriculum will be ready as a leaving certificate subject for beginners/5th-year pupils in Sept 2020 and pupils can take Chinese as a leaving cert subject in June 2022. Each year, Dublin School of Mandarin Chinese designs a brand new theme based …

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Heritage Languages in Post-Primary School

Cultivating the languages of the different communities living in Ireland is one of the goals of Languages Connect: Ireland’s Strategy for Foreign Languages in Education.  Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI) have put in place several supports for languages including Polish. Lithuanian and Russian. These supports are addressed to students in post-primary education both at Junior and …

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