Languages Week Competitions

There is a competition for everyone to get in the mood for this year’s Languages Week (7-14 August, 2017). Click onto the hyperlinked titles below to take you to the homepage of each competition where you will find all the information and resources you need to take part:

Let Me Tell You a Story, Let Me Tell You in My Language

Produce a bilingual text film or e-Book. Open to WA school aged students who are bilingual or have a background in a language other than English. Community language teachers, Aboriginal language teachers and EALD/ESL teachers can encourage their students to take part in this competition or incorporate into their teaching/learning programs in 2017. Entries close 14 July, 2017.

Side by Side

Conduct a conversation in the target language with a classmate and record it on video. Open to second language learners from P-12 in WA mainstream school programs. Language teachers can incorporate this task into their teaching/learning programs and make one school submission per age/language category. Entries now close 23 June, 2017.

Languages in our Landscape

Submit photographs from your landscape/environment which represent the diversity of living languages in our community. Open to all WA school-aged students. Entries now close 23 June, 2017.

Languages as a Life Changer

Provide email or online written responses to interview questions about how language learning has changed your life. Open to any WA resident of any age group. Entries for the long description now close 23 June, 2017. Short descriptions close 14 August.

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