Modern Languages Conference at St. Alban's High School for Girls

From Mrs K Guille, Modern Languages Department at St Alban's High School for Girls:

"I have great pleasure in inviting you and a selection of students to take part in a Modern Languages Conference to be held at St Albans High School for Girls. We would very much enjoy seeing you and your students at the High School. The conference will be held on Tuesday 21 November from 3.00 pm - 7.30 pm and we are able to welcome up to 10 of your Year 11 and/or Year 12 students. 

The aim of the event is to give students a taste of language learning at university level so that they can make informed choices about their future.  Lecturers from the Universities of Birmingham, Cambridge, Manchester, UCL, SOAS and Oxford will deliver master classes in French, German, Spanish and Italian (prior language needed).  There will also be a session led by alumni students, who will provide students with an insight into the benefits of spending a year abroad and student life. There will also be additional taster sessions in lesser known languages and linguistics, namely Arabic, Russian, Mandarin and Linguistics (no prior knowledge needed).

Please follow this link to complete the registration form by Friday 20 October. In the event of the conference being oversubscribed, we may need to take bookings on a first come, first served basis.  However, whilst we are only inviting 10 students from each of your schools, should you wish to bring more students, please make this clear on the form and we will do our best to accommodate as many students as possible.  We would of course like at least one member of staff from your Languages Department to accompany your students.

Please do not hesitate to contact me on should you have any questions. Details of our speakers, parking and maps will be sent closer to the event.


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