M13026 Languages-Connect #ThinkLanguages Students-and-Teachers-Guidebook-2020 V6 - Flipbook - Page 24
Below are some tips when organizing
For ideas about #ThinkLanguages workshops, check out our Youtube playlist from
#ThinkLanguages 2019 – you’ll find lots of ideas about how to bring languages to
life through dance, music, art, food and many other fun things!
More information about
workshops, speakers and
promotional ideas will be made
available via the #ThinkLanguages
Hub in the coming weeks.
For ideas about what kind of local speakers might get involved, check out the 13
Why learn a Language playlists on Youtube – Irish people telling their stories about
how much they enjoy learning languages at college, using languages at work and the
experts telling us how important languages are for Ireland and the Irish economy.
Check out our Say Yes to Languages Campaign on LanguagesConnect.ie and
across our social channels for more ideas about everyday ways to learn – through
Spotify playlists, watching movies, sport and cookery demonstrations in your
When organising your event – be practical, be safe and be inclusive. Practical – try
to do what you can, but don’t take on too much. Safe – always follow your schools
social distancing and safety guidelines. Inclusive – try and include as many of the
TY students as you can, but also let other students know what’s going on and what
#ThinkLanguages is all about.
When asking parents, teachers and others for help – remember that everyone has
a lot more going on than usual. It’s not easy to plan things at the moment. Do what
you can and others will help out if and when they are able. Best of luck!