Category Archive: European Week of Languages

The Big Fat Language Quiz for European Day of Languages 26 September 2019

Happy #EuropeanDayofLanguages on Thursday 26 September and it was welcome to the Big Fat Language Quiz. At lunchtime and part of our European Week of Languages  @TeamElginAcad. The Big Fat Language Quiz attracted big numbers for #EuropeanDayofLanguages2019 and the final big event in European Languages Week. Everyone enjoyed listening to clips, reading the questions and …

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European Week of Languages: EAVision Song Contest 25 September 2019

The Modern Languages department and the Library created a packed programme for all in school for the week beginning 23 September to celebrate the benefits of language learning. One of the week’s highlights was our annual and very popular EAVision Song Contest, which was held on Wednesday 25 September, in the library at lunchtime. Performers singing …

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Pupil Library Assistants Getting Ready for EAVision Song Contest – 19 September 2019

We think our pupil library assistants are the best #teamEA. New to the team are Kate & Zara and on Thursday 19 September, they began creating the scoreboard for the #EAVision Song Contest board. All part our Modern Languages’ department’s European Week of Languages 23 – 27 September.

European Week of Languages 23 – 27 September 2019

The Modern Languages department and the Library have created a packed programme for all in school for the week beginning 23rd September to celebrate the benefits of language learning. ALL WEEK: The Library and the canteen will be festooned with bunting, flags and music from around the world.   S2 pupils can browse an Around Europe …

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The Big Fat Language Quiz of the Year for European Week of Languages 27 September 2018

The Big Fat Language Quiz of the Year was the culmination of our European Week of Languages and was held in the library on Thursday 27 September. It was created and delivered by Mr Lestienne in the Modern Languages department  and all our contestants had a fabulous time trying to answer the Quizmaster’s questions. The …

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EAVision Contest for European Week of Languages & European Day of Languages 26 September 2018

Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome to our 5th annual EAVision Contest for European Week of Languages and what an event it was! Head Judge Mrs Hendry was ready and so was our musician Mrs Ross. The audience and our team of judges were all so excited! Matthew Hamilton was up first, singing in German, followed by Sammy …

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European Week of Languages 25 – 28 September 2018

The library is looking even sunnier, brighter and more colourful this week. All for European Week of Languages 24 – 28 September. Monday was the Staff Bake Around the World Challenge. All week is S2 Books Around the World Challenge. Thursday is The Big Fat language Quiz. And, Wednesday is the BIG event: EAVision 🎶🎵🎉 …

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S2 Books Around The World Challenge for European Week of Languages 24 – 28 September 2018

Our S2 Books Around the World Challenge has begun and everyone so far is loving it. The books too! All for European Week of Languages this week.

Staff Bake a Cake Around The World Challenge – First Event for European Week of Languages – 24 September 2018

Ooh, we totally approve of the start of the week. Cake! The first entry into the Staff Bake a Cake from Around the World Challenge is from Mrs Mackenzie with her Swiss ski slope cake. All for European Week of Languages with Elgin Academy Modern Languages department. Ongelooflijk! 🎉 Look at this entry from Mrs …

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