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Dixons Brooklands Academy

European Day of Languages

Posted 27th September 2023

Tuesday 26th September is European Day of Languages. At Dixons Brooklands Academy we value learning an additional language as it is a skill that can open doors in the world of work and also expand students' travel opportunities. This year, to celebrate EDL, the Spanish department ran a competition for students. On Tuesday 26th September, students were shown six short videos of our staff speaking in another language. Students were encouraged to make a note of which language they thought was being spoken in each video and by who. Students correctly identifying all six languages won a prize. The students (and staff) all loved watching the videos. We had over 150 students enter and around 80 winning entries!