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Language teachers from Selby College Yorkshire and local schools got together to discuss how to motivate Year 8 pupils. They obtained help and sponsorship from local businesses, the University of Hull and the University of York. The result was Eurofest, a simulated international trade fair with a languages focus. During the last term of Year 8, pupils from five local schools worked in language lessons to create products to sell at the event. One group was chosen from each school to present their product at Selby College in June and another group to answer questions on a ‘tourist information stand.’ On the big day, pupils answered questions in French and German from a range of visitors, from local business people to university language students. At the end of the day, prizes were given for the best use of French, German and enterprise skills. Teenagers also had a chance to chat to university languages students and spend time in Selby College – the main local provider of education post-16. This year the project is developing to include taster classes in Mandarin and Japanese and Q&As with local businesses.

Consistency with the European policies in the field of language learning

  • enhancement of quality of language teaching
  • focus on evaluation of performance of language teaching and learning
  • promotion of multilingualism
  • promotion of language learning for specific purposes
  • promotion of recognition and validation of language skills acquired through non formal and informal education
United Kingdom
Target Language
French, German
Educational Sector
School Education
Transversal (more sectors addressed)

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21 December 2014

Audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project

An audio- video presentation of the NELLIP project has been created and made available in the Information section of the NELLIP portal. To access the presentation please click here: