The Language Show 9th – 11th November 2018 Olympia London

08 Nov 2018

Join us from 10.45 – 12.15 Friday 9th November to hear the strongest reasons
“Why languages are essential for us all post-Brexit”

This seminar is relevant to language professionals, teachers, policy makers, employers, language learners and the general public. Our panel of speakers will set out convincing arguments as to why knowledge of languages and cultures will increase in importance post Brexit.

Our panel will be presented by Richard Hardie and Bernardette Holmes MBE Speak to the Future, the campaign for languages, in partnership with Benoît Le Dévédec of the Institut Français and Vicky Gough from the British Council. Other leading speakers on our panel include:

Rubén Barderas Rey, Education Adviser Consejería de Educación
Ignacio Peyró Jiménez, Director Instituto Cervantes, London
Karl Pfeiffer, Director of Educational Links, Goethe Institut
Bunmi Richards, Headteacher and Philip Yorke, MFL and Bilingual Curriculum Leader, Shaftesbury Park Primary School, Battersea
Antonella Sorace, Director of Bilingualism Matters, Professor of Development Linguistics, University of Edinburgh

Join us on Friday 9th November to hear more about:

  • Why Britain needs a global mind-set and more and better language skills
  • Why French, German and Spanish are key languages for the future
  • Why international experience and intercultural understanding are important
  • The academic and career benefits of bilingual education
  • The cognitive benefits of language learning
  • How languages open the door to other cultures and why this is critical post-Brexit

We look forward to meeting you at the Language Show and to facing topical questions from the audience!

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