Around the world in one week

Ayrshire Post - - Around Ayr -

Glo­be­trot­ters did not have to travel far to learn about cul­tures around the world.

Bel­mont Academy pupils cel­e­brated Euro­pean Day of Lan­guages with a range of ac­tiv­i­ties.

They be­gan ev­ery morn­ing with an assem­bly with a video demon­strat­ing the many lan­guages that pupils and staff speak, in­clud­ing French, Span­ish, Ital­ian, Rus­sian and Ja­panese.

Se­nior pupils at­tended Prest­wick Air­port, where they were given a pre­sen­ta­tion by Easy­jet, SFA and and lan­guages web­site Ra­di­olin­gua, where they learned about how use­ful lan­guages are for dif­fer­ent jobs.

Dur­ing the week there were also themed food days, in­clud­ing Ital­ian, Mex­i­can and French, where pupils were en­cour­aged to or­der food in that lan­guage.

Teach­ers also got in­volved in the fun by dress­ing up and tweet­ing about lan­guages.

Broader hori­zons Pupils cel­e­brat­ing dif­fer­ent cul­tures

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