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Competition for Schools
ISMLA Original Writing Competition 2021
The competition is back again and (for Italian) open to all schools in the UK. For more information go to this page or download the instructions and Italian titles here.
The deadline for submission is Friday 16th April.
A celebration, not a test or a competition, but an opportunity for students to create and share a short performance to be viewed by others. Speaking in a foreign language, students perform a poem, a presentation, as sketch or dialogue which everyone can enjoy listening to. All to be completed by 28th February. For full information click here.
Resources to check out
Survey of Schools Teaching Italian
Many thanks to all those who took the time to complete the survey recently. If you would like to see what emerged, a summary of the findings can be downloaded from here. If anyone wants further information, just contact firstname.lastname@example.org
AQA Speaking Endorsement 2021
AQA have made available a recording of one of their live training sessions on the 2021 GCSE Speaking endorsement along with all the supporting materials and a FAQs booklet here: Notes and guidance: Speaking endorsement
2021 is the 700th anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri. There are bound to be numerous celebrations and events to mark this year. Here are some ideas for you or for your students:
Coronavirus-related teaching materials
The Italian Cultural Institute in London is arranging an amazing variety of events in this period, so do sign up for its newslettter and explore its Vimeo channel for material from past events. Some may be of interest to students such as an interview with Carofiglio and a discussion about Il giardino dei Finzi Contini.
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