🏆 Dear language teachers,
You're invited to participate in the inaugural ImmerseMe Games (21-28 May) – a complimentary online language immersion competition.
The competition is open to students studying Chinese, EAL/D, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, from Stage 3 to HSC.
Prize draw and PDF certificates awarded to high achievers.
Register interest here: https://immerseme.co/games.
Or contact co founder Scott Cardwell on email@example.com with any questions.
The MLTA NSW Linguafest short film competition 2020 has been launched.
This is a great project for your students to join and keep them engaged in their language study, especially under the current circumstances.
This year's theme is "a challenge" and the signature item is "a iunch box."
Further information can be found at the MLTA website.
The Hunter Network Film Festival will be held on Thursday 5 December at Hunter School of the Performing Arts, featuring an Aboriginal dance performance by Millabah to celebrate the International Year of Indigenous Languages.
Entries are welcome from students in Stage 4 or 5, in any language with a duration of 2 minutes each.
Schools unable to attend the film showing may still take part and be eligible for prizes. Films will be distributed for show to participating schools.
The theme is ‘A change’ with a signature item of a plant to be included in the film. There will be prizes for best overall, people's choice, best Stage 4, best Stage 5, best language film.
Films are due Wednesday 20 November via Google Drive.
For further information please contact Daniela Phillips.
SBS is conducting its National Languages Competition from 24 July to 1 September 2017.
Students aged 4 to 18 years across Australia who are learning a language other than English are invited to participate by creating a short video about what learning a language means to them.
For more information, please visit the following website and see the attached documents.
Students in Years 5-10 are invited to participate in the 2017 MLTA of NSW Inc. Linguafest Competition.
Students need to create and submit a short film, formatted as a AVI or MP4 (no more than 2 minutes in length), using the target language they are studying. Films should be submitted online. The film should be based on the theme ‘A second chance’. Following the format of the Tropfest competition, somewhere in the film students need to have a watch.
Competition entries close 20 September 2017.
For more details visit the MLTA website.
The MLTA Linguafest Film Screening at Event Cinemas George Street Sydney was a wonderful celebration of students' language learning. This short film competition is now in its 10th year, and the finalists' films were creative and entertaining, with technology expertise embedded. They all looked very professional on the big screen!
The two minute films were in the target language studied by students and were based on the theme "A dream". Somewhere in the film, students needed to have a balloon. Languages represented in the films were Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese and Macedonian.
Well done to all of the competition entrants and finalists and congratulations to the following Department of Education school winners:
Asquith Girls High School - Best drama
Manly Selective College - Best animation
Rose Bay Public School - Stage 3 winner
Holroyd High School - Stage 4 winner
Carlton Public School, Open High School and Sydney Secondary College, Balmain campus all received Judge's High Commendation awards.
The MLTA Linguafest Competition is a wonderful event to incorporate project-based learning and technology skills into languages. Stay up-to-date with the MLTA website for more information and be sure to factor it into your planning for next year.
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