European Day of Languages

Sat, 24.09.2016


Europe Direct Information Centre

Get a taste of European foreign languages!
The Europe Direct Information Centre, Blanchardstown Library and the European Commission Representation in Ireland will host the European Day of Languages 2016. The event will be a Language Café offering 9 languages: Irish, French, German, Spanish and Italian as conversation and Polish, Romanian, Lithuanian and Latvian as Taster Classes.
Teachers from the Ambassade de France, Gaelchultúr, Goethe Institut, Instituto Cervantes, Instituto Italiano di Cultura, Embassy of Latvia, Embassy of Lithuania, Embassy of Poland and Embassy of Romania have kindly agreed to participate. It will start at 2pm and refreshments will be served afterwards.
The European Day of languages has been organised by the Council of Europe each year since 2001. The objectives of the European Day of Languages are to alert the public to the importance of language learning, to promote the rich linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe and to encourage lifelong language learning in and out of school.

24 September 2016
2 pm
Europe Direct Information Centre, Blanchardstown Library
Blanchardstown Centre, Dublin 15

Information Leaflet (pdf 255 kb)