Hanoi to host third European Language Day

Wednesday, 2013-11-20 18:32:13
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Nhan Dan Online - The third European Language Day takes place at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi on November 23 with the aim of introducing the diversity of European languages.

The event, which is co-organised by Hanoi’s EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), the Goethe Institute, the Embassy of Poland, the Delegation of Wallonie-Bruxelles and the Italian Embassy, features various activities.

A conference on training models for foreign language teachers will be held from 9am to 1pm, with the participation of linguists and experts in foreign language training from Vietnam and Europe.

A festival of European languages is the second part of the event, to be held from 2 pm to 6 pm.

Representatives of the participating institutions will give presentations on their respective languages and countries. 30-minute model lessons in German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Hungarian will be offered to anyone who is interested.

Posters, books and brochures will excite curiosity not only for European languages, but also for the various countries and cultures.

Additionally, short films from the participating countries will be screened at the Goethe Institute's exhibition hall.