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Community Languages Event 2007

Click here to download the invitation & joining instructions.

Come along to hear some top-class speakers, guaranteed to give you good ideas and strategies!

Become part of an on-going support group in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere

You are invited to

The ALL & Cranford

'Community Languages Event'


Saturday December 1st 2007 9.30 –1.00

followed by free lunch & music

to be hosted by

Cranford Community College – A Specialist Language College

High Street, Cranford, Hounslow TW5 9PD


Easy access, just south of junction 3 of the M4.

Bus (lines pass through rail links): 105 (Heathrow/Greenford) 435 (Heathrow/Southall)

Bus map:



Cost: £15 [PGCE/GTP Students: £10]

(event generously supported by Cranford Community College through its specialist language status)


All sessions will be relevant for all community languages


Narinder Kaur, Head of Community Languages at Cranford Community College and Head of Community Languages Committee, ALL London & Helen Myers, ALL President & Chair of London Branch

Dr Jim Anderson, Lecturer in Modern Languages in Education, Goldsmiths, University of London

Taking Community Languages forward – Opportunities and Challenges.

Saleem Qureshi (Advanced Skills Teacher, Moseley School, Birmingham)

(pictured here at our last event)

Effective lesson starters and plenaries

Nazek Abdel-Hay & Doha Kudsi (King Fahad Academy)


Integrating stories, songs and ICT

Naresh Chandla, Head of Community Languages,Wolverhampton LA

Developing oracy skills through interactive activities

Siva Pillai, Computer Officer, Goldsmiths, University of London & Director of the Tamil Academy of Language and Arts in Lewisham

Enhancing motivation and learning with ICT: practical ideas and support

Hilly Day, Asset Languages


Accrediting achievement in Community Languages


Musical Session from talented young people.

Provisional outline programme:


Registration & free refreshments – the committee will be there to welcome you!

10.00 – 10.40


Welcome & Introductions & Official launch of ALL London Branch Community electronic forum.

Narinder Kaur, Head of Community Languages at Cranford Community College and Head of Community Languages Committee, ALL London,

Helen Myers, Chair of ALL London,

Taking Community Languages forward – Opportunities and Challenges.

Dr Jim Anderson, Lecturer in Modern Languages in Education, Goldsmith’s College, University of London & Hilly Day , Asset Languages & NRC representative

Overview of resources/support available: Asset & National Resource Centre & CILT



Session 1 A choice from 4 talks (see overleaf)

11.35 – 12.00

Comfort break / refreshments / chance to ‘network’ / view info sent from publishers and supporters, including a CILT, Asset and NRC stand

12.05 -12.55

Session 2 A choice from 4 talks (see overleaf)


Community Lunch (hosted by Cranford Community College) - Meet up together to continue relaxed networking!

A short musical performance|TW5%209PD


As refreshments will be provided throughout the event we need to know how many people are intending to attend.

Preferably, please send in the application form by post or by email below to the college along with payment by Thursday 22nd November to secure you a definite place.

PLEASE NOTE: To cut down costs and administration time, we won’t send confirmation unless you particularly ask for it... assume you have a place if you have paid unless you hear otherwise!

If you need any more information, or if you’ve missed the deadline, please ask. Thanks.

Application Form

To: Rakhvinder Gill, Cranford Community Language Community College, Hounslow

OR, if no time to send form, email info to her: [email protected] & send cheque separately

London All & Cranford - Community Languages Event ; Saturday 1st December, 9.30 – 1 pm followed by lunch, Cranford Community Language College





Work Telephone Number


Home Address


Home Telephone Number




Languages taught



I enclose cheque (payable to ALL LRB) to the value of £__________ as payment for (No.)_________ persons as listed below (BLOCK CAPITALS please):

Name ___________________________________

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Please attach details of any issues which you would like us to raise on the day.