Aberuthven Primary School

Respect and opportunities for all

Languages Week

Languages Week

      19th November 2018 – 23rd November 2018 

We had a great time exploring a variety of different Languages this week. Some of our pupils have put together an extra Newsletter to share with you some of the learning which took place over the course of our Languages celebration week.

Day 1 –

On Monday we took part in an Italian lesson with Mrs Green. We learned how to say how to say lots of animals, greetings in Italian and how to say the names of some foods. We learned how to sing ‘Silent Night’ in Italian.

By Gaby, Connor and Lewis

Day 2 –

On Tuesday we learned some more Makaton with Miss Halkett. We learned how to say bread, butter, jam, biscuit. We also learned how to say woman, man, boy and girl. We were given sentences by Miss Halket and we had to translate them into Makaton.

By Carlie and Sofia

Day 3 –

On Wednesday we learned colours in Mandarin with Mrs Connolly. We went around lots of different stations which were set up in class and with Chinese characters and different colours. Prizes were given for making the best rainbow and for the best Chinese writing. We learned how to sing ‘Jingle Bells’ in Mandarin.

By Carlie and Connor

Day 4-

On Thursday we learned some French with Mrs Tyrrell. We sang ‘Jingle Bells’ in French. We talked about the weather and learned the names of all of the colours in French. We sang some songs about French greetings and learned about the parts of the body.

By Carlie and Connor

Day 5 –

On Friday, Mrs Savage from CSoA Language Department came to visit us and taught us some German. We learned how to say ‘our name is’ in two different ways and what colours were in German. I remember that lila means purple in German. We played colours ‘head down, thumbs up’.

By Connor


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