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  1. TALKING TO THE WORLD

  2. Benvenuti welcome bienvenue Willkommen Bienvenidos Seja bem-vindo

  3. Nos buts Our objectives Nuestros objetivos Os nossos objetivos Nostri oggettivi Unsere Ziele

  4. To find out why languagesare • useful • important • fun and to think about the London Olympics in 2012 and design a leaflet for visitors to the Games. Pic by Michael Pead from Wikipedia

  5. So what do you think about languages? If you think languages are very useful, very important and lots of fun, please write your name or initials on a green sticky note. If you think languages are quite useful, quite important and sometimes fun, please write your name or initials on an orange sticky note. If you think languages are useless, unimportant and dull, please write your name or initials on a red sticky note.

  6. Your challenge • Name 10 jobs or careers and I’ll tell you why knowing a language is useful for each job. • If I can, I get 5 points. • If I can’t, you get 5 points. • If you can, you get 5 points.

  7. Had you thought of this one?

  8. London 2012 Olympic Stadium By Magnus D Beijing 2008 Olympics by Remko Tanis London 2012 Velopark by Henry Ridgwell

  9. There will be 7.7 million tickets for the Olympic Games and 1.1 million tickets for the Paralympics. That’s a lot of visitors from all over the world. What do they need to know about London to enjoy their stay?

  10. They will need to know when the Games are

  11. They will also need to know about London tea by Alberto Bissacco London Bus by Ian Kershaw London Park by Ruth Geach Fish and Chips by David Ascher London tube by Alberto Bissacco

  12. It may be obvious to you but... When you are introduced to someone, it is polite to shake hands. The foods we don't eat with a knife, fork or spoon include sandwiches, crisps and fruit. People generally queue when waiting for a bus. It is ok to eat and drink something while walking down the street, unless you want to seem posh.

  13. Your mission Design a leaflet for foreign visitors to tell them about London life and London people. You may want to tell them about: Where to stay transport Eating out Queuing pubs traditional English food

  14. Please do not tell them: In England we eat fish and chips with chocolate sauce. If you pass a policeman show your respect by tapping him on the bum. You will only be allowed into McDonalds in full evening dress.

  15. So now what do you think about languages If you think what you did today was very useful, very important and lots of fun, please write your name or initials on a green sticky note. If you think what you did today was quite useful, quite important and sometimes fun, please write your name or initials on an orange sticky note. If you think what you did today was useless, unimportant and dull, please write your name or initials on a red sticky note.

  16. Goodbye Au revoir Auf Wiedersehen