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Events 2018

The European Schoolbooks marketing team present or take part in a variety of exhibitions and presentations throughout the year related to the languages and literatures of Europe, especially but not only French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.

We are always pleased to consider suggestions for new events. Just email us at suggest an event

To view past events please click here.

The France Show 2018

26th January to 28th January 2018 - Kensington Olympia - 10:00 - 18:00

Meet us at The France Show to enjoy all things French and francophone! We will be offering a selections of books all from and about France (travel, cookery, history, fiction, language learning) and we will be hosting a series of book signing from Peter May, Celia Imrie, Janine Marsh and other francophile authors!

There is a 10% discount on all purchases during the show - we look forward to seeing you on Stand L11!

ISMLA Annual National Conference 2018

3rd February 2018 - The Perse Upper School - 9.00am - 16.15pm

The 2018 conference builds on the success of the 2017 Conference at Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ with a range of talks and an excellent opportunity to engage with your fellow passionate modern linguists.

Jocelyn Wyburd, Director of The Language Centre at University of Cambridge and former Chair of The University Council for Modern Languages, returns to reassess the language learning landscape two years on from her excellent talk at The Manchester Grammar School. There is also the usual wide range of practical talks such as Gloria Visintini sharing information on the Bristol University MOOC for Modern Languages. Silke Mentchen will discuss the University of Cambridge Admissions process and Pierre Pillet will give a talk on keeping your SLT onside. The Open Forum continues which will provide delegates with the chance to discuss curriculum models for Modern Languages. In the afternoon there will be further talks which include insights into The Language Magician project by Roma Schultz and into MEITS (Multilingualism: empowering individuals, transforming societies) from Wendy Ayres-Bennett. Our final session will be from Jess Lund talking about the approach to languages at The Michaela Community School in Wembley Park, London.

European Schoolbooks Ltd will be attending the conference with a range of the latest resources from our publishers in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. We are offering 10% discount on purchases and orders taken during the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Schwuppdiwupp, kleine graue Maus

4th February 2018 - European Bookshop - 11am-12.30pm

The European Bookshop invites you to a fun workshop for children aged 4-10 years with the author:

Katja Neubauer
‘Schwuppdiwupp, kleine graue Maus!’

At The European Bookshop, 123 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4TE

(near Gloucester Road tube station)

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Katja Neubauer is an award winning language teacher and author. She has been teaching for more than 25 years and has developed many materials that support language learning for young children.

On the day, she will read her book ‘Schwuppdiwupp, kleine graue Maus!’ and work with the children to create their own funny animal and name it. The workshop is intended for children between the ages of 4 and 10 years. The book is written in German but it is not necessary for the children to be German speakers.

Katja Neubauer will also sign books on the day.

The European Bookshop will be open and you have a chance to purchase books.

In conversation: Peter Stamm

8th February 2018 - British Library - Thu 8 Feb 2018, 19:15 - 20:30

An evening with Switzerland's greatest living writer

Get inside the head of Switzerland's greatest living writer as he speaks to Rosie Goldsmith about his forensic, psychologising style and how his works have had such a broad appeal, both at home and abroad.

Peter Stamm, born 1963 in Weinfelden, studied English Literature, Psychology and Psychopathology for some semesters at Zürich University. Before taking up a career as freelance writer, he was working as a journalist for different newspapers and magazines. So far he has published six novels, four collections of stories, three children's books and several radio and stage plays. His books have been translated into 37 languages. He was short-listed for the Man Booker International Prize in 2013, and in 2014 he won the prestigious Friedrich Hölderlin Prize.

Rosie Goldsmith is an award-winning journalist specializing in arts and current affairs, in the UK and abroad. In 20 years on the BBC staff she travelled the world, covering events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of apartheid in South Africa, presenting flagship BBC programmes Front Row and Crossing Continents. Today she combines broadcasting and arts journalism with presenting and curating cultural events and festivals in Britain and overseas. She is founder of the European Literature Network and is known in the UK as a champion of international literature and language-learning.

Image: Peter Stamm, photo by Gaby Gerster

" Literally Swiss "

9th February 2018

Teach Languages Conference & Exhibition

10th February 2018 - Rich Mix Cultural Centre, 35-37 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA - 09:00 - 16:30

Teach Languages is a conference and exhibition for language teachers organised by Linguascope.

The focus for the 2018 edition will be the teaching of grammar.

There will be a total of 4 sessions taking place throughout the day. Details as follows:

Session 1: Creative Grammar: Developing Language Learner's independence • Isabelle Jones

Session 2: Grammar Moves • Sue Cave

Session 3: The Final Countdown: Revision Revisited • Juliet Park

Session 4: Grammar in context: Teaching grammar through film and other authentic resources in the TL • Judith Rifeser

The full programme is available to download here

European Schoolbooks Ltd will be attending the conference with a range of the latest resources from our publishers in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. We are offering 10% discount on purchases and orders taken during the event. We look forward to seeing you there!

Teachers can claim a FREE ticket to this event by visiting the online booking page and entering the following redemption code: EUROPEAN

*** N.B. - free tickets are subject to a £10 deposit (fully refundable if teachers attend on the day) to ensure that no place is wasted. ***

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