Attending the Language Show at Olympia is always one of the highlights of the year for me. An annual fair for language professionals and learners, there is something for everyone, be it free teacher seminars featuring national speakers, amazing networking opportunities with likeminded peers or...Read More
Topics amongst a large number of free, expert seminars for interpreters and translators at this year’s Language Show include; how linguists can prepare for future challenges the best and worst things about working as an interpreter emotional intelligence for the professions an introduction to Local Authority interpreting opportunities for linguists...Read More
Amongst 110 free talks, presentations and classes at the Language Show this year are 42 seminars specifically aimed at language teachers. Seminars offer insights into resources, ideas, techniques and strategies to enthuse, engage, educate and motivate students and are aimed at teachers in primary, secondary, HE,...Read More
Embedding technology within MFL teaching to support professional development and enhance pupil attainment – by Joe Dale.
At this year’s Language Show, I’ll be giving two practical talks on how technology can support teaching and learning in and out of the languages classroom. The first is “Harnessing the #mfltwitterati and curating digital resources for professional development”. This presentation focuses on the power...Read More
I’m delighted to announce that this year’s speaker programme is now up on the website and you can see it here. Featuring taster classes in 23 languages, 20 talks, demonstrations and cultural performances for people who love languages, 17 further talks specifically for language professionals and...Read More
Would you like to take part in the Language Show this year? If so, we’d love to hear from you. The show takes place at London's Olympia, 9 - 11 November 2018, and we are looking for speakers, teachers and performers to take part in over 80...Read More
In earlier years, the Language Show saw visitor attendance rise close to 10,000, nearly 40% of whom were teachers. With the show under new management in 2018, what is our plan to get back to these levels? The short answer is to put a renewed emphasis on...Read More
How we will prevent visitors from disappearing off to seminars, never to return, at this year’s all-improved Language Show.
A regular complaint from previous exhibitors at the Language Show (which I drew attention to in my recent blog) was that many visitors seemed to disappear off to seminars, never to return to the exhibition floor. This was particularly true when seminars were staged on a...Read More
As I wrote last week, I am the new owner of the Language Show, having acquired it after last October’s event. I previously owned and ran the show between 2004 - 2007, during which visitor numbers increased five-fold. Now that I’m back, my first objective...Read More
A message for exhibitors I’m delighted to be writing this as the new owner of the Language Show. My company, Evolved Events Ltd, acquired the show after the 2017 event and we have big plans, in the show’s 30th year, to make the show work better for...Read More