Welcome to our Language Learning Page 2024
This page is led by our Language Ambassadors.
Countess Gytha Primary have 4 Language Ambassadors at present. They are very busy helping to promote and celebrate languages around our school.
This term, our Language Ambassadors have been busy finding out how many languages are spoken in our school. Did you know that there are over 6 languages spoken in our school community?
It is important that we show respect for each other’s languages and cultures by celebrating and learning more about them.
Our ambassadors have compiled a list of languages they would like to challenge classmates and their families to learn and research each month. They have carefully linked each language to a special celebration happening around the world at that time.
In celebration of our enjoyment of our French lessons in KS2, the language ambassadors have chosen French as our language of the month!
Who speaks French?
Did you know, there are about 129,000,000 French speakers in the world!
French is an official language in the following countries:
Belgium, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, France, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, Vanuatu, Vietnam.
Did you know that 1.2 billion people live in India? The capital city is New Delhi but the largest city is Mumbai
Hindi is the official language of India with English as its additional official language. The currency is the rupee and the main religion is Hinduism.
In the month of March, Holi is celebrated - a festival of colour to welcome in Spring.
This Sunday marks this year’s Lunar New Year and our Language Ambassadors welcomed all to an assembly on Monday, highlighting the event of The Year of The Rabbit and what it means to those in China and around the world. Merlin class also prepared a tasty treat of Egg-Fried rice that they had prepared and shared with Mr Gordon. Xié xié!