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Events 2017

The European Schoolbooks team have already been busy this year preparing a variety of exhibitions and presentations of many of our newest and bestselling titles in French, German, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

If you wish to view previous events, please click here.

Book Launch - Speed Up your German

23rd September 2017 - The European Bookshop - 12:00 - 15:30

Join Silke Mentchen and Annemarie Künzl-Snodgrass as they present their latest book Speed up your German. Both authors are Senior Language Teaching Officers in the Department of German and Dutch at the University of Cambridge. Annemarie and Silke will answer questions and are happy to discuss studying languages at university.

Speed Up Your German is a unique and innovative resource that identifies and explains the errors most commonly made by learners of German, enabling students to learn from their mistakes while enhancing their understanding of the German language. Each of the twelve chapters focuses on a grammatical category where English speakers typically make mistakes. Each point is clearly explained and exemplified with a range of exercises to reinforce learning.

Plus, enjoy the celebrations taking place throughout the day in the European Bookshop for the upcoming European Day of Languages! (See below)

Celebration of European Day of Languages

23rd September 2017 - The European Bookshop - 10.00 - 18:00

Join us and the European Commission on Saturday 23rd September for all sorts of fun and exciting activities in the run-up to this year's European Day of Languages!

Come along and enjoy language-related activities for young and old, including interactive games, quizzes and the European Commission's annual Wordkeys treasure hunt! There will be an information stand throughout the day and to conclude the festivities we will have an evening talk on improving your language-learning skills by polyglot and author Olly Richards.

All events on the day are free of charge and open to everyone, but registration is required for certain parts of the programme (see details below):

At 12 noon and again at 3pm: two runnings of the legendary Wordkeys language treasure hunt, devised and led by literary translator Rosalind Harvey. No language knowledge required. Free and open to all, but numbers are limited and registration is essential. Meet outside South Kensington underground station. For more details and registration: Click here

From 7pm to 8pm in the European Bookshop: a talk by Olly Richards entitled Becoming Multilingual: The Secrets To Learning New Languages As An Adult. Olly is a polyglot, author and language consultant who has taught himself more than eight languages. In this talk you'll discover how he has learnt his languages, the methods he has used, and how you can use his experience to get a head start in your own language learning. Includes drinks and nibbles. Free and open to all, but numbers are limited and registration essential: Click here

An initiative of the Council of Europe, European Day of Languages has been marked annually on 26th September since 2001. It is a celebration of Europe's linguistic and cultural diversity and of the benefits and importance of language learning.

Language Show London 2017    *New Venue*

13th October to 15th October 2017 - Business Design Centre, Islington, London

Whether you are a language learner, teacher, professional or just passionate about languages, this is the must-attend event for you!

European Schoolbooks Ltd and The European Bookshop will be exhibiting again this year at the Language Show London. This year the event takes place at a new venue, the Business Design Centre in Islington, a lively district with plenty of shops and restaurants, perfect for visiting the Show as part of a great day out or long weekend!

Come along and visit us on Stand 188 to see the latest language learning resources in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian and Portuguese. We will have a section devoted to Primary Language Learning and a range of children's books and literature for all ages. We are offering 15% discount on purchases and orders taken during the event.

Over three days the event will offer you the chance to attend a host of language taster sessions, CPD certified seminars and workshops, meet some of the worlds top language suppliers with over 100 exhibitors, and network with thousands of other language enthusiasts who love languages just as much as you.

For more information and to register for your FREE tickets, visit the official Language Show website.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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