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German exchange – Deutsch Sprechen!

Hi everyone, In 3 months’ time, we will be paying a visit to our German partners in beautiful Bavaria. In order for us to get the most out of our trip in terms of language, I am posting all of … Continue reading

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Vamos a cantar!

Here are the video and lyrics for the song we’re going to learn for the Spanish exchange this year…. Suerte! No puedo vivir sin ti – music video No Puedo vivir sin ti – lyrics and chords

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Heriot-Watt Multi-Lingual Debate

For those of you who would like to experience how a debate runs in a variety of languages, please check out the video footage of this year’s Multi-Lingual Debate at Heriot-Watt University. The topic of the debate was “This house … Continue reading

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German Exchange – 28th March to 5th April 2019

During the last week of the second term, we welcomed our German exchange partners to North Berwick High School. Fourteen pupils (seven boys and seven girls) travelled to Scotland from Schmuttertal Gymnasium in Diedorf (ca. 1 hour from Munich in … Continue reading

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Modern Languages: S3 DYW Careers Event

The first half of this term proved to be a very exciting time for the Modern Languages Department! On 15th January, ten of our S3 pupils attended the SCILT/DYW Languages Business Brunch, held at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. There, pupils … Continue reading

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Languages and Future Careers

After the Christmas holidays, many of you will be deciding which subjects to take next session. While you are making this decision, have a look at what people are saying about how learning a Modern Language has shaped and advanced … Continue reading

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Spanish Exchange visit – October 2018

Spanish Exchange 2018 At 4.15 in the morning at Edinburgh airport, we were getting really excited about going to Badajoz. We all met inside the airport at the door next to the EDINBURGH sign, except Jack who was late as … Continue reading

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Study resources – including listening audio files

As you start to think about exam revision, please remember that there are a number of study materials available to you. The key ones include: – SQA past papers (and marking instructions) – Scholar (See your teacher if you have … Continue reading

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German private exchange – request

Looking to improve your German through a private exchange? Pupils from a German school in Bavaria have been in touch and would love to find Scottish pupils who would like to explore the possibility of a private exchange so that … Continue reading

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Spanish exchange – request for private exchange

 13th March 2018 Raquel, who will be aged 17 in June, has contacted the school as she would like to participate in an exchange with a Scottish pupil in order to improve her English. She likes listening  to music, trekking … Continue reading

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