Modern Language Talks for Secondary Schools

The University of Kent is delighted to offer a series of talks and workshops for schools, covering a wide range of modern languages topics. These are delivered by staff and student ambassadors representing the languages taught at Kent including French, Italian, German and Hispanic Studies

Careers talks

  • Five ways to change the world with a modern languages degree (KS3- KS5; online or face-to-face)

Research talks (KS4/ KS5)

  • Branding the nation in the 21st century
  • What can film teach us about Italian culture?
  • Propaganda in Film
  • French Hip Hop
  • Au revoir les enfants and collective memory
  • Translation workshop based on Faïza Guène’s Kiffe kiffe demain
  • Columbus, Conquistadors and Colonialism
  • The Cuban Revolution
  • Urban agriculture in post-Soviet Cuba
  • Spanish National Cinema

(Online or face-to-face, subject to availability of staff)

Ambassador-led sessions

  • Personal statement clinic (KS5, online)
  • Big life lessons from my year abroad (KS5, online/ or face-to-face)
  • Design your own Top Trumps: European landmarks (KS3-4, face-to-face)

To arrange a session, please contact Dr Rebecca Ogden