A multilingual countdown for December

Calling all teachers: watch our daily episodes with your pupils
and learn to say "Happy Christmas" or "Happy New Year"
to 2.6 billion people around the world!

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If you already use our High Five French or Coffee Break courses for teachers,
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Festive Phrases has been created as the perfect resource to increase awareness about world languages for younger learners. Links between languages are identified, learners are encouraged to repeat the words and phrases through the video episodes, and an element of numeracy is also included, with the cumulative number of speakers calculated each day.

What's included in this free course

  • Video lesson

    Each day of December, our 2-minute video will introduce the Festive Phrase and provide background information and pronunciation tips from native speakers.

  • Word list

    A full list of the words and phrases included in the episode is provided, with a pronunciation guide where appropriate.

  • Background information

    More details about the language, where it’s spoken, the number of speakers and other interesting facts are also provided.

Try it for yourself

How to access Festive Phrases

In order to be able to provide an effective service for schools and to protect our users, the Festive Phrases course is available to members only. You can sign up for free, so simply fill in the form on the right and create a free account with Radio Lingua Schools.

Please be aware that Festive Phrases is currently only accessible by schools or educational establishments via the Radio Lingua Schools website. Please only sign up to access this content if you are a teacher or representative of a school or local authority.

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