The European Day of Languages (EDL), held on 26 September every year, celebrates the diversity of languages across Europe. It’s a chance for schools and all organisations to:
EDL is an initiative of the Council of Europe and began in 2001. Find information, resources and interactive games on the European Day of Languages website.
Promotional materials and competition
Every year Léargas distributes posters and other items to promote and celebrate the day. These are always popular, so contact us early to request your supply! We also hold an annual competition for language learners and teachers, where schools can win a class trip to a European country. The EDL website has a range of interactive games and resources available for language teachers and learners.
UPDATE! Due to popular demand we have run out of promotional packs.
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