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European Day of Languages to take place in Hanoi

 The 9th European Day of Languages will take place at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi from 13:00 to 17:00 on October 19.

The event will offer people a chance to experience a multilingual environment and enjoy a colourful day full of activities and prizes.

The European Day of Languages is run by the Council of Europe and organised annually by the European Union National Institutes of Culture (EUNIC).

This year’s participants are the British Council as well as the Embassies of Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, France, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Delegation Wallonie-Bruxelles, and the Goethe-Institute.

Participating representatives will present their languages and countries. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn their first words in Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish and see the linguistic and cultural diversity of Europe.

Coming to the event, people young and old can learn something about the variety of European languages and culture.

Short classes of 30 minutes will be offered in these languages. The participants can learn some basic vocabulary and communication strategies in all these languages.

‘Speak-dating’ is offered as well; an activity allowing everyone to come into first contact with each of these different languages in five minutes of fun learning./