Language workshops

Come and learn some basic Spanish, Italian, French or German language!

Each series of workshops will aim to teach you some basic language skills as well as giving you some background information on the culture of the country.

Key Skills: Language, Presentation & Discussion

Many of these languages, especially Spanish, are spoken around the world
These languages, especially Spanish, are spoken widely around the world

The Battle of Hong Kong

Discover the hidden dark secrets of Hong Kong’s past while you learn about and discuss the Battle of Hong Kong with this overview workshop.

Key skills: Analysis, Reflection & Discussion

T.S.T. during the battle of Hong Kong 1941.
Japanese soldiers in T.S.T. during the battle of Hong Kong 1941

Scandinavian Culture

Learn about the cultures of Scandinavia as well as trying your hand at speaking some basic Norwegian!

Key Skills: Language, Research, Discussion & Presentation

Sweden, Denmark and Norway make Scandinavia proper, Finland and Iceland can also be included.
Sweden, Denmark & Norway make-up Scandinavia; Finland and Iceland are also sometimes included

Latin American Culture

Discover and plan a perfect holiday in one of the many countries of Latin America!

Key Skills: Research, Planning, Discussion & Presentation

Flags of Latin American countries.
Flags of Latin American countries

 Presentation Skills

Improve your presentation skills in this practical and informative workshop. This is very useful practice for students with upcoming class presentations.

Key Skills: Language, Discussion, Presentation & Feedback

Presentation skills can be extremely important.
Presentation skills can be extremely important

The Origins of World War I

Discover how “the war to end all wars” started and what was different about this new style of warfare.

This is a supplementary workshop recommended for all students taking the Modern Europe elective course. It is also open to any interested students.

Key Skills: Research, Analysis & Discussion

A war where the old met the modern in a bloody worldwide struggle
A war where the old met the new in a bloody worldwide struggle

Paraphrasing Skills

This workshop will help you to better summarise and paraphrase research information for your studies.

Key Skills: Language, Research & Analysis

Without paraphrasing, plagiarism would be common.
Without paraphrasing, plagiarism would be common

Natural Wonders

Learn about some of the natural wonders of the world while you create a dream holiday advertisement or presentation.

Key Skills: Research, Language, Design & Presentation

Nature is often wonderful and powerful at the same time.
Nature is often wonderful and powerful at the same time

Ted Talks

Come and take part in a TED talk presentation and discussion. Choose from a wide selection of topics.

Key Skills: Analysis, Research & Discussion

Topics vary from common questions to almost anything you can imagine
Topics vary from common questions to almost anything you can imagine