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Has anyone's child taken part in the Junior Language Challenge?

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VikkiLondon Wed 12-Mar-14 12:04:54

My daughter's primary school is thinking about taking part.......I've heard its good, but I'm a bit unsure...any feedback would be good? smile

tonychaytru Wed 12-Mar-14 12:24:56

Hi yes my eldest son really enjoyed the challenge last year!
Its amazing how much they learn whilst taking part!

We are entering this year also my 8 year old wants to take the challenge!!!

Really good fun def recommend!!!

Tinuviel Wed 12-Mar-14 12:26:59

Mine have done it twice and really enjoyed it. They have new software now, so I'm not sure what it's like.

LIZS Wed 12-Mar-14 12:34:25

dd did it a couple of times and got to a regional semifinal twice. The time pressure tests are hard. It does depend on the language though , some are tougher than others. Greek was particularly demoralising, Kazakh tough, Japanese quite fun. It certainly gave her a taste for languages, some of which she would never otherwise have tried, and confidence to learn.

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