Language

Language of the term

In our school, we celebrate being unique and diversity. Each Half Term, we celebrate and learn about a different language because…

  • It gives us an opportunity to demonstrate language skills
  • We develop respect for each other’s languages and cultures
  • We broaden our language and communication skills
  • We learn about languages and cultures
  • We broaden our understanding of the world around us
  • We learn and have fun!

Here are some ideas of how you can learn and celebrate languages:

  • Use Newbury Park site to learn key phrases in the language - https://www.newburyparkschool.net/lotm/index.html
  • Use SafeTube for counting stories and traditional stories
  • Cook or bake food from the country associated with the language
  • Find the countries where the language is spoken on the map
  • Create flags and posters celebrating the language
  • Learn songs in a new language
  • Look at what celebrations take place in the country of language of the month

This half term, our language is PUNJABI. This is tie in with the Sikh Festival on the 30th November to celebrate the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak. Have a look at the activities below!

Can you find out about Guru Nanak? - Use the BBC Bitesize link to help you!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsjpyrd/articles/zr86cqt

Can you write your name using the Gurmukhi (Punjabi) Alphabet?

Where is Punjabi spoken? Research and find out.

Design a poster to celebrate the language. Hand it to your teacher to display in school!

Can you write your age using Punjabi numbers?