Charles McLaren blogs about language at Business as GCHQ visit Stamford School.

Language in Business: GCHQ On Thursday 22nd November, Stamford students took part in a competition run by Business Language Champions and GCHQ. We, the Spanish team from Stamford (we had also entered a Russian and German team) had been preparing for about three weeks now, meeting up in either the girls’ school or the boys’ […]

Sarah blogs about the political crisis in Venezuela, in Spanish.

La Crisis Venezolana.   La capital venezolana, Caracas, vio manifestaciones en sus calles casi todos los días desde abril hasta junio de 2017. Las personas que se oponen al gobierno están acusando al Presidente Maduro de convertirse en un dictador y desean que dimite. Esta no es la primera vez que la población venezolana ha […]

Grace blogs about Business Language Champions War of the Words French Debate.

On Friday 8th December Stamford Endowed Schools hosted the annual Business Language Champions War of the Words French Debate. Stamford put together two Sixth Form Teams to take part and even provided an announcer in Tom Clark who introduced each speaker. The day was a resounding success with a brilliant speech on the importance of […]

Jack Pacey (Y11) blogs – in Spanish – on the importance of learning languages.

La importancia de aprender lenguas y por qué las estudiamos (English version below) Las lenguas hacen que el mundo funcione. Han desarrollado y cambiado con el tiempo. Al principio sólo había una lengua; el idioma del cuerpo. La gente tenía que mostrarlo que quería usando sus manos (para demostrar) en vez de sus palabras. Nadie […]