The moment you have all been waiting for!

The reason there has been such a delay is because it has been SO very difficult to choose the winners. The judges had a shortlist of 8 or 9 entries and agonised over them. We all looked at them and discussed them many times. Everyone enjoyed reading your posts and so many of you had so many interesting and valuable things to say as well as having made a great effort to enrich your posts with media to make them more interesting and accessible.

Unfortunately there can only be three winners in the competition but you are all winners if you keep up your study and enthusiasm for foreign language learning. We are really grateful for all the entries and are looking forward to using them to help convince other students of the value of learning foreign languages. So WELL DONE! To ALL of you!

These are the winners:

1st prize went to Meg of St Joseph of Cluny, primarily for the content and clarity of her argument as well as her care in choosing relevant illustrations.  Click here to see her entry.

2nd prize went to Simon of Villier’s School in Limerick, primarily for the simple yet powerful video he made as well as for his useful research.  Click here to see his entry.

3rd prize went to AlbaFernandez of St Peter’s College Dunboyne for the originality and imagination of his entry which you can see here

Please keep in touch so that we can keep you posted of furtherstuff that might interest you – the easiest way to get notifications might be to like our Facebook page. Just go to www.languagesinitiative.ie and you will see a like button there.

Thanks again,

Karen

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  • Simon December 3rd 2011 at 12:22 am   #     

    Really??????? Thank you so much! I really enjoy this site, its going to be so easy to get better at the languages here and it has a nice design and layout, thank you so much again, I still can’t belive it!

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