Come visit Brilliant Publications at London Book Fair

After months of preparation, it’s hard to believe that London Book Fair is next week. Brilliant Publications will be exhibiting our ‘brilliant books for brilliant teachers’ on stand (J205).

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Learn how to teach French Phonics at Language World

We are delighted that Sue Cave, one of our authors, will be talking on Friday, 4 April at the Language World conference at Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster.

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The most popular languages in primary schools

According to the Language Trends Survey 2014, 75% of primary schools teach French and 20% teach Spanish. That leaves just 5% teaching other languages.

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Great offers at Language World, 4-5 April 2014

Are you going to Language World? We are and we have some great offers for you …

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Easter eggs taste the same in any language

Chocolat, Schokolade, chocolate – whatever language you are teaching, Easter eggs are bound to get your pupils’ interest!

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Saint-Valentin! San Valentín! Valentinstag! San Valentino!

For many UK schools Valentine’s Day falls on the last day before the half term break. Why not celebrate by having a special Valentine’s Day lesson?

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“My pupils are now efficient and successful language learners!”

We always love to hear what customers think of our books, which is one of the reasons we like going to exhibitions. We come away with lots of feedback about what people like about our books and also great suggestions for new titles. At the Language Show last year we were delighted to meet Rosaline Guy, who teaches French at three primary schools in Harrow – Middlesex. She was so complimentary about Maria Rice-Jones’ books – Hexagonie and Unforgettable French – that we asked if she could put pen to paper.

Here’s what she sent us. Milles mercis Roseline!

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