uTalk Junior Language Challenge: Round Two is underway!

This round of uTalk’s Junior Language Challenge (JLC), now coming into its sixteenth year, began back in September of 2019. With around 2,500 students up and down the country taking part, in this post, we’re going to take a look at how many got through to Round Two and how they’re all getting on. For … Read more

A Class Act: uTalk at the Southern Primary Languages Show

The Association for Language Learning held their Southern Primary Languages Show this past Saturday in Wokingham, run by language professional Sue Cave, and we sent our uTalk Senior Education Consultant, Susannah, along to take part. She was there to try and promote our Junior Language Challenge and also have a fun day talking all things … Read more

uTalk Junior Language Challenge: How Many Points Have You Got?

We’re halfway through Round One of the 2019/20 uTalk Junior Language Challenge and so thought it would be a good idea to update you all on how that’s going. If you’re on the fence about having your student or child participate, keep reading and see if we can convince you to join in the fun! … Read more

We’re Ready… Are You?

That’s right, the uTalk Junior Language Challenge is back for the 2019/2020 academic year! We’ve got a whole new website with a brand-new look and we’re ready and waiting for your sign ups. But what is the uTalk JLC, and why should you take part? For the last fifteen years, uTalk has been proud to … Read more

Here’s why we enjoy running the uTalk Challenge, see what some our finalists said this year.

Niharika Nudurumati’s mum says her daughter put in extra hours of practice – when she was asleep! “Sometimes when she is asleep, she sleep talks in the new language she just learnt and I would be searching upon google translate to know what she is saying,” says mum Vindhya Kothuri from Linton, Cambridge. Niharika, we’re … Read more

Working Against the Clock

It’s not a wind-up if someone in Rwanda, Africa looks at a clock face reading seven o’clock and tells you it’s one o’clock. It’s because speakers of the local language, Kinyarwanda, measure daytime from sunrise, which they call 12 o’clock in the morning, through to sunset, which they call 12 o’clock in the evening.   … Read more

Wonderful Atmosphere at The Junior Language Challenge Final 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and heart-warming stories at the Junior Language Challenge final 2017 A total of 32 children battled it out at Junior Language Challenge 2017 Final on Friday Oct 13, each with their own motivations and stories. The winner, Jeevan Macro, from Salisbury, wants his success to send a message back to the children’s home in … Read more